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February 29, 2020, 6:00 P.M.

The Frank Sinatra Hall at the Eileen Norris Cinema Theatre Complex, 3507 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles, CA 90007

This event is by invitation only.

Outside the Box [Office] and Walt Disney Pictures invite you to attend a special screening of

Star Wars: Episode IX -
The Rise of Skywalker

Directed by J.J. Abrams
Screenplay by Chris Terrio and J.J. Abrams
Story by Chris Terrio, J.J. Abrams,
Derek Connolly, and Colin Trevorrow
Produced by J.J. Abrams, Kathleen Kennedy,
and Michelle Rejwan

6:00 P.M. on Saturday, February 29th, 2020

The Frank Sinatra Hall at the Eileen Norris Cinema Theater Complex
3507 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles, CA 90007


SCA Students, Faculty, Staff, and Alumni will receive an RSVP CODE to RSVP for this event beginning on Wednesday, February 12th, 2020.

SDA Students, Faculty, Staff, and Alumni will receive an RSVP CODE via the School of Dramatic Arts.

Introduced by Mark Hamill!!!


About Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker

Experience the riveting conclusion of the landmark Skywalker saga, in which new legends will be born­ and the final battle for freedom is yet to come.

Provided courtesy of Walt Disney Pictures. Rated PG-13. Running time: 142 minutes.

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About the Guest

MARK HAMILL (Actor, "Luke Skywalker")

Mark Hamill’s career has encompassed all aspects of entertainment including stage, screen, television and new media. He is best known as Luke Skywalker in George Lucas’ original Star Wars trilogy. He returned to the role in J.J Abrams’ Star Wars: The Force Awakens, as well as in Rian Johnson’s Episode VIII: The Last Jedi and finally in the conclusion of the Skywalker Saga, The Rise of Skywalker.

Other films include: Corvette Summer, Samuel Fuller's The Big Red OneSlipstreamWalking Across EgyptJay and Silent Bob Strike BackSushi GirlKingsman: The Secret Service and playing Kyle Mooney’s father in Brigsby Bear. Hamill directed and starred in the cult mockumentary Comic Book: The Movie.

Broadway credits include The Elephant ManAmadeus (also First National Tour), Michael Stewart's Harrigan n' HartThe NerdSix Dance Lessons in Six Weeks and the Roundabout Theatre production of Room Service.

A prolific voice-over artist, he has performed in countless television cartoons, feature films and video games. Hamill first played the Joker in Batman: The Animated Series. He returned to the role in the Arkham Asylum video game series for which he received a BAFTA award & in the groundbreaking R-rated animated film, The Killing Joke. This past summer he lent his voice to Chucky in Child’s Play as well as The Scientist in Netflix’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance.

Last year Hamill guest starred as Talus in season 2 of History Channel’s Knightfall alongside Tom Cullen, Simon Merrells, and Ed Stoppard. This year Hamill will appear in Taika Waititi’s second season of What We Do In The Shadows on FX.

About Outside the Box [Office]

Outside the Box [Office] is a weekly showcase for upcoming releases highlighting world cinema, documentary and independent film titles. Recognizing a need for greater diversity on campus, the series will draw from around the globe to present movies that may challenge, inspire or simply entertain.

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Check-In & Reservations

This screening is free of charge and open EXCLUSIVELY to SCA and SDA Students, Faculty, Staff, and Alumni. Please bring a valid USC ID or print out of your reservation confirmation, which will automatically be sent to your e-mail account upon successfully making an RSVP through this website. Doors will open at 5:30 P.M.

All SCA screenings are OVERBOOKED to ensure seating capacity in the theater, therefore seating is not guaranteed based on RSVPs. The RSVP list will be checked in on a first-come, first-served basis until the theater is full. Once the theater has reached capacity, we will no longer be able to admit guests, regardless of RSVP status.


The USC School of Cinematic Arts is located at 900 W. 34th St., Los Angeles, CA 90007. Parking passes may be purchased for $14.00 at the USC Royal Street Entrance, located at the intersection of W. Jefferson Blvd. & Royal Street. We recommend the USC Royal Street Structure, at the far end of 34th Street. Limited street parking is also available along Jefferson Blvd.

Contact Information

Name: Alessandro Ago