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‘Star Wars’ trailer signals start of ticket rush

Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker
Luke Skywalker looks worried in the trailer for “Star Wars: The Last Jedi.” (Disney / Lucasfilm)

The Force is clearly with “Star Wars: The Last Jedi.” The trailer for Episode VIII of the movie saga made its debut in the midst of Monday Night Football, kicking off ticket sales for the Dec. 14 premiere and beyond.

And the truly magical part was that you could actually buy tickets.

First, about that trailer: Although fans have gotten glimpses of the upcoming movie at Comic-Con and other special events, this is the biggest fully loaded dose of Star Wars lore to go public since the first official trailer was released in April.

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By Alan Boyle

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