— Carl Quintanilla (@carlquintanilla) July 27, 2019
As you can see, the footage included some very different dialogue following the discovery that Alderaan had been destroyed. Ford’s Solo still has some bite to him, but he’s more even-keeled and not quite than the smuggler he’d become. Hamill’s Luke is less animated than the teenager we met in the movie, though Luke’s angst and forlorn attitude was there from the start.
Hamill also shared some background on Twitter about this moment, including how George Lucas didn’t bother explaining what the movie was about despite neither of the actors having read the script.
My screen-test for @starwars w/ Harrison on the 1st day I ever met him. Neither 1 of us had read the script at this point, only this 1 scene. I asked George what kind of movie it was-“Let’s just do it, we’ll talk about that later” We never did talk about it later-we just did it. https://t.co/e7cHWoLmJk
— Mark Hamill (@HamillHimself) July 28, 2019
Imagine having to audition for a role via one of the jargon-heavy scenes from