Disney have recently announced a change in the release of Star Wars: Episode VII. Once slated for a Summer 2015 release, Disney are now stating that December 18th will now be the date in which JJ Abrams’ Star Wars spectacle will hit movie theatres.
Chairman of Walt Disney Studios, Alan Horn, confirmed the release with this statement:
“We’re very excited to share the official 2015 release date for Star Wars: Episode VII, where it will not only anchor the popular holiday filmgoing season but also ensure our extraordinary filmmaking team has the time needed to deliver a sensational picture.”
There are lots of remaining details that are up in the air at this point regarding the other upcoming films in the franchise and when they will be released. We will keep you up to date when those details are announced.