Counting down the 336 days until The Force Awakens on December 18, 2015.
In the days leading up to Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens, And There Came A Day will present links, images, videos, art, memories, laughs, theories and thoughts leading up to the big day… which happens to be on my birthday! ENJOY and may the Force be with you, always… or at least until 12.18.15!
GEORGE LUCAS KNEW ALL ALONG
As it turns out, George Lucas approached Mark Hamill to reprise his role of Luke Skywalker A LONG, LONG time ago… long before the sale of Lucasfilm to Disney… long before JJ Abrams had shot his first frame of film… long before the prequel movies. How long before? On the order of 30 before.
Seems Lucas had a plan, all along, to revisit Luke Skywalker’s story when the young Jedi had matured into a very old Jedi. It’s true. George Lucas told Hamill in 1983 that it would be great for the actor to return to the role as an older man. Don’t believe me? Check out the below clip: