Who would have thought that Star Wars and ESPN's Monday Night Football would team up this season? Well, it's happened! Lucasfilm announced today that the trailer for the the movie, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, will debut on ESPN's "Monday Night Football" on Monday, October 19th during half-time of the NFL game between the New York Giants and the Philidelphia Eagles in Philly. Awesome!
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 addition, 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 hte day of the trailer release! How cool is that???
About the Film
Lucasfilm and visionary director J.J. Abrams join forces to take you back again to the galaxy far, far away as Star Wars returns to the big screen with Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The film stars Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong'o, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew and Max Von Sydow. Kathleen Kennedy, J.J. Abrams and Bryan Burk are producing with Tommy Harper and Jason McGatlin serving as executive producers. The screenplay is by Lawrence Kasdan and J.J. Abrams and Michael Arndt.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens opens in theaters everywhere on December 18, 2015!