Star Wars: Episode VII Confirmed To Shoot In The UK
From Cinema Blend
Will Boba Fett have a British accent? Will a tea trolley be brought into the Cantina every afternoon at 4 p.m.? Will the elevators on board the Death Star now be called lifts? Ok, probably not-- but they could! The Wrap has confirmed that Star Wars Episode VII-- and possibly the sequels and spinoffs to come after that-- will shoot in the United Kingdom, where Industrial Light and Magic has already set up extensive facilities for building their singular visual effects. When Ilm began eyeing that move we speculated that the film might shoot there as well, and now it's official that the full Star Wars Episode VII production will be flying under the British flag. Here's what newly appointed Lucasfilm President-- and longtime Steven Spielberg collaborator-- Kathleen Kennedy said in the announcement: "We've devoted serious time and attention to revisiting the origins of Star Wars as inspiration for our ...