JediNews discovered an interesting article from an Icelandic website revealing that a crew is coming over to Iceland in April to shoot some test plate shots for Episode 7. If the tests proof successful they might shoot more scenes with cast and crew...
According to their sources a filming crew have been recently in Iceland to see several filming locations. They also came to Iceland last year and spent about a week and went all over the country. They were mainly considering the Highlands and the Glaciers of Iceland. A potential location was Langjökull. Langjökull is the second largest ice cap in Iceland so could this mean that we might see another ice planet in Episode 7? Maybe even Hoth? Here is how Langjökull looks:
Plate shooting is when the shooting team takes pictures of the landscape then these images will be potentially used as a background together with the actors in the studio. They made something similar with Star Trek Into Darkness.