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When "Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope" opened and immediately became a phenomenon as well as the biggest (and most profitable) franchise in film history, Carrie Fisher's Princess Leia was not only romantic and lovely, but a warrior leader of the Rebel Alliance.

Daisy Ridley, who returns to the big screen as Rey, told ABC News what it was like to be back on the carpet for her second "Star Wars" film.

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OnePlus is celebrating its third anniversary in India, and to mark the occasion the company is giving away 10,000 complimentary tickets to its fans for Star Wars: The Last Jedi, which is hitting theaters on December 15.

But that was almost impossible Saturday night as thousands of fans, reporters and photographers crammed onto the red carpet.

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From its beginning 40 years ago, "Star Wars" was influential in changing what today is taken for granted - see "Wonder Woman", "The Hunger Games", "Moana" - by spotlighting a strong heroine capable of saving herself as well as others. The evening featured dozens of "Star Wars" stormtroopers and droids marching down the carpet into Shrine Auditorium, where lucky viewers - including the star-studded cast - would later get a chance to watch the film before it hits theaters on December 15. Obviously, I'm really nervous.

The much-anticipated first screening of the franchise's latest episode was dedicated to the late Carrie Fisher, who died last December aged 60. "I hope they like it", he said.

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"There hasn't been a "Star Wars" movie yet that has explored war the way "The Last Jedi" has", said Boyega. "The Last Jedi" may reveal her true destiny. The most exciting part for me is the number of people saying they were surprised by The Last Jedi.


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