Harrison Ford has a long history of famously not giving a f*ck about Star Wars fandom. From fan questions to Oscar Isaac seeking space pilot advice, Ford’s general response can be summed up as:
lately, though, Ford seems to have had a change of heart. As
our own Vanity Fair’s* Joanna Robinson wrote about his Comic Con appearance,
But when Harrison Ford entered grinning from ear to ear the audience fell apart. Gone was the aloof Ford of fandom past and in his place was a friendly member of team Star Wars.
Now, in this video from Omaze and the Force for Change program, Harrison Ford lets his excitement run at full Force. (Not sorry.) Not only does he drop in on a bunch of video calls to surprise fans, but he’s clearly genuinely loving the hell out of it.
This program, by the way, is pretty cool. Every donation of $10 goes to help 15 awesome charities, and gets you a chance to win a meeting with the cast at the Force Awakens premiere. That now also (as per the video) comes with a personal introduction to “the hairy guy.”
Via Vanity Fair.
*Just kidding, she’s ours forever.