Mark Hamill talks Carrie Fisher and 'The Last Jedi' at SXSW

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There's no doubt all this emotion helped power one of the greatest performances in Mark Hamill's career.

Fisher's daughter Billie Lourd was also present at the ceremony with Kelly Marie Tran, who featured in recently released The Last Jedi.

Famed for his role as Luke Skywalker in the franchise, Hamill, 66, has spoken fondly of his trips to Ireland in recent years to film Star Wars in Co Kerry, updating his social media accounts with pictures from his time in the country. "We thought, let's get a real doc filmmaker who is going to have a perspective", said Johnson on stage in conversation with Vanity Fair's Joanna Robinson.

The pair discussed "The Director and the Jedi", a behind-the-scenes documentary about the latest installment of Star Wars, with Vanity Fair's Joanna Robinson. At the end of the day, however, he said that "When you get down to it, it's not Mark Hamill in a blockbuster". I'm constantly fighting to get stories that I want told to be told. In the book, written by Jason Fry with input from Last Jedi director Rian Johnson, a rather logical answer explanation is offered for the Force Awakens mind trick scene. The Last Jedi is out on Blu-ray March 27.

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Head of Star Wars' creature shop Neal Scanlan talked to the Nerdist about capturing the same wonder and nostalgia of original Yoda in The Last Jedi. "It was just a Luke I didn't really understand". In two notable moments, we see the people playing the Ach-To caretakers in their fat green suits and Gwendoline Christie's face through the cracked silver helmet owned by Captain Phasma. As it pertained to the characterization of Luke Skywalker, it seems he did what he wanted. No matter how you feel about the sequel at this point, there's no denying that Hamill brings it home, giving a powerhouse show stopper in what could be his final turn as the Master Jedi.

Several years ago, the British developer Free Radical Design had all of its production work cancelled for a Star Wars Battlefront 3, and it looks as if the company even had more assets brewing for a now-defunct fourth entry.

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