Preproduction is in "full-swing," and Star Wars: Episode VII  has received a release date. Mark your calendars: the reboot will open on Dec. 18, 2015. "We're very excited to share the official 2015 release date for Star Wars: Episode VII," said Alan Horn, chairman of The Walt Disney Studios. The film is set to be directed by J.J. Abrams, and the original cast is still in negotiations to return. Who's excited?