‘Star Wars’ fans left wanting after ‘Episode VII’ no-show at D23

It was Friday morning in Anaheim, California, and Disney CEO Bob Iger had just kicked off the company’s biennial fan festival: D23 Expo. “Now I know both from my own instinct, and from the applause that I heard earlier, that there are a lot of Star Wars fans out there,” he said. The reaction was instantaneous: just that brief mention and the crowd was roaring.

“Now we’re just as excited as you are about Star Wars: Episode VII. In fact, we’re speechless. At least we’re going to be somewhat speechless at this Expo because we aren’t ready to share some of the details with you just yet.” Applause gave way to the sound of united voices: Awww.

“But trust me, it’s going to be fantastic. Come on, Star Wars and Disney together. How…

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