One of the most highly-anticipated films of next year has caused quite a sensation over the last few days whilst fans have been chomping at the bit waiting to feast their eyes on the first official trailer. There have been live blogs charting every fake trailer, rating the fake trailers, refreshing the iTunes page where it was first uploaded – something close to hysteria really. Well, the trailer finally arrived today (November 28) at 15:15 GMT and it’s much, much better than you were are hoping for!

(To watch the trailer in Creation 5, just tap here.)

The 88-second trailer will be shown in selected cinemas across the US over this holiday weekend – and we’re sure there will be thousands of people going to the cinema and leaving 88 seconds later! has a full list of cinemas’s where the trailer is being screened.

Directed by J.J. Abrams, the film reunites original Star Wars actors Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford and Carrie Fisher and introduces new ones including Oscar Isaac and Adam Driver along with newcomers Daisy Ridley and John Boyega.

In a worldwide release, Star Wars: The Force Awakens hits cinemas 18 December 2015.