Trailer Report: 'Star Wars' Teaser Beats 'Age of Ultron' In Debut
The Force is strong in this one.
The teaser trailer for Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens had the best first week of any trailer on YouTube in 2014, according to technology firm Zefr, which tracks the numbers.
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The 88-second trailer racked up 58.2 million YouTube views since being released on Nov. 28, the day after Thanksgiving.
A Zefr spokesperson said the company’s research had the Star Wars preview on track to become the most viewed trailer of all time.
Avengers: Age of Ultron had the previous best first week with 50.6 million views.
Star Wars wasn’t the only trailer to lap Avengers this week.
The Jurassic World coming attraction notched 53.9 million YouTube views since it dropped on Nov. 25.
Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens arrives in theaters on Dec. 18, 2015.
Jurassic World opens on June 12.
by Lesley Goldberg
by the Associated Press