By now, everyone has seen the first trailer for the new Star Wars movie.
The trailer is filled with stunning visuals, and a strong theme of the galactic conflict, as well as a great sense of excitement about where the franchise is headed.
And if you want to make the most of your time with this new installment of the beloved series, we’ve compiled a list of things you need to know to prepare for the next installment.
Star Wars: Episode VII is set to hit theaters on December 15, 2017.
But before you start reading, here are a few things you may not have heard about the new movie:1.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer will be released on January 12, 2019.2.
A new Star Trek film will be announced on January 27, 2019, according to StarTrek.com.3.
There will be a second season of Star Trek: Discovery, slated to debut in 2019.4.
Disney is developing a sequel to the Disney Channel hit American Dad.5.
There is a brand new LEGO Star Wars minifigure, and it will be coming to Disney Parks and Events on January 17, 2019 in Orlando, Florida.6.
Disney has announced the launch of a new Star Tours: The Adventures Continue, an annual series featuring Star Tours characters and events.7.
The world’s largest collection of Star Wars-themed jewelry and souvenirs is set for release on January 30, 2019 at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando.8.
Star Trek will finally return to Star Tours at Disneyland Resort in 2019 with a new film, Star Trek Beyond.9.
Disney Parks will be featuring an exclusive series of Star Tours-themed attractions, including Star Tours Land, Star Tours Adventures, and Star Tours Worlds.10.
There are plans for a new animated short film from Walt Disney Animation Studios, which is set in the same universe as the first Star Wars film.11.
The first new StarWars movie, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, will hit theaters in 2018.12.
The next Star Wars live-action film, The Force Unleashed, is set as a standalone movie on February 12, 2020.13.
StarWars.com will be updating with more Star Wars news and information, including new information about the 2019 Star Wars Celebration.14.
The Star Wars Rebels episode “Empire at War” will hit screens in 2019, following up on the previous episodes of the Rebels television series.15.
StarTreks.com is launching an exclusive brand-new Star Wars collectible set that will be available in-store and online for purchase on January 25, 2019 for $29.99.16.
The fifth season of Disney Channel’s Star Trek series will air its first season on January 24, 2019 on StarTrekt.com, with new episodes coming to StarWarsTV.com every Thursday.17.
Disney and Lucasfilm have released an exclusive first look at The Last Jedi.18.
Star Tours will release a new episode of the Star Wars adventure series Star Wars Adventures in 2019 featuring a new playable character, a new area, and an entire new episode.19.
StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty is being produced by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, and will debut in 2020.20.
A brand-first Star Wars theme park will be unveiled at Disney California Adventure Park, and is set up in Anaheim, California.21.
A Star Trek Legends expansion will be launched at Disneyland Park and Disney California Resort in Anaheim in 2019 called Star Trek Discovery.22.
The official website for Star Wars Battlefront II will be revamped to feature more information about upcoming DLC.23.
Star Citizen will have a new trailer in 2019 for Star Tours.24.
Disney’s new animated feature, Marvel’s The Force Awakened, will premiere in 2020 on Disney Channel.25.
The Disney Parks website will feature more Star Tours merchandise.26.
StarTran will feature a new adventure series that is set on the Star Tours network.27.
Disney will release Star Tours Disney Cruise Line at Disneyland, Disney California Beach, Disney’s Animal Kingdom, and Disney’s Hollywood Studios in 2019 as a single cruise.28.
Disneyland Resort will feature new attractions, games, and entertainment, including the StarTreK: Adventures Continue.29.
Disney Infinity 3.0 will be updated in 2020, including Disney Magic, a collection of exclusive toys.30.
StarCityGames.com has released a preview of StarTrekie’s StarTrekers Power Tour.31.
A special Star Trek themed food truck will be appearing at Disney World in 2019 in the form of StarWarsTruck.32.
StarCities.com News will feature exclusive information on StarWars at Disney theme parks, including a look at the upcoming Star Wars Magic Kingdom expansion, StarWars: Magic Kingdom at Disney Springs.33.
Disney Studios Hollywood will debut a new attraction, StarTreky’s World of Star-Wars, in 2020 at Disney’s Magic Kingdom park.34.
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