Mark Hamill has shared his support of Star Wars co-star John Boyega and his involvement Black Lives Matter protest in London.
Over the past week, protests have been popping up all over the world in response to the death of George Floyd. Star Wars star John Boyega quickly spoke out about it and has made his feelings known on the matter. Earlier today, the actor joined a protest in London and delivered his own speech on the matter. Now, his co-star, Mark Hamill has expressed his own support of the actor’s actions.
Mark Hamill himself of course has often taken to the internet to decry racism, especially when it’s directed to his Star Wars co-stars. Earlier today, the actor shared a Tweet thread of Joh Boyega’s London speech and expressed how proud he was of the actor:
— Mark Hamill (@HamillHimself) June 3, 2020
Here is the official synopsis for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker:
Lucasfilm and director J. J. Abrams join forces once again to take viewers on an epic journey to a galaxy far, far away with Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, the riveting conclusion of the seminal Skywalker saga, where new legends will be born and the final battle for freedom is yet to come.
Directed by J. J. Abrams, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker stars Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’o, Domhnall Gleeson, Kelly Marie Tran, Joonas Suotamo, Billie Lourd, Naomi Ackie, Richard E. Grant, Keri Russell, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Ian McDiarmid, and Billy Dee Williams. The late Carrie Fisher appears as General Leia Organa through the use of previously unreleased footage shot for The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi.
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is now available on Digital HD, 4K Ultra HD, Blu-Ray, and DVD.
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