Star Wars: Episode 7 starts filming their first scenes today in Abu Dhabi.
According to The National
, the movie's cast and crew will begin filming in the Abu Dhabi desert on Tuesday May 13th. Although details surrounding what they will be shooting or who will be there have not been released, the article does point out filming will last until the end of May.
Local sources are reporting that “sets are getting closer to completion, with a “whole world” having been built on an otherworldly salt lake at one location, a “shuttle-like” spacecraft, a large tower, a “big, centuries-old-looking market”, something the crew are reportedly referring to as the “alien house” and 10 to 15 “really fast buggies” powered by jet engines.”
Star Wars: Episode 7
will screen in theaters on December 18, 2015.