American Idol Meets Star Wars: BB-8 Auditions for a Golden Ticket (VIDEO)

BB-8 American Idol Star Wars Promo

The latest in media synergy: Disney promotes American Idol and the latest Star Wars movie in a single 40 second promo.

Meet the galaxy’s latest American Idol hopeful! It’s none other than BB-8 impressing judges Lionel Richie, Katy Perry and Luke Perry with his very special…warbling?

The trio is all set to hand over a golden ticket, until the stormtrooper dudes show up and dash the little guy’s dreams. Or maybe BB-8 stumbled into an audition by mistake…

The latest film in the Star Wars franchise, The Last Jedi, is due in theaters December 15. The 2018 season of American Idol premiers on ABC Sunday March 11.

Watch the video here.

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