Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Disney and Lucasfilm have released a trailer for “The Force Awakens”, Episode VII in the Star Wars film series. Get your first look at Star Wars: The Force Awakens in the new 88-second teaser. “There has been an awakening. Have you felt it? The dark side, and the light”. The trailer begins thirty years after the events of The Return of the Jedi. Actor John Boyega appears in stormtrooper armor on a desert planet. We’re shown a land speeder, driven by actor Daisy Ridley. A Jedi from the dark side stumbles through a snow laden forest and activates a red light sabre with crossbar hilt. And from the side of the light, the Millennium Falcon turns up with a cluster of TIE fighters. Star Wars: The Force Awakens, opens in theaters December 18, 2015. See more behind the scenes at starwars.com/theforceawakens
Postscript April 2015
The second teaser, two minutes long, provides a closer look at the two key characters, along with an appearance by Harrison Ford as an older Hans Solo alongside Chewbacca returning to their home.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens Credits
Star Wars: The Force Awakens is being directed by J.J. Abrams from a screenplay by Lawrence Kasdan & Abrams, with producers Kathleen Kennedy, J.J. Abrams, and Bryan Burk. Soundtrack is once again by John Williams.
Original stars returning to the screen are Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, and Kenny Baker. New cast members include John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Lupita Nyong’o, Gwendoline Christie, Crystal Clarke, Pip Andersen, Domhnall Gleeson, and Max von Sydow.