'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Plot And Character Info Revealed

Val Powell

Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the seventh installment of the Star Wars franchise is going to be released in the UK on December 17, but little remains to be known about the plot and the new characters. Fans world-wide have speculated about what The Force Awakens has in store for the viewers.

The major storyline will still focus on two opposing groups fighting against each other: First Order, a militaristic government versus the Resistance, the rebels fighting for freedom.

During the Star Wars Celebration, it was revealed that the "Empire" has been renamed the "First Order," and "The Rebel Alliance" is now the "Resistance."

— The National (@TheNationalUAE) December 12, 2015

Here are some of The Force Awakens theories making rounds on the web:

He warned that Ren's lightsaber is "something that he built himself, and is as dangerous and as fierce and as rugged as the character."

— Variety (@Variety) December 8, 2015

— Comicbook.com (@ComicBook) November 6, 2015

The book called Look and Find is allegedly based on the sci-fi film. Speaking of spoilers, Harrison Ford dished a major plot twist in the The Force Awakens. Ford revealed during a Q&A with fans on Twitter that he liked Rey and Ren's sword fight scene, calling it a "fantastic visual storytelling."

— Star Wars (@starwars) December 4, 2015

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