The last few months have been particularly quiet when it comes to news concerning Star Wars Episode VII. But the cast & crew behind the film have made up for the lull with various teases on social media. A few days ago actor John Boyega shared a photo on Instagram of Pinewood Studios' exterior with the caption, "New week! New planet!" And today, in response to Apple's announcement of their new Watch, J.J. Abrams' tweeted this on Bad Robot's Twitter account:
— Bad Robot (@bad_robot) September 9, 2014
Now, at first glance this doesn't appear to be connected to Episode VII at all. But look closely at the background. Look familiar?
It seems this could be a subtle hint about what's to come in Episode VII. We've heard many rumors about the role the Empire may play in upcoming films, and we've even seen the new Stormtrooper helmet. It certainly looks like the Imperial designs will have a heavy influence on the Sequel trilogy, but hopefully we won't be seeing a third Death Star.
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