It happened again: Lucasfilm and J.J. Abrams massively trolled us

Abrams, a man of few words these days, specifically said there would be no more trailers before the Dec. 18 release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. But the slyest marketing team in the galaxy still sneaked a few new images into the Japanese version of the U.S. trailer from last month, which we were treated to on Friday.

This point of the new trailer is primarily to get Japanese audiences exicted for the movie, of course. But let’s get real: Japan is the most Star Wars-crazed country on the planet, based on the tickets sold for Star Wars movies relative to its population size. They’ve already seen all of our trailers; after all, they have YouTube, too Read more…

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