5 Things We Know So Far About Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens


It’s official – the first all-new Star Wars movie in a decade has its extended title: The Force Awakens. When the announcement was made, the internet predictably came alive with the response of fans. Some liked it and some were concerned, but the point most clearly highlighted was the fact that – for a production shrouded in such secrecy – everybody sure does seem to have a theory, and an opinion. In today’s digital world, of course, it’s impossible to keep a creative endeavour of this magnitude entirely hidden from view.

There have been the amusing Twitter interactions between Episode VII director J.J Abrams and Zack Snyder – director of Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice. There have been aerial pictures of X-wings and an impressive Millenium Falcon parked up in the English countryside. There has been endless speculation about the cast list, and which new face will fill which role.

Amidst all of that though is one inescapable fact – with principal photography having recently wrapped, we are now entering the very real countdown to the next Star Wars release – just thirteen months away. With that in mind, let’s dive into all that information and speculation and see what we can find…