Giving life to Luke Skywalker in Star Wars changed the life of mark hamillbut the veteran actor -he will turn 72 on September 25- has decided that the time has come to retire from the franchise created by George Lucas.
“I don’t see any reason to do it”
The actor has confirmed this fact in a visit to the program ‘Sunday Morning’ broadcast by CBS News, where it has affected that “never say Never“, but to then make clear the reasons why he has not the slightest interest in transforming himself into the legendary Luke Skywalker again:
I don’t see any reason to do it. Let me put it this way: They have so many stories to tell that they don’t need Luke anymore. I had my time, and that’s fine, but enough is enough.
Taking into account that Luke’s story was already closed in ‘The Last Jedi’, it is logical that Hamill thinks so. It is true that the character reappeared in the young version of him in ‘The Mandalorian’ and ‘The Book of Boba Fett’, but there doesn’t seem to be anything to scratch around either.
Finally, Hamill stressed that he never expected to be remembered for any role he played, but that he has no problem with being forever associated with Luke. According to him, It could have been so much worse:
I just wanted to make a living doing what I liked. And I thought: Well, it could be worse. He might be known for being the best actor ever to play Adolf Hitler, you know?’ At least Luke is an admirable guy!
We will be able to see Hamill shortly in ‘The Machine’, an action comedy starring bert kreicher released in the United States at the end of May that still does not have a date for its arrival in Spanish cinemas.
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