“Star Wars Episode 7” director J.J. Abrams confirmed the earlier leaked picture of the Millennium Falcon being built on set by posting on social media a photo-while also leaving a huge Easter egg for fanboys-with a note reminding people against leaking secrets about the film.
The note, written on white paper with J.J. Abrams letterhead, said: “I wish people would stop leaking photos from Episode VII. And making ridiculous claims that the Millennium Falcon is in the movie.”
On the surface, “Star Wars Episode 7” director J.J. Abrams appeared to be chastising fans of the show but true fanboys would recognize where the note was pinned to-the Dejarik table.
According to , the Dejarik table is a hologram board game in Episode IV: A New Hope in 1977. The Dejarik table was used by R2D2 and Chewbacca in a match of wits aboard Han’s Solo ship, the Millennium Falcon.
The website also noted that “Star Wars Episode 7” director J.J. Abrams is typically very secretive about the films he’s making so the uploaded photo “is quite the departure” for the “Star Trek” director.
Earlier, leaked photos of the set published on
showed what looked like the Millennium Falcon being built by the crew in a secret location in the UK.
The entertainment news site also earlier published leaked photos of the set in Abu Dhabi, which includes an unnamed hippo-like creature that is manned by five men inside.
Filming for “Star Wars Episode 7” has already started filming in Abu Dhabi with Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy calling it “an incredible place to commence this journey.”
The location prompted rumors that “Star Wars Episode 7” will try to revisit Tattooine again, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
that the J.J. Abrams-led production is seeking to re-create the desert planet Tatooine, which was the home of Anakin and Luke Skywalker as well as the headquarters of Jabba the Hutt,” added.