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Published on September 2nd, 2015 | by admin

GEEK MEDIA ALERT: THE FORCE AWAKENS WITH #FORCEFRIDAY

SEPTEMBER 3: THE FORCE AWAKENS IN SYDNEY FOR WORLD’S FIRST LIVE GLOBAL TOY UNBOXING EVENT TO REVEAL NEW STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS PRODUCT
YOU’RE INVITED TO JOIN INTERNET FAMILY THE BRAYTAYLEY’S AT MRS. MACQUARIES’S CHAIR TO WATCH NEW TOY UNBOXED AHEAD OF ‘FORCE FRIDAY’
PLUS
MIDNIGHT OPENING EVENTS AT WESTFIELD DONCASTER AND PARRAMATTA

Soon, fans around the world will get a first look at select new products inspired by the upcoming film Star Wars: The Force Awakens as the world’s first live, global toy unboxing event unfolds across 12 countries, 15 cities and 18 hours. Sydney kicks off this global event – so Australia is first!

Digital stars from the Maker Studios network will join forces from iconic destinations around the world, each revealing a new product LIVE for viewers at the events and via a live stream at the Star Wars YouTube Channel

Unboxing is a YouTube phenomenon, accounting for billions of views this year alone. Fans can watch online as the celebration kicks off in Sydney at 7:45 a.m. AEST on Sept. 3 (5:45 p.m. EDT on Sept. 2) and rolls around the world. Los Angeles-based hosts will provide commentary throughout the 18+-hour event that also will include: Tokyo, Seoul, Hong Kong, Paris, Madrid, Berlin, London, Rio de Janeiro, New York City, Toronto, Chicago, Mexico City and Los Angeles. Lucasfilm in San Francisco will host the global grand finale at 8 a.m. PDT (11 a.m. EDT) on Sept. 3.

The fan celebration will continue into Sept. 4, ‘Force Friday,’ as stores around the world open their doors at midnight when film-inspired products will hit shelves. Check www.StarWars.com for more information.

DETAILED INFORMATION:

MIDNIGHT OPENING EVENT – WESTFIELD DONCASTER
Evening of Sept 3

Fans are invited to be some of the first in the world to get their hands on an all-new generation of Star Wars merchandise!

Come on down to Westfield Doncaster from 8pm to experience the latest Star Wars entertainment Zone and be entertained by host Matt Acton as you wait for Target and Toys ‘R’ Us to open their doors at midnight!

The new fully immersive Star Wars Zone is sure to entertain:
• The worlds of Star Wars as you’ve never seen them before projected on a gigantic globe
• All new photo opportunities for fans with new Star Wars character Kylo Ren & Stormtroopers (standees)
• Jedi Training hosted by a Jedi Master
• Life size Hasbro blister pack to jump into for unique photos
• Disney XD Star Wars Rebels gaming station

Fans are also invited to jump into the Duracell photobooth and pull their best Jedi moves to receive their very own digital GIF to share on social media. When uploaded to social channels with the hashtag #Duracell fans will receive a free pack of Duracell batteries in preparation for any new Star Wars products that need powering.

MIDNIGHT OPENING EVENT – WESTFIELD PARRAMATTA
Evening of Sept 3

Target and Toy ‘R’ Us will open their doors at midnight for fans to be some of the first in the world to get their hands on an all-new generation of Star Wars merchandise!
6.30pm on Sept 3, the Bratayley kids will be at Westfield Parramatta to meet fans.
8.00pm – The Bratayley’s and Jay Laga’aia will open the latest Star Wars entertainment Zone.

The new fully immersive Star Wars Zone is sure to entertain the whole family!
• The worlds of Star Wars as you’ve never seen them before projected on a gigantic globe
• All new photo opportunities for fans with new Star Wars character Kylo Ren & Stormtroopers (standees)
• Jedi Training hosted by a Jedi Master
• Life size Hasbro blister pack to jump into for unique photos
• Disney XD Star Wars Rebels gaming station
• Be the first to see Hasbro’s new Star Wars Diorama – which will be revealed at midnight.
The diorama features Hasbro’s new 3.75” Action figures and vehicles modeled on the characters and vehicles from The Force Awakens.”

THE FORCE IS STRONG AT TARGET:
The first 1000 customers to purchase Star Wars items from Target will get an EXCLUSIVE collectors bag in celebration of the new Star Wars film, Star Wars: The Force Awakens in Cinemas December 17

EPIC BATTLES AT TOYS ‘R’ US:
Fans who make their way over to Toys ‘R’ Us can check out the exclusive Kylo Ren poster, available with any purchase from midnight.

TARGET STORES OPENING AT MIDNIGHT
Target Midnight Openings
DONCASTER, VIC
Address: Westfield Doncaster, Cnr. Doncaster & Williamsons Roads, Doncaster VIC 3108
MELBOURNE CBD, VIC
Address: 236 Bourke Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
HIGHPOINT, VIC
Address: Highpoint Shopping Centre, 120-200, Rosamond Rd, Maribyrnong VIC 3032
PARRAMATTA, NSW
Address: Westfield Parramatta, Marsden Street & Aird St, Parramatta NSW 2150
PENRITH, NSW
Address: Westfield Penrith, Jane Street, Penrith NSW 2750
ELIZABETH, SA
Address: Elizabeth Civic Centre, Philip Hwy, Elizabeth SA 5112


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