With one week left on the Star Wars: Force for Change initiative being championed by J.J. Abrams, a new video has been released. The video shows Abrams standing in front of what turns out to be an X-Wing from Star Wars: Episode VII.
The X-Wing looks a bit different and now has a blue paint scheme happening, as opposed to the red of the Rebellion. It will be interesting to see where this X-Wing fits organizationally…. as in, is it part of an official militia? Is it a personal X-Wing left over from a war? Does it still open into an X shape even though the wing doesn’t seem to accommodate this? And for those questioning if it is really an X-Wing, the Star Wars twitter account confirmed that yes it is:
@CDCanimation It is in fact an Episode VII X-wing, not a Z-95.
— Star Wars (@starwars) July 21, 2014
— Star Wars (@starwars) July 21, 2014
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In a special video message from the set of Star Wars: Episode VII, director J.J. Abrams announces the creation of Star Wars: Force for Change, a brand new Star Wars initiative from Disney and Lucasfilm, in collaboration with Bad Robot, dedicated to finding creative solutions to some of the world’s biggest problems. The first Star Wars: Force for Change campaign will raise funds and awareness for UNICEF’s Innovation Labs and its innovative projects benefitting children in need.
To support the launch of Star Wars: Force for Change, Disney has committed $1 million, and fans can now donate directly athttp://bit.ly/ForceForChange for a chance to appear in Star Wars: Episode VII. By pledging as little as $10 through the Omaze fundraising platform, any eligible supporter will be automatically entered for a chance to win this once-in-a-lifetime experience. The campaign runs from 12:01am PST on May 21st until 11:59pm PST July 18th.
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• Airfare and accommodations to London for one winner and a guest
• Behind-the-scenes access on the closed set of Star Wars: Episode VII as VIP guests of J.J. Abrams
• Winner will have the opportunity to meet members of the cast
• Winner and their guest will then be transformed by makeup and costume teams into a Star Wars character and filmed for a scene in Star Wars: Episode VII
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