Final ‘Star Wars’ trailer is here: Fans react as tickets go fast

Posted at 10:48 PM, Oct 19, 2015
and last updated 2015-10-19 22:48:42-04

The latest trailer for “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” debuted on ESPN during this week’s Monday night football game, perhaps the most anticipated halftime outside of a Super Bowl.

Official poster for the movie Star Wars The Force Awakens.

Official poster for the movie Star Wars The Force Awakens.

The trailer introduces us once again to Daisy Ridley’s Rey and John Boyega’s Finn, before kicking into high gear with glimpses of Han Solo, Chewbacca and Princess Leia, not to mention the evil Kylo Ren, space battles and all we’re used to seeing from the best “Star Wars” movies.

Reaction was immediate on social media (just hours after there was a virtual run on tickets on sites like

“Rewound and watched that Star Wars trailer like 3 times,” tweeted @KrissiBex.

“So many little moments in that trailer have more life & more “Star Wars” than all of the prequels combined. Dear God…” said someone using the Twitter handle @MysteryCr8tve.

Tim Turi tweeted, “I was going to just hold off on watching the Star Wars trailer like a purist. Then I watched it. And now I’ve got a lump in my throat.”

Like the other “Force Awakens” trailers, fans across the board raved about the trailer, which is sure to be dissected frame by frame in the hours to come.

Watch it above: it’s your last big look at the movie until December 18, 2015 (that is, if your town’s tickets aren’t already sold out).