Everything You Need To Know About Star Wars Episode VII
3 Of 8 Will George Lucas Have A Part?
Lucas will remain as a "creative consultant" for Episode VII. What exactly does mean? According to Lucas himself, his job is "helping out with the script," though his role will be far, far more hands-off than it was for previous films. This time, he'll merely grandfather the series and offer input when necessary. "That's all my job is, to be the keeper of the flame," adds Lucas.
4 Of 8 When Will The Story Take Place?
In March 2014, it was announced that Episode VII will take place "roughly 30 years" after Return of the Jedi, and it offers plenty of opportunities to adapt popular elements from the original series and also to expand the universe.
Forget everything you know after Return of the Jedi, Star Wars fans — it's a wide-open galaxy again.