Director J.J. Abrams and Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy kicked off the "Star Wars" Celebration event in Anaheim, California, on Thursday with a panel, giving hints about what's to come in "Star Wars: The Force Awakens." Abrams shared behind the scenes photos of the cast in costume, a new setting -- desert planet Jakku! -- and old favorite characters like Chewbacca and R2D2. Here's what we saw:
The Desert Planet, Jakku
Oscar Isaac, Daisy Ridley and John Boyega in character.
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