'Force Awakens' headed for most watched trailer of all time

NEWSFLASH: 'Star Wars' still sells.

Published Wed, Dec 3 2014 9:28 PM CST   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:12 PM CST

It launched under a week ago and unsurprisingly became the talk of the world, as 'Star Wars' fans across the globe synced their watches to be amongst the first to see brand new images from next year's feature.

'Force Awakens' headed for most watched trailer of all time | TweakTown.com

Now, a study by YouTube marketing blog Zefr has reported that the trailer has reached over 60 million views (including shares and re-uploads) and generated over 90 million pieces of related content (including reaction and discussion videos). Now, the trailer is headed to be the most watched trailer of all time. Not bad for roughly 40 seconds of actual footage - move over Kardashian, 'Star Wars' really broke the internet.

'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' opens worldwide on December 18th, 2015.

Ben joined the TweakTown team in 2008 and has since reviewed 100s of movies. Ben is based in Australia and has been writing entertainment based news and reviews since 2002 and for TweakTown since 2007. A student of film, Ben brings a wide understanding of the medium to the latest happenings in entertainment circles and the latest blockbuster theatrical reviews.

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