But there were also a handful of faces that fans of the other movies were undoubtedly delighted to see, like George Lucas and Mark Hamill.
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Producer Walt Disney Co shut down an entire block and filled two historic theaters to debut the film for industry guests, fans and VIPs including "Star Wars" creator George Lucas and Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Jeff Bezos.
Glover admitted that he'd gotten the idea after learning that co-star Alden Ehrenreich, who plays Han, had met with Harrison Ford to get a better grip on playing the iconic scoundrel. They're keeping the details close to the chest, but we know the Star Wars elite will embrace their inner Kramer for a pop in visit. The early reactions of this standalone film from the Star Wars universe are mostly positive and this has further intrigued the audience.
The exterior of the show auto is covered in handmade aluminium panels with 3D-printed details from the Millennium Falcon, complete with roof-mounted radar dish and laser cannon.
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McCain's decision will certainly influence the debate, but it was unclear whether it would halt confirmation. Bush's administration, as well as the destruction of videotapes documenting the tactics.
In the second clip, simply titled "Holochess", Beckett taunts novice Chewy after he loses a game: "Somehow I never get bored of winning". "Rogue One", released in 2016, told the story of the theft of plans for the superweapon the Death Star, which was destroyed at the end of the 1977 film that made Star Wars into a global sensation.
Dove Cameron attended the premiere, and while she isn't in the film she is part of the Disney family. Daniel Glover is said to be as charismatic as Billy Dee Williams in the role of Lando Calrissian.
"A Star Wars Story", and Kathleen Kennedy, Allison Shearmur and Simon Emanuel are the producers. "My dad got him for me".
"She calls it Star Trek and she can't remember Chewy's name, she says 'oh that big hairy, what's the big foot guy or the bear or something.' But yeah, she's very excited", he said.