Star Wars: The Force Awakens Retro Style Trailer

The Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens teaser trailer is being fan-edited with a more retro pastiche.

Edited by Denver Jackson, this new version is re-cut as an homage to the original trilogy teaser trailers. In fact a sound-clip from the Return of the Jedi is featured in the new teaser.

Since its release Thanksgiving Weekend, the teaser has received over 60 million views.

Episode VII is set approximately 30 years after the defeat of the Empire and the demise of Darth Vader, the story follows a trio of young protagonists, along with characters from the previous installments.

Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, and Harrison Ford will also reprise their respective roles as Luke Skywalker, Leia and Han Solo. The cast will also feature new players including Andy Serkis, Adam Driver and Lupita Nyong’o.

Directed by J.J. Abrams, Star Wars: Episode VII opens December 18, 2015.