Mark Hamill at the Cannes Film Festival 2010Star Wars actor Mark Hamill (aka Luke Skywalker) is directing a big screen version of his comic book series The Black Pearl it has been announced at the Cannes Film Festival.

The project is a long-term goal of Hamill's, written in the mid 90s as a screenplay, Hamill instead turned the story into a comic book series but always hoped to transform it into a film. Black Pearl tells the story of a loner raised on violent films and comics who takes justice into his own hands after a neighbour is kidnapped.

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