Saturday, July 11, 2015

The Practical Appeal of Star Wars

We're still nearly half a year away from the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, so it's understandable that the ballyhooed (and absolutely packed!) Star Wars panel at Comic-Con yesterday didn't drop a new trailer or much in the way of new footage. However, here's a little behind-the-scenes tease that director JJ Abrams presented that sure did the trick as far as priming the pump while highlighting the long-in-coming sequel's pronounced focus on practical effects (as opposed to the CGI-centric prequels), showcasing snippets of some very familiar looking-characters in some very familiar-looking sets. Check it out:

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