In response to leaked photos from the set of Star Wars: Episode VII showing the construction of the Millennium Falcon, director J.J. Abrams posted his own picture from the set of the movie on Twitter, offering up a message to leakers and fans alike.
— Bad Robot (@bad_robot) June 4, 2014
Firstly, yes — that appears to be the holochess set from the original Star Wars, showing that Abrams maintains a sense of humor about the Falcon leak even as he berates the people leaking the images in the first place. Given that we also know that Peter Mayhew’s Chewbacca will be appearing in the movie, we can only hope that someone will make reference to the fact that, when playing holochess, you should let the Wookiee win at all times.
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