Must Watch: Teaser trailer for J.J. Abrams' Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Earlier this week LucasFilm and Disney announced that 30 selected cinemas in the United States would get a first-look at the teaser trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens. International fans felt a bit left out and thankfully LucasFilm has decided to release the trailer via iTunes…and here it is!

Set approximately 30 years after the defeat of the Empire and the demise of Darth Vader, the plot follows a trio of young leads, along with characters from the previous installments.

J. J. Abrams directs from a screenplay he co-wrote with Lawrence Kasdan, director of The Empire Strikes Back and co-writer of The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi. The film 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.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens opens in Ireland and worldwide on December 18th, 2015.

Here’s five images from the trailer,featuring John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, the Millenium Falcon, and an unknown Sith.

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