Mark Hamill is best known for portraying the character of Luke Skywalker in the Star Wars film series. He was the lead actor of the original trilogy and is also part of the ongoing trilogy. He first portrayed the character in 1977’s ‘Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope’. Hamill then again appeared as the character in ‘Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back’, which released in 1980 and in ‘Star Wars VI –Return of the Jedi’. He appeared again as Luke Skywalker in the new ongoing trilogy which includes 2015’s ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ and ‘Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi’, which released in 2017. Luke Skywalker is one of the most iconic characters in cinematic history and much of the credit goes to Hamill’s amazing performance.
Hamill has also been the voice of Joker in animations and video games, starting with the voice-over work in ‘Batman: The Animated Series’ in 1992. There is no one who could have voiced the character of Joker as good as he does the voice-over. He has done voice-over work for many other characters in several movies, television shows, and video games. Hamill has also voiced many characters in Marvel shows and movies. He has also been part of several other movies including ‘Corvette Summer’, which released in 1978, 1980’s ‘The Big Red One’, ‘The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia’, which released in 1981, 1989’s ‘Slipstream’, 1991’s ‘Black Magic Woman’, ‘Silk Degrees’, which released in 1994, 1998’s ‘Commander Hamilton’, ‘Reeseville’, which released in 2003, 2012’s ‘Airborne’, and ‘Kingsman: The Secret Service’, which released in 2014.
Hamill has a huge body of work behind him and is still continuing to add more to it. He puts new life into every character that he portrays of lends his voice for. At this point, the question that might be circling your mind is what and when is the next Mark Hamill movie coming? Well, the good news is that we have a clear answer to that question. Here’s the list of upcoming Mark Hamill films scheduled to release in 2019 and 2020. We can only hope that the latest Mark Hamill movies would be as good as some of his recent ones.
1. Star Wars: Episode IX (2019)
‘Star Wars: Episode IX’ is the final movie in the new Star Wars trilogy and is being directed by J.J. Abrams. The movie is being termed as the monumental finale of the Skywalker Saga. It is one of the most anticipated movies of 2019 and is expected to break every possible box-office record. The film will surely be good as it is being directed by J.J. Abrams, the man behind ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ and the 2009 reboot of ‘Star Trek’. Hamill will reprise his role as Luke Skywalker in the movie. The film will continue forward after the events of the previous film in the series ‘Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi’, which released in 2017. The last movie ended with Rey being able to control the force and Kylo Ren becoming the head of the Empire.
The filming of the movie is currently underway and will in the next couple of months. The expectations from the movie are very high as it will mark the end of Luke Skywalker in the film series. Hamill is the only remaining character from the original series currently working in the series and this will be his last film of the series marking the end of an era. Fans of the series are just wishing for a satisfying end to this saga as many fans were not pleased with the previous film in the trilogy. The movie will release worldwide on December 20, 2019.
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2. The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance (TBA)
‘The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance’ goes back to the world of Thra, where three Gelfling discover the horrifying secret behind the Skeksis’ power and set out to ignite the fires of rebellion and save their world. Mark Hamill will voice the one of the characters. Alicia Vikander and Andy Samberg co-star.
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