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The line awakens

Updated 3:49 PM ET, Fri December 11, 2015
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Star Wars fans congregate in front of the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, in anticipation for the new film, 'The Force Awakens', which opens on December 17. FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
Over 130 fans with tickets in their possession and some camped out since last Saturday. FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
Excitement over the latest "Star Wars" movie is building to fever pitch as fans literally count the days, hours and minutes before the latest installment of the space saga hits screens. FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
Bystanders watch as a person dressed in a Chewbacca costume walks near where fans have been congregating at the plaza in front of the TCL Theatre. FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
Everyone in the line already has a ticket, so no one will miss the screening. FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
The occasion doubles as a charity event, with money going to the Starlight Children's Foundation. FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/AFP/Getty Images