2 couples marry with ‘Star Wars’ weddings at Alamo Drafthouse ahead of ‘Rise of Skywalker’ premiere

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AUSTIN (KXAN) — On Thursday evening, two couples said “I do” in ceremonies that make you think of a galaxy far, far away.

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The Alamo Drafthouse on South Lamar in Austin hosted two Star Wars-themed weddings ahead of the nighttime release of “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.”

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“This opportunity came up and we thought, ‘We are at the Drafthouse all the time anyway, we love Star Wars,” says Mallory Walker, one of the newlyweds. “It’s a way to do it that’s special for us.”

The newlyweds say they already have their honeymoon planned: a trip to Disneyland in California to check out the new “Star Wars” park.

The final installment of the Skywalker saga is in theaters everywhere Thursday night.

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