22 April 2014 12:12 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Walt Disney Studios Chairman Alan Horn spoke a bit this morning about the highly anticipated sequel Star Wars: Episode VII, but his comments were essentially confirming things we already know: the cast isn’t 100% set yet, principal photography hasn’t begun, George Lucas is consulting, and future Star Wars films could return to the May release date strategy.  However, he also revealed a fascinating nugget with regards to the budgets of the new Star Wars movies.  One might think that a movie as big as Episode VII would have a budget of epic proportions, but the number that Horn quoted is actually pretty in line with other recent tentpole films.  More after the jump. While speaking at Loyola (via Variety's Marc Graser), Horn revealed that the budgets for the new Star Wars films will be “around $175 million to $200 million.”  Horn is speaking not only about Episode VII, but also Episode »

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