Mark Hamill says he was shocked by ‘The Last Jedi’
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Luke Skywalker was not the feel of the power.
Actor Mark Hamill expressed his regret about the criticize of director Rian Johnson’s creative decisions with regard to his iconic character in the latest blockbuster, “Star Wars: The Last Jedi.”
“I regret voicing my doubts and uncertainties in the public,” Hamill tweeted Tuesday. “Creative differences are a common element of a project, but they usually remain private. All I wanted was to be a good movie. I have more than that [Johnson] an all-time GREAT!”
I regret voicing my doubts and uncertainties in the public.Creative differences are a common element of a project, but they usually remain private. All I wanted was to be a good movie. I have more than that- @rianjohnson an all-time GREAT! #HumbledHamill https://t.co/8ujJfBuEdV
— @HamillHimself (@HamillHimself) On December 26, 2017
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Hamill revealed in interviews that he is not of the fan of Johnson’s decisions with regard to the way of the Jedi and felt the director did not listen to George Lucas and his vision of Luke Skywalker, Deadline reported.
Mark Hamill said that he felt director Rian Johnson didn’t listen to George Lucas’ vision of Luke Skywalker.
“This is the next generation of ‘Star Wars,’ so I almost had to think of a different character, but I had to do what Rian wanted me to do, because it is the story good,” Hamill said in an interview with SensaCine. “I still haven’t accepted.”
In an interview with Vanity Fair, Hamill criticism on his character of the dialogue in the latest “Star Wars” franchise episode.
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“I, at a given moment, had to say, Rian,” I pretty much fundamentally disagree with every choice you have made for this character. Now, that said, I got it off my chest, and my task now is to take what you have made and do my best to realize your vision,'” Hamill said.
Despite Hamill’s reservations, the film has grossed more than $790 million at the box office and got rave reviews from the critics.
Deadline reported “Star Wars” fans were divided over the film and felt the follow-up to “The Force Awakens,” was not in line with the main storylines. The film has an audience rating of 52 percent approval on Rotten tomatoes.