Star Wars Character Names Revealed On Cool Retro 'Trading Cards'
Lucasfilm puts names to faces with pastiche of 1980s collectables...
JJ Abrams and Lucasfilm certainly know how to keep the buzz going about Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
Following the much-discussed - and generally well-received - recent first trailer, the team behind the movie have now revealed the names of some of the characters featured in it.
And they decided to have some fun with it, by mocking up a series of "trading cards" based on the Topps ones from the 1980s and releasing them via Entertainment Weekly.
So what have we learned then? Well John Boyega's renegade Stormtrooper is called Finn and fellow Brit Daisy Ridley's character is called Rey - rather than Kira as had been mooted.
The ball-shaped droid is called BB-8 and the sinister figure wielding THAT three-bladed lightsaber is named Kylo Ren.
And finally the X-Wing pilot played by Oscar Isaac is named Poe Dameron.
Other trading cards were issued for "X-Wings in formation", "Stormtroopers" and for the iconic Millennium Falcon spaceship.
The movie is set for release on 15 December next year, which is one year and three days away - just in case you're counting.