A Star Wars Spy Reports Chewbacca And Stormtroopers In The Snow
I think it's a given that some of the second unit work on Star Wars Episode VII will take place in Iceland. Newspapers from the country have been reporting as much since March, and in just the last week they even gave a specific account of an accident that forced a helicopter to make an emergency landing during the shoot.
But what's going on out there? Though Empire Strikes Back shot its Hoth scenes in Norway, Iceland's a close match, and if we're to assume JJ Abrams and company are going to keep things tidy and avoid bringing two different snowy planets into the picture, I think we can assume we're set for a return to the same world once again.