Saturday, July 11, 2015

New 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Behind-the-Scenes Video Reveals Princess Leia's Return and Much More

Jordan Zakarin
Yahoo Movies
July 10, 2015

New ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Behind-the-Scenes Video

The entire Star Wars: The Force Awakens cast reunited at Comic-Con on Friday evening, and spent much of their panel discussing the practical effects that will fill J.J. Abrams’s upcoming film. But you don’t have to just take their word for it, as Disney and Lucasfilm also showed a mouth-watering behind-the-scenes video to showcase the incredible work that is going into the highly anticipated film.

In the video, which you can watch above, we get first glimpses characters both old and new, includingCarrie Fisher’s Princess Leia makes her first Force Awakens on-set appearance.

Peter Mayhew returns as Chewbacca!

Meanwhile, Simon Pegg is revealed to play some sort of costumed creature (a small role that he is very giddy about):

And there’s a bunch of characters we know nothing about (although one looks like a mutated

Harley Quinn):

Also awesome: The First Order Stormtroopers swarming a planet that looks a bit like Endor…

And then getting tossed into the air via explosions:

And the Millennium Falcon, freshly rebuilt for this film, in all its glory!

And here’s a nice little scoop: Not only does Han show Rey the ropes on the ‘ol rust bucket…

She ends up flying it herself:

But don’t worry, Han still seems like he’s going to see plenty of action. He’s got the tough guy face on: