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STAR WARS ROUND-UP: Trailers, fan and cast reactions and hidden symbols… The Force Awakens trailer three just keeps giving up awesomeness

October 22nd, 2015 by Marc Comments


OK, so the world and their mums have been talking about the Star Wars: The Force Awakens third trailer and it’s all good, but it’s also just the tip of the iceberg…

As the world goes Star Wars crazy (was it ever not post-1977?) people are noticing things in the trailer as well as fun new videos popping up.

First video we have is the actual trailer (because you’ll NEVER get tired of that – just let it in)

Next up, how cool is this? The cast’s reactions to the trailer:

Daisy Ridley:

John Boyega:

And a general react of fans… we love this #ForceForGood

Next up, here’s all three trailers combined into one epic:

Then, there’s this one with all the dialogue removed, leaving only John Williams’ wonderful music… and it’s just as fantastic

Finally, lots of people are talking about the scene in the movie where Han, Finn and BB-8 can be seen going into a building covered in flags.

Many people spotted the Mandalorian flags worn by Boba Fett in the movies, but StarWarsNews have been digging deeper into the flags and in one fail swoop The Force Awakens ties together the Original Trilogy, the Prequel Trilogy, Clone Wars and Rebels. And that’s just fine by us. Check them out below:

First off, five Podracer flags from Episode I appear, belonging to Aldar Beedo, Sebulba, Ark Roose, Teemto Pagalies, Mawhonic, Wan Sandage and even Anakin Skywalker:

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Next up is two familiar tattoos from The Clone Wars:


Finally, The Mythosaur Skull and the Mandalorian crest which can also be seen on Boba Fett’s armour is there, and another symbol bares resemblance to Sabine Wren’s helmet seen in Star Wars Rebels:

mando sBINE

Will this all tie in? Is it just for eagle-eyed fans or is there more to it…whatever it it, this trailer created all sorts of excitement and dammit if it doesn’t keep giving…

Oh, and one final wonderful thing… when Han told Rey that ‘it’s all true’, this is what he meant. And it’s beautiful.

Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….