Published: Tue, March 13, 2018
Sci-tech | By Carrie Guzman

Mark Hamill To Be Guest Of Honour at Dublin Parade

Mark Hamill To Be Guest Of Honour at Dublin Parade

"There are so many examples of Irish people and the diaspora achieving eminence across many different art forms and disciplines worldwide".

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"We just said, 'Look we need to go back and look at Empire Strikes Back, we need to look at how Stuart [Freeborn] created Yoda because that is the most pure puppet moment, '" Scanlan explains.

As well as his Star Wars connection, research into Hamill's family history has found that he has a double-link to Ireland. "We're looking forward to welcoming him back "home" to celebrate our national holiday and St. Patrick's Festival with us". "Mark has been a great ambassador for Ireland and it is wonderful to have someone of such universal - even galactic - acclaim in this new honorary role". He said as much at SXSW during a screening ofThe Director and the Jedi, a new documentary based on the making of The Last Jedi.

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Jamie Harkin, who was twice diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma in his early teens, dreamt of meeting Hamill since he was a child and tried to contact the actor when he realised he'd be coming to Ireland. The good news is, besides being the first Star Wars title available in 4K, the digital version will also support Dolby Vision for HDR and Dolby Atmos - at least on Vudu but it doesn't make sense that Microsoft and FandangoNow wouldn't offer up the same version. "The Force" will be strong at this weekend's Saint Patrick's Day Parade.

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