November 28, 2014 11:15 AM EST

The trailer was shown in 30 US cinemas on Friday as well as being released on iTunes.Director JJ Abrams tweeted that the teaser will contain just “a tiny peek at what we’re working on”. The film will hit theaters December 2015.

It is set 30 years after the death of Darth Vader and the fall of the Empire. The film stars John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Max von Sydow, Lupita Nyong’o and Gwendoline Christie. Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill reprise their original roles.

The trailer concludes with the narrator saying:

“The dark side, and the light”

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