"Star Wars: The Last Jedi" opens in theaters Thursday

Rian Johnson, director of "Star Wars: The Last Jedi", grew up in Colorado. Mark Hamill for Star Wars?

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 lovely, but a warrior leader of the Rebel Alliance.

"Star Wars: The Last Jedi" opens in theaters Thursday, Dec. 14 and tickets are still available, but going fast. Add Star Wars as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Star Wars news, video, and analysis from ABC News.

The Star Wars universe has always been home to scores of fantastic planets, and with The Last Jedi just days from hitting theaters, Lucasfilm has released a new featurette that highlights some of the places that we can expect to see on the big screen next week. We hope so, but they are also campaigning for Daisy Ridley to be nominated in the Best Actress category for her second go as Rey, according to Awards Circuit. "As a girl growing up in London, I obviously knew there was a disparity".

USA soldier who defected to North Korea in 1965 dead at 77
In 2002, North Korea admitted kidnapping 13 Japanese civilians but the government in Tokyo believes at least 17 were taken. There are strong suspicions in Japan that dozens of other citizens were also snatched by the North.

Fisher, who died last December, makes her final appearance in "The Last Jedi", and the movie is reportedly dedicated to her. "That's the whole reason that we do this, is to get people like a good "Star Wars" movie they can enjoy, so". "The Last Jedi" may reveal her true destiny.

Joining John at the premiere were his co-stars Adam Driver and Domhnall Gleeson.

"'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' is so very different, exciting, surprising. I want that to be my first experience of it, so I'm really happy I waited", he said.

  • Michelle Webb