Wookiees, mark your calendars.
“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,”
Other studios have already set some high-profile films for the same date as the new "Star Wars," a seemingly inevitable box office behemoth.
Five days later, Fox is set to launch
Abrams and "Empire Strikes Back" screenwriter writer
The sci-fi reboot is scheduled to begin shooting in the U.K. in the spring.