Mark Hamill gave just a glimpse of what could have been.
"Star Wars" creator George Lucas had other plans for Hamill's character, Luke Skywalker, the actor I said n an interview with IGN released on Monday
"I happen to know that George Luke did not kill IX until the end of [Episode] after training Leia, "Hamill said, referring to an upcoming movie in the series.
This is the first time Lucas plans to kill Luke. The character dies in late 201
This is also the first time that Leia has been Jedi in any of the movies. She is portrayed as one in other "Star Wars" products. To the great terror of the fans, Lucasfilm announced in April 2014 that stories portrayed in books, video games and comics would no longer be considered an authorized "canon". With Lukes leaving in "The Last Jedi" – though he's called "Force Ghost" – and Carrie Fisher's death in December 2016, Lucas's version is not one we'll ever see.
Lucas was known to rescue a character from an early death: Han Solo. Screenwriter Lawrence Kasdan and Harrison Ford, who played Han, thought the character should die in the first trilogy.
J. J. Abrams returns to the series to direct the as yet unnamed "Star Wars: Episode IX" scheduled for December 20, 2019. He directed "The Force Awakens," the first entry in the latest trilogy.