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Star Wars Triple Force Friday getting global countdown livestream this Thursday

by Brittani Tuttle

Star Wars talent will come together this Thursday, Sept. 26 for a global livestream event to kick off a weeklong countdown to Triple Force Friday.

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Triple Force Friday, taking place on Oct. 4, will reveal new products inspired by this year’s highly anticipated release of “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker,” live-action series “The Mandalorian,” and video game “Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order.” These products will hit shelves nationwide.

On Sept. 26 at 2 p.m. Eastern, fans around the world can tune in to the Star Wars YouTube channel for a livestream event from Pinewood Studios in London, where “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” was filmed. Through live footage and recorded vignettes, talent from the “Star Wars” films and beyond will reveal new products that will roll out globally for Triple Force Friday on Oct. 4.

Stars participating in the global reveal will include:

  • Daisy Ridley (Rey)
  • John Boyega (Finn)
  • Oscar Issac (Poe)
  • Anthony Daniels (C-3PO)
  • Billy Dee Williams (Lando Calrissian)
  • Joonas Suotamo (Chewbacca)
  • Keri Russell (Zorri Bliss)
  • Naomi Ackie (Jannah)
  • Kelly Marie Tran (Rose)
  • Pedro Pascal (The Mandalorian)
  • Gina Carano (Cara Dune in “The Mandalorian”)
  • Cameron Monaghan (Cal Kestis in “Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order”)

Livestream viewers will also get to see the worldwide premiere of a new trailer for “Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order,” along with other surprises.

Warwick Davis, best known for his roles as Wicket the Ewok in “Star Wars: Return of the Jedi” and Willow Ufgood in “Willow,” will host the livestream event at Pinewood Studios.

Along with getting a look at new Star Wars characters like Zorri, Jannah, The Mandalorian, Cal Kestis, and the new droid D-O in product form for the first time, fans will get a first look at the new products that include toys, apparel, accessories, books, gaming, tech, and home goods.

Select retailers in major markets around the world, including flagship Disney store locations in the U.S., will open at midnight on Oct. 4 for Triple Force Friday. Throughout the weekend, retailers including Target and Toys ‘R’ Us Canada will participate in Triple Force Friday. The Amazon Treasure Truck will also offer a limited-edition product in select cities.

Fans in Orlando and Anaheim will get to take part in midnight shopping at World of Disney at Disney Springs and Downtown Disney on Oct. 4. Disney Springs will also host midnight shopping at The Lego Store, as well as Star Wars-themed food and beverage offerings and a Lego Star Wars Millennium Falcon Master Build Event throughout the weekend.

Stay tuned for more updates about Triple Force Friday as the big day approaches. In the meantime, check out our video of the last Force Friday event at Disney Springs, as well as the teaser video for this year’s event below:

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