The long awaited 2nd trailer for The Force Awakens has arrived and it’s been worth the wait! What better way to kick off this year’s Star Wars Celebration than with another amazing trailer to break the internet all over again just as the first trailer did on Black Friday last year. If you haven’t seen it yet by all means check it out!
While the first trailer was all about everything new, this one clearly hearkens back to the past. Luke’s off screen narration at the beginning of this trailer comes from Return of the Jedi when Luke lets Leia in on their little family secret. But it takes on a whole knew meaning here as it sets the stage for the force to be passed down to another generation of potential Skywalkers. The force is strong in this family indeed.
Anakin. Luke and Leia. And now Kylo and Kira.
Everything old is new again. The circle is complete. Anakin Skywalker was prophesied to have been the one to bring balance to the force. But was this balance supposed to come from him? From his children? Or from his grandchildren? Judging from the new trailer, Episode VII looks to deal with that question of legacy head on.
So let’s not waste any time and start picking this trailer apart to see what we can learn about the The Force Awakens.
Much to learn. We still have…….