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First 'Star Wars' stand alone film to begin production next month?

Next Star Wars to film before the release of this year's 'The Force Awakens'

Ben Gourlay | Jan 4, 2015 at 11:24 pm CST (0 mins, 28 secs reading time)

Mid last year, it was announced that 'Godzilla' director Gareth Edwards would helm the next 'Star Wars' film; a stand alone entry to be released between this year's 'The Force Awakens' and the as yet untitled 'Episode VIII' in 2017.

First 'Star Wars' stand alone film to begin production next month? |

According to JediNews, filming is set to begin next month at London's Pinewood studio, with sets already assembled. Whilst this might seem a tad early, remember that the film will be released next December, so this timeline seems sensible. If true, we can certainly expect a lot of news in the coming months.

Last updated: Dec 6, 2019 at 02:46 pm CST

Ben Gourlay


Ben is based in Australia and has been writing entertainment based news and reviews since 2002 and for TweakTown since 2007. A student of film, Ben brings a wide understanding of the medium to the latest happenings in entertainment circles and the latest blockbuster theatrical reviews.

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