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New 'Star Wars' Trailer On Instagram Reveals 'There Has Been An Awakening'

28/08/2015 14:59 BST | Updated 29/08/2015 12:59 BST

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'Star Wars' fans are already besides themselves with excitement ahead of the franchise's latest installment, due to be released in December after a decade-long hiatus.

As anticipation grows, Disney are drip-feeding footage, clips and photos across social media. And on Thursday night, they dropped the latest teaser on Instagram.

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Storm Troopers on parade

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Tensions run high

The plot comes three decades after 'Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi'.

At just 15 seconds, the clip doesn't give away any of the latest storyline.

Only 'Star Wars' fans could get this excited over a few seconds of footage, though: it's now been viewed over 200,000 times.

Instagram introduced the new horizontal post format just a few hours before the trailer was posted.