Video of the Frankfurt Airport Being Used in the New Star Wars Movie!

I’ve certainly driven across the tarmac in Frankfurt. Finding yourself behind a Boeing 747 is perfectly common.

But what happens when that 747 is replaced by an Imperial AT-AT vehicle?

I didn’t even realize that the new Star Wars film directed by JJ Abrams was filming. It is. And someone has faked footage of the Lufthansa airport being used as part of the production. It’s been viewed about 1.5 million times on YouTube over the past 5 days.

Not that an airport can’t close down its apron for a video, of course, Munich did it and the results were awesome.

Star Wars: Episode VII debuts in theaters in December 2015. Driving behind a 747 in Frankfurt requires only booking an award ticket that gains you access to Lufthansa’s First Class Terminal.

(HT: Ron A.)

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  1. The Lufthansa airport? You mean Frankfurt airport?

    Also, is anyone surprised to see the Germans on the side of evil AGAIN?

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