CULTURE China's mixed goodbye to the Star Wars saga

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China's mixed goodbye to the Star Wars saga

China.org.cn

17:19, December 20, 2019

A fight scene between Rey and Kylo Ren from the latest Star Wars film "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker." (Photos: Walt Disney Studios)

Stormtroopers from the 501st Legion Chinese Garrison walk into the Walt Disney Grand Theatre at the Shanghai Disney Resort, where the Chinese premiere of "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" screened on Dec. 18, 2019.

Fans dressed as Stormtroopers from the 501st Legion Chinese Garrison and as rebels from the Rebel Legion Chinese Base, pose for a group photo at the Shanghai Disneyland, after the screening of the Chinese premiere of "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" on Dec. 18, 2019.

Star Wars fan and fanclub organizer Xian Ren, stunt performer and fight coordinator Yang Liang and renowned Chinese writer Jiang Fangzhou take the stage to share their stories and pose for aphoto with two "guests" — droids R2-D2 and BB-8 at the Chinese premiere of "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" in Shanghai on Dec. 18, 2019.

Stormtroopers from the 501st Legion Chinese Garrison pose in front of the audience at the Chinese premiere of "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" in Shanghai on Dec. 18, 2019.

A Chinese mall hosting a Star Wars exhibition.

A Chinese poster of "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" which premiered in the Shanghai Disney Resort on Dec. 18, 2019.

Fans from the 501st Legion Chinese Garrison and the Rebel Legion Chinese Base, pose for a group photo with stunt performer and fight coordinator Yang Liang after the Chinese premiere of "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" in Shanghai on Dec. 18, 2019.

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