Posted on Tuesday, October 20th, 2015 by Ethan Anderton
The Dark Side. Star Wars Bits. They’re real. This edition of news from a galaxy far, far away includes.
- J.J. Abrams‘ message to fans before The Force Awakens trailer hit
- Tons of images from the final The Force Awakens trailer
- Celebrity reactions to the Star Wars trailer
- Some amusing fan Photoshop jobs of the final poster
- Six things to notice in The Force Awakens final trailer
- Site crashes and record-breaking ticket sales in the past 24 hours
- Netflix negotiating to rights to stream The Force Awakens
- Some people are boycotting The Force Awakens for a stupid reason
- New artwork from Paul Shipper
- Glimpse at new Star Wars make-up products from CoverGirl
- Mondo‘s The Force Awakens glass being sold at Alamo Drafthouse locations
- Red Letter Media‘s trailer reaction
Before the trailer hit last night, J.J. Abrams offered this message on the Bad Robot Twitter:
— Bad Robot (@bad_robot) October 20, 2015
And in case you’re anxious for a closer look at the trailer, but don’t feel like pausing and screencapping every single frame, tons of shots from The Force Awakens trailer are all over the web. Here’s just a handful for you to see here:
Get a good look at over 50 images over at i09 right now.
Once the trailer was unleashed, plenty of people chimed in on Twitter, and here’s a range of celebrity reactions from the likes of Elizabeth Banks, Chris Hardwick and Kevin Smith:
I just geeked out HARD for that Star Wars teaser.
— Elizabeth Banks (@ElizabethBanks) October 20, 2015
Never watched any Star Wars movie & not going to start now. #MayTheForceNeverBeWithMe
— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) October 20, 2015
I'm only stating the obvious, but @starwars: The Force Awakens looks like it's going to be the greatest thing since the empire struck back.
— Chris Hardwick (@hardwick) October 20, 2015
See more reactions and some jokes about the trailer release at The Wrap.
Fans haven’t gotten creative with the new trailer just yet, but they did have fun with the poster:
— BATMAN (@Batmancanseeyou) October 19, 2015
As if the rating was ever in question, Star Wars: The Force Awakens has been confirmed to be rated PG-13. So anyone hoping for blood and f-bombs in this iteration of Star Wars will be very disappointed. [StarWarsUnderworld]
We’ve got our own The Force Awakens trailer analysis available already, but if you just don’t have the time to read, the above video points out some things you might have missed in the final tease for Episode VII. [Mr. Sunday Movies]