With only four months left until the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Entertainment Weekly has taken a deep dive into the film's universe for its latest issue. The magazine interviewed the likes of Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy, director J.J. Abrams, and pre-eminent writer Lawrence Kasdan to get their feelings on this undertaking. Here, Abrams reveals that he was hesitant to sit in the director's chair for the start of a whole new trilogy, but being given the opportunity to answer "Who is Luke Skywalker?" was a challenge too great to pass up. According to Kennedy, "He said, ‘Oh my God, I just got the chills. I’m in.’ I mean, it really was almost that quickly."
EW has also released 12 new images from the production, showing off mainly the new stars in costume and looking awesome. Take a look at the full set here.
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