Today’s panels at the Disney convention D23 focus on the studio’s live-action lineup, and many were hoping for some real, honest-to-goodness news with regards to Star Wars: Episode VII. Unfortunately, Disney chief Alan Horn was tight-lipped about the project, but he did confirm that the film is indeed slated for release in summer 2015. While Disney/Lucasfilm have been pointing to a “planned 2015 release date” for some time now, many wondered if the date was actually feasible given that production doesn’t get underway until 2014. It appears so, and Episode VII will no doubt be theevent film of a very crowded 2015.
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