Star Wars: Episode VII begins filming this May + Plot details revealed!

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Written by Chris3,080 Reads1 Comments2014-03-18 14:01:20

That's right! Star Wars 7 will begin filming in just under 2 months in London, The official Star Wars website announced today. Along with revealing a timeline in which the seventh sequel will take place in; roughly 30 years after the events of Episode VI: Return of the Jedi. To further tease fans, they also relinquished some details about the cast, all but confirming what everyone had been speculating for months - that "familiar faces" will be returning, as well as a new band of young stars. Here's a couple excerpts from the official statement made today:

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.

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.

Source: StarWars.com

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MemberNoobMar-21-2014 12:08 PM

34 years after the Battle of Yavin would put this after the end of Yuuzhan Vong War, but a year before the beginning of the Dark Nest Crisis. It will be interesting to see how it all plays out. Or if it will retcon the Dark Nest and possibly the Legacy of the Force series altogether. 

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