Entertainment Watch: 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' trailer Watch: 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' trailer "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" hits theaters on Dec. 18. (Credit: Lucasfilm) By JAMIE REYSEN firstname.lastname@example.org October 20, 2015 7:43 AM Print Share fbShare Tweet gShare Email The new "Star Wars" trailer kind of broke the Internet. The trailer for "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" debuted Monday during halftime of the New York Giants vs. Philadelphia Eagles game on ESPN. But the force was not with Fandango, which briefly crashed when tickets went on pre-sale at the same time as the trailer's premiere. The two-and-a-half minute trailer had been viewed nearly 8 million times on YouTube by Tuesday morning. "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" hits theaters on Dec. 18. What are you waiting for? Watch the trailer above. By JAMIE REYSEN email@example.com Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments Comments section is temporarily on hold. Here’s why.