Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker midnight screenings tonight

The first fans will see Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker tonight, as midnight screenings take place when December 18 becomes December 19.

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, billed as the final chapter in the Skywalker saga, is released on December 19. The very first screenings will take place tonight at midnight, or 0.01am for the pedantic. The film is directed by J.J. Abrams and reunites Daisy Ridley, John Boyega and Oscar Issac, while Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams and Ian McDiarmid return to their long-running roles.

While little about the plot has been revealed, a selection of LEGO Star Wars sets have been released to tie into The Rise of Skywalker:

75246 Death Star Cannon
75248 Resistance A-wing Starighter
75249 Resistance Y-wing Starfighter
75250 Pasadana Speeder Chase
75254 AT-ST Raider
75255 Yoda
75256 Kylo Ren’s Shuttle
75257 Millennium Falcon

To celebrate the new film and the end of the sequel trilogy, Brick Fanatics has picked out the five best sets from the three films and picked out the sets that deserve the Ultimate Collector Series treatment. Two exclusive builds have also been shared – The Child “Baby Yoda” and the First Order Treadspeeder.

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker will be released on December 19.

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Graham was the Editor up until November 2020. He has plenty of experience working on LEGO related projects. He has contributed to various websites and publications on topics including niche hobbies, the toy industry and education. Follw Graham on Twitter @grahamh100.

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