Dying "Star Wars" Fan Wishes To See New Film Early

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Star Wars fanatics all over the world are excited for the series' latest installment, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, to hit theaters this December.

However, Daniel Fleetwood, a 32 year-old fan with terminal cancer, fears that he will not be alive to see the film.

Fleetwood, who has been a fan since he was 8 or 9, has spindle cell sarcoma -- a form of cancer that affects the connective tissues. Doctors told him back in July that he would have two months to live. Though he surpassed those two months, he told Houston's KPRC-TV that he thinks he will be alive to see the film in December.

"Judging by how progressive the disease has gotten in the past two months," he said, "I really don’t think that I’ll be able to make it."

With the help of the social media campaign, #ForceForDaniel, Fleetwood is pleading for an early screening of the movie. Awakens stars, Mark Hamill, John Boyega, and Peter Mayhew have shown their support of the campaign by retweeting the hashtag.

Back in 2013, Force Awakens' director JJ Abrams showed a terminally ill Star Trek fan a rough cut of Star Trek Into Darkness five months before its release. Hopefully Abrams will catch wind of this touching story and grant Fleetwood his dying wish.