Latest
Results: WWE Smackdown Live 21/11/2017 (November 22, 2017 6:14 am)
Results: WWE Raw 20/11/2017 (November 21, 2017 6:21 am)
First Teaser for Incredibles 2 (November 20, 2017 11:33 pm)
Review: Justice League (November 20, 2017 11:18 pm)
Results: WWE Survivor Series (November 20, 2017 6:15 am)
Results: NXT TakeOver: WarGames (November 19, 2017 8:34 am)
WWE Releases Smackdown Live Superstar (November 15, 2017 7:32 pm)
Confirmed Matches for WWE Survivor Series (November 15, 2017 4:05 pm)
Results: WWE Smackdown Live 14/11/2017 (November 15, 2017 6:25 am)
Results: WWE Raw 13/11/2017 (November 14, 2017 6:51 am)
Wonder Woman Sequel Release Brought Forward (November 13, 2017 8:54 pm)

“Kick-started with dynamite”; JJ Abrams confirmed as Episode VII director

JJ Abrams has been confirmed as the director of Star Wars Episode VII.

After massive speculation earlier this week, the official Star Wars website has now confirmed the news. The director – currently finishing up Star Trek Into Darkness – will have his company Bad Robot and longtime partner Bryan Burk on production.

Kennedy said Abrams “understands the franchise” and is the perfect director for the movie.

“It’s very exciting to have J.J. aboard leading the charge as we set off to make a new Star Wars movie. J.J. is the perfect director to helm this. Beyond having such great instincts as a filmmaker, he has an intuitive understanding of this franchise. He understands the essence of the Star Wars experience, and will bring that talent to create an unforgettable motion picture.”

 

Lucas concurs, calling Abrams “ideal”.

“I’ve consistently been impressed with J.J. as a filmmaker and storyteller.” He’s an ideal choice to direct the new Star Wars film and the legacy couldn’t be in better hands.”

 

Abrams himself is also quoted in the article, calling this an “honour”

“To be a part of the next chapter of the Star Wars saga, to collaborate with Kathy Kennedy and this remarkable group of people, is an absolute honor,” J.J. Abrams said. “I may be even more grateful to George Lucas now than I was as a kid.”

 

Star Wars Episode VII is due for release in 2015.

 

Source: Star Wars

Share on FacebookShare on Google+Tweet about this on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on TumblrShare on StumbleUponEmail this to someone

A co-owner of this here website, as well as a Writer, Podcaster and Designer. I'm well known for my enthusiasm and positivity. You can find out what's on my mind by following me on Twitter and by checking out The Geek Show, The Podcast of Wisdom and Ring the Bell.

Comments