Hollywood rolls out the red carpet for “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”
Carrie Fisher is back as Leia.
Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o plays the mysterious Pirate Queen Maz Kanata.
Lucas and wife Mellody Hobson make a memorable entrance.
Newcomer Daisy Ridley plays Rey, a scavenger on the desert planet Jakku.
Mark Hamill returns as Luke Skywalker, the role that made him a breakout star in 1977.
John Boyega stars as lead character, Finn.
Adam Driver plays villain Kylo Ren in the latest installment.
British actor Anthony Daniels is best known as lovable droid C-3PO, having played him in all seven films.
“Chi-Raq” filmaker Spike Lee and wife Tonya Lewis Lee.
R2-D2 and C3-PO walk the red carpet together.
The newest “Star Wars” droid, BB-8, rolls down the red carpet.
Carrie Fisher and daughter Billie Lourd, who also appears in the new film.
“Game of Thrones” actress Gwendoline Christie plays Captain Phasma in the new film.
“Black Panther” star Chadwick Boseman joins the red carpet chaos.
Stormtroopers march down the red carpet.
Peter Mayhew played Chewbacca in the original films and returns for the “Force Awakens.”
A closeup shot of a new Stormtrooper.
“Shadowhunters” actor Dominic Sherwood and “Modern Family” star Sarah Hyland.
Model and actress Kelly Rohrbach.
Stand-up comedian Patton Oswalt.
The calm before the storm.
Stormtrooper costumes on display at the premiere.
Covered tents line the street outside the Dolby Theatre.
A Darth Vader statue is transported onto the site.
An avid fan is transformed into a red Stormtrooper.
Fans fill the bleachers in front of the Dolby Theatre.
Bomb-sniffing dogs patrol the site on Hollywood Blvd.
Police dogs keep watch over the Hollywood Walk of Fame behind the premiere tent.
There was a heavy police dog presence.
‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ imagery and signage are displayed along the red carpet.