Rogue One: A Star Wars Story claims the second biggest December opening in the UK and Ireland ever (behind Star Wars: The Force Awakens) and biggest opening of 2016.
Lucas Film and the Irish Film Board have issued a joint statement announcing the return to Ireland of Disney's Star Wars for the shooting of Episode VIII.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens is a global phenomenon, and Ireland is no different with the film racking up record-breaking box-office figures here, and worldwide.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens takes €836,845 at Irish cinemas en-route to a record-breaking Irish one-day box-office.
The Irish Fim Board welcomes Disney/LucasFilms back to Sceilg Mhichíl for the filming of the next chapter in the Star Wars saga.
Star Wars Force Friday sees stores around the globe to open their doors to fans at 12:01 a.m. Friday, Sept. 4 for ‘Force Friday’.