"Star Wars Episode VII" director J.J. Abrams is giving fans of the franchise their first look at the new movie's updated X-Wing — a starfighter flown in the original trilogy — in a new video.
The video shows Abrams standing next to the X-Wing, explaining a new reward as part of the "Star Wars: Force for Change" campaign to benefit UNICEF. If you donate to UNICEF through the "Star Wars" campaign this week, you could have the chance to win an advanced screening of the new movie before its expected release in December 2015. People who donate to the campaign could also win the opportunity to visit the movie set and even have a role in the new film.
"By supporting 'Force for Change' you could win a private screening of the movie in your hometown and invite 20 of your closest friends and family," Abrams said in the video. "We know how much 'Star Wars' means to so many of you, and we'd like to share the movie with you first while supporting this truly great cause."
To donate to the campaign and see the full video visit the "Force for Change" website: http://www.omaze.com/experiences/starwars-episode-vii (opens in new tab)