The marketing push for Episode VII is in full swing, with several posters and numerous trailers and TV spots all dropping.

Wired recently sat down with “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” direct J.J. Abrams, the man who must provide a solid foundation for numerous sequels and spinoff movies in this new Disney owned era of the franchise.

The big screen highly anticipated return of the space opera saga is a massive honour for the director but he also revealed just how much pressure he felt taking on the project, and how no other property endures as much scrutiny:

“You’re inheriting Star Wars! That’s not something you can do lightly. You have to really understand the design choices, because everything is important.”

In the process of talking to the super-fan helmer wired also posted up some new set photos. Check them out below.

J.J. Abrams’ “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” opens on December 18th and stars: Daisy Ridley, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Gwendoline Christie, Domhnall Gleeson, Warwick Davis, Peter Mayhew, Kenny Baker, Andy Serkis, Max von Sydow and Mark Hamill.

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens L to R: Director J.J. Abrams on set w/ John Boyega (Finn). Ph: David James ©Lucasfilm 2015

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens John Boyega (Finn) on set. Ph: David James ©Lucasfilm 2015

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