The force awakens for Star Wars fans Down Under

Star Wars fans in Australia were treated to a world first look at the new merchandise for Disney’s Star Wars Episode 7 film.

Star Wars Lego Storm Troopers.

Star Wars Lego Storm Troopers. Image by S3ISOR / CC BY 2.0

Catherine Powell from Disney said ‘Star Wars is a global phenomenon and there are incredibly dedicated, passionate fans in Australia.’ On Friday morning specially selected Toy “R” Us and Target stores will open at midnight for fans to purchase the new line of products which includes lightsabres, stationery and lego, and for the first time women’s and girl’s clothing. The new film Star Wars: The Force Awakens opens in January 2016. Read more: smh.com.au

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