Mark Hamill hints at Luke Skywalker’s return in Star Wars: Episode VIII

We’ve seen Han, Leia, and Chewie in the various Star Wars: The Force Awakens TV spots and trailers, but there’s still someone big missing. Where’s Luke? The young Jedi knight of the original trilogy should be a Jedi master by now, but he’s been seemingly absent from every clip of the upcoming movie yet released. He doesn’t even make an appearance on the official poster.

But while he’s playing coy on his appearance in Episode VII, it seems Luke may well already be filming scenes for Episode VIII. Mark Hamill, who played Luke in the original trilogy, appeared to indicate he was reprising the role in the as-yet-unnamed Episode VIII in a tweet posted this weekend, in which he described his shaving regimen. Director J.J. Abrams apparently…

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