It's been 30 years in the making, but the seventh installment of the Star Wars saga finally has a release date.
StarWars.com, the official source of Star Wars news, says moviegoers will see Episode VII hyper-drive into theaters on December 18, 2015.
The film, which is being filmed on 35mm and not in digital, is in pre-production with shooting pegged to begin in spring 2014. J.J. Abrams, of Star Trek and other film fame, is co-writing the script and directing.
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In the 771 days before the film's release, look for the launch of enough video games, mobile games, gadget gear and figurines to fill the Chewbacca-sized void Lucasfilm has left in your heart since the last movie - the last good one - landed.
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