'Star Wars: Episode VII' Is Called 'The Force Awakens'

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"Star Wars: Episode VII" finally has its title. J.J. Abrams' film is called "The Force Awakens." The news was announced by Star Wars' Twitter and Facebook accounts on Thursday to coincide with the completion of principal photography.

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"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" is out in theaters on Dec. 18, 2015. The online reaction was mixed:

♫ The best part of awakens up is The Force in your cup ♫

— Mike Ryan (@mikeryan) November 6, 2014

All fun jokes aside, the Star Wars title is *fine,* it's just very much of this movie era: "Darkness, Rise, Rises, Awakens, Dawn."

— Mike Ryan (@mikeryan) November 6, 2014

New Star Wars title not bad, just feels a little forced.

— Logan Hill (@loganhill33) November 6, 2014

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