The final trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi made a huge splash when it aired at halftime during Monday Night Football earlier this week.
In less than 24 hours, the trailer managed to rack up over 120.1 million views across broadcast TV and social media platforms worldwide. All in all, the final trailer managed another 29.1 million more views than the film’s first trailer which was revealed at Star Wars Celebration Orlando in April.
Lucasfilm issued a press release, thanking fans for their support and excitement to see the upcoming eighth chapter of the Skywalker saga and confirming that most domestic showings for opening night have already sold out. In addition, the UK/Ireland box office also had one of its biggest pre-sales ever.
The film stars Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Anthony Daniels, Domhnall Gleeson, Gwendoline Christie, Benicio del Toro, Laura Dern, Kelly Marie Tran, Lupita Nyong’o, and Andy Serkis. Here’s the official synopsis:
In Lucasfilm’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the Skywalker saga continues as the heroes of The Force Awakens join the galactic legends in an epic adventure that unlocks age-old mysteries of the Force and shocking revelations of the past. Star Wars: The Last Jedi opens in U.S. theaters on December 15, 2017.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi hits theaters December 15, 2017. Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for the latest news on the future of the Star Wars franchise as we learn it.
Everything We Know About ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’
When credits rolled on Star Wars: The Force Awakens, people began to wonder as to what the sequel was going to be about. The end of the movie left a lot of questions in the air that need to be answered. Who are Rey’s parents? What exactly was Luke doing on that planet? Where does the galaxy go from here on out? The thing guaranteed is that Star Wars was finally back and here to stay. Eventually the sequel was announced as being named The Last Jedi.
As the film’s release date draws closer, more information about the next installment in the Skywalker saga is being revealed. The war between The Resistance and The First Order is heating up and Luke Skywalker and his former and new apprentices are at the center of the conflict. This leaves a lot of the finer details that need to be filled and covered here.
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