Watch The First Screen Test Between Mark Hamill And Harrison Ford For Star Wars: A New Hope

Mark Hamill and Harrison Ford’s performances in the Star Wars saga are the stuff of legend, and this screen test is where it all started.

Star Wars: A New Hope started a whole new era of sci-fi cinema for moviegoers. George Lucas created something genuinely special with the very first movie, and one of the main reasons why the film worked so well was down to Harrison Ford and Mark Hamill’s performances as Han Solo and Luke Skywalker respectively.

They have both gone down in cinema history as two of the very best characters ever put to the big screen. Han is popular because he’s so effortlessly cool, and Luke’s journey to becoming a Jedi is the stuff of legend.

Now, the footage of the pair’s very first screen test together has been shared on Twitter and it seems as though the two really hit it off from the very beginning.

The scene in question was of the Alderaan scene when Han and Luke realise what’s happened to the planet. It’s a pretty tough scene emotionally speaking and the two of them basically got it spot on from the word go.

It’s rather impressive watching the two of them side-by-side in this very early video of the duo.

Mark Hamill’s Luke Skywalker will be seen again in Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker, probably as a Force ghost, however, Han’s journey came to a rather abrupt end in J.J. Abrams’ first Star Wars picture, The Force Awakens.

Han was killed [SPOILERS] at the hand of his one and only son, Ben Solo, who likes to call himself Kylo Ren.

There is still the possibility that Ford’s Han will be seen in Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker, however, it’s looking pretty unlikely at this point.

Meanwhile, why not have a read of our articles on what we can expect from Legends of Tomorrow season 5, the five times Game of Thrones season 8 dropped the ball, and the six things we wanted to see happen in Stranger Things season 3.

You can also have a read of our reviews of The Lion KingYesterdayToy Story 4Spider-Man: Far From HomeAladdinDetective PikachuJohn Wick: Chapter 3 – ParabellumGodzilla: King of the MonstersAvengers: EndgameHellboy and Glass.

In the meantime, you can purchase the Star Wars films over on Amazon.co.uk and have your own movie marathon.

Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker will be hitting UK cinemas on December 19, 2019.


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