No New Star Wars Episode 7 Trailer at Comic-Con This Week - Report

But director J.J. Abrams and some actors will appear on a panel to offer a "behind-the-scenes" look at the upcoming sci-fi film.


This week at San Diego Comic-Con, Disney will hold a special panel for Star Wars Episode VII - The Force Awakens, but don't expect to see a new trailer or clips from the upcoming film. That's according to a new report today from Entertainment Weekly, which cites sources as saying the next official trailer will instead be released this fall. The movie itself hits theaters on December 18.

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The Force Awakens panel at Comic-Con will, however, deliver a "behind-the-scenes look" at the movie, according to the publication. Director J.J. Abrams, writer Lawrence Kasdan, and Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy will be on-hand during the panel.

What's more, the site reports that "several" actors who have not yet announced their roles in The Force Awakens will appear during the panel. The presentation will be held at the famous Hall H and is moderated by Nerdist creator Chris Hardwick.

Read the full Entertainment Weekly report for more on Lucasfilm's plans for Star Wars at Comic-Con.

In Comic-Con gaming news, Capcom plans to talk more about Street Fighter V during the event, while Microsoft will hold a panel to reveal new secrets about Halo 5: Guardians. Activision will also attend the show to reveal Call of Duty: Black Ops III's Zombies mode and more.

GameSpot will have editors on the ground in San Diego for the show. Check back later this week for all the big Comic-Con gaming news.

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