Star Wars Force Friday II Hits September 1



As reported in numerous outlets on February 16, including The Hollywood Reporter and Variety, Disney and Lucasfilm have announced that the global fan event Star Wars Force Friday II will take place on September 1 in advance of the December release of Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi.

At 12:01 a.m. on September 1, stores worldwide will open to consumers, unveiling a host of toys based on the new film and kicking off a weekend celebrating all aspects of the franchise.

“The first Star Wars Force Friday event was truly unique, uniting fans across five continents in an unprecedented global live unboxing event ahead of thousands of midnight openings at retail,” said Jimmy Pitaro, Chairman of Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media said in the announcement. “We’re excited to confirm that Star Wars Force Friday is back for The Last Jedi. Plans for this year’s worldwide event are top secret but expect something befitting the excitement around the next episode of the Star Wars saga.”

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