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Mark Hamill hints he'll return as a Force ghost on 'Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker'

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Luke Skywalker seemingly became one with the Force permanently in "Star Wars: Return of the Jedi." But that doesn't necessarily mean that the Jedi master is gone for good from the "Star Wars" franchise.

After all, actor Mark Hamill's voice is heard on the new "Rise of Skywalker" trailer. And on the red carpet for his film "Child's Play," he hinted that he could return as a Force ghost, Obi-Wan Kenobi-style.

"I had closure in the last (movie)," Hamill told the Associated Press. "The fact that I'm involved in any capacity is only because of that peculiar aspect of the 'Star Wars' mythology where if you're a Jedi you get to come back, make a curtain call as a Force ghost."

Mark Hamill, seen at an event in Hollywood in January, joins the second season of History's 'Knightfall'
Mark Hamill, seen at an event in Hollywood in January, joins the second season of History's 'Knightfall'

After "Rise of Skywalker" though, is Hamill probably going to be finished with "Star Wars" movies.

"I sure hope so," he said.

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"Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker" is in theaters Dec. 20. "Child's Play," which features Hamill as the voice of killer doll Chucky, is out Friday,

This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Mark Hamill hints he'll return as a Force ghost on 'Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker'