Hollywood celebrates the latest chapter of one of the most successful movie franchises ever. Star Wars: The Force Awakens features many newcomers to the cast along with veterans from the original Star Wars trilogy.
The highly-anticipated first trailer of "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" has been premiered online, garnering worldwide social media reactions. The eighth installment of the saga is due to be released in the US on December 15.
In the original 1977 "Star Wars" film, Jedi leader Obi-Wan Kenobi utters the famous sentence: "May the force be with you." Thanks to this play on words, May 4 has been celebrated as Star Wars Day for over 20 years.
The new generation of "Star Wars" films has kicked off with a gala world premiere in Los Angeles. Many fans had camped out for days in their "Star Wars" costumes to catch a glimpse of their favorite movie heroes.
The police lined up Hollywood Boulevard and "Star Wars" stars and characters, including droid BB-8, marched or rolled up the red carpet on December 14. Here are pictures of this long-awaited event.
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