Star Wars: Mark Hamill pranks fans on 'May 4'

The average Star Wars fan has spent a whopping $1032 (or £800) on the movie franchise - so far, according to new research. That month clearly has a deep connection to Star Wars for many fans. "Alexa, Tell me a Star Wars joke". The novel introduced many fan favourite characters including Mara Jade and the blue-skinned Admiral himself. "I could get all philosophical and political about the story because Lucas did a great job of creating dialogue and commentary about our world and society within Star Wars, but I won't!" This build sought to recreate some of that imagery.

If May 2019 sounds like a long time to wait, watch the first trailer for the eighth Star Wars movie, "The Last Jedi", which hits theaters December 15.

The Force Awakens took the top spot for most downloaded Star Wars movies on Google Play, followed by Rogue One, then A New Hope, then The Empire Strikes Back, and finally Return of the Jedi. Mr. Sadler said, "To me Star Wars is what I grew up on".

The day is a chance for character costumes, trivia contests and general celebration of the wildly popular film series.

Disney's aggressive theatrical schedule will feature three "Star Wars" titles in the next two years: Episode VIII, a.k.a.

This year's event featured a duel with light sabers at the Living Mall, a shopping mall with a giant orb that resembles the film's Death Star space station, organizers said. If you want to save money on Star Wars merchandise, today's the day to do it, with thousands of items on promotions across Amazon's "Star Wars Day Sale Page". "The Last Jedi", due this Christmas; the Han Solo movie next May; and the just-announced May 2019 release date for Episode IX.

  • Marlene Weaver