Star Wars The Last Jedi Trailer 1 Teaser thrills and chills

This morning the first Star Wars The Last Jedi teaser trailer was released to the public, and it's a chiller. Just like the first teaser trailer for The Force Awakens, this trailer starts off with a shock. Not necessarily anything that'll blow your socks off, but it's meant to start you off with a sharp slap in the face. Don't worry – this article won't be spoiling anything for you before you experience this trailer for yourself!

Again, there will be NO spoilers in this article besides what you see in the trailer itself. That'll be coming up just below this paragraph. Until you get there, know this: you'll want to watch this teaser trailer with the sound ALL THE WAY UP with the room SILENT. There's a few things in this thing that you're going to want to get ahold of in your mind as fast as possible.

This teaser trailer for Star Wars 8 – good god, we're at 8 already?! That's crazy talk. Imagine how crazy it was to be told that Star Wars Episode I was coming out at some point – now we're on 8. From someone that saw the original trilogy before the prequels were whispered of – let me reassure you – this is a truly exciting time to be a Star Wars fan.

This film, Star Wars Episode 8, or Star Wars: The Last Jedi, will be released in theaters this Winter. They suggest December in the trailer because it'll be somewhere in there for most people around the world – here in the United States, The Last Jedi will be arriving on December 15th, 2017. Prepare yourself by diving down our Star Wars: The Last Jedi tag portal!

For those of you looking for trivia and easter eggs and whatnot – stay tuned. We're doing our full run-down of the video above and will have more details in store than you're ever, ever going to want to read. So many details your eyes will get all yellow and sith-like.