More videos coming out of D23! Access Hollywood was able to spend a little time talking to Daisy Ridley and John Boyega about their characters, Rey and Finn, fan reaction to the behind-the-scenes video for TLJ, and what we can expect from them going forward in Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Access Hollywood also chatted with Mark Hamill about becoming a Disney Legend, and what Rian Johnson is like as a director taking on Star Wars… and Luke Skywalker.
Good Morning America has had a busy Twitter account today as they’ve released a plethora of clips with the cast of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, as well as director Rian Johnson. The interviews were conducted as Star Wars fever was sweeping the D23 Expo yesterday, and we’ve collected them into one spot for your viewing pleasure. They’re not long, but they are worth watching, particularly the clips with Rian Johnson.
Good Morning America‘s Twitter account posted this incredible photo of the cast of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, along with Disney CEO, Bob Iger. So much incredible Star Wars-related news has been released at D23 in the last few days, no doubt our heads are swimming. Imagine being at the center of it all, yet still managing to look so relaxed. How do they do it?
On the heels of the release of the amazing behind-the-scenes video for Star Wars: The Last Jedi, character posters are here! The General — she’ll always be royalty to us! — Finn, and Rey are the first to be revealed. Should more be released, this post will be updated. For now, enjoy!
**UPDATED** to add Luke Skywalker, Kylo Ren, and Poe Dameron.
Mark Hamill became a Disney Legend today during a ceremony marking the 30th Anniversary of the highest honor one can receive from Disney. You can see video of the presentations for Mark Hamill and his fellow honoree, Carrie Fisher, here. Below you will find a selection of official images of Mr. Hamill taken during the event.
Today, during a ceremony at the D23 Expo, Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher officially became Disney Legends. Of course, Star Wars fans have always known they were legends. Still, it’s a thrill to see them recognized with the highest honor Disney can bestow. Disney CEO, Bob Iger, introduced both honorees. Sadly, Billie Lourd could not be there to accept the award on her mother’s behalf, but she did send a letter which was read to the audience by Mr. Iger.
You can see both heartwarming presentations below:
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The Hollywood Walk of Fame Class of 2018 was revealed today, and Star Wars legend Mark Hamill is among the honorees. Well-deserved and overdue! Hamill is joined by a variety of honorees from categories that range from motion pictures, television, music recording, radio, and theatre.
You can watch the official announcement and read the press release below:
During the In Memoriam segment at the 2017 Tony Awards, Mark Hamill paid tribute to his dear friend and co-star, Carrie Fisher, before introducing the musical tribute to those departed who have had a relationship with Broadway through the years.
You can view the full segment below: