‘Star Wars’ Droids C-3PO and R2-D2 Meet BB-8 in New Ad (Video)

“The Force Awakens” hits theaters Dec. 18

Last Updated: November 21, 2015 @ 11:01 AM

C-3PO and R2-D2 team up with BB-8 for a new ad for British communications company O2.

Just when it seems like the droids from the original “Star Wars” films will be wandering the desert forever, they finally meet the breakout star of “The Force Awakens” in the video, released Friday, announcing a contest to win tickets for the U.K. premiere on Dec. 17.

The highly anticipated seventh installment in the “Star Wars” franchise hits theaters Dec. 18.

“The Force Awakens” is directed by J.J. Abrams and stars John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, and Max von Sydow, with Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, and Kenny Baker reprising their roles from previous “Star Wars” films.

Watch the video.

STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENSWe’re about to take you to a galaxy far, far away.Open O2 Priority for a chance to win tickets to the #StarWars #TheForceAwakens UK premiere – o2.uk/starwars

Posted by O2 on Friday, November 20, 2015