'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'

Share

Star Wars fans-the reactions are in.

And everyone else posting online is following suit.

From its beginning 40 years ago, "Star Wars" was influential in changing what today is taken for granted - see "Wonder Woman", "The Hunger Games", "Moana" - by spotlighting a strong heroine capable of saving herself as well as others.

The premiere came six days before the movie's general release in U.S. theaters, kicking off a run widely expected to be the most successful worldwide since 2015's "Star Wars: The Force Awakens".

It's not that surprising that Disney and Lucasfilm are campaigning to get some awards love for Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

Experts are predicting the movie - which opens on 15 December - will gross about $220m (£164m) on its opening weekend in the United States.

Rose Tico stands eye-to-eye with Finn in
Rose Tico stands eye-to-eye with Finn in"Star Wars The Last Jedi

Twitter was alight with fervor Saturday night after the world premiere-and first ever public screening-of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the eighth instalment in the Skywalker saga, directed by Rian Johnson.

OnePlus is also rolling out pop-up stores at the aforementioned nine cities, giving its fans the ability to go hands-on with the Star Wars-themed variant of the OnePlus 5T. "I hope they like it", he said.

Christie was joined at the Sunday event by returning stars Ridley, Boyega, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domnhall Gleeson and Luke Skywalker himself - Mark Hamill.

Fisher, playing General Leia, finished work on the movie before her death.

Written by Johnson, "The Last Jedi" picks up directly where "The Force Awakens" left off, with Rey looking to Luke to teach her about The Force. The Resistance is on its last legs.

More news: British YouTube prankster rescued after cementing his head in a microwave
More news: Time's Person of the Year: 'Silence Breakers' speaking out against sexual harassment
More news: United Nations official did not carry USA gov't message to NK: State Department

Share