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Mark Hamill ‘lost 50lbs’ for Star Wars role

Actor exposes rigorous program days after his co-star Carrie Fisher declares she felt required to slim down to play General Organa in The Force Awakens

Mark Hamill has actually exposed that he went on a rigorous diet plan to get ready for his function in Star Wars: The Force Awakens .

In an interview with Rolling Stone, the 64-year-old star discussed how playing the character of Luke Skywalker once again influenced a brand-new weight reduction program.

Look at what Im consuming now rather of potato chips and bagels, he stated, while flaunting a vegetables and fruit plate, Im on the if it tastes great, do not consume it diet plan. The post mentions that Hamill appears to have actually lost an excellent 50 pounds [23kg] while the star states compliments on the change recommend that he looked so awful prior to.

The short article comes simply days after Carrie Fisher discussed the pressure she felt to reduce weight prior to going back to the function of Princess Leia.

They do not wish to work with all me just about three-quarters!, she informed Good Housekeeping publication. Absolutely nothing modifications, its an appearance-driven thing. Im in a company where the only thing that matters is weight and look. That is so ruined. They may too state get more youthful, since thats how simple it is.

Hamill and Fisher sign up with Harrison Ford as returning cast members with brand-new stars consisting of John Boyega, Daisy Ridley and Oscar Isaac.

The release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens is simply 2 weeks away and anticipation is so high that opening night tickets have actually been on sale for more than $1,000 ( 669) each on websites consisting of eBay and StubHub!.

There are few other films that have this sort of insane cult following, Jared Cutler, primary technique officer of DTI Management, a ticketing software application service provider, informed Variety. The buzz around it is a huge factor. Similar to any kind of ticket, its everything about deficiency and need.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens will be launched in UK movie theaters on 17 December and in the United States on the 18 December.

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