HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA.com) — City officials were preparing a stretch of Hollywood Boulevard Tuesday for the world premiere of the feature film “Point Break.”
Tonight’s screening comes a night after one of the largest world premieres in Hollywood.READ MORE: Suspect Arrested In String Of Sexual Assaults Near Aliso Viejo Park
On Monday, Hollywood became the center of the “Star Wars” universe as dozens of celebrities walked the red carpet for the world premiere of the much-anticipated “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.”
The star studded event resembled a galaxy far, far away, within a white tent that stretched across several blocks of Hollywood Boulevard.
The film, which was screened in the Dolby, TCL Chinese and El Capitan theaters, opens to the public on Thursday.READ MORE: Harvey Weinstein Pleads Not Guilty To Sexually Assaulting 5 Women In LA
About two dozen die hard fans have braved rain, cold and wind for more than a week while they camped outside the TCL Chinese Theatre for a chance to be one of the first to see the movie.
LAPD’s Hollywood station deployed 70 officers to secure the premiere. Other divisions also provided officers and studios employed private security for their VIPs.
Officials plan to remove the entire “Star Wars” setup off of Hollywood Boulevard by 10 a.m. this morning. The street will reopen between Orange Drive and La Brea Avenue.
However, the section between Highland Avenue and Orange Drive will remain closed until midnight to accommodate for tonight’s premiere.MORE NEWS: Winds Blowing Smoke From Sequoia And Kings National Park Wildfire Into Southern California
“The Revenant” will be premiering at the TCL Chinese Theatre Wednesday night.