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Photos: Joseph Gordon-Levitt Went As Yoda To The 'Star Wars' Premiere

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The Hollywood premiere of the new Star Wars film included appearances by cast members, as well as enthusiastic fans like Joseph Gordon-Levitt who went dressed as Yoda.

Last night's celebrity-studded event for Star Wars: The Force Awakens featured many faces you would expect to see at the screening, which played at Disney's El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood. Harrison Ford and Carrie Fisher—who return from the original films—were there on the red carpet, as were many of the new cast members like Daisy Ridley, John Boyega and Oscar Isaac. There were even Storm Troopers marching, and R2D2 and C3PO making their way to the cool entryway—which looked like a docking bay from the film—built on Hollywood Blvd. for the occasion.

And then there were fans, many of them dressed in Star Wars costumes, cheering from the sidelines. But the one superfan who seemed to really steal the show was Gordon-Levitt. While many celebs chose to wear designer suits and dresses (snoozzzzzze), Mr. Gordon-Levitt took it upon himself—we can only assume he acted alone—to don what looks to be his best homemade Yoda costume.

Sure, he probably could have hired a team of make-up artists or even ordered something online to make an appearance as the classic Star Wars character. But why do that when you can instead paint your face green, attach some Yoda-like ears to a beanie hat and throw on a white robe, instead? And that's exactly what Gordon-Levitt did last night. Oh, and let's not forget about his awesome Grinch pajama pants, too. You have to admire the dedication and fanboy passion that went into his outfit. May the force be with you, sir.