The hype for Star Wars: The Force Awakens is at an insane level with Disney creating a cross promotion for every aspect of the film. What is even worst is the amount of footage that’s been released as well; from the trailers to the TV spots, to the inside looks. Since the film with debut overseas earlier than the states, you might have to go off the grid for 48 hours to avoid spoilers.
But what if you could Jedi mind trick the internet into to not spoiling Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Two developers are attempting that feet. Alex Jumašev and Max Al Farakh released a Chrome extension in the Chrome store, the Star Wars Spoiler Blocker extension. The program reads through the web page for the words ‘Star Wars’ and if you end up on a page that mentions Star Wars, the extension will take over your screen and show you a warning screen.
This what the extension looks like on Latino-Review:
Is this the next level of ad blockers, content blocking? Will you use this extension to prevent spoilers from showing up on your computer?
We've made a little Chrome extension that warns you about potential Star Wars spoilers on any page you visit: https://t.co/YfhxV31MyX
— Max Al Farakh (@maxt3r) November 22, 2015
Episode VII in the Star Wars Saga, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, opens in theaters December 18, 2015.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens, directed by J.J. Abrams from a screenplay by Lawrence Kasdan & Abrams, features a cast including actors John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong’o, Gwendoline Christie, Crystal Clarke, Pip Andersen, Domhnall Gleeson, and Max von Sydow. They will join the original stars of the saga, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, and Kenny Baker.