10 funny tweets about J.J. Abrams directing 'Star Wars'

Twitter explodes with comedic thoughts at the possibility of J.J. Abrams directing the next "Star Wars" movie. Got any one-liners of your own?

'Trek' director J.J. Abrams might direct the next 'Star Wars' movie. Rest assured, I doubt this scene will happen, but it's fun to think about. SithSarcasm/Twitter

Take a deep breath, perhaps even a Darth Vader-size breath. Reports indicate that Disney chose "Star Trek" director J.J. Abrams to direct the upcoming "Star Wars: Episode VII" sci-fi epic due in 2015. Have a laugh at a few of the amusing tweets about the rumored news, which caused a level of excitement perhaps equivalent to the noise inside Obi-Wan's head after the destruction of Alderaan.

One Twitter user quipped about how ol' J.J. seems to have his hand in everything star-related.


Of course, one of the most-followed Darth Vader imitators in the Twitterverse had to chime in with his thoughts.


Whenever things get wild, you can always count on the inebriated version of the Hulk to make you think.


With a new "Star Wars" movie on deck, we may finally get an answer to one of the biggest mysteries of our time.


What do you think George Lucas is doing these days? After all, he scored a cool $4 billion from Disney for Lucasfilm and the "Star Wars" franchise. Maybe he could take over one of J.J.'s old flames...


If you have a J.J. Abrams autograph, consider yourself very lucky.


The world learned of a Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker remake yesterday that contained outrageous amounts of post-processed bloom in the early previews. One Twitter user couldn't help but make a correlation to J.J.'s admiration for lens flares (watch the recent "Star Trek" reboot for many examples of this).


The splendor of "Star Wars," old or new, can get a little spoiled when you grow up and watch it again through more jaded older eyes. There's a reason it never earned any nods from the Academy for best actor...


Jar Jar Binks, one of the biggest complaints of "Star Wars Episode 1: A Phantom Menance," got some harsh treatment from the official Conan O'Brien Twitter account.


The abundance of lens flare-related jokes seemed to outnumber any other genre of quip. Even the "official" public-relations department for the Death Star had this to say:

 

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