Exciting stuff coming out of this panel! We’ll list some of the highlights below once it’s finished.
- JJ Abrams revealing desert scenery from the first looks is actually not Tatooine
- R2-D2 fan creators Lee Towersey and Oliver Steeples, who were brought on by Lucasfilm after their homemade R2 unit caught the studio’s eye, make an appearance onstage with the droid himself, reveal alternate droid design domes, and appear with the brand new droid, the BB-8
- The new cast members (Oscar Isaac, Daisy Ridley, and John Boyega) make an appearance and discusses what it was like for them as newcomers to the Star Wars universe
- A battalion of the newly armored Stormtroopers paraded across the stage
- The original cast makes an appearance minus a recovering Harrison Ford. We saw Peter Mayhew, Anthony Daniels, Carrie Fisher, and Mark Hamil
- The panel culminated with the reveal of the second teaser trailer