‘The Force Awakens’ cast sing ‘Star Wars’ theme a cappella with Jimmy Fallon and The Roots – watch

Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Adam Driver and more all appear

The cast of new Star Wars film, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, appeared on US TV on Tuesday night (December 15) to sing the movie’s iconic theme a cappella.

The seventh instalment in the iconic sci-fi franchise will open in cinemas across the UK on Thursday (December 17) and in the US a day later. Read the NME review here.

Ahead of the film’s release, the cast – including stars Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Adam Driver, Gwendoline Christie and Lupita Nyong’o – appeared alongside The Roots and late-night host Jimmy Fallon to perform the theme on The Tonight Show.

Watch below.

The story of The Force Awakens takes place 30 years after the events of Return Of The Jed but specific plot details are being kept tightly under wraps. The film’s script was penned by director J.J. Abrams, Toy Story 3 writer Michael Arndt and Star Wars franchise veteran Lawrence Kasdan.

Alongside the returning trio of Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher, the film’s cast includes Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’o, Simon Pegg and Andy Serkis. Ford recently confirmed that he has already seen the film, calling it “wonderful” and “a real big movie”.