Star Wars is one of the most loved movie franchise in the world. Actor Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker is the fans’ favourite. However, for the past few months, rumours are going on about The Falcon and The Winter Soldier actor Sebastian Stan being approached to play young Luke’s role. In fact, a lot of Stan and Hamill fans are also in support of the idea.
Ever since Disney+ announced their Star Wars series, many fans want to see more of Luke Skywalker’s adventures. As Mark is now old, they want Sebastian to play the Jedi. In fact, many of them edit the Avengers: Endgame actor’s face on Mark’s and point out the similarities in their appearances.
After all these rumours, Sebastian Stan has finally spoken upon it. The Falcon and The Winter Soldier actor was recently asked if he would love to play the character. In an interaction with MTV Asia, Stan reveals that no one has approached him yet. The actor shares, “I always certainly hear about [Luke Skywalker rumours], and I’m always slightly confused because I’m like if there are these conversations happening, why isn’t anybody calling me about it and having a conversation with me about it?”
Sebastian Stan further reveals that he is SW fan and Empire Strikes Back is one of his favourite movies. The actor adds, “Like anybody, I grew up on Star Wars, and for me, Empire Strikes Back was like one of my favourite movies. And Mark Hamill is one of the most iconic personalities, and Luke Skywalker’s an iconic character, so obviously, it doesn’t sound like it’s my choice. It doesn’t feel like it’s up to me. Whatever that needs to be will sort itself out, and if it includes me in any way, hey — who knows.”
Take a look at fans’ interpretation of Sebastian Stan as young Luke:
Even like fans, Sebastian Stan is curious to know what happens to Luke Skywalker after the Return of The Jedi. The actor said he is grateful that fans want him to play the iconic character, but he doesn’t want to ruin it. “I always wondered what happens to Luke when it’s the end of Return of the Jedi. Like where does he go, what happens to him? I think those questions would be really interesting. And of course, it’s another one of those things where you’re like, ‘Well, you don’t want to f— up that character. You want to get that one right.’ (laughs) But anyway, we’ll see.”
Well, only time will tell if that is going to happen or not. Meanwhile, earlier this year, Mark Hamill was de-aged as Luke Skywalker as he appeared in the last episode of The Mandalorian 2. The response to the episode has been enormous. On the other hand, Sebastian Stan is currently enjoying all the love showered on TFATWS. The show also stars Anthony Mackie, Emily VanCamp and Wyatt Russell.
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