Han Solo and Chewbacca star in new Star Wars trailer

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Take a look at the new Star Wars trailer

Star Wars fans have been given a sneak peek of Han Solo in the next movie - The Force Awakens.

The trailer was shown at an official fan convention in California and has also been released online.

Han Solo the space smuggler, played by Harrison Ford, last appeared in a Star Wars film more than 30 years ago when Return of the Jedi was released.

The official trailer follows a teaser that was released in November last year.

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Watch the The Force Awakens teaser trailer

The Force Awakens is set for release on 18 December and is the first in a new series of Star Wars films.

New Star Wars characterReuters
There's lots of close-ups of new characters in the trailer
John Boyega as FinnReuters
John Boyega plays Finn, one of the main characters in The Force Awakens
Millennium FalconReuters
The Millennium Falcon is in the new trailer - after being shown in a teaser trailer first

The official trailer follows a teaser that was released in November last year.