22 things you NEED to know about Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Star Wars fans, we've done your The Force Awakens homework for you and found out 22 things you need to know about the upcoming blockbuster.

If you're thinking the less you know the better, don't worry because we're not talking about huge spoilers. It's more fun facts and interesting tidbits, like what the first word of the movie will be ("This"), what gender BB-8 is (they haven't decided yet) and why Chewie isn't grey (Wookies can live to be 400-years-old). Having said that, if you're determined to walk into the cinema completely ignorant of EVERYTHING, you might want to think twice about watching this video. Everyone else, brush up on your The Force Awakens knowledge above...

Directed by JJ Abrams and starring John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac and Mark Hamill, Star Wars: The Force Awakens is released in the UK on December 17 and in the US on December 18.