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'Star Wars: Episode VII' Teaser to Debut This Weekend

An 88-second teaser trailer for J.J. Abrams’ ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ is set to play at select North American theaters November 28-30.

Following rumors of Disney’s plan for the first trailer for J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the Regal Entertainment Group has revealed that an 88-second teaser trailer will debut at select North American theaters this Friday.

According to a report by The Hollywood Reporter, the news was first disclosed on the Regal website. On Monday the theater chain posted a list of theaters with a note that the highly anticipated teaser will appear before all movies playing in the following nine theaters from November 28-30:

Irvine, CA: Edwards Irvine Spectrum 22 & IMAX

San Diego, CA: Edwards Mira Mesa Stadium 18 IMAX & RPX

Atlanta, GA: Regal Atlantic Station Stadium 18 IMAX & RPX

Chicago, IL: Regal City North Stadium 14 IMAX & RPX

New York, NY: Regal Union Square Stadium 14

Warrington, PA: Regal Warrington Crossing Stadium 22 & IMAX

Knoxville, TN: Regal Pinnacle Stadium 18 IMAX & RPX

Houston, TX: Edwards Houston Marq'E Stadium 23 IMAX & RPX

Seattle, WA: Regal Thornton Place Stadium 14 & IMAX

AMC and Cinemark have since then also confirmed that they would be participating in the preview.

The trailer will be playing at AMC theaters in Boston, San Francisco, Washington D.C., Denver, Kansas City and Minneapolis, as well as Los Angeles and New York:

AMC Century City 15 – Los Angeles

AMC Lincoln Square 13 – New York

AMC Metreon 15 – San Francisco

AMC Boston Common 19 - Boston

AMC Tyson’s Corner 16 – Washington D.C.

AMC Westminster Promenade 24 - Denver

AMC Studio 30 KC – Kansas City

AMC Southdale 16 - Minneapolis

Cinemark will be playing the trailer in five cities: West Jordan, UT; Plano, TX; Valley View, OH, San Jose CA and Yipsilanti, MI.

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Formerly Editor-in-Chief of Animation World Network, Jennifer Wolfe has worked in the Media & Entertainment industry as a writer and PR professional since 2003.