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'Force Awakens' breaks trailer viewing record

Eagerly awaited sequel nabs speed record, held ironically by 'Furious 7'
By: Ben Gourlay | Celebrities & Entertainment News | Posted: Oct 25, 2015 10:33 pm

In news that will surprise nobody, last week's release of the full length theatrical trailer for the eagerly awaited 'Star Wars' sequel 'The Force Awakens' broke trailer viewership records around the world, with 128 million views in just 24 hours, supplanting the previous record held by this summer's 'Fast and the Furious 7'.




StarWars.com thanked fans for their loyalty to the brand, noting that the 128 million views included TV broadcasts, YouTube, Facebook, and other streaming platforms worldwide.


Pre-sale ticket sales which launched on the same day crippled theatre chains worldwide, also broke numerous records, with 200,000 tickets sold in the UK in the same 24 hour period.

NEWS SOURCES:Starwars.com

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