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Published On: Mon, Nov 18th, 2013

JJ Abrams, R2-D2 star in first ‘behind the scenes’photo for ‘Star Wars Episode VII’

The Star Wars: Episode VII photo has been released featuring a “behind-the-scenes” look at the production team, JJ Abrams and R2-D2.

The tweet on the Bad Robot account shows Abrams and exec Kathleen Kennedy visiting the LucasFilm workshop.

Fans are excited by any news and while the photo offers little insight or real content, the enthusiasm is certain to be brewing.

Abrams is working on the final touches to the script with Lawrence Kasdan as production is certain to begin in 2014 with a Christmas 2015 release.

Star Wars: Episode VII will be directed by J. J. Abrams (Super 8Mission: Impossible III, Star Trek)and is being scripted by Abrams and Lawrence Kasdan (Raiders of the Lost ArkThe Empire Strikes BackReturn of the Jedi). Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy, J.J. Abrams, and Bryan Burk are producing, with Tommy Harper (Mission: Impossible – Ghost ProtocolJack RyanStar Trek Into Darkness) and Jason McGatlin (TintinWar of the Worlds) serving as executive producers. John Williams is returning to score Star Wars: Episode VII.

Shooting is scheduled to begin spring 2014 at Pinewood Studios.

Star Wars Episode VII will open in theaters on December 18, 2015.

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