Mark Hamill on What He Thinks of 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' (Exclusive)

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Mark Hamill is sharing his thoughts on Solo: A Star Wars Story, and what it meant to him for the late Carrie Fisher to win a posthumous GRAMMY Award

ET caught up with Luke Skywalker himself at the AARP Movies for Grownups Awards on Monday night, where he, along with his Last Jedi co-star, Kelly Marie Tran, presented the Best Grownup Movie Award to director Rian Johnson.

Both Johnson and Hamill have been known to engage with fans on Twitter, even directly conversing and addressing the seemingly endless divisiveness surrounding the Star Wars franchise.

"This is the only franchise where you go on Twitter and they say, 'If such and such happens, I am so out!'" Hamill told ET. "It surprises me, but, look, you can't please everybody. You just have to try and make the best story you can. I was sort of taken aback by it, but who knows?! Not everybody likes broccoli. Some people like carrots or Brussels sprouts better, you know, that's just the way life is." 

Solo: A Star Wars Story has already kicked up some dust after the first trailer dropped Monday morning. Alden Ehrenreich, 28, is the actor tasked with stepping into the iconic shoes of a young Han Solo, previously portrayed by Harrison Ford. 

"I don't know what anybody's complaining about," Hamill said of Solo. "The trailer makes you want to see the movie and I'm dying to see it, so it worked."

Late last month, Hamill's space sibling and longtime friend, Carrie Fisher, was awarded a posthumous GRAMMY for Best Spoken Word Album for her audiobook recording of her 2016 memoir, The Princess Diarist.

"I was elated," Hamill said of hearing the news, "but, of course, she should be here, gosh darnit! She used to make everything more fun. If she were here tonight, she'd be behind you, giving me the middle finger because that was just her. I miss her every day and I'm just glad that people keep her alive in their hearts."

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