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Star Wars fans ecstatic at first glimpse of Han Solo

Eager Star Wars fans have given the new trailer for forthcoming film The Force Awakens an emphatic thumbs up after catching a glimpse of Harrison Ford playing Han Solo for the first time in over 30 years.

Disney's stock value, meanwhile, has leaped by $2bn since the trailer was released yesterday afternoon.

ITV News correspondent Rebecca Barry reports:


'The Force Awakens' announced as title of Star Wars VII

The title of the latest entry in the Star Wars series has been announced as "Episode VII: The Force Awakens".

The title was unveiled on the film's official Twitter feed as the J.J. Abrams-directed movie completed its final day of shooting.

The film is set for release in December 2015.

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