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Star Wars takes on Bears and Vikings

The trailer for Star Wars The Last Jedi will debut during ESPN's Monday Night Football
Star Wars fans will have an extra reason to watch the Minnesota Vikings and Chicago Bears play on ESPN because Monday Night Football will also feature the first showing of the trailer for “Star Wars: The Last Jedi."

Manish Bhatia, a media analyst at Kantar in New York, tells us the grid iron game has a male dominated audience,  who are the movie goers the producers of the Star Wars franchise want to reach.

(Picture: A Star Wars robot. Gerardo Mora/Getty Images for Disney.)

Star Wars filming request turned down by Queen's Crown Estate

A Star Wars request to film on land owned by the Queen was turned down, it has been revealed.

Stormtrooper and Carrie Fisher
Reuters

The Crown Estate said no to the film franchise when it wanted to film scenes at Windsor Great Park, Berkshire.

An estate spokesman said the planned scenes were not suitable for the park, adding: "Our head isn't turned by star names or star films."

Part of the 5,000-acre park was recently used for the new Winnie-the-Pooh film, Goodbye Christopher Robin.