Best took to Twitter to thank fans and well-wishers.
"Thank you all for your love and kindness. It's been overwhelming," he wrote.
"I'm gonna start writing this show. Gonna need help cause I've never done this before. I will be trying stuff out and posting it here. Let folks know. Thanks for all your support. It means so very much to me," he added.
Best had recently opened up about the backlash he received for playing Jar Jar Binks in the franchise and had said he considered committing suicide after he faced resentment 20 years ago that "still affects my career today".
The actor had voiced the popular character in George Lucas' prequel series -- "The Phantom Menace", "Attack of the Clones" and "Revenge of the Sith".
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