Looper writer Rian Johnson is set to take over the next two chapters of the Star Wars saga after J.J. Abrams, thouugh this has not been confirmed by LucasFilm and Disney.
The Star Wars: Episode VII director uses a carefully-placed letter to address the Millennium Falcon being featured in the upcoming sequel.
The director sent out a video message from London to the fans at DisneyWorld for Star Wars Weekend.
Patrick McKay and John D. Payne are helping the director write this sci-fi sequel with J.J. Abrams, Bryan Burke and David Ellison producing.
Director J.J. Abrams confirms that a casting announcement will be released soon, though now story details will be revealed.
The director confirms the movie will be shot on film, though he is unsure of shooting in IMAX at this time.
The director reflects on Benedict Cumberbatch's role in this sequel. He goes onto blame the Studio for keeping the secret.
J.J. Abrams hints at the droid's story potential. He calls the new December release date a huge improvement, saying the film is in better shape because of it.
Director J.J. Abrams says Hi from the Lucasfilm workshop with a very familiar astromech droid at his side. Pre-production is in full-swing.
The time crunch on production was the reason he took over with Lawrence Kasdan. The director praises original writer Michael Arndt's work.
Location scouting, production design, casting, and costume design are already underway. No word on what happened to original screenwriter Michael Arndt.
The director even admits that ILM had to digitally remove some lens flares from Star Trek Into Darkness.
The 300: Rise of an Empire and Strike Back star is said to have made Lucasfilm and Disney angry over talking about his audition.
IMAX CEO Richard Gelfond reveals that the company is currently in talks with J.J. Abrams to shoot in the immersive format.
The director reveals that his staff is working overtime in securing the perfect cast for this epic return to a galaxy far, far away.
The director comments on the upcoming sci-fi adventure while promoting the upcoming Bad Robot series Almost Human.
Abrams is ready to pass the baton as he takes on Star Wars: Episode VII, hinting at the plot of Star Trek 3.
Plus, we have a poster signed by Simon Pegg for this blockbuster sci-fi sequel, debuting on Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray and DVD September 10th.
Doug Dorst wrote this thriller based on an idea from J.J. Abrams, which is currently available for pre-order before its October 29 release.