Curtain set to rise on first 'Star Wars' film in a decade

Los Angeles

HOLLYWOOD was to roll out the red carpet on Monday for the premiere of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the first film in the epic space saga in a decade, and fans are frantic.

The star-studded screening of the most anticipated movie of the year will be followed by a global release starting on Wednesday. It officially hits US theatres on Friday.

"When we finished shooting it felt like 'Oh, it's so long until it comes out - and now we're here'," Daisy Ridley, who plays the scavenger Rey, told...

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