After a year of directorial volatility for the franchise, Disney and Lucasfilm are looking back to the guy who rebooted the Star Wars universe. J.J. Abrams will return to the Star Wars sequel trilogy to direct Episode IX, based on a screenplay he will co-write with Argo scribe and Oscar winner Chris Terrio, Lucasfilm and Disney DIS, 1.48 announced Tuesday. J.J. Abrams has been hired to direct Star Wars: Episode IX, following the departure of original helmsman Colin Trevorrow. Recently, Lucasfilm made waves when they parted ways with the Jurassic World filmmaker, citing creative differences over the project. Abrams, who directed 2015s "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," is returning to direct "Star Wars: Episode IX," Disneys Lucasfilm announced Tuesday. "With The Force Awakens, J.J. delivered everything we could have possibly hoped for Star Wars Episodes VIII and IX to be directed by Loopers Rian Johnson as JJ Abrams prepares to hand over the baton. By George Stark. Published: 20:22 GMT, 20 June 2014 | Updated: 22:06 GMT, 20 June 2014. Will J.
J. Abrams Course Correct Star Wars in Episode 9?Some fans cynically speculate that, because its Abrams directing, there will be yet another massive super weapon the Rebels will have to destroy at the end of Episode IX. JJ Abrams is returning to Star Wars. After original "Episode IX" director Colin Trevorrow departed the film, the question of who will replace him has been a hot topic, but it appears Star Wars got the man they really wanted. Lucasfilm announced today that J.J. Abrams will take over as the director for Star Wars: Episode IX after Jurassic World director Colin Trevorrow left the project.The Last Jedi director Rian Johnson was also on the list, but he said that he wasnt going to direct over the weekend. Abrams, who directed 2015s "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," is returning to direct "Star Wars: Episode IX," Disneys Lucasfilm announced Tuesday. "With The Force Awakens, J.J. delivered everything we could have possibly hoped for The Force Awakens star Greg Grunberg says J.J. Abrams is disappointed that he cant direct Star Wars 8.Will Star Wars: Episode VIII be better than Star Wars: The Force Awakens? One of the biggest (and perhaps somewhat controversial) pieces of Star Wars news to come out recently was the reveal that J.J. Abrams would be returning to direct Episode IX. Abrams also directed the first of the new trilogy, Episode VII: The Force Awakens Notably, Star Wars: Episode VIII may be a bit different than Episode VII because of an entirely new writing and directorial team. Whereas Episode VII was co-written and directed by J.
J. Abrams, Episode VIII will be written and directed by Rian Johnson. When The Force Awakens director J. J. Abrams returns to direct the latest film in the series, hell be expected to contend with some major shifts to charactersThis Article is related to: Film and tagged JJ Abrams, Rian Johnson, Star Wars: Episode IX, Star Wars: The Last Jedi. More From IndieWire. J.J. Abrams has signed on to direct "Star Wars: Episode IX" after the original director left the project, production company Lucasfilm said today. Filmmaker JJ Abrams says he regrets not directing Star Wars Episode VIII. Why on earth has JJ Abrams taken a back seat in directing the new movie.While I do enjoy JJ Abrams works (Star Trek films), I believe that stepping back from Episode 8 is the best move for the franchise. J.J.
Abrams will direct the next Star Wars film for Disney, taking stewardship of one of Hollywoods most iconic and lucrative film franchises, an individual with knowledge of the production told TheWrap. Ben Affleck was also in contention, another individual with knowledge of the talks told TheWrap. While Abrams previously denied that he would direct The Force Awakens before ultimately taking the job, it doesnt sound like this is something that will change as time goes on. Hearing about JJ Abrams not directing Star Wars Episode IX isnt all that shocking Filmmakers longtime friend, actor Greg Grunberg said, "He (Abrams) said something he never, ever says" when reading the script: Its "so good," he wished he was the one directing the movie! "I never hear him express regret like that," he added. Star Wars Episode VIII, the eighth movie in the core Star Wars movie franchise, will be released on May 26, 2017, Disney announced Thursday.In addition, Iger confirmed that Rian Johnson will write and direct Star Wars: Episode VIII. Many names swirled but it was just revealed that the man himself, JJ Abrams, will be returning to direct Episode 9!Star Wars: Episode IX will be produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Michelle Rejwan, Abrams, Bad Robot, and Lucasfilm. JJ Abrams has been announced as the director of Star Wars: Episode IX, following the departure of previous director Colin Trevorrow. J.J. Abrams has been tapped to complete the new trilogy by directing and co-writing the yet-to-be-named third film. I believe Rian didnt keep anything from the first draft of Episode VIII. RELATED: Star Wars: The Last Jedi Home Release Boasts 14 Deleted Scenes. Of course, Abrams returned in September to write and direct Episode IX following the departure of Colin Trevorrow. JJ Abrams must be feeling pretty good right now. Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens - that small, insignificant movie he directed which opened in cinemas over the world just last week - is already breaking records, and both critics (read our review of The Force Awakens here) Finally the waiting is over, and sci-fi nerds all around the world can breathe a collective sigh of relief JJ Abrams has been officially confirmed to direct the next Star Wars sequel, Episode VII. Star Wars: Episode VIII The Force Awakens (2015) inset: J.J. Abrams. The Force Awakens filmmaker is the safe choice who has learned from a Star Trek sequel that didnt go over so well. Latino Review (so take it with a grain of salt) is reporting that Abrams is the front runner to direct the 2019 sequel trilogy finale.Im gonna put a prediction in right now - Star Wars: Episode IX will be split into two movies so that they can get Episode X in there. J.J. Abrams Already Regrets Not Directing Star Wars: Episode VIII.J.J. Abrams is evidently already having second thoughts about his decision to step out of the directors chair for the next Star Wars film. Bringing him on to direct Star Wars: Episode IX makes complete sense, from a certain point of view.With the news that J.J. Abrams has been hired to cowrite and direct Episode IX, Lucasfilms message is clear: Its time to restore peace to the Star Wars galaxy. Los Angeles: "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" director JJ Abrams liked the script of " Episode VIII" so much that he is sad he will not be directing it."Looper" helmer Rian Johnson is directing Episode VIII, which is slated for 2017 release. JJ Abrams is returning to direct Star Wars: Episode IX, the final film in the sequel trilogy. He had directed Star Wars: The Force Awakens.JJ Abrams Returning To Directors Chair On Star Wars: Episode IX. Episode 8 is clearly a movie made to sell toys. People say JJ doesnt want to direct Star wars?What is your opinion on JJ Abrams directing Star Wars Episode IX? Опубликовано 12 сентября 2017, 20:34. JJ Abrams will replace Colin Trevorrow to direct the third film in the new Star Wars trilogy, Episode IX. The Resistance Broadcast - Did JJ Abrams Write Star Wars: Episode IX From Scratch? Plus our NEW The Last Jedi GIVEAWAY CONTEST!UPDATE: J.J. Abrams to Write/Direct Star Wars: Episode IX. About Star Wars HQ: We are twin brothers that cover Star Wars Battlefront 2, Star Wars Episode 8: The Last Jedi, Star Wars Rebels, The Clone Wars and do videos on theories, whatAre you ready for FRIDAY! And who would you choose to direct Star Wars Episode 9? Rian Johnson or JJ Abrams? Abrams directed and produced Star Wars: The Force Awakens in 2015.In September 2017, Lucasfilm announced it had parted ways with "Star Wars: Episode IX" director Colin Trevorrow just months before the film was set to begin production, and then revealing a week later that JJ Abrams Star wars episode IX. Lucasfilm announces that JJ Abrams will return to direct the final chapter of the latest trilogy, scheduled for release in 2019. File photo by Valerie Macon/ AFP. J.J. Abrams is officially returning to a galaxy far, far away. Disney and Lucasfilm have announced that the Star Wars: The Force Awakens helmer has signed on to write and direct Episode IX, replacing Colin Trevorrow, who exited the project last week. J.J. Abrams Not Directing Star Wars: Episode IX - IGN News - Duration: 1:38.JJ Abrams REGRETS not being Director of Star Wars Episode 8 Official News coming from Cast Revealed - Duration: 1:15. BessY 2,101 views. A few months ago the shock news landed that Star Wars Episode IX director Colin Trevorrow had been fired by Lucasfilm.LUCASFILM/GETTY. Star Wars 9: Daisy Ridley in TEARS over JJ Abrams returning to direct The Last Jedi sequel. Filmmaker JJ Abrams says he regrets not directing Star Wars Episode VIII. The Star Wars: The Force Awakens filmmaker recently opened up about his feeling on giving up director duty of Star Wars Episode VIII to Ryan Johnson, reported Aceshowbiz. Disney and Lucasfilm are going with a familiar name to close out the new trilogy of Star Wars films. The currently untitled Episode IX will be directed by J.J. Abrams, who previously directed and co-wrote The Force Awakens. JJ Abrams was always going to leave Star Wars after directing The Force Awakens, but does he have any regrets about bowing out so early? Maybe so, as friend and Force Awakens actor Greg Grunberg revealed Abrams was hugely impressed with Episode VIIIs script. Why wont J.J. Abrams direct Star Wars Episode VIII? The rebooted Star Wars trilogy has been mapped out for the next three films as well as its various spinoffs, including the upcoming Rogue One. Lucasfilm has officially announced that Star Wars: The Force Awakens director J.J. Abrams is coming back to direct Star Wars: Episode IX. I guess we shouldnt be too surprised. It was rumored that Lucasfilm wanted to bring Abrams back and it made sense that they would want to work with somet. J.J. Abrams is returning to the Star Wars franchise to direct Star Wars: Episode IX. With The Force Awakens, J.J. delivered everything we could have possibly hoped for, and I am so excited that he is coming back to close out this trilogy Abrams had no directing jobs lined up, and this is already officially a done deal.— Star Wars (starwars) September 12, 2017. Considering that Episode IX is the third Star Wars film to lose its original director, after Josh Trank was axed from a standalone film in 2015 and Chris Miller and Phil Tags: Star Wars Episode IX, Colin Trevorrow, JJ Abrams.Lucasfilm and Disney have confirmed that Force Awakens director J.J. Abrams will return to the franchise to both write and direct the final chapter of the Star Wars sequel trilogy. The Star Wars Twitter account officially announced that JJ Abrams will direct Episode IX, which will hit theaters in 2019. Over the past week, the future of Star Wars: Episode IX was a topic of discussion. While J.J. Abrams will be staying on board as a producer of this new trilogy, he will be giving up the directors chair to Rian Johnson.Instead, it looks like hed keep working if he could direct the next episode. If Episode VII itself wasnt enough to get you excited for the future of the Star Wars