The photo came with the caption:
“Star Wars: The Force Awaken” collaboration music video! Awakening the force with top stars! Which idols are posing for “Stars Wars” in the picture?
Though the page kept the identities of stars under wraps, many K-Pop fans are quick to figure out that the said K-Pop stars are EXO.
As some fans pointed out, the white silhouettes in the picture matched the promotional picture for the group’s latest hit single, “Love Me Right“.
According to Korean media outlet Naver, EXO and the “Star Wars” Korea team have previously met during the 20th Busan International Film Festival.
During the film festival, leader Suho has personally visited the “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” booth and showed his affection as a fan of “Star Wars”. However, he wasn’t the only member to have shown great interest in the movie.
Earlier in October, member Baekhyun paid a visit to the “Star Wars” headquarter and updated his Instagram with a photo of him and Suho posing next to a hologram of “Star Wars” character C3PO.
As such, in collaboration with the Walt Disney Company Korea, EXO will be releasing a new digital single known as “Lightsaber”.
A collaboration music video will be released as well and the group will doing a “Star-Wars” inspired photoshoot. The song and music video are set to be unveiled soon.
While it’s not verified, “Lightsaber” might be based on the beats from EXO’s pre-debut teaser that featured Kai.
UPDATE (8th November, 11:31pm):
The wait is almost over, EXO and “Star Wars” fans.
EXO’s talent agency SM Entertainment has just dropped a teaser of the group’s upcoming music video for “Lightsaber”, their collaboration project with the Walt Disney Company Korea.
Featuring Sehun, Baekhyun and Kai, the teaser offers us a snippet of their new song and glimpses at the intense-filled music video.
Check it out below:
“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” is set to be released on 18th Dec 2015.