Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Poster
Release Date
December 18th, 2015
Director
Writers
  • Lawrence Kasdan
  • J.J. Abrams
  • Michael Arndt
  • George Lucas
Cast
Official Sites
starwars.com, theforceawakens.com

Latest 'Force Awakens' News

Star Wars Boss Congratulates Infinity War for Breaking Box Office Record

Star Wars Boss Congratulates Infinity War for Breaking Box Office Record

Kathleen Kennedy congratulates Marvel Studios for Avengers: Infinity War breaking the opening weekend record set in December 2015 by Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

Brian Gallagher

Infinity War Has Biggest Box Office Opening Ever, Beating Force Awakens

Infinity War Has Biggest Box Office Opening Ever, Beating Force Awakens

Avengers: Infinity War breaks the all time opening box office weekend record of set by Star Wars: The Force Awakens with an estimated $250 million.

Brian Gallagher

Last Jedi Trashed J.J. Abrams' Original Plans for Rey's Parents

Last Jedi Trashed J.J. Abrams' Original Plans for Rey's Parents

Simon Pegg reveals that J,J. Abrams had a different idea for who Rey's parents were supposed to be, which may be brought back in Star Wars 9.

Brian Gallagher

Deleted Force Awakens Plot Twist Was Written by Simon Pegg

Deleted Force Awakens Plot Twist Was Written by Simon Pegg

Simon Pegg is responsible for one of the more notorious deleted scenes in J.J. Abrams' The Force Awakens.

Ryan Scott

The Real Story Behind Lor San Tekka in The Force Awakens

The Real Story Behind Lor San Tekka in The Force Awakens

A new Star Wars comic explains the backstory behind Lor San Tekka and Poe's quest to find him in The Force Awakens.

Brian Gallagher

Force Awakens Gets the Ending It Deserves in Fan-Made Video

Force Awakens Gets the Ending It Deserves in Fan-Made Video

You'll never watch the ending of The Force Awakens the same way again after a fan rearranges some of the footage from Last Jedi.

Brian Gallagher

Infinity War Opening Will Be Huge, But Won't Beat Force Awakens?

Infinity War Opening Will Be Huge, But Won't Beat Force Awakens?

Early box office tracking for Infinity War indicates that it will have trouble taking over the biggest opening weekend of all time.

Ryan Scott

Star Wars Fan Recreates Canceled Force Awakens Star Destroyer Crash

Star Wars Fan Recreates Canceled Force Awakens Star Destroyer Crash

One enterprising fan has animated the storyboarded Star Destroyer scene from Star Wars: The Force Awakens that J.J. Abrams deleted from the movie.

B. Alan Orange

Force Awakens Ending Almost Made a Huge Mistake Leading Into Last Jedi

Force Awakens Ending Almost Made a Huge Mistake Leading Into Last Jedi

Mark Hamill shares a major change that had to happen in the original Force Awakens for The Last Jedi to make sense.

Kevin Burwick

How George Lucas Influenced and Inspired the New Star Wars Movies

How George Lucas Influenced and Inspired the New Star Wars Movies

Lucasfilm Executive Pablo Hidalgo explains George Lucas' role in helping create The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi.

Kevin Burwick

13 Ways The Last Jedi Crushes The Force Awakens

13 Ways The Last Jedi Crushes The Force Awakens

Rian Johnson's Last Jedi learned from the mistakes of The Force Awakens to become one of the best sequels in the Star Wars franchise.

Kevin Burwick

10 Star Wars: The Force Awakens Facts You Never Knew

10 Star Wars: The Force Awakens Facts You Never Knew

Before you see The Last Jedi learn about all the hidden secrets in the first chapter of the Star Wars trilogy The Force Awakens.

Ryan J. Downey

Force Awakens Ending Was Changed at the Last Minute

Force Awakens Ending Was Changed at the Last Minute

Mark Hamill reveals that J.J. Abrams had a different ending in mind for Star Wars: The Force Awakens but it was changed abruptly.

Brian Gallagher

Daisy Ridley Hated Her Performance in The Force Awakens

Daisy Ridley Hated Her Performance in The Force Awakens

Daisy Ridley reveals in a new interview that she doesn't think she did a good job portraying Rey in Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

Brian Gallagher

The Last Jedi Won't Answer Every Force Awakens Question

The Last Jedi Won't Answer Every Force Awakens Question

Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy doesn't want fans to expect all lingering Force Awakens question to be revealed in Star Wars 8.

Ryan Scott

David Fincher Apologizes to Adam Driver for Negative Star Wars Comments

David Fincher Apologizes to Adam Driver for Negative Star Wars Comments

David Fincher didn't think that Adam Driver would make a good villain in Star Wars way back in 2014.

Kevin Burwick

Carrie Fisher's Daughter Almost Played Rey in Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Carrie Fisher's Daughter Almost Played Rey in Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Does Billie Lourd's latest revelation about the new Star Wars franchise hint at Leia being Rey's Mom?

B. Alan Orange

New Star Wars Knights of Ren Concept Art Leaks

New Star Wars Knights of Ren Concept Art Leaks

Some never-before-seen Star Wars concept art featuring the Knights of Ren has leaked online.

Ryan Scott

Why Is Rey Still Missing from the Star Wars Monopoly Game?

Why Is Rey Still Missing from the Star Wars Monopoly Game?

After promising that Rey would be added to the most recent version of Star Wars Monopoly over a year ago, Hasbro has not done it yet.

Kevin Burwick

First Star Wars: Forces of Destiny Animated Short Reunites Rey and BB-8

First Star Wars: Forces of Destiny Animated Short Reunites Rey and BB-8

The first episode of Star Wars: Forces of Destiny has arrived early, offering new insight into BB-8 and Rey's Force Awakens journey.

Ryan Scott