Rising to the occasion for Cineworld

Linney film team captures the buzz at the Star Wars premiere

There are few film releases bigger than a Star Wars movie. And when the closing chapter in the space saga, The Rise of Skywalker, had its star-studded European premiere at Cineworld Cinemas in Leicester Square on 18 December, Linney was in the thick of the action.

There to capture the excitement on film for the multiplex brand’s social channels, we spoke with series stars Anthony Daniels, Warwick Davis, Ian McDiarmid, Domhnall Gleeson and more.

We asked about the lasting appeal of the franchise and why there’s still something special about a trip to the cinema. Here are some highlights from the night.