'Star Wars: Episode VII' Filmmakers Re-Creating Tatooine in the Desert
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).
Disney could not be reached for comment.