'Star Wars: Episode VII' Filmmakers Re-Creating Tatooine in the Desert

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This story first appeared in the April 18 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine.

Paparazzi, prepare to storm the desert! A source says Star Wars: Episode VII director J.J. Abrams and Disney are planning to build out an extensive re-creation of Tatooine, the desolate home planet of Luke and Anakin Skywalker, in a Morocco-like environment (the original was built in Tunisia).

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