Star Wars Episode 7 Set To Film From May To September
After months of speculation, reports suggest that Star Wars fans may not have to wait too much longer for Episode 7 to begin filming.
According to the website HitFix the JJ Abrams-directed space saga will go before the cameras in May, with shooting set to continue until September.
That means the film – which will primarily be shot in the UK – could potentially spend over a year in post-production ahead of its planned released on December 18 2015.
And the news expands upon Abrams’ previous confirmation that a May shoot was on the cards.
‘That’s the current plan,’ he said at the recent Television Critics Association winter press tour. ‘We have our script and we’re full steam ahead. Have script, will travel.’
Meanwhile further reports suggest that casting on the film is ‘almost complete’ even though no official announcements have been made.
A whole host of names have been linked with the project, with recent candidates including Zac Efron, Judi Dench and Gary Oldman – who confirmed that producers had ‘inquired’ about him starring.
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