New ‘Star Wars’ Movie Will Take Place Three Decades After ‘Jedi’

At a recent Disney shareholder’s meeting, CEO Bob Iger revealed a few more details about JJ Abrams highly anticipated new Star Wars sequel. Iger said that episode VII will be set 30 years after the events of Return of the Jedi, and though he didn’t give away too many casting details, Iger hinted that some of the original cast may be back. In addition to the playful robot R2D2, Iger said that the sci-fi epic would star “a trio of new young leads along with some very familiar faces.” The movie hits theaters in December, 2015 …

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