Official News! Episode VII Set 30 Years After Return of the Jedi!

Official News! Episode VII Set 30 Years After Return of the Jedi!

future-of-star-wars_lgtout Confirmed! Episode VII to take place thirty years after Return of the Jedi, and will start filming May of this year! From the official site:

Disney and Lucasfilm are excited to announce that principal photography on Star Wars: Episode VII, directed by J.J. Abrams, will commence May 2014, and will be based at London’s historic Pinewood Studios. This will be the first Star Wars film to start shooting in the month of May. It has also been confirmed that Star Wars: Episode VII is set about 30 years after the events of Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi, and will star a trio of new young leads along with some very familiar faces. No further details on casting or plot are available at this time.

Check out the official announcement here

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  1. Lisa
    March 18, 2014 at 14:05 Reply

    Yay! Some news! Finally! 🙂

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