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Star Wars: Episode VII: The Force Awakens (2015)

Produced by: Disney
Starring: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher

J.J.Abrams-directed Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens which picks up thirty years after the story that’s told in Star Wars: Return of the Jedi. The Force Awakens sees new heroes allied with familiar faces that include Han Solo, Chewbacca the Wookiee and Princess Leia.

Instead of being filmed in Hollywood, the highly anticipated Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens was filmed at Puzzlewood in Coleford. Our heroes travel to a forest world in their space odyssey. If you watch the film’s trailer it shows a shot of Rey battling it out with the bad guys amidst the rocks and trees at Puzzlewood at 1:54.


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