Star Wars: The Force Awakens Red Carpet Recap

Star Wars: The Force Awakens jumped into hyperspace this week, taking over all three of Hollywood Boulevard’s storied theaters—the TLC Chinese Theatre, the El Capitan Theatre, and the Dolby Theatre—in one of the biggest red-carpet premieres ever. Director J.J. Abrams was joined by a galaxy of Hollywood’s brightest stars, including the entire cast of The Force Awakens, heralding the arrival of the seventh film in Lucasfilm’s blockbuster Star Wars franchise. Original trilogy actors Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, and Harrison Ford joined newcomers Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Adam Driver, Gwendoline Christie, and Lupita Nyong’o, delighting the crowd of fans and journalists.

D23 was able to talk with many fan favorites on the red carpet, including Ridley, Ford, Isaac, Boyega, Hamill, Lucasfilm President and Star Wars: The Force Awakens producer Kathleen Kennedy, actor Anthony Daniels (C-3PO), Boyega, and Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger.

Watch D23’s video from the red carpet!

View a photo gallery from the red carpet.