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Star Wars: Episode 7. Filming Now Under Way

Bad Robot has tweeted a picture of the film slate from day 1 of filming. Hey, it ain’t much but we’ll take what we can get for now.

As you can see, Cinematographer Daniel Mindel will sit alongside J.J. Abrams in bringing to life the next exciting instalment in the series. Star Wars: Episode VII sees the return of Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew and Kenny Baker. They will be joined by John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Andy Serkis, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Domhnall Gleeson and Max von Sydow.

From a screenplay by Lawrence Kasdan and Abrams, and featuring music by the one and only John Williams, the film is set to open December 18th, 2015.

May the force be with you.

Star Wars

Star Wars is a science fiction film series created by George Lucas. It debuted in 1977 and the first film was quickly retitled to Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope. It was followed by two sequels - The Empire Strikes Back in 1980 and Return of the Jedi in 1983. A trilogy of prequel films were launched in 1999 with The Phantom Menace, Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith. In 2015 Star Wars returned to the screens for a new trilogy under the control of Disney with The Force Awakens directed by J J Abrams. This was follows in the main Star Wars saga by Rian Johnson's The Last Jedi with the final film of the sequel trilogy, Episode IX, due in cinemas in December 2019 with J J Abrams back at the helm,A series of spin-offs were launched in 2016 with Gareth Edwards' Rogue One, which was followed in 2018 by Ron Howard's Solo and a fourth trilogy of films has been announced for release after 2020 which will be overseen by Rian Johnson which will feature entirely new characters and an entirely separate story.In addition, there are the animated TV series The Clone Wars and Star Wars Rebels along with Star Wars Resistance which starts in late 2018 and finally a new live action series currently being developed by Jon Favreau set some time after the events of Return of the Jedi.

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