We have the first announcement about the upcoming Star Wars film from Disney. In a post released today on starwars.com they announced that the upcoming episdoe of the Star Wars films will be released on December 18, 2015. Below you can read what was released:
With pre-production in full-swing, a confirmed release date of December 18, 2015, has been set for Lucasfilmâ€™s highly anticipatedÂ Star Wars: Episode VII.
â€œWeâ€™re very excited to share the official 2015 release date forÂ 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,â€Â said Alan Horn, chairman of The Walt Disney Studios.
Star Wars: Episode VII will be directed by J. J. Abrams (Super 8,Â Mission: Impossible III, Star Trek)and is being scripted by Abrams and Lawrence Kasdan (Raiders of the Lost Ark,Â The Empire Strikes Back,Â Return of the Jedi). Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy, J.J. Abrams, and Bryan Burk are producing, with Tommy Harper (Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol,Â Jack Ryan,Â Star Trek Into Darkness) and Jason McGatlin (Tintin,Â War of the Worlds) serving as executive producers. John Williams is returning to scoreÂ Star Wars: Episode VII.
Shooting is scheduled to begin spring 2014 at Pinewood Studios.
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