But a new promo for the 2016 Oscars, airing live on Feb. 28, offers the film a new hope at awards-show gold.
The J.J. Abrams-directed epic is featured prominently in a 30-second promo released Tuesday morning, two days before the nominations will be revealed.
“Some dream of falling in love. Others dream of galaxies far, far away,” Morgan Freeman declares in a sweeping voice-over while clips from an array of 2015 films including The Force Awakens, Trainwreck, Brooklyn and Steve Jobs flash onscreen.
“But there is one night we all dream in gold,” Freeman pronounces before an image of tuxedo-clad host Chris Rock appears.
The Force Awakens was not nominated at Sunday’s Golden Globes, although the Associated Press reports the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced its nominee list shortly before the first industry screening of the highly anticipated film.
The Oscars also released a second short promo on Tuesday, a 15-second clip of Rock chalking his hands and declaring, “Let’s do this.”
“Chris Rock. The Oscars. A slam dunk,” an announcer uttered in a voice-over.
The Oscars air live on Sunday, Feb. 28, at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT on ABC.