‘Star Wars’ comedy ‘Fanboys’ coming to Valley on Feb. 20


Fanboys from Weinstein Co

The Official Star Wars Blog has word that the Star Wars-themed comedy Fanboys will finally be coming to Phoenix on Feb. 20.

The movie, which has seen a tortured route to the big screen, is set in 1998 and follows a group of friends — one of whom is dying of cancer — who decide to break into George Lucas’ Skywalker Ranch to steal Episode I: The Phantom Menace so they can see it before anyone else.

Fanboys opened Feb. 6 in limited release. Cities that already have it are New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Houston, Philadelphia’s, Seattle and Austin. It stars Sam Huntington, Chris Marquette, Dan Fogler, Jay Baruchel and Veronica Mars’ Kristen Bell, with appearances by Seth Rogen, Billy Dee Williams, William Shatner, Carrie Fisher and Kevin Smith.

Stay tuned for details on which Valley theater(s) will feel the Force.

Weinstein Co. image

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