Fans fete ‘Star Wars’ on China’s Great Wall

21 Oct, 2015 7:53 pm

BEIJING – Donning light sabers, “Star Wars” fans gathered at China’s Great Wall ahead of the release of the highly-anticipated next episode of the sci-fi saga.

A new trailer for “Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens” debuted on Monday during halftime of ESPN’s National Football League game.

A Chinese version trailer was released on Tuesday at a Disney promotional event for the movie at the landmark Great Wall, where Stormtrooper figures were displayed.

More than 200 “Star Wars” fans attended.

“Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens” is released in the United States in December and in China in January. -Reuters

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