Star Wars: Episode VII to Hit Theaters on December 18, 2015

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Star Wars: Episode VII has received a confirmed release date of December 18, 2015. The film will be also released in 3D. Star Wars: Episode VII will be directed by J.J. Abrams and is being scripted by Abrams and Lawrence Kasdan. Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy, Abrams, and Bryan Burk are producing, with Tommy Harper and Jason McGatlin serving as executive producers. John Williams is returning to score Star Wars: Episode VII.

Alan Horn, chairman of The Walt Disney Studios, said,

“We’re very excited to share the official 2015 release date for Star Wars: Episode VII, where it will not only anchor the popular holiday film going season but also ensure our extraordinary filmmaking team has the time needed to deliver a sensational picture.”

Shooting is scheduled to begin spring 2014 at Pinewood Studios.