J.J. Abrams will direct "Star Wars: Episode VII"
chiverico | January 25, 2013 at 03:08 amby
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It was a matter of days for that a film director took charge of "Episode VII" of the saga "Star Wars". All solved. J.J. Abrams is going to be who sit behind the camera to direct a quite expected film for both actors and followers.
The article was published by the movie site The Wrap, which has also said that another alternative that was on the table for directing the film was actor and director Ben Affleck. Apparently acumen of producer Kathleen Kennedy, president of Lucasfilm group within Walt Disney Company, has been commissioned to finally convince Abrams to head the long-awaited project.
Many of you know to J.J. Abrams for directing the hit series "Lost", "Fringe" and "Alias", also movies like "Mission: Impossible III", "Super 8", "Cloverfield" and one of the stellar competition films "Star Trek: into Darkness" to be released in May this year.
With this latest film, Abrams has become the first filmmaker to have the opportunity to direct films of two franchises so major and popular of science fiction: "Star Wars" and "Star Trek". He must feel like a kid with new shoes.
The seventh installment of "Star Wars" will feature screenwriter Michael Arndt who already has to his credit, films like "Little Miss Sunshine", "Toy Story 3" or "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire".
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