Star Wars: The Force Awakens is hitting theaters worldwide on December 18th, later this year. Our friends in the UK are getting to see the movie we’ve been waiting for about 32 years, the sequel to The Return of the Jedi. Most of the filming has taken place at Pinewood Studios in the UK. The news was also confirmed by the official Star Wars UK Facebook page – and not only do the people of the UK get the release one day before the rest of us, the French will get the movie a day before the UK, winning the movie release wars! This news follows “Force Friday”, a day highlighting the release of toys, gadgets, movie marketing tie-ins and a list of other items!