Disney and Lucasfilm announced that filming is set to begin at Pinewood Studios in London for Star Wars: Episode VII. They also unveiled a key plot detail.
The filmmakers also revealed that the movie, the first of three planned sequels, will pick up 30 years after Return of the Jedi (Episode VI) left off.
The hugely anticipated next installment in the storied franchise is still on track for its December 18, 2015, release date, with filming set to start in May.
Now all it needs are some more stars ... or any for that matter.
So far it has one person in talks, Adam Driver, and reported commitments from original trilogy stars Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill.
Disney CEO Bob Iger joked a Tuesday shareholders meeting: