The release date for Star Wars: The Force Awakens isn’t far, far away and with just 2 months left (18 December 2015) until the seventh chapter in the epic franchise hits cinemas, Disney has released an amazing new poster:

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Original members of the cast – Han Solo (Harrison Ford), Chewbacca (Peter Mayhew) and Princess Leia (Carrie Fischer) – are featured on the new poster along with new characters Kylo Ren (Adam Driver), Rey (Daisy Ridley), Poe Dameron (Oscar Isaac) and Finn (John Boyega). Luke Skywalker who is portrayed by Mark Hamil is still nowhere to be seen. Our favourite droids, C3-PO and R2-D2 also managed to make it onto the poster for Star Wars: The Force Awakens as well as some Stormtroopers. The Millennium Falcon, a couple of Tie Fighters and other new and exciting spaceships are featured too. The new BB-8 droid also cracked a spot on the poster. There is a new alien character next to the droids which we haven’t seen before, with rumours claiming it’s Lupita Nyong’o’s character. This new poster was created by legendary artist Drew Struzan who also created the poster which was released at Disney’s D23 Expo:

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This new poster comes just before the next trailer which will be released tomorrow. The new instalment in the franchise is set for release on 18 December 2015 and was directed by J.J. Abrahams. In the mean time, take a trip down memory lane and check out the posters for all six of the movies in the Star Wars franchise:

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