Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the seventh entry in the Star Wars film franchise and the beginning of the third trilogy, is set to hit theaters on December 18th, 2015. In anticipation, the first trailer for the film has been released. Watch it on iTunes, or below.
Directed by J.J. Abrams, The Force Awakens stars John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Max von Sydow, Lupita Nyong’o, and Gwendoline Christie, with Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, and Kenny Baker reprising their roles from previous films. John Williams is helming the score.
The film is believed to take place 30 years after the events portrayed in Return of the Jedi and feature a plot focused on George Lucas’ original characters Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, and Han Solo, as well as a new set of younger characters.
Check out a few screen grabs from the trailer below.