Mark Hamill said on Twitter that he once found a David Bowie review in a Star Wars costume. That’s when the actor was filming the original movie in 1976. The celebrity frequently shares trivia from the movies with his Twitter followers. Now he’s revealed a link between Bowie and the series in his latest tweet.
Hamill said during filming of the original movie in 1976 he had to climb inside a Dewback lizard outside the Cantina. Hamill said, ‘There was a crowbar to lift its head & it was covered in newspaper paper-mache,’ On the paper, he discovered a review of a David Bowie concert in Paris, which the star ‘read by flashlight.’
FUN FACT- When I climbed inside the Dewback outside the Cantina in Tunisia there was a crowbar to lift its’ head & it was covered in newspaper paper-mache, including a review of a David Bowie concert in Paris, which I read by flashlight. Odd, but true. 🤪 pic.twitter.com/KJCpHJ0gcU
— Mark Hamill (@HamillHimself) March 30, 2018
Meanwhile, Star Wars fans have started a petition to get Disney to hire an acting legend as a new Princess Leia.
The role was previously played by Carrie Fisher. The star died aged 60 on December 2016. That was after suffering a severe cardiac arrest on board a flight from London to Los Angeles.