New Star Wars Teaser Gives John Boyega a Lightsaber

By James O Malley on at

Disney has released another (very) short teaser for The Force Awakens on Instagram.

"There's been an awakening", says a mysterious voice over the shot we've previously seen of an assembled army, as well as a couple of new shots - perhaps most significantly showing John Boyega's Finn holding a lightsaber.

There has been an awakening... #StarWars #TheForceAwakens

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The trailer also gives us another glimpse of Daisy Ridley's Rey with new droid BB-8:

Earlier this week Disney revealed bewildering plans to host an eighteen hour live stream to reveal the toys associated with the forthcoming film.

The Force Awakens will finally hit cinemas on December 18th, though by then we expect to have seen most of it through leaks, spoilers and obsessive fan analysis.