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  • Disney announced an intent to leverage the Star Wars franchise across its divisions, and planned to produce a seventh installment in the main film franchise for release in 2015.The Walt Disney Company-Wikipedia
  • The surge was partly attributed to EA's then-highly anticipated Star Wars Battlefront reboot, which released one month before Star Wars: The Force Awakens, also highly anticipated.Electronic Arts-Wikipedia
  • Ford reprised the role of Han Solo in the long-awaited Star Wars sequel Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015), which became massively successful like its predecessors.Harrison Ford-Wikipedia
  • Despite mixed reviews from critics and fans, The Phantom Menace was an enormous box-office success and remained the most financially successful Star Wars film unadjusted for inflation until Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015).Liam Neeson-Wikipedia
  • It was the fastest film to make $1 billion at the worldwide box office, doing so in 11 days to eclipse Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) record of 12 days.Avengers: Infinity War-Wikipedia
  • The company also announced the future release of new Star Wars films, starting with Episode VII: The Force Awakens in 2015.Lucasfilm-Wikipedia
  • On January 25, 2013, The Walt Disney Studios and Lucasfilm officially announced Abrams as director and producer of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the seventh entry in the Star Wars film saga.J. J. Abrams-Wikipedia
  • In 2016, Ex Machina won the Academy Award for Visual Effects in a surprising upset over the much higher-budget Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015).Science fiction film-Wikipedia
  • Digitally altered archival audio of Guinness's voice was used in the films Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) and Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019).Alec Guinness-Wikipedia
  • However, the 3D re-releases of Episodes II–VI were postponed or canceled after Lucasfilm was bought by The Walt Disney Company, who decided to focus on the development of Star Wars: The Force Awakens.Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace-Wikipedia
  • Attack of the Clones was originally scheduled to be re-released in 3D on September 20, 2013, but was postponed due to Lucasfilm's desire to focus on Star Wars: The Force Awakens.Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones-Wikipedia
  • In 2015, Williams scored Star Wars: The Force Awakens, earning him his 50th Academy Award nomination.John Williams-Wikipedia
  • Smith had a voice cameo in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and an on-screen cameo in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.Kevin Smith-Wikipedia
  • He is referenced in both The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi, and makes vocal cameos as both Vader and Anakin in The Rise of Skywalker.Darth Vader-Wikipedia
  • In the first installment of the sequel trilogy, The Force Awakens (2015), the opening crawl reveals that Luke Skywalker had mysteriously vanished some time in the thirty years after the destruction of the second Death Star.Luke Skywalker-Wikipedia
  • Hasbro was criticized for "sexist" product design when its 2015 Star Wars Monopoly board game failed to feature Rey, the female protagonist in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, while including all of the supporting male characters.Hasbro-Wikipedia
  • These include the highest-grossing film worldwide (Avengers: Endgame) and in North America (Star Wars: The Force Awakens).Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures-Wikipedia
  • In late 2015, Exo officially endorsed Star Wars: The Force Awakens with the release of a collaboration film that featured "the nine Exo members in a Star Wars-inspired world where clubs are 'Jedi Only' and they carry lightsabers", according to Billboard.Exo (group)-Wikipedia
  • The Walt Disney Company, owner of ABC and the majority owner of ESPN, has used Monday Night Football to promote its other properties, releasing a trailer for the 2015 film Star Wars: The Force Awakens during one broadcast and incorporating The Muppets into another.Monday Night Football-Wikipedia
  • Abrams wrote or produced such films as Regarding Henry (1991), Forever Young (1992), Armageddon (1998), Cloverfield (2008), Star Trek (2009), Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015), and Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019).J. J. Abrams-Wikipedia
  • In a March 2013 interview following the announcement that a new trilogy of films would be produced, Fisher confirmed that she would reprise her role as Princess Leia in Episode VII of the Star Wars series.Carrie Fisher-Wikipedia
  • Five days later, Exo released a special single titled "Lightsaber" to promote the movie Star Wars: The Force Awakens ahead of its release in South Korea, as part of a collaboration between SM Entertainment and Walt Disney.Exo (group)-Wikipedia
  • It also became the fifth film to surpass this threshold (after Avatar, Titanic (1997), Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015), and Infinity War), and the second film to surpass the threshold of $2.5billion, doing so in just 20 days, outpacing Avatars record of 72 days.Avengers: Endgame-Wikipedia
  • However, on January 28, 2013, Lucasfilm announced that it was postponing the 3D release of episodes II and III in order to "focus 100 percent of our efforts on Star Wars: The Force Awakens" and that further information about 3D release plans would be issued at a later date.Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith-Wikipedia
  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens grossed over $2 billion, the third film to surpass that milestone, and the third highest-grossing film of all time.2015 in film-Wikipedia
  • The Phantom Menace was the final Star Wars film to be shot on 35mm film until Episode VII (Star Wars: The Force Awakens).Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace-Wikipedia
  • Fisher appeared in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker through the use of unreleased footage from Star Wars: The Force Awakens.Carrie Fisher-Wikipedia
  • After Lucas sold Lucasfilm to Disney, Williams stayed on board with the franchise, and continued to score the remaining three films of the "Skywalker saga" (The Force Awakens, The Last Jedi, and The Rise of Skywalker), after which he announced his "retirement" from the series.George Lucas-Wikipedia
  • He made an uncredited cameo appearance as a stormtrooper in the 2015 film Star Wars: The Force Awakens.Daniel Craig-Wikipedia
  • Between December 2015 and May 2018, Lucasfilm released four Star Wars cinematic films: Episode VII: The Force Awakens (December 18, 2015), Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (December 10, 2016), Episode VIII: The Last Jedi (December 9, 2017), and Solo: A Star Wars Story (May 10, 2018).Lucasfilm-Wikipedia

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