Star Wars: The Force Awakens Draws Stars and Fans for World Premiere

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LOS ANGELES — Star Wars fans have been gathering in force to see one of the most anticipated movies in recent years, “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.”

Late last week, Hollywood Blvd. was shut down to set up for Monday’s world premiere and fans are hoping for a glimpse of their favorite Star Wars stars.

But with so much fandom, L.A. cops have been on high alert, you know, in case of any turns to the dark side. Who wouldn’t be a little stir crazy after spending over a week camped out outside one of L.A’s most iconic theater?

“We’re doing bomb sweeps before the event, we’ll be here for about 10 hours of the day. There’s 8 or 10 dogs here,” said one officer.

Fans are even being asked to keep their Storm Trooper masks and Light Sabers at home! Monday’s premiere will only be shown to the movie’s stars and creators and a few special V.I.P. guests.

So it looks like the rest of us will just have to wait until the doors open on Thursday at midnight.

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