sold more than $50 million worth of tickets before its Dec. 18 premiere en route to an expected ten-fgure tally, but if history is any guide, there’s no guarantee it will transform its two young stars, Daisy Ridley and John Boyega, into box-ofce Jedi masters. With the exception of Harrison Ford and Natalie Portman, most actors whose blockbuster breakthroughs came in the Star Wars universe could never eclipse the success they found in the series. Take Mark Hamill: The original trilogy, which grossed $1.9 billion worldwide, represents 71% of his career box-ofce haul. (Others, such as Samuel Jackson and Liam Neeson, prospered before and after they traveled to a galaxy far, far away.) Here’s who became a Hollywood force—and who disappeared to the dark side.