Join FandangoVIP for a chance to win.

Don't forget to join during checkout - it's free!



Not a member? Join now or during checkout - it's free!

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Void where prohibited. Sweepstakes begins at 10:00 a.m. PT on 7/19/16 and ends at 10:00 a.m. PT on 7/28/16. Open to legal residents of 49 states of the U.S. & D.C. (void in RI, Puerto Rico, all U.S. territories, possessions and overseas military installations), 18 or older (or age of majority in jurisdiction of residence, whichever is older) with active email account and Internet access as of 7/19/16. Odds of winning dependent upon total number of eligible entries received. 1-Grand Prize: round-trip economy class airfare for Grand Prize Winner and up to three (3) guests to Los Angeles (ARV $1,500), two (2) nights standard hotel accommodations at nearby hotel (“Hotel”) (ARV: $1,600), four (4) box seats to Alabama Shakes on 8/10 at the Greek Theatre (ARV: $500), four (4) passes for entrance to the Redwood Hospitality Deck at the Greek Theatre (ARV: $200), four (4) passes to the Fandango VIP lounge at the Greek Theatre (ARV: $200), Alabama Shakes merchandise at the Greek Theatre (ARV: $100), ground transportation to and from the Hotel to the Greek Theatre (ARV: $100), and a $200 VISA Gift Card (ARV: $200). (Total ARV of Grand Prize, $4,400 USD). See Official Rules at for complete prize details. Sponsor: Fandango Media, LLC. See full Official Rules for complete prize details, retail values and free alternate methods of entry. Sponsor: Fandango Media, LLC. I understand and agree to the Official Rules. By entering the sweepstakes, I agree to receive occasional email communications from Fandango Fanmail and Fandango Family Fanmail in accordance with Fandango's Privacy Policy. I may unsubscribe at any time.

Superhero Movies News

Will 'Star Wars: Episode VII' Be Our Gift in Theaters for Christmas 2015?

Could 2015 be a very Jedi Christmas?

According to Badass Digest, Disney has a date circled on its calendar right now and it looks like the latest Star Wars movie will be avoiding a very crowded summer movie season and opting instead for the holiday crowd.

The site states that "Disney and Lucasfilm have December circled on their calendars, with a mid-month release being most likely."

While an end-of-year release would take the movie out of the crowded summer lineup that includes Avengers: Age of Ultron, Terminator, Independence Day 2 and Pirates of the Caribbean 5, there's no guarantee that director J.J. Abrams will have the movie done by then. Any delays could potentially push the movie to a Christmas release or even out of 2015 altogether. The latter seems like a last resort as Disney made it a point at D23 to state that the film would be in theaters in 2015.

Up until now, all the other Star Wars movies have been released in May. Disney and Marvel already have Avengers: Age of Ultron locked in for an early May release. The studio also has the Finding Nemo sequel, Finding Dory slated for Thanksgiving 2015 with Pirates 5 and Ant-Man sandwiched in between in July and early November, respectively.

November 2015 is particularly loaded with the next James Bond movie, the final Hunger Games movie and a Peanuts movie joining Ant-Man and Finding Dory. Could movie fans suffer from tentpole blockbuster fatigue once December swings around?

When do you think Star Wars: Episode VII should arrive in theaters? Spring 2015, August (which currently has no blockbusters) or Christmas 2015? Or should it get bumped to 2016?



Like it? Share it:

Next Article by Sean O'Connell

'Amazing Spider-Man' Images Tease Possible 'Sinister' Villains

'Amazing Spider-Man' Images Tease Possible 'Sinister' Villains

Send Me FanText

Thanks for signing up!

By entering your mobile number and clicking "Sign me up!" you consent to our Terms and Policies and Privacy Policy and authorize Fandango and its service providers to deliver FanTexts and other promotional texts to your mobile phone using automated technology. Text marketing authorization is not required for any purchase from Fandango. Message and data rates may apply. We will not send more than 5 msgs/month. YOU CAN UNSUBSCRIBE AT ANY TIME BY TEXTING "STOP" TO "FNDGO" (36346).