Things You Should Know About 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

As Star Wars: The Force Awakens drew closer to being released, rumor and fact began to mesh together into some kind of globby new reality that became its own form of entertainment. If you're a savvy fan, though, you preferred to learn facts about Episode VII. We’ll be like Yoda and you can be Luke, carrying us around the swamps of the Internet while we teach you the ways of the Force. If you care at all about Star Wars, you’ll want to be in the conversation. Don’t be left behind like Uncle Owen and Aunt Beru - hop in our Millennium Falcon of knowledge and learn everything you should know about The Force Awakens.

Who is Finn? What’s a BB8? Why is grandpa riding with a very hairy man in a space ship? These are the kinds of questions that we’re here to answer - although, if you don’t know who Chewbacca is we may not be able to help you. On this very important list of things you need to know about Star Wars: The Force Awakens, we’ve done our best to stay out of the realm of rumors and post information that’s come straight from the actors and filmmakers involved with Episode VII.