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After Disney announced its takeover of the George Lucas' LucasFilm, Star Wars fans immediately began speculating on Disney's ambitions to produce a new Star Wars trilogy. Alleged leaked emails may have already revealed the first film's title.
According to Marketsaw, Star Wars: Episode 7 will be titled Star Wars: A New Dawn. In addition to the title speculation, information regarding the movie itself was mentioned.
"The movies I told you about are indeed the primary focus. Luke Skywalker is a primary focus, as are many of the original trilogy cast," the email read. "I never explained to you that they were being rewritten from previously secret drafts from way back during the making of the original trilogy. You will see a tone more in line with the original trilogy, and specifically featuring that cast, if everything shakes out as intended. Which it will, I promise you."
The drafts referenced in the email are to the "secret" drafts that Lucas has written for future Star Wars movies. Written before Star Wars - Episode I: The Phantom Menace, the stories allegedly cover two entirely new trilogies. The main reason these secret movies were not produced was because the technology required for such a production was not yet affordable for Lucas, who owned 100 percent of LucasFilm.
While the Star Wars 7-9 trilogy would focus on the collapsed yet not destroyed Empire, the next trilogy (10-12) would focus on a new cast, the offspring from the original Leia, Luke and Han cast.
"Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, Chewbacca, Princess Leia, C-3PO and R2-D2 are I am assured to feature prominently in the new trilogy, as was always the idea. Apparently some have already been approached. Quite a while back too to my understanding. Hamill is a certainty."
According to Comicbook.com, the mystery email appears to be from an inside source within LucasFilm, rather than simply someone with a business interaction. Additionally, the final installments of these new movies could take a decade to produce and edit. However, with the financial giant of Disney, this time period may be decreased.