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The 88-second trailer doesn't show us any familiar faces, but introduces us to four new characters, none of which have officially been named.
The new J.J. Abrams-directed film definitely seems to have his fingerprint on it, with dazzling special effects and a score, of course, by John Williams.
Franchise fans from every generation were excited to finally see video of Abrams' take on the Star Wars universe.
Okay, I watched the new Star Wars trailer. It plastered a goofy smile on my face. I'm in.— Colin Moriarty (@notaxation) November 28, 2014
That new Star Wars trailer made me feel like a kid again!— Johnny Yong Bosch (@johnnyyongbosch) November 28, 2014
Some praised the trailer for giving so little away.
I wish EVERY trailer were like that STAR WARS teaser. Imagery. Tone. Music. A line or two. NO STORY BEATS. We used to know how to do this.— Chris Klimek (@ctklimek) November 28, 2014
One fan even created a breakdown of which parts of the trailer he was most excited about:
Napkin analysis of my enjoyment of the Star Wars trailer, from despair to little boy joy pic.twitter.com/fAA5sfXF2N— Michael Bolen (@MichaelBolen) November 28, 2014
Star Wars: The Force Awakens opens on December 18, 2015. Are you already excited to head to the theaters?
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