Star Wars original Mark Hamill has swapped his trademark Luke Skywalker mild saber for the confined spaces of Stormtrooper garb to prank hundreds of unsuspecting visitors in Hollywood.
The 64-12 months-old actor, who will reprise his position as Skywalker in the impending Star Wars: The Drive Awakens, pulled on the armoured disguise and strolled along Hollywood Blvd, halting to chat along the way and take photos.
But the trickery was not just for chortle, the stunt was for a very good cause— to encourage the Star Wars Pressure of Alter initiative, a competitors for individuals to get a location at the premiere of the new sci-fi sequel in exchange for charity donations.
“The previous time I anyone noticed me in a Stormtrooper outfit was when we rescued the princess on the Death Star,” Hamill stated in a video clip posted on the internet, which has been seen far more than 800,000 times.
To support unfold the phrase of the competitors, he walked the well-liked vacationer strip dressed as the Stormtrooper.
Along the way he achieved “wanna-be” Star Wars actors such as Chewbacca, other Stormtroopers and Darth Vader himself.
“You can earn 4 tickets to the premiere… all you have to do is donate to Force for Alter,” Hamill instructed Darth Vader.
Vader stopped his deep breathing and replied: “That appears like a very worthy cause.”
Little did the Star Wars enthusiasts know, the man driving the go well with was in reality the authentic Luke Skywalker.
The online video exhibits Hamill cease to consider on a male dressed as Skywalker in a gun compared to gentle saber battle, before trying to purchase a cellphone charger and board a bus.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens premieres on December 14, 2015.
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