Ten films in (if you include the animated Clone Wars), the Star Wars franchise is as popular as ever, and The Force remains strong.
Some eyebrows were raised when "The Last Jedi" posted the biggest Friday. -to-Fri. drop of any "Star Wars" movie, falling 76 percent from its $104 million opening day total.More news: Patriots down Jets to secure home field advantage in playoffs
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Amidst all the chaos in the Star Wars community, a misleading rumor started running around, suggesting that Hamill didn't know the ending of the Star Wars sequel trilogy installment when he worked on the film.
Carrie Fisher left us one year ago but as evidenced by the many recent tributes, her legacy and the impact she had on Star Wars fans never will cease. According to the rumor, Lucasfilm executives chose to write off Luke in The Last Jedi during the film's post-production process, keeping the character's death from Hamill.
The Last Jedi won't open in China, the largest global market, until January. Domestically, The Last Jedi is the highest grossing movie of the year. Star Wars: The Last Jedi also has a 4.06 out of 5 ComicBook.com User Rating. And with over $120 million globally this weekend, The Last Jedi has passed $1 billion to become the third-biggest global release of the year (and 24th-biggest all-time). The official LEGO online store is now selling the LEGO Star Wars 2018 range, but does not yet have this particular set in stock.