Actor Mark Hamill poses in character in 1980 as Luke Skywalker in the film "The Empire Strikes Back," part of the "Star Wars" series.
Actor Mark Hamill poses in character in 1980 as Luke Skywalker in the film "The Empire Strikes Back," part of the "Star Wars" series.
Actor Mark Hamill poses in character in 1980 as Luke Skywalker in the film "The Empire Strikes Back," part of the "Star Wars" series.
Star Wars Countdown

Star Wars Countdown

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

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June 17, 2015 06:40 PM

UPDATED June 18, 2015 01:40 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!