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J.J. Abrams will write and direct ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’

[ad_1] Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney J.J. Abrams is officially making a triumphant return to the “Star Wars” franchise after writing and directing 2015’s “The Force Awakens.” Last week, Lucasfilm announced that Colin Trevorrow (“Jurassic World,” “Safety Not Guaranteed”), was out as the director of “Episode IX,” after a mutual decision to part ways. There was […]

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It’s Official: J.J. Abrams Will Write and Direct Star Wars: Episode IX

[ad_1] Image: Lucasfilm The replacement for Colin Trevorrow has been found—and it’s a familiar face to Star Wars fans. 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 news was confirmed this morning […]