Watch: First official trailer for new Star Wars movie

Star Wars fans worldwide received an early Easter present with the surprise Good Friday release of the first official trailer for the latest movie.

Friday, 14th April 2017, 4:56 pm
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 6:07 pm
A poster for the new Star Wars movie accompanies the trailer.

The two-minute footage was accompanied by a poster promoting the Christmas release of The Last Jedi.

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Social media predictably went into meltdown after the release.

The Last Jedi will be the eighth movie in a series now celebrating its 40 years since the original release of Star Wars: A New Hope.