Star Wars: a series of marathons organized across France to celebrate World Saga Day! – Cinema News

From May 4, Disney is celebrating World Star Wars Day with numerous events across France. Want to (re)discover the saga on the big screen or something new in streaming? We reveal the program of the festivities!

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Notice to Star Wars fans: May 4 is fast approaching, and like every year, it is an opportunity for aficionados around the world to celebrate their common passion for the iconic science fiction saga. For the occasion, Disney is pulling out all the stops by offering you a star-studded program: marathon, concert event, new series, new products… Here are 5 ways to take part in the festivities!

(Re)discover Star Wars: The Phantom Menace on the big screen

To celebrate its 25th anniversary, the first episode of the essential galactic epic returns to cinemas for the very first time since its release in 1999. On May 4, George Lucas’ film will be screened on more than 250 screens across France. The opportunity to see or rewatch Star Wars: The Phantom Menace in exceptional conditions, and why not share this moment with the younger generation!

Take part in a Star Wars marathon at the cinema

If (re)discovering the first chapter of the successful saga in theaters seems like an excellent idea to you, Disney suggests you go even further… While a marathon of the 9 films is being held this Wednesday, May 1st in Paris at the Grand Rex of the Skywalker epic, other sessions are planned for May 4 in several cities in France.


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You too can enjoy the ultimate experience surrounded by other fans by booking at one of the participating cinemas: the KINEPOLIS cinema in Lomme, the CGR BLAGNAC in Toulouse, the CGR 2 LIONS in Tours, the PATHÉ BELLECOUR in Lyon, the PATHÉ PLAN-DE-CAMPAGNE in Marseille, the PATHÉ in Rennes, the UGC CINÉ CITÉ cinema in Bordeaux and the UGC CINÉ CITÉ cinema in Strasbourg.

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Take part in an immersive musical journey

It took spectators to the confines of a very distant galaxy: the music of John Williams is an integral part of the success of the Star Wars saga. On May 3 and 4, the Sinfonia Pop Orchestra will perform some of the most iconic melodies from this rich universe during the event concert May the 4th be with youwhich will be held both evenings in the legendary Grand Rex room.

Continue the adventure in streaming

For those who don’t want to leave the comfort of their sofa, the festivities will also take place online with the release of the new series Star Wars: Tales of the Empire on May 4 exclusively on the Disney+ platform. After Star Wars: Tales of the Jedi, these 6 new episodes focus on the unique journeys of two warriors living in different eras within the formidable Galactic Empire.

A great program to wait until the launch of Star Wars: The Acolyte, the new live-action Lucasfilm series, which will be broadcast from Wednesday June 5 on Disney+!

Recreate your favorite scenes from the saga

Another exceptional anniversary is being held this year: 25 years of collaboration between Lucasfilm and the LEGO® group. On this occasion, new sets from the LEGO® Star Wars™ collection have recently been unveiled to the delight of enthusiasts, including a special edition construction set honoring R2-D2™, an essential character in the saga!

That’s not all, as the LEGO brand is also organizing a 25-Second Film Festival this year, inviting fans to recreate their best Star Wars moments through a video featuring their favorite sets. The selected films, previewed during the Star Wars marathon at the Grand Rex, will be available to all from May 4.

And many other surprises!

Younger children will also be able to take part in the festivities thanks to a special day dedicated to the Star Wars universe on the Disney Junior channel, which will begin at 8:30 a.m. on May 4 with the broadcast of episodes of the animated series Star Wars: The Adventures Little Jedi.

Video game fans will also have something to rejoice: on May 3, the Star Wars saga returns to Fortnite with new content to celebrate May The 4th Be With You. Excellent news to be patient while waiting for the release of the video game Star Wars Outlaws, which will be available on PC, PS5 and Xbox Series S/X from August 30, 2024.

Now that you have the plan, how are you going to celebrate Star Wars Day?

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