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Watch: Anticipated 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' teaser trailer released

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A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…

The much anticipated trailer for “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” has been released. The teaser trailer was released on Friday morning.

Directed by J.J. Abrams from a screenplay by Lawrence Kasdan and Abrams, the film features a cast including actors John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong'o, Gwendoline Christie, Crystal Clarke, Pip Andersen, Domhnall Gleeson and Max von Sydow.

They will join the original stars of the saga, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, and Kenny Baker.

The film is being produced by Kathleen Kennedy, J.J. Abrams and Bryan Burk. John Williams returns as the composer.

Episode VII in the Star Wars Saga opens in theaters on December 18, 2015.

Mobile user? Watch the trailer here: http://bit.ly/1FBms4p

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