TheWrap.com is reporting that JJ Abrams will direct Star Wars: Episode VII, which is due out in 2015, for Disney. This should come as no surprise, with Abrams being one of several directors who has been rumored to be in talks with Kathleen Kennedy for the coveted directing role.
Abrams is fresh off his movie Star Trek Into Darkness, and this will mark the first time an individual has directed a film in both franchises. Will this create even more dissension among Star Wars and Star Trek fans? We have the next year and half to find out!
We've got a producer, a writer and now, a director. Folks, new Star Wars is on the horizon and this is only the beginning.
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