Kansas makes case for visit from ‘Star Wars’ actor

Kansas
775141809JM019_92nd_Street__1524593470126

NEW YORK, NY – MARCH 23: Mark Hamill attends the 92nd Street Y Present: Mark Hamill And Frank Oz at 92nd Street Y on March 23, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) – Kansas is rolling out the welcome mat after “Star Wars” actor Mark Hamill tweeted about wanting to visit.

Gov. Jeff Colyer suggested Monday in a tweet that Hamill come on May 4, which fans call Star Wars Day for the wordplay on “May the Force be with you.”

Kansas Highway Patrol Trooper Ben Gardner responded with “I only let Jedi Warriors drive my patrol car.” The state’s transportation touted its roads in a tweet that included a video clip of Batman’s archenemy, the Joker, whom Hamill has voiced.

The love fest began after Hamill was asked in Twitter where he’d never been but wanted to go. He responded with the one-word answer of “Kansas.” One fan Photoshopped the Cowardly Lion, Tin Man, Scarecrow and Dorothy into the Millennium Falcon’s cockpit.
 

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Download the KSN News App and stay up-to-date wherever you are. You can even watch KSN News live for free!
Click here to get the app
Get it in the App store
Get it in the Google Play store

3 Day Forecast

KSN Storm Track 3 Weather

Trending Stories