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Episode VII Release Date
A Day Long Remembered
By Robert T. Trate
November 07, 2013
Source: Star Wars.com/ Disney
Star Wars: Episode VII arrives 12-18-15
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It will be a day long remembered...
We finally have our next solid piece of information on Star Wars: Episode VII. Star Wars.com was the first to announce the official release date of Episode VII.
From Star Wars.com:
Star Wars: Episode VII to Open December 18, 2015
With pre-production in full-swing, a confirmed release date of December 18, 2015, has been set for Lucasfilm’s highly anticipated Star Wars: Episode VII.
“We’re very excited to share the official 2015 release date for Star Wars: Episode VII, where it will not only anchor the popular holiday filmgoing season but also ensure our extraordinary filmmaking team has the time needed to deliver a sensational picture,” said Alan Horn, chairman of The Walt Disney Studios.
Star Wars: Episode VII will be directed by J. J. Abrams (Super 8, Mission: Impossible III, Star Trek)and is being scripted by Abrams and Lawrence Kasdan (Raiders of the Lost Ark, The Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi). Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy, J.J. Abrams, and Bryan Burk are producing, with Tommy Harper (Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol, Jack Ryan, Star Trek Into Darkness) and Jason McGatlin (Tintin, War of the Worlds) serving as executive producers. John Williams is returning to score Star Wars: Episode VII.
Shooting is scheduled to begin spring 2014 at Pinewood Studios.
Sound off below Maniacs! Are you ready to go back to the galaxy that is far afar away? Will Abrams and company be ready in time? What will be the next official piece of news? Perhaps the official casting news of the big three? The title? The only thing that is certain is where many of us will be on December 17th, 2015 waiting for the clock to reach midnight.