Lens-flare-lovers, rejoice! J.J. Abrams is returning to the Star Wars franchise to write and direct the as-yet-untitled Episode IX. Uniting these three films with December premieres will set apart the new trilogy from the preceding six entries in the Star Wars franchise, all of which had May release dates.
Perhaps more importantly, Abrams has proved he can handle the demands of working on a "Star Wars" project, which has been tough on directors in the past.
Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy is extremely pleased to have J.J. Abrams back to finish the series. However, with Abrams back behind the wheel many fans will be happy to wait a little longer is it ensures we get something as entertaining as The Force Awakens.
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Barring any delays, production on the film is scheduled to begin in January with a release date of May 24, 2019. What's your favorite Star Wars film?
Lucasfilm may have just named The Force Awakens director J.J. Abrams as the new helmsman of Star Wars: Episode IX, however it seems like the studio may have offered the job to another filmmaker right before it chose to hand overthe project to Abrams. The movie absolutely killed at the box office, bringing in an overall total of $2.068 billion. He will be co-writing the film with Chris Terrio (Justice League, Argo).
Over the past week, the future of Star Wars: Episode IX was a topic of discussion. "Now I'm just thinking about putting the movie out there and seeing how audiences respond to it".
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He also said 2000 additional security forces have been deployed including the army to complement the forces already on the ground. Maarten Prime Minister William Marlin said about 1,600 tourists had been evacuated and efforts are being made to move 1,200 more.
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Thea Spyer, left, and Edie Windsor were a couple for 44 years and married for 20 months. . Her death was confirmed to the New York Times by her wife Judith Kasen-Windsor.