JJ Abrams to direct Star Wars: Episode IX

JJ Abrams, who launched the brand new generation of Big Name Wars films with The Drive Awakens in 2015, is returning to the sequence as creator and director of Star Wars: Episode IX.

“With The Pressure Awakens, JJ delivered everything we will have probably hoped for,” Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy stated.

“I’m so excited that he is coming again to shut out this trilogy.”

Abrams is changing Colin Trevorrow, who dropped out of the movie Remaining month.

He left the director’s chair as a result of he and Lucasfilm had differing “visions”, the corporate stated.

Episode IX is anticipated to Big Name Daisy Ridley and John Boyega and is due out in Could 2019.

Rian Johnson is directing the 2d in the present trilogy, Superstar Wars: The Remaining Jedi, so one can be released this December.

Lucasfilm has a recognition for ruthlessness when it comes to hiring and firing directors. In 2015, Incredible 4’s Josh Trank was dropped from directing a standalone Big Name Wars story.


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