Star Wars stormtroopers take to Great Wall of China

Some five hundred Imperial Stormtroopers were photographed breaching the Great Wall on Tuesday night in a promotion for the new Star Wars film set to release later this year.

Great Wall of China.

Great Wall of China. Image by Rob Zebrowski / CC BY 2.0

The promotion was attended by several hundred Chinese fans, who came to view the trailer, which was being shown for the first time at the event. Among the fans were several die-hards who’d made their own Star Wars-themed costumes, including one Belgian expat who created a Chewbacca suit by hand-gluing together toupees that he’d bought online. Read more:

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