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Mark Hamill Shares the First Ever Luke Skywalker Photo

March 20, 2017 (6:35 am) GMT
The photo features Hamill standing amid the desert in Tunisia, where 'Star Wars: A New Hope' was filmed on more than four decades ago.
Mark Hamill Shares the First Ever Luke Skywalker Photo

Back in 1977, began his journey to the galaxy far far away by portraying the iconic Luke Skywalker in "Star Wars: A New Hope". The actor has just taken to his Twitter account to bring nostalgia for fans by sharing a picture which is likely the first photo ever of Luke Skywalker on the "Episode IV" filming set.

"Taken in Tunisia early morning Day #1 waiting for my 1st shot (emerging from home for robot auction)-Perhaps the very 1st," tweets Hamill. In the photo, Hamill is standing amid a vast desert and apparently cracking his knuckles.



Hamill will reprise his role as the Jedi knight in the upcoming "". Recently, shareholders were invited to see the sneak peek of the film, which reportedly featured Luke asking Rey () who she was when she handed him his long-lost lightsaber. Recent report also said that Frank Oz might return to "The Last Jedi" to voice iconic Jedi Master Yoda.

"Star Wars: The Last Jedi" is scheduled to hit U.S. theaters on December 15. had finished filming her scenes as Princess/General Leia before she passed away last December.

Other returning cast members include , , , , , Anthony Daniels, and . , and Kelly Marie Tran are among the new cast members.

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