Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Star Wars: The Force Awakens ©2014 Lucasfilm

Last night we had a brand new Star Wars The Force Awakens TV trailer airing exclusively during ABC’s so called TGIT (Thank God It’s Thursday) group of programs.

The TGIT slot consists of programs from producer Shonda Rhimes, namely Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal and How to Get Away With Murder. The Star Wars The Force Awakens TV trailer was mostly nothing really new but is a nice edit down to 60 seconds.

Your note the official text, below, manages only to tell you the basics with no plot details. Something all the trailers have managed to also obscure! And of course we are meant to keep asking what has happened to Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) who some how looks to be integral to the plot!

Star Wars The Force Awakens Official lowdown


Lucasfilm and visionary director JJ Abrams join forces to take you back again to a galaxy far, far away as Star Wars returns to the big screen with Star Wars The Force Awakens.

The film stars Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’o, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew and Max Von Sydow.

Kathleen Kennedy, JJ Abrams and Bryan Burk are producing with Tommy Harper and Jason McGatlin serving as executive producers. The screenplay is by Lawrence Kasdan & JJ Abrams and Michael Arndt.

Star Wars The Force Awakens releases in US theaters on December 18th 2015.


Colin Davies

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