Gwendoline Christie, who plays stormtrooper commander Captain Phasma, put the continued relevance of "Star Wars" down to its foundational mythology of good versus evil.
It's not that surprising that Disney and Lucasfilm are campaigning to get some awards love for Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Add Star Wars as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Star Wars news, video, and analysis from ABC News. We hope so, but they are also campaigning for Daisy Ridley to be nominated in the Best Actress category for her second go as Rey, according to Awards Circuit.
Before taking the stage, Johnson told ABC News that he was anticipating what audiences worldwide will think of the picture. "As a girl growing up in London, I obviously knew there was a disparity".
Joshus Yehl, editor of IGN Comics, said he gasped, laughed, screamed and cried at what might be "the best Star Wars movie ever". I'm feeling good, overall.
Star Domhnall Gleeson, who plays Gen. Armitage Hux in the film, waited until Saturday night to watch the final product with the franchise's beloved fans. The most exciting part for me is the number of people saying they were surprised by The Last Jedi. "I want that to be my first experience of it, so I'm really happy I waited", he said.