Mark Hamill gets emotional filming scenes with Yoda puppeteer Frank Oz

Mark Hamill gets emotional filming scenes with Yoda puppeteer Frank Oz

Mark Hamill gets emotional filming scenes with Yoda puppeteer Frank Oz

Elsewhere in the preview, Johnson rehearses dialogue with Daisy Ridley (Rey) and Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker), choreographs lightsaber battles with his stunt team, and gives a peek at a much bigger scene involving the Caretakers on Ahch-To.

The Last Jedi is slated to arrive on Digital HD, Blu-ray 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and On-Demand this month. Johnson is as humble and grateful as they come.

Star Wars: Episode IX is now less than two years away from being released. Filmmaker Rian Johnson confirmed its release via social media on Wednesday. Perhaps it'll be a movie that is better the second time around?

If you're interested in everything that goes in to filmmaking, it appears that the documentary will cover the journey in detail.

"Myths are not made to sell action figures", he continues. "They're made to reflect the most hard transitions we go through in life", he said. "To take him seriously, you have to take him into that realm", he said.

Mark Hamill spoke candidly about this on several occasions, so no surprise. Star Wars: The Last Jedi is one of the most monstrously divisive sci-fi films in recent memory, thanks in no small part to the forward-thinking actions of Rian Johnson and crew. "It's Luke. I had to do a wild reimagining of the character".

In addition to being joined by George Lucas and Harrison Ford from the original sci-fi franchise, Carrie Fisher's daughter Billie Lourde and Kelly Marie Train from The Last Jedi also attended the ceremony.

With all the reboots, reimaginings and redos happening in Hollywood, Hamill jokes that "reunions are inherently disappointing". And you can check out some of them here along with the video of Luke and Yoda behind-the-scenes. While speaking on a panel at SXSW, Hamill said former President Barack Obama influenced the "dirt off your shoulder" movement.

It was a very natural, human reaction, and credit to Johnson for taking that direction when he could have easily turned Luke into Hero of the Rebellion 2.0 - which, in turn, would have robbed The Last Jedi of its emotional core. Having Luke be a child is an interesting idea, and it could work in the sense that he wouldn't be the main character. "If you do this, it's incredible - because you see the nuance that he writes the emotion of the scene with, and it's being able to just focus on that music".

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