Source: StarWars.com| Posted By: Dan Geer
When the first short teaser for director J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens hit the web last year on Black Friday, it practically broke the internet with fan speculation: “Why is John Boyega in that Storm Trooper armor?” “Why is he breathing so hard?” “Where is Daisy Ridley going on that speeder?” “What is up with that new lightsaber?” “Oh! The Millennium Falcon!” We had been craving to see this footage ever since Episodes VII-IX were announced in 2012, so anything we got to see was big news.
Then of course the second trailer that debuted at Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim, California last April took that wonderful teaser and stomped on it with even better footage that tugged all the right strings of wonder and nostalgia, and made grown men cry with our first look at Harrison Ford as Han Solo, uttering the words “Chewie, we’re home.”
So I’ve been asking myself how in the world this third trailer can top that. Not that I didn’t believe it could, but I’ve been wondering for months what the next trailer could show us that that would just bring it home and send us all into utter Star Wars fanboy madness. Let’s just say that, while nothing in this new trailer tops Han Solo’s moment in the last trailer, this new one packs quite a punch, and gives us something on par with that moment…