"I'd be lying if I said there weren't pangs of regret," said JJ Abrams, who handed over director's duties to Ryan Johnson
"We started working with Rey and Finn. The first time we did it, it didn't work at all as we wrote it. And when Harrison Ford got injured, we ended up having a few weeks off. When we went back to work again, we just reshot those scenes from the ground up and it was an amazingly helpful thing to get these two characters to where they needed to be"
Twelve days after it first hit screens, Star Wars: The Force Awakens has posted an estimated $1 billion sales in global box office. In doing so, the J J Abrams-directed film has become the fastest movie to pass the milestone. The previous record was held by Jurassic World, >, which took 13 days to cross the mark
Harrison Ford is recuperating after surgery to heal a broken leg suffered during production on Star Wars: Episode VII.
Harrison Ford's actress wife Calista Flockhart has flown to Britain to comfort her husband who was injured on the set of Star Wars Episode VII.
Production is underway for the film, which is being directed by J J Abrams. It's slated to open in December 2015
Veteran actor Harrison Ford will receive a lifetime achievement award at the Zurich Film Festival next month.
Benedict Cumberbatch, who was rumoured to be attached to director JJ Abrams' long-awaited sequel to the original Star Wars trilogy, has denied that he is a part of it.
Sci-fi and action filmmaker JJ Abrams has been tapped to direct a seventh Star Wars movie expected to be released by Disney in 2015, a Hollywood trade publication reported on Thursday.