Shalom Life | December 11, 2014

'Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens' Gets First Trailer [VIDEO]

J.J. Abrams' upcoming Star Wars installment will release it's first trailer this weekend.

By: Sara Torvik

Published: November 28th, 2014 in Culture » Film » News

'Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens' Gets First Trailer [VIDEO]

Star Wars fans are in for a treat, as director J.J. Abrams took to Twitter recently to announce a sneak peak of what to expect in the latest installment of the Star Wars franchise, Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens.

The trailer for the highly anticipated film will be shown from Nov. 28-30, 2014 at selected locations. A full list of locations was posted on Comicbook.com.

Abrams is the writer, director, and producer for the new film, and he is also joined by Lawrence Kasdan, who co-wrote The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi from a story by George Lucas.

The plot of the film takes us 30 years after the events of Return of the Jedi, and around a trio of new young leads, along with the characters from the previous installments. Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew and Kenny Baker will all return to reprise their roles from the classic trilogy as Han Solo, Princess Leia, Luke Skywalker, C3PO, Chewbacca and R2-D2 respectively.

New cast members include John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Max von Sydow, Gwendoline Christie, Christina Chong, Lupita Nyong’o, Crystal Clarke, Pip Anderson, Miltos Yerolemou, Greg Grunberg and Warwick Davis.

The film is set for release on December 18, 2015.

In the meantime, check our a teaser trailer below.


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