Mark Hamill Admits He Hasn't Remember Much About His Luke Skywalker

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One of the factors that make major franchises the huge thing they are is because of the actors, who become so attached to their characters that it would be impossible to think about or revisit a certain series or movie without them getting associated with it. Mark Hamill is popularly known for his portrayal of Luke Skywalker in the original and sequel Star Wars trilogies. Despite fans continuing to recall every little thing about his role, the actor admitted that his memory of working on the franchise is quite fuzzy.

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On Twitter, reporter @chuckclifford asked, “Did Luke Skywalker ever crack a joke in the original trilogy? The only one I remember was “You're lucky you don't taste good” in ESB, but that was cut from the Special Edition. What say you, @MarkHamill?” which sparked discussion among fans, with Hamill also responding to the query.

“Haven't seen them since '97, so my memory is a little vague. Sorry they cut that line, which I didn't know about until your tweet.” answered the actor. User @@csrparra92 acknowledged Hamill’s response by replying, “The only valid reason for you to not seen them since '97 is that you lived them. You lived the star wars,”

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Recently, despite his vague memory, his old audition tape for George Lucas' Star Wars (A New Hope) went viral on Twitter. In the video, Hamill and Harrison Ford can be seen reading lines from the now-classic sci-fi film, and The Joker star narrates his story to give fans a better idea of what the old tape is all about.

“At this point, neither of us had read the full script, only this one scene,” the fan-favorite Luke Skywalker star revealed. “I was full of questions, but George [Lucas] said 'Let's just try one [and] we'll talk about it later.' Even though it felt like a parody of sci-fi, I decided to play it as sincerely as possible.”

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In December, Hamill opened up what went wrong with his Star Wars: The Last Jedi. “I said to Rian, ‘Jedis don’t give up.’ I mean, even if [Luke] had a problem, he would maybe take a year to try and regroup, but if he made a mistake, he would try to right that wrong, so right there, we had a fundamental difference,” he said at the time. “But it’s not my story anymore, it’s somebody else’s story and Rian needed me to be a certain way to make the ending effective. That’s the crux of my problem. Luke would never say that.” He also responded briefly to a tweet asking if he had any regrets making the film.

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