"J.J. Abrams becomes the new director for 'Star Wars: Episode IX'"
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J.J. Abrams becomes the new director for 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
Star Wars episode IX has a new director, well that didn't take long.
On September 5th, Lucasfilm and Colin Trevorrow would not keep working on Star Wars episode IX.
Trevorrow is probably best known as director of Jurassic World, one we greater.
And J. J. Abrams is officially on board to write and directed Star Wars episode IX.
In a short post on Starwars.com the announcement says, Abrams will co-write the film with Chris Terrio, who wrote the screen play for Argo and was one of the writers of Batman V Superman Dawn of Justice.
If you somehow did not know, Abrams was tapped to introduce the new trilogy with the Force Awakens.
It was no easy task but the film was generally well received.
The new Star Wars films have had some director issues.
Phil Lord and Christopher Miller left the Han Solo spinoff film in June of this year, the official statement at starwars.com said, it's become clear that we had different creative visions on this film, and we've decided to part ways.
Two days after that departure starwars.com had another announcement, Ron Howard is the new director of the Han Solo film.
The lesson here, if Disney announced they've asked a director, you won't have to wait long to find out who's ready to take over next.
For more coverage, check cut cnet.com.
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