Watch the first trailer for ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’

Posted at 12:05 PM, Nov 28, 2014
and last updated 2014-11-28 12:26:57-05

The long-awaited first teaser trailer for “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” debuted on iTunes Friday.

It’s the first look at the first “Star Wars” movie in a decade. It’s only 88 seconds long. This new movie is set approximately 30 years after the defeat of the Empire in Return of the Jedi and the demise of Darth Vader, the plot follows a trio of young leads, along with characters from the previous installments.

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In addition to its iTunes release, the trailer is being shown in 30 movie theaters around the country Friday, including the Regal North Theater in Chicago.

Directed by J.J. Abrams, “The Force Awakens” is scheduled to open on Dec. 18. 2015

Check out the trailer in the player above.