Star Wars

Star Wars

[EN]: For fans of the sci-fi franchise, the force will have to wait a bit longer than expected. Disney announced today the next major sequel of Star Wars will make its debut on December 18, 2015. The film, to be directed by J.J. Abrams, was going to be released in theatres on the summer of 2015. Previous Star Wars films have been released in the month of May.

“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,” said Alan Horn, chairman of The Walt Disney Studios.

Two more movies also will make their debut the same date as Episode VII: Dan Brown’s Inferno with Tom Hanks, and an adaptation of the World of Warcraft videogame.

Filming is expected to start on spring 2014 at Pinewood Studios.

[ES]: Para los fans de la franquicia de ciencia ficción, la fuerza tendrá que esperar un poco más de lo esperado. Disney anunció hoy que la próxima gran secuela de Star Wars (La guerra de las galaxias) hará su debut el 18 de diciembre de 2015. La película, que será dirigida por J.J. Abrams, iba a ser estrenada en los cines en el verano de 2015. Las películas anteriores de Star Wars han sido estrenadas en el mes de mayo.

“Estamos muy emocionados de compartir la fecha del estreno en 2015 de Star Wars: Episodio VII, en el que no solo se ancla el popular filme en la temporada de Navidad, sino que también asegura que nuestro extraordinario equipo de realización tenga el tiempo necesario para mostrar una imagen sensacional”, dijo Alan Horn, presidente de The Walt Disney Studios.

Dos películas más también harán su debut en la misma fecha que Episodio VII: Inferno de Dan Brown, con el actor Tom Hanks, y una adaptación del videojuego World of Warcraft.

Se espera que la filmación comience en la primavera de 2014 en los estudios Pinewood.

[Source/Fuente]: StarWars.com: Star Wars: Episode VII to Open December 18, 2015 [http://starwars.com/news/star-wars-episode-vii-to-open-december-18-2015.html]; Huffington Post: ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Release Date Set For Dec. 18, 2015 [http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/11/07/star-wars-episode-vii-release-date_n_4235600.html].

8 Responses

    • El Mundo Tech

      Maybe they should move it to May of 2016 to 1) release it the same month as previous movies, and 2) more time to fine-tune it.

      • Henry Chamberlain

        Yes, if they’d given it some more thought, it could have been released on Star Wars Day, May 4th. That would have been a nice touch.

    • El Mundo Tech

      Maybe they should move it to May of 2016 to 1) release it the same month as previous movies, and 2) more time to fine-tune it.

      • Henry Chamberlain

        Yes, if they’d given it some more thought, it could have been released on Star Wars Day, May 4th. That would have been a nice touch.

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