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Watch: ESPN Star Wars: The Force Awakens Promo & Details Learned

Posted By: Matt McGloin
Sun, 10/18/2015 - 12:40


Update: A full spot for the ESPN Monday Night Football has been released.


Disney just announced new Star Wars: The Force Awakens footage will debut tomorrow during ESPN's Monday Night Football, now check out a promo for the trailer below.

We also have some additional details on the Star Wars: The Force Awakens evet happening during ESPN via the Sportscenter Twitter account which teases  something special for halftime.

An apparent ESPN employee posing as a Star Wars Redditor has also revealed the following details:

Join us for an homage to Star Wars and its role in US pop culture, the final trailer's world wide debut, and an exclusive interview with Director JJ Abrams on the movie, his love of the films, and his own sports background by our guys in the booth! All culminating in the announcement of presale tickets for Star Wars: The Force Awakens. In theaters December 18th!

This Monday Disney is releasing the full trailer for The Force Awakens after the first quarter of your game. The whole night from graphics and scoreboard are Star Wars themed. The intro to the game gets an opening crawl detailing your hated rivalry.

Seriously it's the coolest thing Monday Night Football has ever done.

Oh and one more thing.

The trailer will play on the screen at Lincoln Financial so that those in attendance don't miss out!

ESPN Star Wars promo:

"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" has a December 18, 2015 release directed by J.J. Abrams from a screenplay by Lawrence Kasdan and Abrams. Kathleen Kennedy, J.J. Abrams, and Bryan Burk are producing, and John Williams returns as the composer.

Actors John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Max von Sydow, Lupita Nyong'o and Gwendoline Christie will join the original stars of the saga, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, and Kenny Baker in the new film.