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'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Teaser Shows John Boyega with His Lightsaber - Watch Now!

A brand new Star Wars: The Force Awakens teaser just debuted on the movie’s Instagram account!

Some of the footage is old – but the last few seconds have Star Wars fans talking because this is the first time we have seen Finn in action with his lightsaber!

You can see Kylo Ren (Adam Driver) pull out his crossguard lightsaber, and cut to Finn (John Boyega) pull out his own lightsaber!

Star Wars: The Force Awakens is set to hit theaters on December 18, 2015. We can’t wait! Watch the clip below…

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New 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Poster Revealed at D23

There’s been a lot of exciting news for Star Wars fans at Disney’s D23 Expo on Saturday (August 15), including a brand new poster from Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

Director J.J. Abrams and the cast of the film including Harrison Ford, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’o, Daisy Ridley and John Boyega were on hand to reveal the new poster.

The D23 promotional featured Harrison and newcomers John and Daisy.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics from the 2015 D23 Expo

The poster also gives fans a little insight into the film’s plot. John‘s character Finn is wielding a lightsaber, leading people to believe that he will be a Jedi.

Although the artwork is not the primary poster for the film, it was created by artist Drew Struzan who has famously created other posters in the Star Wars saga.

Fans also got a first look at Rogue One, a Star Wars film, during the presentation.

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'Star Wars' Brings on New Director, Gets Disney Theme Parks

A lot of major Star Wars news was announced at Disney’s D23 Expo on Saturday (August 15), including who will direct the upcoming film Star Wars: Episode IX.

Colin Trevorrow, who helmed this year’s blockbuster mega-hit Jurassic World, will be directing the film due in theaters in 2019.

“This is not a job or an assignment. It is a seat at a campfire, surrounded by an extraordinary group of storytellers, filmmakers, artists and craftspeople,” Colin said in a statement. “We’ve been charged with telling new stories for a younger generation because they deserve what we all had—a mythology to call their own. We will do this by channeling something George Lucas instilled in all of us: boundless creativity, pure invention and hope.”

It was also revealed that Star Wars Lands will be added to Disney Theme Parks in California and Florida!

“I am thrilled to announce the next chapter in the long and exciting history between Disney Parks and Star Wars,” Disney CEO Bob Iger said. “We are creating a jaw-dropping new world that represents our largest single themed land expansion ever. These new lands at Disneyland and Walt Disney World will transport guests to a whole new Star Wars planet, including an epic Star Wars adventure that puts you in the middle of a climactic battle between the First Order and the Resistance.”

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Felicity Jones in Star Wars' 'Rogue One' - First Look Photo!

Felicity Jones is front and center in the first look image at the upcoming movie Rogue One, a Star Wars story.

The film takes place before the events of Star Wars: A New Hope and tells the story of resistance fighters who have united to steal plans to the dreaded Death Star. It will hit theaters on December 16, 2016.

Also starring in the movie are Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn, Donnie Yen, Jiang Wen, Forest Whitaker, Mads Mikkelsen, Alan Tudyk, and Riz Ahmed.

Rogue One takes place before the events of Star Wars: A New Hope and will be a departure from the saga films but have elements that are familiar to the Star Wars universe,” producer Kathleen Kennedy said in a statement. “It goes into new territory, exploring the galactic struggle from a ground-war perspective while maintaining that essential Star Wars feel that fans have come to know. [Director] Gareth [Edwards] is such an innovative director and I’m so excited to be working with him and the extraordinary ensemble cast he’s selected for Rogue One.”

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J.J. Abrams Broke His Back on the 'Star Wars' Set

Director J.J. Abrams has revealed that he broke his back on the set of Star Wars: The Force Awakens while trying to help an injured Harrison Ford.

The legendary Han Solo actor broke his ankle when it got caught in the hydraulic door of the Millennium Falcon. J.J. tried to help lift the door off Harrison, but he broke his back in the process.

“He’s down there and he’s toughing it out. He’s a super human being. He’s literally lying there making jokes,” J.J. said on The Daily Show. “This door had gone down, and I’m trying to help lift it up – because that’s the kind of guy I am. I’m trying to lift up this door and I feel this pop in my back. I’m like ‘Uh, that’s weird.’”

“[The doctor] goes, ‘Oh you have a broken back,’” he continued. “I broke my L4 trying to lift this door.”

J.J. revealed that he had to wear a back brace under his clothes and he hid the injury from everyone on set. “I felt like the most nebbishy Jewish director ever,” he said.


J.J. Abrams Talks About Breaking His Back

Benicio Del Toro Offered Villain Role in 'Star Wars: Episode VIII'

Benicio Del Toro has been offered the role of the villain in Disney and Lucasfilm’s upcoming Star Wars: Episode VIII!

The film will come after this year’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Stars Daisy Ridley, John Boyega and Oscar Isaac are all expected to return for the next film. Star Wars: The Force Awakens will hit theaters on December 18 of this year.

Variety reports that a deal is reportedly far from being set, but the studio wanted an A-list actor for the villain and also met with Joaquin Phoenix.

The next Star Wars film is expected in theaters on May 26, 2017.

Aaron Paul Fuels Hans Solo 'Stars Wars' Casting Rumors

Aaron Paul‘s baby blues shine bright as he heads home after grabbing dinner with friends at Madeo on Tuesday evening (July 14) in West Hollywood, Calif.

The day before, the 35-year-old actor was spotted leaving Chateau Marmont.

Aaron recently sparked rumors that he’s being cast in a rumored upcoming Star Wars anthology film that will focus on the younger years of Han Solo.

“My dreams are coming true. They started following me. #StarWars,” he captioned an Instagram pic of the official Star Wars account following him on Twitter, which you can check out below!

10+ pictures inside of Aaron Paul out to dinner this week… More Here! »

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