The highly anticipated first trailer of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” is set to land online on Apple’s iTunes Movie Trailers this Black Friday, Nov. 28.
The 88-second teaser for “Episode VII” of the “Star Wars” epic space opera film series was previously announced to be shown only in 30 theaters across the U.S. and Canada beginning Friday morning.
But as announced on the official Twitter account of the “Star Wars” franchise, the teaser has also been set to be available online via iTunes Movie Trailers, which is accessible on the Web and through the official iTunes Movie Trailers app for iOS.
— Star Wars (@starwars) November 26, 2014
The teaser is scheduled to be shown in theaters around the world this December.
“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” is directed by J.J. Abrams, who directed “Star Trek” and “Star Trek Into Darkness,” and co-written by Abrams with Lawrence Kasdan, who co-wrote “Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back” and “Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi.”
Set about 30 years after the events of “Return of the Jedi,” the upcoming film features an ensemble cast including John Boyega, Gwendoline Christie, Adam Driver, Domhnall Gleeson, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’o, Daisy Ridley, Andy Serkis, and Max von Sydow.
It also sees the return of Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker, and Peter Mayhew reprising their roles as Han Solo, Princess Leia, Luke Skywalker, C-3PO, R2-D2, and Chewbacca, respectively.
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