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TFA Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker) in Episode VII

Discussion in 'Star Wars: Sequel Trilogy (Released Films)' started by Fly Guy, Nov 18, 2013.


How good will Mark Hamill's performance in episode 7 be?

  1. He's going to be great

    950 vote(s)
  2. He'll do OK

    145 vote(s)
  3. He's going to stink it up

    23 vote(s)
  1. newdawn12

    newdawn12 Jedi Master star 4

    Feb 9, 2013
  2. Bazinga'd

    Bazinga'd The Man / Also Known as Bazinga'd star 6 Staff Member Manager

    Nov 1, 2012
    Luke, er I mean Mark, is one of the most approachable and friendly person out there. If you ever have a chance to see him in person, or better yet meet him, he will make you feel important.
    Gemma, T-R-, J_Girl and 5 others like this.
  3. Darth Chiznuk

    Darth Chiznuk Four Time PT Trivia Champ/GOAT/New Films Manager star 6 Staff Member Manager

    Oct 31, 2012
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  4. A Chorus of Disapproval

    A Chorus of Disapproval New Films Malleus Maleficarum star 8 Staff Member Manager

    Aug 19, 2003
    They'll show us R2 and R2 will look the same.
  5. EHT

    EHT New Films Manager star 7 Staff Member Manager

    Sep 13, 2007
    I've heard he looks good now, that he's lost a lot of weight.
  6. jaqen

    jaqen Chosen One star 5

    Jul 22, 2004

    He's looking pretty good!
  7. SimitarLikeTusk

    SimitarLikeTusk Jedi Knight star 3

    Mar 10, 2014
  8. TCF-1138

    TCF-1138 Porg of New Films & Fan Films star 5 Staff Member Manager

    Sep 20, 2002
    I thought about that too. Interesting indeed.
    Then again, he is probably not the lead in Ep7, so he'll probably not have to be there all the time during the shoot.
  9. DarthBreezy

    DarthBreezy Force Ghost star 6

    Jun 4, 2002
    He's there for ONE weekend... not a whole run - Unless.....

  10. robo_obi

    robo_obi Jedi Master star 4

    Mar 15, 2002
    Ask and ye shall receive
  11. jaqen

    jaqen Chosen One star 5

    Jul 22, 2004
    Mark Hamill's voice is kinda incredible, in that he still sound almost exactly as he did as a young man.
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  12. Palpatine2016

    Palpatine2016 Jedi Master star 4

    Nov 12, 2012
    Nice, thanks!

    And obviously, him being at Disney Weekends means he's been recast. Bummer. [face_tee_hee]
    jaqen likes this.
  13. Ridley Solo

    Ridley Solo Jedi Master star 4

    Aug 27, 2010
    The video wouldn't load for me. :( I'm going to try again.
  14. HanSolo29

    HanSolo29 Manager Emeritus + Official Star Wars Artist star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

    Apr 13, 2001
    So very true.

    I had the opportunity to meet him at Celebration V and I had my picture taken with him early in the day. He said a few nice words and I was on my way. Later on that afternoon, I came across him again in the autograph line. When I approached his table, he stopped and looked directly at me and while pointing, says, "I remember you!" He then went on to ask about my day and we had a great conversation. How many other celebrities actually take the time to do that or even remember the fans that approached them? It was definitely the highlight of my trip...well, other than witnessing Carrie Fisher signing some guy's forehead in front of me in line. That was certainly a bit odd, but I guess that fits her to a tee. :p
  15. J_Girl

    J_Girl Jedi Grand Master star 4

    Feb 18, 2001
    Meeting Mark at the last Celebration in Florida changed my entire outlook on Luke. He signed my action figure, drew hearts on it and wrote that he loved me. So, yeah, LOVE him now! And the talk on stage that he gave was tons of fun - with a Joker monologue that was superb - and I walked away from that realizing how smart he is. Just earned my total respect. That was also the day GL had taken Mark and Carrie to lunch to tell them the Disney news and talk to them about being in the new movie. I remember because they were both an extra hour late getting back to their autograph booths. Carrie is sometimes late. Mark is never late. So, I cannot wait to see him revisit Skywalker in the newest movie and beyond.
  16. Vicious Jedi

    Vicious Jedi Jedi Knight star 1

    Nov 1, 2012
    Thanks for the video ;) Mark looks and sounds great ;)
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  17. T-R-

    T-R- Chosen One star 5

    Aug 13, 2003
    Exactly. He's there for 1 weekend. Even during filming of the OT he wasn't on set every day (neither were Ewan or Hayden for the PT), so they can easily work around a 4-5 day jaunt to CW.
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  18. EternalHero

    EternalHero Jedi Knight star 3

    Feb 17, 2014
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  19. jaqen

    jaqen Chosen One star 5

    Jul 22, 2004

    Yes, a lot of people walk around with the mistaken assumption that the actors are required on set every single day of filming. The truth of the matter is that even lead actors often have several consecutive days of filming off, particularly during long shoots.
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  20. Smile_youS.O.B

    Smile_youS.O.B Jedi Youngling star 1

    Mar 16, 2014

    I want Luke to be rocking a full beard. A lot of great Jedi's have beards! Think of the Styles he could have!
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  21. Revanfan1

    Revanfan1 Force Ghost star 6

    Jun 3, 2013
    Thanks but no thanks. Good old-fashioned beardless Luke is fine by me. I won't protest if he does have a beard but I would prefer clean-shaven.
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  22. Gemma

    Gemma Jedi Master star 4

    Dec 25, 2013
    Mark has a very great memory. My sister was 10 when she met him the first time (at Amadaeus) and she saw him again at the signing of the Black Pearl comic book series when she was 20 --- as soon as he looked up at her -- he said we've met before a while ago --- he's an amazing man and very sweet and generous to his fans.
  23. Trebor Sabreon

    Trebor Sabreon LACWAC-y Mod of SWTV & New Films Force projection star 4 Staff Member Manager

    Sep 15, 2010
    This is all subjective, of course, but yeah, I'd generally agree with this.

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  24. EternalHero

    EternalHero Jedi Knight star 3

    Feb 17, 2014
    I'd go as far as to say, if you look at the whole length and breadth of Mark's work, he turned out to be a far more diverse and versatile actor than Harrison Ford. I love Ford, but starting with The Fugitive, he was basically playing the same types of roles over and over again. Ford is a movie star, he has that presence that Mark doesn't have, but mark is a more interesting actor. With a good script, Mark could really make this movie. I think plenty of people will be surprised by how gifted he is and the amount of work he puts into his roles.
  25. Bazinga'd

    Bazinga'd The Man / Also Known as Bazinga'd star 6 Staff Member Manager

    Nov 1, 2012
    I am in 100% agreement. Also, before Star Wars, Mark worked in soap operas and I think he did stage work as well.