While in Dublin for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade, Mark Hamill spoke with ABC’s Clayton Sandell and was asked about a potential role in Episode IX….
Mark Hamill is interested in reprising Luke Skywalker in Star Wars: Episode IX, but knows that decision is ultimately up to J.J. Abrams. In The Last Jedi, the character died as the hero the galaxy (and audiences) knew him to be, sacrificing his life so the Resistance could escape and fight another day. Luke became one with the Force at peace, reigniting the spark of hope in what could be his greatest victory.
Just because Luke is no longer physically alive, it doesn’t mean his time in the sequel trilogy is definitively over. As many fans know, Force ghosts are one of the most common Star Wars tropes, and it’s entirely possible Luke returns for the grand finale in this capacity. Obviously, it all depends on what J.J. Abrams and Chris Terrio came up with for their story, but Hamill is more than game to come back for another round.
Hamill joked that Sandell should “put in a good word” to Abrams.
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