Star Wars 7 Production Update: X-Wing Starfighter Confirmed in the Movie [Watch Video]
By Sachin Trivedi | July 22, 2014 4:12 PM EST
The director of "Star Wars" 7, J.J. Abrams, gave the viewers a big clue from the production set of the movie. Viewers can expect to see the X-Wing starfighter in the upcoming movie. The movie is slated to be released on Dec 18, 2015.
A person wearing a costume of the Darth Vader character from the Star Wars movies is pictured in Hollywood, California July 2, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
J.J. Abrams posted a video showing the X-Wing fighter from the "Star Wars" 7 filming set of London. The video was for the Force for Change initiative. The initiative from Disney and Lucasfilm has committed $1 million to UNICEF's Innovation Labs, which is said to benefit children in need.
The producers of "Star Wars" 7 are giving the fans a chance to be in the movie by contributing to the UNICEF. In the video J.J. Abrams thanked all those who have participated in the initiative so far. People from 119 countries are said to have made contributions to win a chance to feature in the movie.
There is still one week left to contribute and win a chance to visit the production sets of "Star Wars" 7. The winners will also feature in the movie and be amongst the first to watch the movie in an advance screening of the movie before it is released in the theatres worldwide.
The video posted by J.J Abrams was shot in front of an X-Wing starfighter and viewers can see the cockpit door open and a pilot getting in. Readers should note that the pilot uniform is similar to the ones worn by the pilots of the rebel alliance in the original trilogy.
The X-Wing fighter in the video seems to have seen some action. Viewers can see that the fighter is mostly worn out and some parts have a black coating. Two blast marks can also be seen just below the cockpit. There is a big hanger in the background and a small cleaning droid can also be seen in the video.
"Star Wars" 7 will continue the saga of the Jedi master Luke Skywalker. The upcoming movie will pickup from after the events of the death of the emperor in episode 6. Some of the original characters making a comeback in the movie include Han Solo, Leis Solo, Luke Skywalker, Chewbacca, R2-D2 and C-3PO.
More Articles to Read
Game of Thrones Season 5 Spoilers: Nymeria Sand [Read]
'Saddest Bear on Earth' Slowly Going Insane in Zoo [Read]
Avengers: Age of Ultron - Stan Lee Confirms a Cameo Role [Read]
To contact the editor, e-mail:
Most Popular Slideshows
- NFL MNF: Pittsburgh Steelers 30, Houston Texans 23 [PHOTOS]
- 2014 MLB World Series Game 1: San Francisco Giants 7, Kansas City Royals 1 [PHOTOS]
- 2014 MLB World Series - Game 2: Kansas City Royals 7, San Francisco Giants 2 [PHOTOS]
Join the Conversation
- Ian Somerhalder Girlfriend: 'Twilight' Actress Nikki Reed Heads Back To Los Angeles Solo, Spotted Partying With Michelle Rodriguez At A Fashion Event
- ‘Big Brother Australia’ Evictee Jason Rose Opens Up About His Family’s Acceptance of His Sexuality, Cat and Lawson’s Illicit Love Affair [VIDEO]
- 'Arrow' Season 3, Episode 3 Spoilers: Merlyn vs Queen; Thea Reborn; Felicity Smoak Gets New Boss [Watch Arrow 3x03 Promo Video]
- ‘The Young And The Restless’ Spoilers For Oct. 23: Find Out What Happens When Phyllis Meets Kelly
- ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron' Teaser Trailer: Fans' Cry At ‘Epic’ Footage, Vision Not Featured
- ASUS Releases A Teaser Indicating The Arrival of New Zenfone and ZenWatch On October 28
- Boy Stoned To Death For Alleged Rape, Victim Receives Dowry From Militants
- Xiaomi Redmi 1S vs. Sharp Aquos Crystal – Specifications, Features And Price Showdown
- Three Dual SIM Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Duos Variants Comes To China
- Russia is Creating Underwater Combat Robots to Protect its Arctic Territories
- ‘Lone Wolf’ Attack on Canada Parliament Hill Could be ISIS-Related
- Swedish Military Spots ‘Russian Submarine’ Off Stockholm Coast, An Alarming ‘Security Game Changer’