According to this article from Fox News, Mark Hamill said he was not interested in reprising his iconic role as Luke Skywalker in the new Star Wars films until Harrison Ford convinced him.
Hamill told The New York Times he was “just really scared” after “Star Wars” mastermind George Lucas informed him there were plans for more “Star Wars” movies that involved Skywalker, Solo and Princess Leia.
“I thought, why mess with it?’” Hamill told The New York Times. “The idea of catching lightning in a bottle twice was ridiculously remote.”
Hamill said Carrie Fisher, who played Princess Leia, was immediately on board with reprising her role in the new films.
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