“Star Wars” maker Lucasfilm was bought last year for $4.05 billion by The Walt Disney Co., which has announced plans for a new trilogy of films.
The next “Star Wars” movie will be shot in a galaxy far, far away from Hollywood–Britain.
Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy says the company has reached a deal with British Treasury chief George Osborne to make “Star Wars: Episode VII” in the U.K.
She said Friday that the production company was “revisiting the origins of `Star Wars'” for the new movie. Parts of all six previous movies were made in Britain.
Osborne said the announcement was “great news for fans and our creative industries.”