It is official! J.J. Abrams will be directing the upcoming sequel of Star Wars franchise, Star Wars VII. George Lucas of Lucasfilm quoted as saying:
"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."
Since the acquisition of LucasFilm by Disney in Oct 2012, the 7th episode of Star Wars movie has been committed and targeted to be released in 2015.
First, is anyone here still don't know what is the classic Star Wars franchise yet? I doubt there are many but still don't want to take chance, here is the snapshot of all the characters from the past 6 instalments of Star Wars. Familiar?
Now, who is J.J. Abrams and why is George Lucas think he is the best choice? Following are some of his recent works as director:
Star Trek Into Darkness (2013 - coming soon):
Super 8 (2011):