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Star Trek costume designer Michael Kaplan confirmed for Star Wars: Episode VII

May 23rd, 2013 by Edwin Torres Jr Comments


Star Trek costume designer Michael Kaplan has confirmed that he’ll be teaming back up with J.J. Abrams to design the costumes that we’ll end up seeing in Star Wars: Episode VII. Here’s what he told Clothes on Film in an interview:

“I am very excited to be working on Star Wars. I’m so looking forward to collaborating, once again, with JJ.”

Kaplan has also worked with Abrams on Mission: ImpossibleGhost Protocol, and has also worked on other classic films such as Fight Club and Blade Runner.

The screenplay for the movie is currently being written by Michael Arndt, and is set to be released in the summer of 2015.

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