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Lucasfilm steps up to deny JJ Abrams is quitting Star Wars

Photo from www.businessinsider.com
Photo from www.businessinsider.com

Yesterday there were an awful lot of rumours circulating that J.J. Abrams was getting ready to quit Star Wars because he didn’t want to live in the UK for a short time during shooting. Although there is no clear source for this news, it didn’t stop it weeding it’s way around the web like a plague, and once these things get started they are very hard to stop. To shut everyone up and to assure the fans, Lucasfilm have stepped up to deny this rumour. In a statement released Monday they had this to say:

[quote]“There is no truth to the rumor, J.J. is having a great time working on the script and is looking forward to going into production next year.”[/quote]

So there it is Lucasfilms say everything is still on track, fans can rest easy. Star Wars: Episode VII, written by  Michael Arndt, will be filmed at the Pinewood Shepperton Studios, UK and is due for release in 2015. 

Source [Den of Geek]

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