J.J. Abrams did an interview with the BBC
as part of the promotional tour for Star Trek Into Darkness
, and he naturally had something to say about Star Wars
along the way. Here's a snippet from the BBC article:
A self-confessed Star Wars fan, Abrams said he would have to try to mitigate his "geeky fan-boy" feelings about his forthcoming project.Click here
"It's just about about approaching it from as authentic a place as possible, and not trying to apply what you believe or think, as much as trying to filter everything and get at it from the core of the characters.
"[It should be] what you deeply want to see, never what you assume the fans might like."
to check out the full interview.