Watch Comic-Con’s behind-the-scenes look at Star Wars: The Force Awakens

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It’s no trailer, but Comic-Con attendees who braved Hall H and endured until Friday evening were treated to a heartwarming behind-the-scenes look at Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

Leia
Lookin’ good, Your Worshipfulness!

Among the shots of cast and crew at work, we get our first official look at Carrie Fisher in costume as Leia.

Domhnall Gleeson also appears in the reel, and during the Star Wars panel we got our first official look at his character and learned he plays General Hux, who commands an installation called “Starkiller Base” for the First Order.

You’ll also see Simon Pegg as an alien creature of some kind and new glimpses of John Boyega as Finn, Daisy Ridley as Rey, Adam Driver as Kylo Ren, Oscar Isaac as Poe Dameron, and Harrison Ford and Peter Mayhew as Han Solo and Chewbacca — as well as some sage words from Luke Skywalker himself, Mark Hamill, reflecting on returning to the franchise.

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