Transcript for The World Prepares for the Latest 'Star Wars' Film
Finally tonight here, the premiere of the new "Star wars" movie tonight, and ABC's nick watt is there. Reporter: Hollywood boulevard's been closed for four days in preparation for tonight's long-awaited pere of this movie from our parent company, Disney, that many analysts predict might become the highest grossing movie of all time. "The force awakens" will, we hear, premiere tonight in not one, but three theaters here in the heart of Hollywood, and later this week, on over 4,000 screens across the country. Back in 1977, "Star wars" opened in less than 50 theaters. No recarpet premiere. George Lucas was so sure it would flop, he was getting away from it all, vacationing in Hawaii. But "Star wars" became the first best picture Oscar nominated sci-fi flick. The first movie to break $300,000 at the box office. Darth vader and c3p0 were soon leaving their mark here on the walk of fame. Ford, fisher and Hamill then, and now. But where's Luke? Hard to find on the posters and trailers. Tonight, we find out. Nick watt, ABC news, Hollywood. Don't tell us until we can get there the
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