'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Trailer Launches Friday in Select Theaters [Re-Updated]

Select Regal theaters will begin showing the trailer for 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' this Friday - but when will it be released online?

Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer in theaters this Friday

[UPDATE: J.J. Abrams has revealed the Force Awakens teaser's length.]

[UPDATE #2: We have the full list of theaters showing the Force Awakens teaser starting this Friday.]

[UPDATE #3: Watch the official Star Wars 7 trailer right here!]


Rumors have been flying fast and furious of late, regarding the first trailer for J.J. Abrams' revival of the Star Wars live-action movie franchise, Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The most recent speculative report on the matter claimed that Walt Disney Pictures and Lucasfilm are planning to have the Force Awakens teaser screen in front of every single movie being shown at 100 theaters across the U.S., beginning over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

Well, we now have some official information to offer on the matter, and it turns out there's at least some truth to that rumor. The Regal Cinemas chain, to be exact, has revealed that the Force Awakens 90-second teaser will be shown in front of all movies screening at select theaters, with nine Regal Cinemas locations confirmed thus far.

The Regal Cinemas official website has announced that the North American theaters listed below will house the "world premiere" of the Force Awakens teaser trailer, which will debut in front of all movies at those theaters starting this Friday, November 28th. No doubt, there will soon be an official update, regarding not just when the trailer will begin showing in other theaters, but also when it shall be available for viewing online.

UPDATE #1: The following Image (featuring a note from Abrams) was posted via the official Bad Robot Twitter account, revealing the exact length of the Force Awakens teaser trailer (approximately 88 seconds):