Fans freak out as the real Luke Skywalker crashes “Star Wars” ride at Disney

first_img Related Disney(LOS ANGELES) —  Luke Skywalker himself — aka Mark Hamill — gave Star Wars fans the surprise of their lives Tuesday night when he crashed a ride at Disneyland in California.In a video posted on his Twitter page, Hamill, 66, pops up out of nowhere during the Star Tours ride introduction, during which fans take their seats and get instructions on what to expect before their adventure begins.“The captain did mention something about a special passenger,” a Disney employee tells fans who are all seated and ready to go. “Oh, and the Force is strong with this one.”“Hello, everyone,” Hamill shouts, as fans jump back and then lose their minds with excitement. Hamill continues to joke, asking, “There’s no Star Wars fans here, are there?”The actor later commented on the post, writing, “It took me long enough – but my childhood dream of working at Disneyland finally came true!”Hamill will be on tour in the coming weeks promoting the highly anticipated Star Wars: The Last Jedi, which hits theaters December 15.  He’s likely to delight more fans with his antics — he’s been known to make surprise visits to children’s hospitals to lift the kids’ spirits.Star Wars is owned by Disney, the parent company of ABC News.Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.Powered by WPeMaticolast_img

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