J.J Abrams

J.J. Abrams: ‘Star Wars Episode VII’ will start shooting in early 2014

“Star Wars: Episode VII” is really happening, and director J.J. Abrams has revealed when fans can start scouring the Internet for on-set photos. During the PGA-sponsored “Produced By” conference at the 20th Century Fox lot, Abrams said that production  is set to begin in January of 2014. “Most likely we are going to be moving to London at the end of the year for the ‘Star Wars’ movie,” he said, according to Deadline. Abrams noted that he would have preferred to shoot “Episode VII” closer to home in LA., but Disney had planned a U.K. shoot even before he signed on to direct. Michael Arndt (“Toy Story 3”) is writing the film, which is expected to be in theaters summer of 2015. “Django Unchained” producer Reginald Hudlin moderated the Q&A and tried to get the typically tight-lipped Abrams to reveal more about “Episode VII.” “I think that the thing is…

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J.J Abrams talks Episode VII

I’ve been a fan of Abrams for a long time now but these days, when you mention the name JJ Abrams, one question comes out of everyone’s mouths: “When will we learn more about Episode VII?” It’s safe to say that Star Wars fans all over are excited about the new movies and while Abrams was able to work on Star Trek with some level of objectivity, we have to wonder if he will do the same with Star Wars. He is admittedly a big fan and it begs the question of how he will approach this very big task. Empire Online had the chance to sit down with Abrams for a bit and ask him a few questions about Episode VII and his plans for the movie series: “I don’t know because we’re just getting started. So it’s a great question that I hope I’ll have a good answer…

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