‘Star Wars’ Faithful Camp Out for ‘Clones’
The waiting officially began Thursday with “Star Wars” devotees launching their line for the May 16 opening of “Episiode II — Attack of the Clones” outside the Chinese Theater in Hollywood.
By late afternoon, half a dozen fans had joined the line at the corner of Hollywood Boulevard and Orange Street. The group plans to pass the next six weeks by talking about “Star Wars” with passers-by, taking calls from the news media on a nearby pay phone and raising funds for the Starlight Children’s Foundation.
“We never run out of things to do,” said a cheerful Rik Carter, who also stood in the same line for six weeks prior to the opening of “Star Wars: Episode I — The Phantom Menace” in 1999. “The phone never stops ringing.”