Star Wars Weekends 2014 continues today with Luke Skywalker himself, Mark Hamill, making an appearance at Disney’s Hollywood Studios! He’ll be there through Sunday and, as you can see in the below video, he’s already sporting a beard that Luke will be sporting in Star Wars: Episode VII!
Hamill will soon head to London to reprise his iconic role opposite the returning Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew and Kenny Baker while new additions to the cast include John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Lupita Nyong’o, Gwendoline Christie and Max von Sydow.
Star Wars: Episode VII is being directed by J.J. Abrams from a script he co-wrote with Lawrence Kasdan. It will open in wide release on December 18, 2015.
UPDATE: Inside the Magic has posted a new video from today’s festivities and it features Hamill voicing an imaginary encounter between Luke Skywalker and one of his defining roles: The Joker from “Batman: The Animated Series”! Check it out in the second video player below.