Mark Hamill Joins Bert Kreischer In Legendary’s ‘The Machine’ Based on Kreischer’s Viral Story

Mark Hamill, Bert Kreischer Mega; Courtesy of Todd Rosenberg

Comedian Bert Kreischer has found the force for his feature The Machine as Mark Hamill has closed a deal to co-star in the Legendary film opposite Kreischer in the film inspired by his hit story. Kreischer and Judi Marmel are producing the project.

Described as The Hangover meets Midnight Run, The Machine is a genre-bending comedy inspired by Bert’s real-life adventures and subsequent breakout stand-up routine “The Machine,” which has been viewed more than 85 million times. Bert’s drunken past catches up with him 20 years down the road when he and his father are kidnapped by those Bert wronged 20 years ago while drunk on a college semester abroad in Russia.

Hamill is best known for his portrayal of Luke Skywalker in the original Star Wars trilogy and reprised his role in The Last Jedi, The Rise of Skywalker and Season 2 of The Mandalorian. He also starred in the films Corvette Summer and The Big Red One and co-starred Kingsman: The Secret Service. He is represented by The Gersh Agency and Kleinberg Lange Cuddy & Carlo.

Kreischer is represented by Levity Live, UTA and Jeff Endlich.

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