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Alan Horn Confirms Episode VII Filming In Abu Dhabi

Posted by Eric on April 22, 2014 at 08:02 AM CST

Disney Studios Chairman Alan Horn has confirmed that some scenes for Star Wars Episode VII were shot in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates. The filming, which occurred before principal photography had commenced, was part of the production's second unit. Horn also discussed upcoming travel to London to meet with J.J. Abrams and future release dates for Star Wars movies. Here are Variety film reporter Brent Lang's tweets from this morning's Business of Entertainment breakfast at the Tribeca Film Festival:

UPDATE: Courtesy of Far Far Away Radio on Twitter, we have more comments from Horn on the films' budget and a video of Horn discussing Episode VII on-stage.

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