By Jack Rico
Get ready for history to repeat itself. To be more specific, get ready to relive your childhood. Disney just flipped it and this new Star Wars VII 88-second teaser trailer has all the retro-sensibilities of the classics we love and worship, but with all the bells and whistles of today’s state-of-the-art tech.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens, directed by J.J. Abrams from a screenplay by Lawrence Kasdan & Abrams, 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, and John Williams returns as the composer.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens, opens in theaters December 18, 2015.