The first official photo has been released from behind-the-scenes of the highly anticipated "Star Wars: Episode VII". The picture nearly confirms our hopes and dreams, that our favorite droid R2D2 is returning. In addition to the good looking little guy, he is pictured with J.J. Abrams, producer Kathleen Kennedy and two others on their production team.
The photo was released via J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot twitter account, with the accompanying words, "Hi from the workshop! #StarWarsVII."
Details have remained incredibly scarce for the picture, true to the Abrams' way. We aren't sure if this photo was taken at Bad Robot offices, LucasFilm, etc, but that isn't of much consequence.
An official release date has been set for the next saga, hitting AMC Theatres on December 18, 2015. A prime holiday and oscar contender slot. We also recently learned that Michael Arndt has left screenplay duties, which has been taken over by Abrams and "Star Wars" veteran Lawrence Kasdan.
Will we next be getting a photo of our the other lovable and neurotic droid, C-3PO?
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