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Be Thankful for a New STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS Trailer

Be Thankful for a New STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS Trailer

There will be naps galore in everyone’s future after we eat our collective body weight in turkey on this Thanksgiving day, but first: there has been an awakening. Disney and Lucasfilm have given Star Wars fans yet another reason to be thankful this year by releasing a new minute-long trailer for Star Wars: The Force AwakensIn addition a familiar yet prodigious warning from Supreme Leader Snoke, the trailer is chockablock with new footage, explosions, and face-offs between Kylo Ren (Adam Drive), Finn (John Boyega), Rey (Daisy Ridley), Han Solo (Harrison Ford), Chewbacca (Peter Mayhew), Captain Phasma (Gwendoline Christie), and Poe Dameron (Oscar Isaac).

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Did you guys remember that Oscar Isaac is in this movie? I nearly forgot given how much the previous trailers have focused on Rey and Finn, so it was a pleasant surprise to see Poe Dameron take to the not-so-friendly skies. “All teams give it everything you got,” the ace X-wing pilot shouts as a squadron of Resistance ships do mid-air melee with First Order TIE Fighters.

But they aren’t the only spacecraft taking flight in the minute-long trailer; in addition to some explosive space battles, we’re treated to a shot of the Millennium Falcon screaming out of a wintry forest. Maybe Han and Chewie took it up there for a ski vacation? Only time will tell. Judging by the heavy blaster fire they’re under, time may be of the essence for our favorite scruffy-looking nerf herder and his furry friend.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens opens on December 18, 2015.

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Dan Casey is the senior editor of Nerdist, and the author of books about Avengers and Star Wars. You can follow him on Twitter (@Osteoferocious).

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