Star Wars: Episode 7 title announced – it’s official!

The first instalment of Disney’s new Star Wars saga finally has a title

star-wars-luke-skywalker-tatooine-star-wars-episode-7-amazing-luke-skywalker-plot-spoilersWith filming on Star Wars Episode VII having recently concluded, we were due an announcement, and now we have one: the full title of the JJ Abrams-directed first instalment will be Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

From our perspective it’s suitably cryptic, but – as it was surely intended to it – it poses questions: the Force awakens? Awakens from what? What’s been happening in the years happening post-Return Of The Jedi? What, what, what?

The mystery deepens…

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