Mark Hamill Sends the Internet in Frenzy, as He Shared a “True Story” About ‘Star Wars’ and His Journey

Published 01/01/2023, 12:30 PM EST

Before becoming a legendary actor, everyone has to start somewhere. One can not reach the top without climbing up the first stair. Well, for this legendary artist, Mark Hamill, it was the evergreen Star Wars franchise. The actor got wide recognition for his role in the series and became a fan favorite instantly. As a result, fans were wondering how Hamill’s journey started. When asked the question on Twitter, he gave the answer in Ryan Reynolds style.

The American actor got huge recognition for his role as Luke Skywalker in the Star Wars film series, beginning with the original 1977 film. He even won three Saturn Awards for his performances in The Empire Strikes Back (1980), Return of the Jedi (1983), and The Last Jedi (2017). However, he appeared in other movies as well. But he is still known as the Star Wars actor. He started his new year by telling the truth about how he got the part in the Star Wars films.


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Mark Hamill sent the internet into a frenzy with his witty answer

If you are a Star Wars fan, you would know all about the franchise. It is an American epic space sci-fi franchise created by George Lucas. It has been adapted into many other media forms like film, series, video games, novels, comic books, and so forth. And also, it is one of the highest-grossing media franchises even now. Recently, when Wookiepedia asked the question about getting the role in the Star Wars film, Hamill shared the true story. This is how he answered the question in a simple yet witty way.

After posting the answer, “At an audition”, he commented assuring it was a #TrueStory as well. Fans of the actor and the franchise showed their love in the following comments. One of them asked if he still had the audition clip and what did he wear at the audition.

One of the fans shared a fun fact about the actor not seeing the films before.

Another one appreciated the artist and praised the film for giving them a good story.

One of them also shared a fun fact about Hamill bursting into the casting room.

This one shared the personal favorites here.

People started to share their Star Wars journey in the comment box as well.

This user became even more curious and asked what made Hamill audition for the role.

And this one shared the scene from the film and said this was when this jaw-dropping moment caught the heart.

And this one appreciated the actor for getting the part.


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Well, this is how the fandom shares their experiences and love for the actor and the franchise. Certainly, the Star Wars franchise is an evergreen franchise that has won uncountable hearts.


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Neha Chande

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Neha Rajesh Chande is a writer at Netflix Junkie. She has pursued her master's degree with English Literature. Previously, she's been a facilitator and a lecturer of English and Communication Skills.