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Mark Hamill says one of his best ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ moments was inspired by Barack Obama





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  • “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.

Here’s the moment in GIF form:

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Source:: BusinessInsider.Com

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