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The hype reawakens: ‘Star Wars’ stages ‘Last Jedi’ premiere

LOS ANGELES: Stormtroopers, droids and celebrities from galaxies near and far hit the red carpet in the shadow of a giant AT-AT assault vehicle Saturday at the glittering world premiere of "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" -- although one star almost didn't make it. John Boyega, who plays the heroic stormtrooper-turned-rebel Finn, had tweeted that he feared missing the big event because a snowstorm had gridlocked air travel out of Atlanta. "Trying to get back for the LA premiere! I actually NEED a pilot !!!" he lamented,…