Giant red lightsaber flies by Sydney Opera House, thrilling 'Star Wars' fans

Tech 11-10-2017 Mashable 27

The force was strong with Sydney on Tuesday.

In a one-off moment that'd make a porg... roar?, a giant red lightsaber flew past the Sydney Opera House on Tuesday night, to promote the Dec. 14 release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi. 

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Disney representatives told Punkee that the stunt prop was a replica of Kylo Ren's crossguard lightsaber, made up of 10,800 LEDs.

Massive 250 ft Kylo Ren lightsaber flying over Sydney Harbour tonight#sydney #starwars #TheLastJedi @rianjohnson @HamillHimself

— Gabriel Talavera (@GTalavera) October 10, 2017

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