Mark Hamill, the actor who played Luke Skywalker in the Star Wars films, has stated that he is ready to retire the role.

Hamill made the remarks throughout an interview with the BBC.

He said that he has had "a wondering time" playing Luke Skywalker, however that he feels it is time for someone else to take on the function.

Hamill said that he's open to returning to the Star Wars franchise in a special capacity, together with voicing Luke Skywalker in lively tasks.

However, he said that he does no longer want to go back to the function of Luke Skywalker in stay-motion.

Hamill's comments come as Disney is growing quite a number of latest Star Wars tasks, which include a sequence of movies and television suggests.

It is unclear if Disney will recast the function of Luke Skywalker or if they may discover some other way to consist of the person in destiny initiatives.

Hamill's choice to retire from the position of Luke Skywalker is probable to be met with combined reactions from enthusiasts.

Some fans can be dissatisfied to see Hamill step far away from the position, even as others may be excited to peer someone new take at the character.

Ultimately, it's far as much as Disney to decide how they'll manage the position of Luke Skywalker in future Star Wars initiatives.