This Star Wars: The Force Awakens/Original Trilogy Mashup Trailer Is Just What You Need Today

By today, we mean the entire weekend.

So, the newest Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer arrived this week, and while it didn’t quite break the internet (the ticket sales had that honor), it sure did excite a whole bunch of people. Laughs were had, tears were shed, but we can all agree it was a strong trailer that will hopefully carry us over the hump until the film’s release.

But, because the internet just can’t leave anything alone, some very enterprising editors are most likely working on many a trailer mashup based on the structure of the latest preview. The latest by youtuber Medley Weaver replicates it with footage and dialogue from the original trilogy… and it’s surprisingly poignant.

Lemme see this thing

Here it is:

Overall, a great job was done. The idea to focus the whole thing on Luke’s inner turmoil throughout the trilogy was smart, and it pays off by giving the trailer a lot of gravitas.

How’d they¬†manage to edit that together?

Good question. Obviously the footage and the dialogue is easy to find, but the background music to the Force Awakens trailer has actually been isolated by another youtube user, SGTBizarro:

Obviously, this is a prime component in any trailer mashup, so if you’re looking to make your own you have your background music. Now, get cracking.

Of course, as much as we love this trailer it isn’t our all time favorite mash up. That honor belongs to the Star Wars trailer in the style of Guardians of the Galaxy, which really brings out all the fun we love about the series:

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