Those of us born in the late 60's and early 70's will no doubt remember the 'original' star wars series of 3 films with Mark Hamill, Sir Alec Guinness and that little known actor, Harrison Ford.
After many 'interesting' versions of what went before such as the sadly unforgettable Jaja Binks or the exceptionally appalling acting by Hayden Christenson as Darth Vader, we are apparently into a new generation AFTER Star Wars IV - VI.
Here is the UK trailer;
So here are some comments from friends of mine on Facebook, regarding the trailer:
LP: Just watched the new Star Wars trailer. Got a little over excited and wet myself.
AS: IT'S HERE!!!!!!!!!
HR: MIND EXPLODING I AM A CHILD.
It's nice to have a major film launch that isn't out to sell itself, but let's the audience do that to itself!
If you want a break down of the trailer and what we can assume or learn from it, look at what Empire magazine has written about the teaser trailer or what io9.com call A Shot for Shot Dissection
Here is the Lego stop motion option, with added, humourous subtitles:
Let me be the first to state categorically that I am sure there will be people sleeping outside cinemas soon for the release of the film itself, in December.