Film fans can choose their side as Star Wars mania hits Milton Keynes

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  • The first screening of Star Wars: The Force Awakens will be at Odeon’s MK cinema on Thursday, December 17, at one minute after midnight Special entrances will be installed for guests to enter the cinema through the Light Side or Dark Side Odeon hosts will be greeting guests as stormtroopers, Darth Vader and Yoda

MK movie-goers will be transported to the Dark Side - or ‘light side’ - as they arrive to see the new blockbuster Star Wars: The Force Awakens at the Odeon.

The Milton Keynes Stadium cinema will be one of just 13 cinemas across the UK to install the special entrances for guests to enter through, choosing their path as a Jedi or Sith in the battle between the Light and Dark sides.

Once guests have entered their chosen path, they will be transported to a galaxy far, far away as their ODEON hosts pull out all the stops dressed as stormtroopers, Darth Vader or even Yoda welcome them to this monumental blockbuster opening.

“We can’t wait to see guests excited as they choose to enter the cinema through the Light Side or Dark Side”, said Stephen Shaw, General Manager of ODEON Milton Keynes Stadium.

“A wonderful part of the Star Wars story is the commitment and fan following the franchise has gathered over the years.

“All of us here at ODEON Milton Keynes Stadium can’t wait to join in guests’ anticipation and enthusiasm, by transporting them to The Galaxy even before they enter the screen.”

The Odeon wants thousands of film fans to visit the MK cinema in costumes and fancy dress.

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