Six films, dozens of comics and books, animated series and computer games, thousands of fans around the globe - who would have thought that this was not the limit? George Lucas managed to make the incredible - to create not just an exciting story, but a whole universe that people of all generations adore. It is not surprising that the statement of Walt Disney on October 30, 2012 about the continuation of the cult saga caused a whole gamut of fans' emotions - from admiration to hysteria. Release date "Star Wars. Episode 7. The Awakening of the Force "- December 18, 2015.
Star wars: episode 7 – new trailer (2015)
Star wars: Episode 7 — Russian trailer # 1
Star Wars-7: story
The script of the film is a trade secret and is kept in the strictest secrecy. It is known that this part will be the beginning of a new trilogy, and also that the approximate budget of the film is about $ 200 million. Fans and journalists are speculating about the events that will unfold in the new part, starting from every word of JJ Abrams, the new director of the project. The old interview of the creator of the saga George Lucas is being studied in an attempt to find at least some clue. A bit of light on the plot of the picture was shed by the biographer of Lucas - James Pollock.
So, we know for sure that the new part will be connected with the Skywalker family, that there will be some favorite characters in the film, such as Luke and Leia, Han Solo, and of course the robots R2D2 and C-3PO. According to rumors, the events unfold about 20-30 years after the end of the last part, and in the new film, Luke will meet his true love. History is based on the revival and formation of the New Republic.
Star wars 7: the actors
Favorite by several generations of viewers, actors return to the set of Star Wars - Harrison Ford as Khan Solo, Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia and Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker. The famous robots R2D2 and C-3PO will also be played by Kenny Baker and Anthony Daniels, who played them earlier.
We will see on the screen and new faces - Adam Driver, who became known for his role in the comedy series "Girls", Oscar winner Lupita Niongo, and even Andy Serkis, nominee for many awards for the role of Gollum in "The Lord of the Rings."
Star Wars-7: Shooting
The end of the main filming was announced on November 6, 2014. It is known that the company Disney, which bought Lucasfilm back in 2012, introduced a lot of new pictures - so, the whole movie was shot on IMAX cameras. Filming took place on the platform of the studio "Pinewood" in the suburbs of London, as well as in the UAE and Ireland.
In June 2014, the world was shocked by the news of the trauma of 71-year-old Harrison Ford - a heavy hydraulic door fell on the foot of the actor, and he was forced to spend two months in the hospital. In the rest the process of creating the film went without incident.
Star wars 7: rumors and facts
In 2014, Lucasfilm started cooperation with UNICEF and held a special action - everyone who donated money to charity received the right to get on the set of the film. Thus, more than 4 million dollars were collected.
The film trailer does not disclose information about events taking place in the universe between episodes. That is why, in order to answer the numerous questions of the fans, it was decided to release a whole series of books and comic books describing the history of the Republic for 20 years between the sixth episode and the continuation.
Dane Pollock, Lucas's biographer, once said: "When George showed me the script of three new films, I was stunned and immediately began to think about how great it would be to see these events on the screen." Now, along with Pollock, the adaptation of this story is expected by thousands of fans around the world.