What was the working title for The Force Awakens?

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2nd Unit film canister of Avco

The working title of The Force Awakens was:


This production title was named after  a Los Angeles cinema that showed Star Wars which in itself is not hugely notable except for two points:

  • Avco was one of only four cinemas who fitted Lucasfilm’s THX sound system for the film.
  • It was the cinema that the young JJ Abrams first saw the Star Wars.
So there you go, not quite as cool as the story of Blue Harvest but quite the bit of trivia none-the-less.

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