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Watch new behind-the-scenes footage from Star Wars: The Force Awakens

While there's no new Star Wars trailer until this fall, director J.J. Abrams and company did show more than three minutes of behind-the-scenes footage, which is now available online. There's a lot to enjoy here — shots of the "new" TIE Fighter (which looks like the old TIE Fighter with a new paint job), a Stormtrooper with a flamethrower, and Simon Pegg both half-in and fully out of his alien costume.

The "big three" also feature prominently here: there's Carrie Fisher as Leia and Harrison Ford as Solo, in familiar garb. and Mark Hamill in an off-set interview (we don't see him dressed up in any costume, alas). Star Wars: The Force Awakens is scheduled to hit theaters December 18th, 2015.

Our favorite moment:

And a few more shots of interest:

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