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The Ultimate "Star Wars" Fans Got Married In Line For "The Force Awakens"

He loves her. She knows.

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Caroline Ritter and Andrew Porters threw down the intergalactic gauntlet by getting married in the TCL Chinese Theater's courtyard yesterday, where they'd been waiting in line to see the movie for 12 days.

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The Australian couple was considering Star Wars-themed nuptials when they heard that the historic theater wanted to host a wedding tied to the premiere to raise money for the Starlight Children's Foundation, Entertainment Weekly reported. Since they were planning to go to Los Angeles for the premiere anyway, they jumped at the chance for a super-special wedding.

Ritter and Porters weren't the only celebrants who dressed up for the occasion.

Complete with a bow tie! #StarWars @KNX1070

Looking good, R2-D2! 👌


The whole crew also included a Stormtrooper, Chewbacca, and the officiant, Obi-Shawn Crosby.

Bob Freeman/TCL Chinese Theater

Ritter kept her bridal look traditional, with some handmade crystal x-wing starfighters as a little extra nerd bling.

According to EW, Porters had never seen a Star Wars film before he met his wife. Ritter, on the other hand, is a lifelong fan; she waited outside the Chinese Theatre for the Attack of the Clones premiere in 2002, and the Revenge of the Sith premiere in 2005.

Crosby, a family friend, packed the ceremony with fandom-pleasing references.

Bob Freeman/TCL Chinese Theater

“I hate when the Wookiee gets a fur ball, it’s awful," he started.

“One cannot block the power of love anymore than one can stop the twin suns from rising,” he continued. “You must assimilate completely with one another even though the trials and tribulations that any new enterprise can bring.”

And no Star Wars wedding is complete without a cake as pretty and white as the landscape of Hoth.

Bob Freeman/TCL Chinese Theater

Baskin Robbins provided the custom dessert, which the couple cut with a lightsaber knife.

Just before Porters and Ritter rode off into the galaxy, they got a special wedding present: a $5,000 check to the Starlight Children’s Foundation in their name and a $5,000 check for their honeymoon.

Bob Freeman/TCL Chinese Theater

IMAX vice president of domestic marketing Duncan MacDonald presented them with the surprise gift.