“There has been an awakening, have you felt it?” The first international TV spot for the highly anticipated film has arrived, offering us snippets of new footage.

‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens,’ hits Irish cinemas December 18, 2015. ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ is directed by J.J. Abrams from a screenplay by Lawrence Kasdan & Abrams, and features a cast including actors John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong’o, Gwendoline Christie, Crystal Clarke, Pip Andersen, Domhnall Gleeson, and Max von Sydow. They will join the original stars of the saga, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, and Kenny Baker. The film is produced by Kathleen Kennedy, J.J. Abrams, and Bryan Burk, and John Williams returns as the composer. ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ is Episode VII in the Star Wars Saga.

STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS hits Irish cinemas December 18, 2015.