Top 5 Star Wars: The Force Awakens rumours on the internet

Star Wars being the popular all-consuming franchise that it is, The Force Awakens is understandable one of the most anticipated films of the year, which has led to everyone and their mum speculating on the particulars of Episode VII.

From the ridiculous (Jar Jar Binks is really a Sith Lord), to the more plausible (Luke has turned to the dark side), we've rounded up the top 5 rumours on the internet that everyone is arguing over. If you're desperately trying to avoid any spoilers, then run away now (or get Star Wars Blocker) because there's a chance these theories could be true. Everyone else, indulge yourself in a little Star Wars speculation 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.

Lauren O'Callaghan

Lauren O'Callaghan is the former Entertainment Editor of GamesRadar+. You'd typically find Lauren writing features and reviews about the latest and greatest in pop culture and entertainment, and assisting the teams at Total Film and SFX to bring their excellent content onto GamesRadar+. Lauren is now the digital marketing manager at the National Trust.