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:
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.