As excitement continues to build for the highly anticipated seventh installment in the “Star Wars” saga, fans will have the opportunity to get a first look at some of the new characters from Lucasfilm’s upcoming, “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” when Star Wars: The Force Awakens – The Toronto Exhibit opens in downtown Toronto for a limited 16-day run on December 5th.
Located on the Bell Media campus at 277 Queen Street West and open daily from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m., the pop-up exhibit will give fans a small tease about the new film with five life-size replicas of Rey, Kylo Ren, Captain Phasma, BB-8 and a Stormtrooper.
The figures were created by Prop Shop, a London, UK-based company that created the official props used in the production of the film. The mini exhibit in Toronto is the only place in Canada where fans will be able to see the figures.
Other features in the pop-up exhibit include a BB-8 photo op and two limited edition exclusive t-shirts that will be available for purchase. Special guests, themed days, activities and giveaways will be revealed via social media over the duration of the exhibit and fans are encouraged to follow Walt Disney Studios Canada on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter using the hashtag #TheForceAwakensTO for the latest news and details.
ABOUT “STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS”:
Lucasfilm and visionary director J.J. Abrams join forces to take you back again to a galaxy far, far away as “Star Wars” returns to the big screen with “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” opening on December 18th.
The film stars Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’o, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew and Max Von Sydow. Kathleen Kennedy, J.J. Abrams and Bryan Burk are producing with Tommy Harper and Jason McGatlin serving as executive producers. The screenplay is by Lawrence Kasdan & J.J. Abrams and Michael Arndt.