Mark Hamill: New 'Star Wars' Cast Is 'Superb'

Mark Hamill on November 27, 2012 in Los Angeles Mark Hamill on November 27, 2012 in Los Angeles

Luke Skywalker himself is giving the new cast of “Star Wars: Episode VII” a thumbs up!

“UK table read- I was knocked out by the diverse & extraordinarily talented new cast members,” Mark Hamill, who will reprise his role of Luke Skywalker in “Episode VII,” Tweeted on Thursday night.

Adding, “WOW they’re good! The saga is in superb hands.”

Mark and fellow original stars of the saga, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, and Kenny Baker, are all returning for the seventh installment in the beloved franchise.

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