Star Wars Episode VII Set 30 Years After Jedi

And R2D2 will definitely be back

By Newsy, a Newser Video Partner

Posted Mar 19, 2014 9:18 AM CDT

(Newser) – Star Wars fanatics now have a timeline for the next episode in the intergalactic space drama. Bob Iger, CEO of the Walt Disney Company, said yesterday at the company's shareholders' meeting that Episode VII will take place about 30 years after 1983's Return of the Jedi. And that's not all: "There will be some very familiar faces along with a trio of new young leads," he said. But so far, only one returning character has been officially confirmed: Iger said R2D2 will definitely be back when the film hits theaters on Dec. 18, 2015. Newsy reports:

Loading... Please wait

Newsy is a Newser content partner providing
multisource video news. Its content is
produced independently of Newser.

Copyright © 2014 Newsy.com, All rights reserved.

My TakeCLICK BELOW TO VOTE
5%
17%
6%
61%
4%
7%
To report an error on this story, notify our editors.

NEWS FROM OUR PARTNERS
Other Sites We Like:   The Street   |   MSN Living   |   PopSugar Tech   |   RealClear   |   24/7 Wall St.   |   Biography   |   Barstool Sports   |   OK!