Part 2 of our look back at the development of Star Wars VII news in 2013. Part 1 took us from Januarry to April. Part 2 below starts from May and goes to August.
1st – Abrams claims Star Wars is “a once in a lifetime opportunity.”
3rd – Star Wars VII could be filming in Iceland
4th – It seems every actor interview has to be asked about Star Wars VII. Ben Kingsley, Nicolas Cage and others all get asked about the movie. Also The Sun claim the movie is heading to Scotland. Simon Pegg again, this time saying he probably won’t get beamed up for Star Wars VII.
6th – Filming is marked for early 2014
8th – Could Pinewood Studios be the new home for Star Wars? Also J.J. Abrams says he will let Star Wars VII be it’s own thing.
9th – Simon Pegg again, this time on Abrams. “Spinoff movies depends on success of Star Wars VII” quotes Abrams.
11th – It’s confirmed that Star Wars VII will be shot in the UK
12th – Kenny Baker hopes he gets the call.
19th – Michael Kaplan joins as costume designer
20th – Jonathan Rhys Meyers rumoured to be on the Star Wars VII list
21st – Damon Lindelof hints at his involvement.
22nd – Josh Holloway would love to play Han Solo
23rd – Mark Hamill is really excited about Star Wars
27th – Ireland is the latest place to be tipped for filming. Also John Williams is keen to return.
We will conclude with part 3 on New Years Eve.