There was never any doubt that Disney’s ownership of the Star Wars galaxy would lead to opportunities for corporate SYNERGY!, and today brings forth the coupling of Disney-owned ESPN’s Monday Night Football with the new trailer for Disney-owned Star Wars: The Force Awakens opening in U.S. theaters Dec. 18. The new trailer debuts at halftime of the Oct. 19 MNF game between the New York Giants at the Philadelphia Eagles on ESPN. ESPN Deportes debuts the Spanish-language version simultaneously. For many sci-fi enthusiasts, this may be the first football game they ever watch part of.
Here are two teasers for the new Star Wars trailer from Star Wars Underworld and on i09: