C-3PO actor Anthony Daniels says goodbye to ‘Star Wars’

'I'll miss everyone but I'm glad to know that we've been making something exceptional together'

C-3PO actor Anthony Daniels has just said goodbye to Star Wars after announcing his last day on set.

Episode IX, the last installment in the hit franchise’s latest trilogy, is set for release in December, and details have slowly started to emerge about the forthcoming flick. Now, Daniels, who has appeared in every live-action Star Wars piece, has shared an emotional goodbye to his droid character, C-3PO.

“Today was 3PO’s last on Episode IX. He’s sad – so am I,” Daniels wrote on Twitter. “I’ll miss everyone but I’m glad to know that we’ve been making something exceptional together, to share with the waiting world.” Check out the tweet in full below.