‘Star Wars': New feature film set for 2015
Oct. 30, 2012 | 1:21 p.m.
Hayden Christensen as Anakin Skywalker in “Star Wars: Episode III — Revenge of the Sith.” (Lucasfilm)
“Star Wars: Episode 7″?
It’s happening according to a news release just issued by the Walt Disney Co., which just announced its acquisition of Lucasfilm.
The new film is targeted to open in 2015, with Lucasfilm’s Kathleen Kennedy serving as executive producer and George Lucas serving as creative consultant, the release said.
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Additional feature films are expected to “continue the ‘Star Wars’ saga and grow the franchise well into the future,” the statement said.
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– Gina McIntyre
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