Was There a Pinkeye Outbreak on the Set of the Star Wars: The Force Awakens Poster Shoot?

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The scene: The set of the Star Wars: The Force Awakens poster shoot.

STUDIO MARKETING EXECUTIVE enters. She is confronted by ART DIRECTOR.

STUDIO MARKETING EXECUTIVE: How bad is it?

ART DIRECTOR: Somewhere between watermelon and fire truck. You don't wanna see it.

STUDIO MARKETING EXECUTIVE: And it got everyone? 

ART DIRECTOR: Everyone except Carrie Fisher.

STUDIO MARKETING EXECUTIVE:  Jesus. Can we stall?

ART DIRECTOR: I don't know. My photographer has to be on a plane back to L.A. at six. This is a disaster!

STUDIO MARKETING EXECUTIVE: Unless ...

ART DIRECTOR: What?

STUDIO MARKETING EXECUTIVE dials her Samsung Galaxy.

STUDIO MARKETING EXECUTIVE: J.J., I have an idea.

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TITLE: Nine months later.

Fade in on the Oscars stage. J.J. ABRAMS is accepting the award for Best Picture.

J.J. ABRAMS: And I'd like to thank the studio, without which this movie would never have been possible.

We pull back to a nicely furnished living room in a Santa Monica two-bedroom/two-and-a-half-bathroom, where STUDIO MARKETING EXECUTIVE is watching the ceremony on television. A single tear drips down her cheek.

STUDIO MARKETING EXECUTIVE: I know, J.J. I know.