A brand new teaser trailer for the much-awaited "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" is all set to hit select 30 theatres in North America on Friday, 28 November, the day after Thanksgiving.
Director J.J. Abrams confirmed the news via Twitter posting a picture of a handwritten card via his Bad Robot Productions handle, hinting that the footage would be 88-seconds long.
CBS News first revealed a list of nine locations, which they found on Regal Entertainment Group's website. While the locations were taken off soon after, they seemed to have reappeared. USA Today revealed a list of the theatres where the teaser will be screened, including some Canadian theatres.
- Phoenix: Harkins Tempe Marketplace
- Los Angeles: AMC Century City and El Capitan
- Irvine, Calif.: Regal Spectrum Irvine 21
- San Francisco: AMC Meteron 16
- San Jose, Calif.: Cinemark Oakridge 20
- San Diego: Regal Mira Mesa 18
- Toronto: CPX Younge & Dundas
- Vancouver: CPX Riverport
- Denver: AMC Westminster 24
- Washington: AMC Tysons Corner 16
- Miami: Carmike Parisian 20
- Atlanta: Regal Atlantic Station
- Chicago: Regal City
- Boston: AMC Boston Commons 19
- Detroit: Cinemark Showcase 20
- Minneapolis: AMC Southdale
- Kansas City: AMC Studio 30
- New York City: AMC Lincoln Square 12 and Regal Union Square
- Cleveland: Cinemark 24
- Philadelphia: Regal Warrington 22
- Nashville: Carmike Thoroughbred 20
- Knoxville, Tenn.: Regal Pinnacle
- Dallas: Cinemark Plano 20
- Houston: Regal MARQ*E Stadium 23
- Austin: Alamo South Lamar
- Salt Lake City: Cinemark 24 WJ
- Seattle: Regal Thornton Place 14
- Milwaukee: Marcus Brookfield 16
Some theatres confirmed that the new "Star Wars" trailer will be premiered at their screens too.
According to Forbes, the teaser will only allow glimpses of the new cast and a shot of the closing plot.
"There are no huge spoilers, no big plot details, and no more information beyond the fact that the movie is real and it's coming next year. If you're going to do a "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" teaser thirteen months out, this is the way to go," Scott Mendelson wrote for the publication.