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'Star Wars: Episode VII': Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher send first tweets

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The Force is strong on Twitter.

Luke and Leia — that’s Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher when we’re not in a galaxy far, far away — took to Twitter to express their excitement over joining J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: Episode VII. Maybe too much excitement on Fisher’s part, actually.

On Wednesday, the actress posted this tweet with a link to the official cast announcement:

Fans were aghast that their beloved Princess of Alderaan would screw up Star Wars lingo. She quickly corrected herself in the most Carrie Fisher way possible:




And then adorably blamed her pooch for the mistake:



Hamill, meanwhile, took the cheerleader route in his post:



Note to Abrams: Please don’t put the kibosh on the cast’s social media use once production is in full swing!