Exclusive Image From The Force Awakens

Kylo Ren, up close and personal

As you may have gathered from our previous posts, the new issue of Empire is out on Thursday, featuring a behind-the-scenes look at Star Wars: The Force Awakens. As a sneak preview of our coverage, here is a brand new image taken from the issue, of Kylo Ren with his broadsaber.

For the full details of what's in the new issue (on sale 27 August) click here. For more from our Force Awakens coverage and some plot revelations from JJ Abrams himself, check back tomorrow.