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'Star Wars' Movies Coming Every Summer Starting 2015

Kirsten Acuna
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Disney announced a new "Star Wars" film will hit theaters every summer starting 2015 at film convention CinemaCon.

Releases will alternate between a part of the new "Star Wars" trilogy and  standalone films  that were confirmed earlier this year.

We knew "Star Wars: Episode VII" was coming in 2015, but before now no release period was confirmed.  

J.J. Abrams is directing Episode VII.

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