Watch: Matthew McConaughey Loses It Over New STAR WARS Trailer

     April 17, 2015


There were plenty of enthusiastic reactions to the new Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer that dropped yesterday, ranging from the overjoyed to the overemotional. It’s understandable given how much this franchise means to people and how promising J.J. Abrams’ sequel appears to be, and it looks like a recent Oscar winner was a bit overwhelmed by the new trailer as well: Matthew McConaughey.

Below, you can watch McConaughey’s “reaction” to watching the new Star Wars trailer in real time, though for some reason it looks like the actor was on an inter-dimensional space journey at the time that he viewed the new trailer. Considering this is only just the second teaser trailer, I can only imagine how McConaughey’s going to react when the first theatrical trailer for The Force Awakens is released. I hope somebody’s looking out for the guy when that time rolls around.

Check out the video below, via YouTube user oskararnarson. Star Wars: The Force Awakens opens in theaters on December 18th.

For more from yesterday’s Star Wars Celebration, click on the links below:

Here’s the official rundown for Star Wars: The Force Awakens:

Star Wars: The Force Awakens, opens in theaters December 18, 2015. Star Wars: The Force Awakens is directed by J.J. Abrams from a screenplay by Lawrence Kasdan & Abrams, and features a cast including actors John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong’o, Gwendoline Christie, Crystal Clarke, Pip Andersen, Domhnall Gleeson, and Max von Sydow. They will join the original stars of the saga, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, and Kenny Baker. The film is being produced by Kathleen Kennedy, J.J. Abrams, and Bryan Burk, and John Williams returns as the composer. Star Wars: The Force Awakens is Episode VII in the Star Wars Saga


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