‘Winter Soldier’ Star Sebastian Stan Addresses Prospects of Playing Young Luke Skywalker in Star Wars Franchise

'Winter Soldier' Star Sebastian Stan Addresses Prospects of Playing Young Luke Skywalker in Star Wars Franchise

MCU star Sebastian Stan (Bucky Barnes/Winter Soldier) discusses the prospects of taking up the mantle of Young Luke Skywalker in the Star Wars franchise.

Sebastian Stan, most-renowned as Bucky Barnes aka Winter Soldier and currently making rounds through the new Disney+ show, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, has finally spoken out about the possibility of him playing Young Luke Skywalker in the Star Wars franchise.

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For a pretty long time now, fans have pictured the MCU actor as a retro variant of the Jedi Master, with Stan even recording a mock rehearsal for the part.

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Now that Young Luke has made an appearance in The Mandalorian, there is renewed optimism that this ultimate fan choice will be realized.

While featuring on Good Morning America, Sebastian was quizzed about the casting aspirations, and the hosts mentioned the fact that even Mark Hamill tended to embrace the idea in a funny tweet.

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Stan insisted,

Well, if Mark Hamill calls me personally and says that he feels inclined to share this role with me, then I’ll believe it.

The actor admitted,

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Until then, I don’t believe any of it!

Stan has a lot on his plate right now, having just starred in his latest Disney+ show, in which he joins up with Captain America co-stars Anthony Mackie (Sam Wilson) and Emily VanCamp (Sharon Carter).

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Meanwhile, The Mandalorian seasons 1 and 2 are currently streaming on Disney+.

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