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Fans given a chance for Han Solo walk-on roles

Her-Universe-SWCO-Romper-04072017 Star Wars Celebration 2017: exclusive 40th Anniversary Patch set details emerge
Edmund Wade | 13 April, 2017, 01:08

Between April 11th and May 11th, 2017, fans may enter at Omaze.com/StarWars for a chance to win; each week brings a new prize to be awarded to a randomly-selected victor.

Check out Hamill and Ridley's adorable video below, which gives a full breakdown of what comes with each prize, and why they are so exciting.

We are treated to brief glimpses of a number of fan favourite characters from the various Star Wars movies.

Fans who enter at omaze.com/starwars have the chance to visit the London-based set, score a VIP tour, meet directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller - oh, and star as an extra alongside the cast. Each week, new prize will be awarded to a randomly-selected victor.

Luke Skywalker and Rey have been hanging out a lot since their seemingly fated meeting on Ahch-To at the end of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and have probably gotten pretty close. With the support of Star Wars fans, the collaboration has raised more than $9 million to help the world's most vulnerable children. The latest Star Wars film is easily one of the most-anticipated movies of 2017 and it is a strong bet to help Disney smash more box office records this year.

Oh, and while the prizes will be rolled out weekly starting with the Skywalker Ranch experience, the victor of the ultimate grand prize will receive all three of these rewards in one.

The new fundraising campaign, which benefits UNICEF and Starlight Children's Foundation, is about "Past, Present, and Future". Learn about how they're partnering with Lucasfilm to deliver all-new interactive experiences that are authentic and connected to the greater Star Wars universe.

"For 40 years, you've been the best fans in the world, bringing the franchise to life in ways we never could have imagined, and now it's our chance to celebrate you", Mark Hamill said.

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