There's only one week to go until fans across the world will finally get to return to a galaxy far, far away.
The premiere is being held at the Shrine Auditorium near downtown Los Angeles.
Stormtroopers marched the red carpet as Star Wars music blared and fans cheered Saturday at the world premiere of latest installment in the beloved space opera franchise.
So, before you head out to the theater, we've poured over the minutiae of everything "Star Wars" to bring you 22 things you need to know about "The Last Jedi".
The Last Jedi opens in theaters on December 15.
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That is about 10 minutes longer than Attack of the Clones (2002), although critics will be hoping the new movie doesn't overstay its welcome, like that unloved second episode. The new designs were recently revealed at the LA Auto Show to promote the upcoming release of The Last Jedi.
"It's a Star Wars movie, and the energy tonight is pretty fantastic", said a beaming Andy Serkis, who plays the villain Supreme Leader Snoke. Early box office projections are for the film to debut in the $200 million range for its first weekend.
Gwendoline Christie, who plays stormtrooper commander Captain Phasma, put the continued relevance of Star Wars down to its foundational mythology of good versus evil. "Guess I'll start a family now." he said.
One of Lucasfilm's trailers hinted darkly at a possible untimely demise for Fisher's iconic General Leia Organa at the hands of her son Kylo Ren.