Anakin Skywalker Is All Grown Up… And The ‘Force’ Is Definitely Still With Him.
Despite the success of the movie, he received backlash at school.
Jake said kids would follow him making light sabre sounds.
Jake grew angry and frustrated from all the attention.
It is reported the young actor destroyed all his Star Wars memorabilia.
He began to fall out of love with acting.
“I’ve learned to hate it when the cameras are pointed at me," explains Jake.
The Phantom Menace went on to earn $924.3 million worldwide.
The film was the highest grossing Star Wars film until the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens in 2015.
The TV connection.
Jake and Ewan McGregor, who played Obi-Wan Kenobi, both appeared on episodes of the medical drama ER.
Keith Hamshere/Lucasfilm Ltd./AFP
Page 2 of 4Next ›