Let’s Take A Look Back At Mark Hamill’s Original Screen Test For ‘Star Wars’

In the video, you can see a young, fresh-faced Mark Hamill boning up as he reads his lines for what would become his role as Luke Skywalker in the first Star Wars film. Reading lines with him is Harrison Ford, and the two display, well, some okay chemistry that would certainly translate better in the films. Hamill was largely untested as an actor at the time, hence the necessary screen test. At the end of the video, you can hear George Lucas ask Ford to stick around, likely so they can discuss Hamill’s reading.