The interaction started when Hamill, who made a surprise appearance as Luke Skywalker in the Season 2 finale of “The Mandalorian,” tweeted his appreciation for fans’ reactions to his cameo.
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“#NoWords â€“ Seeing fan’s reactions to Luke’s return is something I will cherish forever,” Hamill wrote, adding that the experience was “overwhelming” and “very moving.” In a second tweet on the subject, Hamill continued: “I’m a fan myself, so I knew true fans would love it, but to see them thrilled beyond belief with the exuberance of children, whooping it up, screaming in ecstasy, the tears of sheer joy…it’s a rollercoaster of emotions I’ll never forget.”
#NoWords-Seeing fan's reactions to Luke's return is something I will cherish forever. Their anticipation seeing the X-Wing/Ep. 6 Robes/a lightsaber/a GREEN lightsaber/a gloved hand/an ungloved hand/a Force choke/R2-was OVERWHELMING & very moving to me-1/2 https://t.co/gzKn9IVPf6
— Mark Hamill (@HamillHimself) December 31, 2020
Wen, who plays Fennec Shand on “The Mandalorian,” then quote tweeted Hamill to share the impact he has had on her life and career. “You (& Luke) have been immensely inspirational & impactful to my childhood & as an adult,” Wen wrote. “To have shared a scene with you in @TheMandalorian is truly one of the biggest highlights [sic], not just in my career, but in my life. Thank you.”