Mark Hamill says one of his best ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ moments was inspired by Barack Obama
|03/13/2018||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
- “Star Wars” actor Mark Hamill revealed the story behind Luke Skywalker brushing off his shoulder in the iconic moment from “The Last Jedi.”
- Speaking during a panel at SXSW, Hamill said he found inspiration for the “dirt off your shoulder” gesture in former US President Barack Obama.&
- Ultimately, director Rian Johnson toned down Hamill’s performance.
There’s an instantly iconic moment in “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” when Luke Skywalker endures a barrage of blaster fire from the First Order and emerges from the dust unharmed.
Luke brushes off his shoulder like it’s no big deal.