Stormtroopers, droids and celebrities from galaxies near and far hit the red carpet in the shadow of a giant AT-AT assault vehicle Saturday at the glittering world premiere of "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" - although one star nearly didn't make it.
Director Rian Johnson arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" at the Shrine Auditorium, Dec. 9, 2017 in Los Angeles. "That's the whole reason that we do this, is to get people like a good "Star Wars" movie they can enjoy, so".
No spoilers here, don't worry.
The highly-anticipated "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" opens on Thursday.
Star Wars finds new voice with The Last Jedi director Rian Johnson
When "Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope" opened and immediately became a phenomenon as well as the biggest (and most profitable) franchise in film history, Carrie Fisher's Princess Leia was not only romantic and handsome, but a warrior leader of the Rebel Alliance.
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. "I hope they like it", he said.
The Walt Disney Co. also held back showing 2015's The Force Awakens and last year's Rogue One for the HFPA, rendering those films similarly ineligible for consideration.
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. "The Last Jedi" is the late actress' final onscreen performance in the franchise.
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S/African court rules against Zuma in state capture case
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Arsene Wenger admits he is anxious by Arsenal's defensive anxiety
Giroud signed a new contract at Arsenal in January and said in the summer that he was motivated to win more titles with the club. His record of four goals this season despite zero starts in the Premier League means he's scored a goal every 63 minutes.