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2010-07-21 11:42:00

SAN DIEGO, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Online Entertainment LLC (SOE) announced today that two of animation's most well-known talents lead a triple-A cast of voice actors in providing their skills for the upcoming online action game, DC Universe(TM) Online. Mark Hamill (Batman: Arkham Asylum, Batman: The Animated Series) will once again voice The Joker, while Kevin Conroy (Batman: The Animated Series, Justice League Unlimited, Batman: Arkham Asylum) will bring to life everyone's...

2008-12-16 22:41:14

Profiles in History says it has sold a world record-setting $7.8 million worth of Hollywood memorabilia in a four-day auction marathon. The event broke the record of $7.1 million in sales set by Christie's during its 2006 Star Trek sale. Among the 500 items Profiles sold Dec. 11, the first day of its auction marathon, were Mark Hamill's Luke Skywalker light saber from Star Wars, which went for $240,000; an original C-3PO droid helmet worn by Anthony Daniels in Return of the Jedi, which sold...

2005-08-01 19:20:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) -- It didn't come cheap, but an anonymous bidder now owns a piece of Jedi history. A light saber used by Mark Hamill when he played Luke Skywalker in the original "Star Wars" sold for $200,600 Friday in an auction of movie props and costumes, said Joe Maddalena, president of Profiles in History, which held the auction. Other items included a light saber used by the character Darth Vader in "Star Wars," which fetched $118,000; a leather jacket worn by Harrison Ford...

2005-05-11 18:55:00

NEW YORK (AP) -- Though the new "Star Wars" movie ends with Luke Skywalker as a baby, the Jedi knight grew up a long time ago. Since immortalizing Skywalker, actor Mark Hamill, now 53, has spent most of his time working on Broadway ("Amadeus,""The Elephant Man,""Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks") and doing cartoon voice-overs. Last week, the DVD was released for 1980's "The Big Red One," the critically lauded Samuel Fuller war film Hamill co-starred in with Lee Marvin. Hamill directed his own...

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