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Star Wars Episode IX

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  1. AlexanderMBush

    AlexanderMBush Legendary Member

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    After the departure of Colin Trevorrow for the final episode of the current trilogy, Lucasfilm has revealed that Star Wars Episode IX will be directed by J.J. Abrams, as he will cowrite the film with Chris Terrio.

    J.J. Abrams to Write and Direct Star Wars: Episode IX | StarWars.com

    J.J has contributed to the sequel trilogy already, with The Force Awakens, and that this will be Terrio's first writing credit for the series. The film will release in 2019.

    What do you think? Would you of perfered a different director, or are you fine with this? Comment down below!
     
  2. Mr. EPCOT

    Mr. EPCOT Veteran Member

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    I had my fingers crossed that Rian Johnson would come back. Or we'd get really lucky and maybe they'd snag Spielberg.
     
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    Not sure how I feel about Abrams coming back as the replacement.
     
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    It's a fine, if not boring, choice
     
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    That's the word I was looking for, it's a boring choice but I guess they wanted to play it safe.
     
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    Thank the lord that the man who directed Jurassic World is out of Star Wars...
     
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    The film has now been pushed back to (you guessed it) December 2019.
     
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    Joe aka TestTrack321 Staff Member Moderator

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    Hmmmmm...... wonder if Iger's retirement and the opening of the lands might follow suit/tail waging the dog some here.
     
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    There was no way that was not going to happen. The director thing is just a convenient excuse.


    And now where will Wonder Woman 2 move to?
     
  10. AlexanderMBush

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    I would think they would put Wonder Woman for November now at this point, and to have a date similar of Justice League.
     
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    Possibly. Will probably wait till Justice league comes out and see how it does. If it does poorly, they may shift to Summer.
     
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    Ah but will it still be 70mm? :)
     
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    Nick Staff Member Moderator

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    Billy Dee Williams to reprise role as Lando Calrissian in Episode 9:


    Keri Russell added to the cast as well:
     

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