Star Wars Episode VII

The new Star Wars film is to be made in Britain and the Original stars including Harrison Ford and Carrie Fisher are expected back in Britain for Star Wars: Episode VII after Disney bought Lucasfilm in a controversial $4billion dollar deal in 2010.  Kathleen Kennedy, president of Lucasfilm, said: ‘We’ve devoted serious time and attention to revisiting the origins of Star Wars as inspiration for our process on the new movie, and I’m thrilled that returning to the UK for production and utilizing the incredible talent there can be a part of that.‘ Kennedy was also involved with films like Raiders of the Lost Ark, Empire of the Sun and recently War Horse, it’s very exciting to be heading back..Recently The UK has also made films such as Skyfall, Burke & Hare, Hugo, Inception, War Horse, The Iron Lady, The Woman in Black and The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. The Government has offered similar reliefs for quality TV productions? Theannouncement that the next Star Wars film will be shot and produced in the UK is great news for fans and our creative industries, and it is clear evidence that our incentives are attracting the largest studios back to the UK.‘ l think more great films and television should be made in Britain.’

Producer Bryan Burk said the locations were ‘kind of floating around in the air all depending on script and a whole bunch of other issues’.Multiple global locations were used between 1976 and 2003 for the production of the first six Star Wars films to provide the setting for alien planets,Some of the early movies were shot at Ealing and Elstree Studios. The costumes of the stormtroopers, Darth Vader, and C-3PO were made by British craftspeople using ‘vacu-forming’ and sculptingOther scenes in the first six films have been shot in the US, Tunisia, Norway, Italy and Switzerland. new Star Wars film is to be made in Britain in a huge coup for the country’s film industry, .Original cast members Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill are expected to return to the UK to shoot the seventh film in the blockbuster series.The film  is due to start production in 2014  and. J.J. Abrams will oversee production of Star Wars: Episode VII .

Multiple global locations were used between 1976 and 2003 for the production of the first six Star Wars films to provide the setting for alien planets,Some of the early movies were shot at Ealing and Elstree Studios. The costumes of the stormtroopers, Darth Vader, and C-3PO were made by British craftspeople using ‘vacu-forming’ and sculpting. Other scenes in the first six films have been shot in the US, Tunisia, Norway, Italy and Switzerlandthe next Star Wars film will be shot and produced in the UK is great news for fans and our creative industries, and it is clear evidence that our incentives are attracting the largest studios back to the UK.‘I am personally committed to seeing more great films and television made in Britain.’The exact locations for the production is not being confirmed, but there is speculation that at least some scenes will be shot in Scotland. The film will be the beginning of a new Star Wars trilogy that will take place sometime after the events of Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi.It is expected to feature a new generation of heroes, as well as an older Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia

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