Thursday was the night Star Wars nation had been waiting for the last two years. The next chapter of the space opera premiered in theatres nationwide at 7 p.m.

It’s Episode VIII: The Last Jedi!

Fans were expected to pack local theatres throughout the extended weekend many among the first to see the film dressed up for the occasion.

Among them was KENS 5’s Jeremy Baker, who drew a lot of attention for dressing up as everyone’s favorite Wookie, Chewbacca.