Watch: New 'The Force Awakens' Featurette on the Star Wars Legacy
"What happens to these characters we know and love - it's a world I want to get back to immediately." Lucasfilm has unveiled another new featurette for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, premiered at Brazil Comic-Con, showing some never-before-seen behind-the-scenes footage. Not that we need to see any more footage to be sold at this point, but who cares, the more the merrier especially if it includes a look at the full-size Millennium Falcon set piece. Director J.J. Abrams shows up in this often, as does Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and a few other special guests. Only two more weeks left.
Here's the new featurette from Brazil's Comic-Con for Star Wars: The Force Awakens from YouTube:
Here's the new character poster for Poe Dameron, played by Oscar Isaac, also revealed with this video:
Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens, continuing the beloved original trilogy about Luke, Leia, Han & Chewie that ended in 1983, is directed by J.J. Abrams, of the films Mission: Impossible 3, Star Trek, Super 8 and Star Trek Into Darkness. The screenplay is written by Lawrence Kasdan (Empire Strikes Back, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Return of the Jedi, The Big Chill, The Bodyguard) and J.J. Abrams, with Kathleen Kennedy from Lucasfilm producing. This debut is the beginning of a brand new saga, with another trilogy planned for this storyline, with Rian Johnson and Colin Trevorrow lined up to direct. Disney, after acquiring Lucasfilm in 2012, will release Star Wars: The Force Awakens in theaters worldwide on December 18th.
Reader Feedback - 15 Comments
BNN667 on Dec 5, 2015
I've seen some leaked shooting schedules floating around today. Gotta watch out for spoilers now. On the 16th you will not see me online until late on the 18th. 😉
Sascha Dikiciyan on Dec 5, 2015
Are you coming to LA? Yeah that's going to be an EPIC sound off for sure. 🙂
Sascha Dikiciyan on Dec 6, 2015
17 December i will see it in IMAX and i hope it will not be disappointing...
ari smulders on Dec 6, 2015
I just realized that two actors from the Coens' Inside Llewyn Davis have now major roles in The Force Awakens (Isaac and Adam Driver). Just an interesting observation
Terry Craig on Dec 6, 2015
Hitting dat fever pitch!!~
DAVIDPD on Dec 6, 2015
It's beginning to get to that time where you don't want to go in with such high expectations that you'll be disappointed but you are hoping that it really blows you away.
Payne by name on Dec 7, 2015
I was watching Return of the Jedi last night, and I was hit with the dreadful realization that the new movie could have some awful prequel-like moments in it.... god, I hope not.
TheOct8pus on Dec 7, 2015
Hey bud, a bunch of us are watching the originals this Sunday and I hope I don't get that same feeling you got. I'll report back with a Vote Down if I do !!!
Tester on Dec 8, 2015
I'm hoping JJ doesn't even acknowledge the prequels....like no references to Coruscant, Django Fett, Naboo, or even the Sith....anyway....watching the originals was fun after not having seen them for a bunch of years. We giggled a lot (in a good way)...
TheOct8pus on Dec 8, 2015
I hope he pursues the reddit theory about jar jar binks being the bad guy behind the emperor. If he does it will have a profound effect on how the prequels are viewed. The evidence behind the theory is eerie and ridiculously convincing.
wobbles9094 on Dec 8, 2015
Ha! If only we could be so lucky...
TheOct8pus on Dec 9, 2015
Even though we've seen some of these images a thousand times in the last year or so... I STILL get goosebumps.
Huck PS on Dec 8, 2015
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