With a little over two weeks left until the premiere, the promotional campaign for ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ is firing on all cylinders right now. It’s a pretty safe bet that Disney and Lucasfilm have the long-time fans covered thanks to things like the recently released retro posters, but how are they reaching the next generation? Well besides all the cool toys that were no doubt flying off the shelves during Black Friday, the studios are utilizing their kids TV connections to get get the word out about ‘Episode VII’ to the younger members of the audience.
The Disney Channel has started airing a series of behind the scenes featurettes spotlighting some of the main characters of ‘The Force Awakens’ to get the little ones excited for the upcoming film. Filled with spaceships, creatures, explosions, and eye-catching action sequences, these quick spots also feature some brief interviews with Daisy Ridley and John Boyega where they talk about their characters Rey and Finn and how cool it is to be part of the ‘Star Wars’ universe. But there’s definitely some cool stuff for the older folks as well since you can catch glances at J.J. Abrams in action as he oversees the highly anticipated next chapter of this beloved franchise. You can check out both featureless below courtesy of CBR Trailers:
What do you think about the latest promotional videos for ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’? Are you excited to finally join Rey and Finn on their adventure in a galaxy far, far away? Sound off in the comments.
‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ starring John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Max von Sydow, Lupita Nyong’o, Gwendoline Christie, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, and Kenny Baker hits theaters on December 18, 2015.