First trailer released for 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

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Friday, November 28, 2014
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The first look at Star Wars: The Force Awakens has hit the web, and the teaser will blow you away!

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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.

Some praised the trailer for giving so little away.

One fan even created a breakdown of which parts of the trailer he was most excited about:

Star Wars: The Force Awakens opens on December 18, 2015. Are you already excited to head to the theaters?

Star Wars is produced by Lucas Films, a division of Disney, this station's parent company.