It might work out for the best but consider me disappointed about Star Wars being given a holiday release. I know Star Wars isn't the top franchise anymore (that's Avengers) but still, it's the Babe Ruth of franchises. Treat it like that but Disney just wants to mass market the hell out of it. Star Wars is and should remain a summer franchise.
I can't say this is a surprise though once they hired JJ "Don't push me, I'm coming" Abrams.