[PHOTOS] Star Wars Stormtroopers Assemble at the Great Wall of China to Promote Movie
Posted: October 22, 2015 Filed under: Art & Culture, Asia, China, Entertainment, Mediasphere | Tags: ABC News, Aftonbladet, Alexander McQueen, All-China Youth Federation, Beijing, Camel train, China, CNET, CNN, Great Wall of China, Star Wars
Mark Duell reports: As the excitement builds ahead of the new Star Wars film, a huge display of Stormtroopers has been assembled at the Great Wall of China.
The 500 replica characters were placed on the steps at the Juyongguan section of the wall near Beijing for a promotional event yesterday.
Stormtroopers are elite soldiers wearing white armed with blaster rifles who are the key ground troops of the Galactic Empire in the series.
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Source: Daily Mail Online