Star Wars Episode VII Starts Filming In May

Producers have finally confirmed that Star Wars Episode VII will officially start filming in May at Pinewood Studios in London. In related news Dinsey and Lucasfim have both further confirmed the long expected news that the new film will pick up the story approximately 30 years after the climatic events of Return of The Jedi. 

Although yet to release an official synopsis or concrete casting details the press release from the studio has confirmed the film “will star a trio of new young leads along with some very familiar faces”. Director J.J. Abrams has been predictably secretive about the project but it remains widely expected that those ‘familiar faces’ will at least include original trilogy stars Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and Mark Hammill. 

The most recent casting rumors have Oscar winning 12 Years A Slave star Lupita Nyong’o tipped to land a lead role with and Girls star Adam Driver almost certain to be playing the new villain in classic Darth Vader type fashion. Expect big news soon as production rushes into full swing to meet he ambitious December 18th 2015 release date.

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