John Boyega, Peter Mayhew (as Chewbacca) and Harrison Ford in a scene from the movie Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
John Boyega, Peter Mayhew (as Chewbacca) and Harrison Ford in a scene from the movie Star Wars: The Force Awakens. DAVID JAMES

Tickets still available to Star Wars midnight screening

TICKETS are still available to the highly anticipated Star Wars: The Force Awakens midnight screening at the Gladstone Cinemas.

One cinema has been sold out, but a second cinema is yet to be filled.

The film is the seventh installment of the saga.

The last film featured in a midnight screening was the latest installment of The Hunger Games.

Bookings are recommended to Star Wars screenings, but if you arrive up to 30 minutes prior to the screening, you should be able to secure a ticket.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer: The second trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer: The second trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Quirky facts about Star Wars

  • The original Star Wars (1977) didn't initially have Episode IV: A New Hope attached to its title. It came only after its success at the box office allowed for sequels and prequels.
  • After beating Christopher Walken and Kurt Russell to the role, Harrison Ford was paid $10,000 to play Han Solo in A New Hope. He returns in The Force Awakens as a 73 year old for considerably more