Everything You Need To Know About Star Wars Episode VII
1 Of 8 When Does it Hit Theaters?
December 18, 2015, which is a month after Mockingjay: Part 2, and a week before Mission: Impossible 5 is scheduled to hit theaters.
2 Of 8 J.J. Abrams Is Writing and Directing
When the film was announced, Abrams was one of the first names thrown around in media reports as a possible contender, but Abrams himself rejected the idea. "I am looking forward more than anyone to the next iterations of Star Wars, but I believe I will be going as a paying moviegoer," he said in November 2013. Kennedy says she came to Abrams with a simple and convincing pitch: "Please do Star Wars." By January 2013, Abrams had officially signed on to direct. Principal photography is slated to begin in May 2014 at London's Pinewood Studios.