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Mark Hamill Talks About His Relationship With Carrie Fisher - Movies In Focus
Everyone was shocked by Carrie Fisher’s death in December. Nobody saw it coming. Movies In Focus wrote a tribute to Fisher – but Mark Hamill’s words hold much more sway than mine ever could. Hamill penned a fantastic piece for The Hollywood Reporter where he talked about his relationship with his Star Wars co-star. Here are some choice excerpts: Carrie and I occupied a unique area in each other’s lives. It was like we were in a garage band together that somehow hit it huge. We had no idea the impact Star Wars would have on the world. I remember we were out on tour right before the movie opened. By the time we got to Chicago, there was a crowd at the airport. I said, ‘Hey look, you guys, there must be somebody famous on the plane.” I was looking around to see who it might be. And then in the crowd I saw a kid dressed in a Han Solo vest. Then I saw girl dressed like Princess Leia. I said, “Oh my God, look, Carrie, there’s somebody dressed just like you. She’s got the buns on her head!” I mean she was just so instantly ingratiating and funny and outspoken. She [...]