To tie in with Star Wars first premiering 40 years ago (on 25/05/77), new search trends analysis research today reveals that British actress Felicity Jones’ “Jyn Erso” is the UK’s most popular Star Wars character.
Daisy Ridley was moved by a sombre and poignant speech Harrison Ford delivered on the last day of filming STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS.
Not everyone is happy with the choice of director for the yet-unnamed Star Wars: Episode IX. Some fans are asking Disney to replace Colin Trevorrow (Jurassic World) with the saga’s original creator, George Lucas. The Change.org petition currently sits at roughly 17,000 signatures, with 25,000 as its next target.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens has become the UK and Ireland’s biggest ever cinematic release. The film, which has only been on release for 22 days, has today overtaken Skyfall’s £103.2million in the UK and earlier this week became the second in history to reach £100million in the UK. Full Friday results to be confirmed.
After just 13 days of business in the UK Star Wars: The Force Awakens has now overtaken Titanic to become the 4th biggest release of all time in the UK. The current box office total of £83.5million in the UK makes Star Wars: The Force Awakens the fastest to make £80million beating the previous record held bySkyfall which took 23 days to hit the same number.