New Star Wars to be filmed in UK

Chancellor George Osborne has announced via Twitter that the new Star Wars film will be made in the UK. Star Wars: Episode VII, which will be directed by JJ Abrams is already being filmed in Buckinghamshire, but the new deal secures the filming of a further standalone film, based in the UK. Culture secretary Sajid Javid said: “Given Lucasfilm’s decision to film another Star Wars movie in the UK, it is clear that the Force is strong here.”

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