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Force Friday Fashion, Home, Toys & More

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OMG! The madness has started! I want it all!! Today, merchandise inspired by the highly anticipated new movie Star Wars: The Force Awakens launched at retailers around the globe as ‘Force Friday’ officially got underwayHot off the heels of the 18+ hour global live unboxing event on YouTube where highlights of the new product range were officially unveiled, the celebration continued as more than 3,000 retail locations in the U.S. opened their doors at midnight for fans to be among the first to discover new Star Wars products.

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“We’ve been working closely with the filmmakers to bring the characters and storylines from Star Wars: The Force Awakens to life through an exciting array of products, and we’re thrilled to share them with fans around the world,” said Leslie Ferraro, Co-Chair, Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media and President, Disney Consumer Products.

Starting in Sydney and ending at Lucasfilm headquarters in San Francisco, Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media hosted an epic global live event to unveil key Star Wars: The Force Awakens productsFans who tuned in to theStar Wars YouTube page were able to see the following toys unboxed by top digital stars from the Maker Studios network:

  • Sydney: Star Wars BladeBuilders Jedi Master Lightsaber toy from Hasbro
  • Tokyo: Star Wars: The Force Awakens Big Figs(31” and 48”) from JAKKS Pacific
  • Hong Kong: Hot Wheels® Star Wars character car assortment and Escape from Jakku™ Starship playset from Mattel
  • Seoul: LEGO Star WarsPoe’s X-Wing Fighter™
  • Paris: Star Wars: The Force Awakens Kylo Ren Lightsaber, a Disney Store exclusive
  • Madrid: Star Wars Micro Machines First Order Star Destroyer from Hasbro
  • Berlin: LEGO Star WarsKylo Ren’s Command Shuttle™
Reyst, a digital star from the Maker Studios network, unboxed LEGO Star Wars Kylo Ren’s Command Shuttle in Berlin, Germany on 3 September 2015 as part of the epic global event marking the countdown to ‘Force Friday’ when merchandise from the highly anticipated new movie goes on sale. Fans can tune in to watch live unboxing events, which unfolds over 18 hours, in 15 different cities and 12 countries on the YouTube Star Wars channel. Retailers around the the globe will open their doors at midnight on 9/4 and fans can document their experiences using #ForceFriday.
Reyst, a digital star from the Maker Studios network, unboxed LEGO Star Wars Kylo Ren’s Command Shuttle in Berlin, Germany on 3 September 2015 as part of the epic global event marking the countdown to ‘Force Friday’ when merchandise from the highly anticipated new movie goes on sale. Fans can tune in to watch live unboxing events, which unfolds over 18 hours, in 15 different cities and 12 countries on the YouTube Star Wars channel. Retailers around the the globe will open their doors at midnight on 9/4 and fans can document their experiences using #ForceFriday.
Reyst, a digital star from the Maker Studios network, unboxed LEGO Star Wars Kylo Ren’s Command Shuttle in Berlin, Germany on 3 September 2015 as part of the epic global event marking the countdown to ‘Force Friday’ when merchandise from the highly anticipated new movie goes on sale. Fans can tune in to watch live unboxing events, which unfolds over 18 hours, in 15 different cities and 12 countries on the YouTube Star Wars channel. Retailers around the the globe will open their doors at midnight on 9/4 and fans can document their experiences using #ForceFriday.
Reyst, a digital star from the Maker Studios network, unboxed LEGO Star Wars Kylo Ren’s Command Shuttle in Berlin, Germany on 3 September 2015 as part of the epic global event marking the countdown to ‘Force Friday’ when merchandise from the highly anticipated new movie goes on sale. Fans can tune in to watch live unboxing events, which unfolds over 18 hours, in 15 different cities and 12 countries on the YouTube Star Wars channel. Retailers around the the globe will open their doors at midnight on 9/4 and fans can document their experiences using #ForceFriday.
  • London: Star Wars: The Force Awakens Elite Series die-cast figure assortment, a Disney Store exclusive
  • Rio de Janeiro:Star Wars Black Series 6” figure assortment from Hasbro
  • ‘Good Morning America’ (New York): LEGO Star WarsMillennium Falcon™ and Star Wars BB-8 from Sphero
  • Toronto: Star Wars Remote Controlled Millennium Falcon Quad and X-Wing Starfighter from Air Hogs, Spin Master
  • Chicago: Star Wars: The Force AwakensRole Play for kids exclusive to Disney Store
  • Mexico City: Star Wars First Order Stormtrooper Deluxe NERF Blaster from Hasbro
  • San Francisco: Star Wars Battle Action Millennium Falcon from Hasbro
  • Los Angeles: Star Wars: The Force AwakensPoe Dameron’s X-Wing Vehicle from Hasbro

Additionally, fans tuning in to watch ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ on ABC were treated to a fun product reveal with Jimmy and his security guard sidekick Guillermo, showcasing Star Wars: The Force Awakens Voice Changing Masks exclusive to Disney Store.

SAN FRANCISCO CAPTION:.Chris Pirillo, a digital star from the Maker Studios network, unboxed Star Wars Battle Action Millennium Falcon from Hasbro at the Lucasfilm headquarters in San Francisco, California on 3 September 2015 as part of the epic global event marking the countdown to ‘Force Friday’ when merchandise from the highly anticipated new movie goes on sale. Fans can tune in to watch live unboxing events, which unfolds over 18 hours, in 15 different cities and 12 countries on the YouTube Star Wars channel. Retailers around the the globe will open their doors at midnight on 9/4 and fans can document their experiences using #ForceFriday..
SAN FRANCISCO CAPTION:.Chris Pirillo, a digital star from the Maker Studios network, unboxed Star Wars Battle Action Millennium Falcon from Hasbro at the Lucasfilm headquarters in San Francisco, California on 3 September 2015 as part of the epic global event marking the countdown to ‘Force Friday’ when merchandise from the highly anticipated new movie goes on sale. Fans can tune in to watch live unboxing events, which unfolds over 18 hours, in 15 different cities and 12 countries on the YouTube Star Wars channel. Retailers around the the globe will open their doors at midnight on 9/4 and fans can document their experiences using #ForceFriday..

Beyond lightsabers, construction sets, figures and collectibles, fans can find products across a wide variety of categories, including apparel for all members of the family, home décor, lifestyle accessories, books and more. New Star Wars products can be found around the world at mass and specialty retailers, such as Amazon.com, Kohl’s, Target, Toys “R” Us and Walmart, as well as Disney Store and disneystore.com.

SAN FRANCISCO CAPTION:.Chris Pirillo, a digital star from the Maker Studios network, unboxed Star Wars Battle Action Millennium Falcon from Hasbro at the Lucasfilm headquarters in San Francisco, California on 3 September 2015 as part of the epic global event marking the countdown to ‘Force Friday’ when merchandise from the highly anticipated new movie goes on sale. Fans can tune in to watch live unboxing events, which unfolds over 18 hours, in 15 different cities and 12 countries on the YouTube Star Wars channel. Retailers around the the globe will open their doors at midnight on 9/4 and fans can document their experiences using #ForceFriday..
SAN FRANCISCO CAPTION:.Chris Pirillo, a digital star from the Maker Studios network, unboxed Star Wars Battle Action Millennium Falcon from Hasbro at the Lucasfilm headquarters in San Francisco, California on 3 September 2015 as part of the epic global event marking the countdown to ‘Force Friday’ when merchandise from the highly anticipated new movie goes on sale. Fans can tune in to watch live unboxing events, which unfolds over 18 hours, in 15 different cities and 12 countries on the YouTube Star Wars channel. Retailers around the the globe will open their doors at midnight on 9/4 and fans can document their experiences using #ForceFriday..

Highlights from the merchandise line found in the U.S. include:

–       A large collection of exclusive merchandise from Disney Store including role play items, talking action figures and figure play sets, along with themed apparel, tech accessories, mugs, journals and more

Chicago kicked off midnight madness with “Force Friday” celebrating the launch of merchandise for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, on Friday, Sept. 4, 2015, at the Michigan Ave Disney Store in Chicago. (Photo by Barry Brecheisen/Invision for Disney Consumer Products/AP Images)
Chicago kicked off midnight madness with “Force Friday” celebrating the launch of merchandise for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, on Friday, Sept. 4, 2015, at the Michigan Ave Disney Store in Chicago. (Photo by Barry Brecheisen/Invision for Disney Consumer Products/AP Images)

–       J. Crew apparel for men, women and kids featuring the fan-favorite “Chewie, we’re home” scene of Chewbacca and Han Solo from the Star Wars: The Force Awakens teaser trailer

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–       A Star Wars collection of Rock & Republic® misses apparel and Mighty Fine juniors apparel offers female fans graphic tees, leggings, sweatshirts, hoodies and dresses available at Kohl’s

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–       The ultimate Millennium Falcon children’s bed from Pottery Barn Kids, looking like something seen from a galaxy far, far away

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–       A villainous take on home merchandise featuring new characters from the Dark Side, such as First Order Stormtroopers and Kylo Ren available at JCPenney

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To preserve the integrity of key movie moments, an additional wave of products will be released closer to the film’s debut, when fans will be able to find additional items featuring the newest characters, including Rey, Finn, Kylo Ren, Captain Phasma, BB-8 and more. On December 18, a Play Set based on Star Wars: The Force Awakens will become available for Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition, the latest installment of the best-selling “toys-to-life” video game from Disney Interactive.

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