The new snippet didn’t disappoint: It starts with a lone piano note as Daisy Ridley’s Rey, a scavenger, is revealed exploring the wreck of what appears to be a starship that is downed sounding.
“Who are you?” a female voice, probably Gwendoline Christie’s Captain Phasma, inquires off-camera. “I’m no one,” the young woman replies in voiceover, as she’s revealed walking through the littoral of planet Jakku, rolling droid BB8 faithfully by her side.
“I was raised to do one thing,” John Boyega’s Finn is heard saying, as he pulls off his Stormtrooper helmet. “But I’ve got nothing to fight for,” John Boyega’s Finn is heard saying, as he pulls off his Stormtrooper helmet. The next shot reveals his TIE fighter chance to pieces and careening to the exact same planet.
“Nothing will stand in our way,” Adam Driver’s helmeted Kylo Ren vows to the heat-melted helmet of Darth Vader. “I will finish what you started.” His character is said to be a part of a group of the Knights of Ren, who were said to emulate the Sith. He is shown apparently utilizing a Force grasp of some type to apparently torture Oscar Isaac’s resistance aviator Poe Dameron.
“There are stories about what happened,” Ridley says to Harrison Ford’s Han Solo, off-camera, as his Millennium Falcon dogfights with TIE fighters amid starship ruins on Jakku. “It’s true,” he responded. “All of it. The Dark Side. The Jedi. They’re real.” As his voiceover continues, teases of massive land and aerial battles rage on various planets.
The Dark Side. The Jedi. They’re real.” As his voiceover continues, teases of immense property and airborne battles fury on various planets.
Finn and Dameron share a quick backslap as they clamber to Opposition X-Wings. Carrie Fisher’s Princess Leia and Solo tenderly hug. And eventually, Luke Skywalker’s blue lightsaber ignites and faces off against Kylo Ren ‘s’ jagged ruby blade.
“The Force. It is calling to Ridley,” the same female voice heard earlier urges. “Only let it in.”
Star Wars: The Force Awakens, also starring Mark Hamill and Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o, reaches theaters December 18.
The movie was produced by Lucasfilm, which is owned by Disney.