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Star Wars: The Force Awakens movie trailer comes out Thanksgiving weekend

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Posted at 3:06 PM, Nov 24, 2014
and last updated 2014-11-25 14:25:55-05

The force will be with – some of you.

A trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens will be shown only in select theaters over Thanksgiving weekend, director J.J. Abrams confirmed on Twitter.

The list of 30 theaters was available on the official Star Wars website.

Come December, all theaters will receive the trailer.

The Force Awakens is the long-awaited sequel to 1983's Return of the Jedi. It features characters and cast members from the original Star Wars trilogy: Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill), Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher) and Han Solo (Harrison Ford).

The film opens on Dec. 15, 2015.

Gavin Stern is a national digital producer for the Scripps National Desk. Follow him on twitter at @GavinStern or email him at gavin.stern@scripps.com.