But this year is different. The Force Awakens made a remarkable $288 million after four days, while The Last Jedi and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, the closest comparison to Solo, brought in $241 million and $172 million over the same time period, respectively. This is above previous expectations that the film would open with $150 million. You know, May the Force be with you. Spend $75 or more, and you'll get a free Mini BB-8. More info and the video can be found below.
In fact, to celebrate May The Fourth Be With You's "Star Wars Day" (because that's what it is), Amazon has added a few things to Alexa to celebrate the Star Wars fan-person in all of us.
Fans should just take these assumptions with a grain of salt as Lucasfilm has yet to reveal Star Wars: Episode 9's official plotline. Funds will be used to support UNICEF's lifesaving work for children around the world.
Solo: A Star Wars Story is set to hit theaters later this year and will certainly be a departure for the franchise. However, fans or even the studio wasn't the first ones to coin the term.More news: Lightning 4, Bruins 1: Tampa Bay grabs 2-1 lead in series
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Director Ron Howard comes to his defense, and calls out his heart of gold under the gruff exterior and that's why Chewbacca is challenging folks to roar for change. "That's why he's challenging you to Roar for Change". In addition, fans attending will receive commemorative giveaways and be given a special event only concessions offer.
Amazon has a variety of Star Wars gadgets, movies, and collectibles on sale. LEGO is taking to the streets of NY with the first-ever Brick Millennium Falcon pedicab to promote Roar for Change and give fans the chance to roar alongside Chewbacca himself in Bryant Park on May 4. Funko and Hasbro shared celebratory videos to help unlock donations to UNICEF.
Star Wars is an incredible movie franchise and the more people that are educated about it, the greater impact it has in our culture.
When is Star Wars Day 2018? In 2007, to mark the 30th anniversary of Star Wars release date, the Los Angeles City Council declared May 25 as Star Wars Day.