‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’: New Poster, Marathon And Trailer Announcements

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In case you missed the news over the weekend, the official poster for Star Wars: The Force Awakens was revealed along with news that the new trailer will drop tonight during Monday Night Football with tickets going on sale right after the launch.

Don’t care about sportsball? The trailer will drop at halftime. But I encourage you to stick around and experience what it’s like for me (a huge fan) to watch the Giants. Will they find a way to screw things up in the fourth quarter? Probably!

About that poster: Is that a new Death Star-esque superweapon? Where the hell is Luke? I’m sure we’ll find out more tonight.

But that’s not all!

Fandango just set up their official landing page for an epic movie marathon in select theaters that will feature all seven movies in the Star Wars series.

The 15.5 hours of space drama (not including intermissions) appears to start on December 17th. StarWars.com has unveiled the participating theaters along with a series of exclusives that will be available at additional theaters around the country.

Check out the full poster after the break along with a press release that includes additional details. UPDATE: Now with two three teasers for the teaser!


Get ready.

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Press Release:

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF. (October 18, 2015)—Lucasfilm announced today that the trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens will debut on ESPN’s “Monday Night Football” on Monday, October 19, during halftime of the National Football League (NFL) game between the New York Giants and the Philadelphia Eagles in Philadelphia. The game starts at 5:15 p.m. PDT/8:15 p.m. EDT. The Spanish language version of the trailer will air on ESPN Deportes simultaneously.

To commence the countdown for the trailer launch, today Lucasfilm released the Star Wars: The Force Awakens poster worldwide. Following the trailer launch, tickets to the highly anticipated cinematic event will be on sale everywhere movie tickets are sold.

In conjunction with the Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer debut, the Walt Disney Company is providing unprecedented company-wide on-air and social support (#TheForceAwakens) as well as tying in events and special activities for the day of the trailer release.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens opens in U.S. theaters on December 18.


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