Mark Hamill talks Star Wars Episode VII

February 20, 2013 at 7:29 am | Posted in Episode VII, Interview, Movies, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Mark Hamill spoke with Entertainment News and had some interesting things to say about Star Wars Episode VII…

“They’re talking to us. George wanted to know whether we’d be interested. He did say that if we didn’t want to do it, they wouldn’t cast another actor in our parts – they would write us out. … I can tell you right away that we haven’t signed any contracts. We’re in the stage where they want us to go in and meet with Michael Arndt, who is the writer, and Kathleen Kennedy, who is going to run Lucasfilm. Both have had meetings set that were postponed — on their end, not mine. They’re more busy than I am.”

Mark also commented that he’d like to see a return to the “carefree and lighthearted and humorous” sense of the original trilogy, as well as a return of the original cast. While pure conjecture, Mark speculated about Luke’s role in the new movies.

“I’m assuming, because I haven’t talked to the writers, that these movies would be about our offspring — like my character would be sort of in the Obi-Wan range [as] an influential character. … When I found out [while making the original trilogy] that ultimate good news/bad news joke – the good news is there’s a real attractive, hot girl in the universe; the bad news is she’s your sister – I thought, ‘Well, I’m going to wind up like Sir Alec [Guinness]. I’m going to be a lonely old hermit living out in some kind of desert igloo with a couple of robots.'”

You can check out the full interview here. Also worth noting, Mark’s new film Sushi Girl is out now on DVD and Blu-ray.

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