Star Wars Fans Out In Full Force For The New Movie!

n less than 24 hours, Star Wars: The Last Jedi--one of the most anticipated movies of the year--hits the big screen. Fanatics in our area are prepping for the big premiere.

CHARLOTTE–In less than 24 hours, Star Wars: The Last Jedi–one of the most anticipated movies of the year–hits the big screen. Tonight, fanatics in our area are prepping for the big premiere.
A decades-old phenomenon. has star wars fans of all ages, saying: “May the Force Be with you.”

For Dennis Turner, he’s got an arsenal of Star Wars gear. The start of his collection is 800 Star Wars comics. Like many fans, the fascination with the series started at a young age, and for Turner, it’s all about the nostalgia.

“It’s a roller coaster cause you’re like, oh look at that! And other times you’re like, how are they going to pull that off? Is that going to be any good? Or oh wow they did and it’s pretty decent,” said comic book collector Dennis Turner.

At rebel base comic books and toys, where over 200 figurines line the walls, they’ve seen a huge spike in business, surrounding the hype.

” You got two generations of fans. You got the original generation who they have to have a familiarization with it, then you got the new generation like my kids, and they remember episodes one two and three and that’s a completely different set.”

501st Legion Carolina Garrison is a Star Wars costuming organization, members are dressing up as characters from the film.