The director sent out a video message from London to the fans at DisneyWorld for Star Wars Weekend.
A Hasbro conference is rumored to have revealed the Star Wars theatrical line-up through 2020 which includes 6 new movies.
Fish Tank star Katie Jarvis and previously rumored Maisie Richardson-Sellers are said to be joining this sci-fi sequel, which will complete the main cast.
Bad Robot has shared a picture of the official clapboard slate from the set in the Abu Dhabi desert.
A new source suggests that Adam Driver is not playing a Sith Lord as previously rumored, but he is headed to the dark side.
Actor Denis Lawson was asked to reprise his fan favorite role but turned it down because he felt it was too boring.
Production begins a day earlier than expected as some of the cast arrive for a shoot that will last until the end of the month.
Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher will have significant yet smaller roles as Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia in J.J. Abrams' sequel.
The official Star Wars magazine hints that the baron administrator of Cloud City might be making his return in animated form.
Disney CEO Bob Iger announces there will be at least three standalone movies over the next decade, but there is no confirmation on titles.
The new title is rumored to refer to Max Von Sydow's character, which is said to be a very evil villain in this epic sequel.
Disney CEO Bob Iger poses with the iconic Wookie in celebration of Star Wars Day, but is it really Peter Mayhew in costume?
It isn't known who is voicing the character in this upcoming animated series, debuting this fall on Disney XD.
The production is currently seeking men and women over the age of 16 for background roles in this anticipated sequel directed by J.J. Abrams.
The director and screenwriter take a break from pre-production in London to wish everyone a happy 'May the 4th be With You'.
May 4th has become an annual holiday for Star Wars fans around the world, which began in 1979 with an ad in a London newspaper.
The Rebel Alliance is formed in this new animated TV series debuting on Disney XD this fall.
MTV imagines what the new and old cast members looks like as they come together for this revealing tease of the highly anticipated sequel.
Darth Vader has trouble with his mechanical legs as Palpatine blasts his new theme music for all to hear, debuting Saturday, May 3 on the Disney Channel.