LOS ANGELES – After 32 years of the Return of the Jedi, Disney has bought the franchise and is now releasing a movie that has anticipating fans since the moment of its announcement. However, it seems the promotion of the film is everywhere, including airspace.
AirFrance is offering a flight to the first screening of ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ two days before its release in U.S territory. The flight is from San Francisco, Los Angeles and New York to the Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris, France.
The french flag carrier is not the only airline on the sight of diehard fans. All Nippon Airways from Japan is also participating in the Star Wars frenesi, flying their own aircrafts which are Star Wars themed and include R2-D2 and BB-8 imagery.
On the other side of the globe, viewers in the United States will be limited to show off their fanaticism the day of the screening on December 18th. The AMC theatres have published in their web pages that, “Guests are welcome to come dressed in costume, but we do not permit masks. In short, bring your lightsaber, turn it off during the movie, and leave the blaster and Darth Vader mask at home.”
Set 30 years after the events of Return of the Jedi, the public will learn how the the Rebel Alliance became the Resistance, a divided Galactic Empire rose to First Order, and what has happened to Han Solo, Princess Leia and Luke Skywalker over the past 3 decades. However, this is only for this first part of ‘The Force Awakens’. Two sequels and possibly side anthologies, planned for box-office releases until 2020, will join it.
Additionally, although the hardcover version of ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ was set to be in bookstores the day of the U.S release, it will now be available on January 3, 2016 in order to prevent further spoilers.
Source: Cinema Blend