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Star Wars Highlights From Harrison Ford's Reddit AMA

Posted by Eric on April 13, 2014 at 04:56 PM CST

This afternoon, Harrison Ford participated in a Reddit "Ask Me Anything" question-and-answer session to promote his new climate change docuseries "Years of Living Dangerously." All of his answers -- on topics ranging from Blade Runner to carpentry to his love of snakes -- are worth reading, but we've collected a few of his best Star Wars-related responses below.

On Greedo

Q: Hi Mr, Ford. I think we would all like to know: Who shot first? Han Solo or Greedo?
A: I don't know and I don't care.

On the Kimmel skit

Q: Can you elaborate on what happened between you and Chewbacca that lead to you having a falling out?
A: Ha. Well that was a skit for Kimmel, I think. With his writers, the idea behind it was that Chewbacca had borrowed my fictional wife.

On being cast as Han

Q: How did you feel about Star Wars when you first started? How were you approached?
A: I was approached with the offer of a job, which at that point, was all I wanted to hear. I had helped George Lucas audition other actors for the principle parts, and with no expectation or indication that I might be considered for the part of Han, I was quite surprised when I was offered the part. My principle job at the time was carpentry, I had been under contract as an actor at Columbia and Universal. I had a house at the time I wanted to remodel, a bit of the wreck of a house. I'd invest money in tools but wouldn't have money for materials, so I realized this was another way of putting food on the table. And allowing me to pick and choose from the acting jobs that were being offered at the time.

On "I know"

Q: Did you ad lib Han's famous line "I know"?
A: It's not really an ad lib, it was a suggestion, and movie making's a real collaborative process at its best. You don't ad lib it, you suggest it and then you try something in rehearsal and then you agree. So it was my suggestion, because I thought it was more of a character line than what was written, but the director and Carrie and I all thought it was a good idea at the time so we did it.

On his "old buddy"

Q: Are you still mad at Lando?
A: Lando who?

And then just because we can't leave this one out...

Q: I love you.
A: I know.

Click here to read the full AMA.

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