It is official as Disney has now announced that JJ Abrams the man behind Star Trek, Fringe, Lost and Super 8 will direct the next Star Wards Episode VII for 2015.
Here’s the full press release:
After a bevy of emails and phone calls, the formalities have been wrapped up, and at long last everyone can exhale and properly share the word with an excited Internet. Yes, J.J. Abrams will direct Star Wars: Episode VII, the first of a new series of Star Wars films to come from Lucasfilm under the leadership of Kathleen Kennedy. Abrams will be directing and Academy Award-winning writer Michael Arndt will write the screenplay.