Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill), Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher) and Han Solo (Harrison Ford) attempt to escape the clutches of Darth Vader aboard the Death Star in a scene from “Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope.”
Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill), Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher) and Han Solo (Harrison Ford) attempt to escape the clutches of Darth Vader aboard the Death Star in a scene from “Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope.” BW
Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill), Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher) and Han Solo (Harrison Ford) attempt to escape the clutches of Darth Vader aboard the Death Star in a scene from “Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope.” BW
Star Wars Countdown

Star Wars Countdown

Daily dispatches as we approach the premiere of "The Force Awakens"

‘New Hope,’ ‘Jedi’ open on this day

May 25, 2015 6:47 AM

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Rick Bentley, The Bee's movie critic and "Star Wars" insider, is piloting a 7-days-a-week journey to "The Force Awakens" premiere Dec. 18. Movie clips, fan videos, news and celebrity interviews -- you'll see it here first, along with invitations to share your "Star Wars" stories. Strap in, Nerf herders!