Some small updates for Episode VII were provided by Disney Chairman Alan Horn today during the Business of Entertainment breakfast at the Tribeca Film Festival. Variety reporter Brent Lang and Marc Graser from Daily Variety were able to tweet out some of the new Episode VII info that was spoken by Alan Horn, which you can check out below, as well as a video of Alan Horn speaking about these updates:
-Alan Horn says Episode 7 second unit shooting happened in Abu Dhabi, casting almost done.
-Future Star Wars movies may revert back to May release dates from December debuts. Depends on screenplay readiness.
-Alan Horn is going to London this week to go over the Episode 7 script with J.J. Abrams
-Alan Horn says the new Star Wars movies will have budgets of around $175 million to $200 million
-George Lucas is still a consultant on Episode VII, says Alan Horn