J.J. Abrams to Direct New Star Wars Movie

Ben Affleck was also allegedly under consideration


Star Trek director J.J. Abrams will be helming the next Star Wars movie.

"It's done deal with J.J.," a source with knowledge of the situation told Deadline today. Argo director Ben Affleck was also up for the gig, the source says.

Abrams was courted heavily by producer Kathleen Kennedy to take the Star Wars job

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  1. My Gawd, I can’t stand his work. Abram’s movies looke like Michael Bay tried to make a movie with a plot. First he screws over Star Trek, now Star Wars. Next he’ll desecrate Star Chamber, then Star Search, then Dancing with the Stars, Star Jones, Rock Star, Dark Star, Bright Star, Lone Star, Pawn Stars… it will never end.

    1. Dammit, must I once again be forced to bellow that which must not be ignored?! LET STAR WARS DIE!

    2. Well, you win. That was the best comment ever.

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  3. I was genuinely surprised by the amazing job Abrams had done with Star Trek. Hopefully he can make lightning strike the same place twice with Star Wars.

  4. And burn it down?

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