The filmmaker reveals that the current culture of reboots and spin-offs is dangerous to the industry, and that he wants to start creating original worlds.
IMAX CEO Richard Gelfond reveals that the company is currently in talks with J.J. Abrams to shoot in the immersive format.
Vanessa Marshall, Taylor Grey and Steve Blum are also being eyed for lead roles in this highly-anticipated Disney XD animated series.
The production is searching for a man between 7'0" and 7'3" with broad facial features for director J.J. Abrams' sequel.
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 Butler's David Oyelowo also tests for an unknown role in J.J. Abrams upcoming space opera, arriving in theaters 2015.
The director comments on the upcoming sci-fi adventure while promoting the upcoming Bad Robot series Almost Human.
The actress has tested for an unknown role, the Benedict Cumberbatch rumor continues, and a small amount of shooting will be done Las Cruces, New Mexico.
Disney CFO Jay Rasulo confirmed during an investor conference that the studio will release one new Star Wars movie a year starting in 2015.
Abrams is ready to pass the baton as he takes on Star Wars: Episode VII, hinting at the plot of Star Trek 3.
Director J.J. Abrams is adding onto his Bad Robot offices in Santa Monica, so that he can move closer to home once shooting wraps in the UK.
Unidentified insiders also reveal some of the various sets being constructed at Pinewood Studios which will be featured in the highly-anticipated sequel.
The actor did say that he would love to work with his Star Trek Into Darkness director J.J. Abrams once again, at some point.
The same three roles were included in a casting sheet from June, though its not known if the other roles have been filled.
The Spartacus star is rumored to have read for an unspecified Jedi role, while Ksenia Solo may have auditioned to play Princess Leia and Han Solo's daughter.
Reasons and speculation as to why the actor would be perfectly cast as the villain in the new trilogy.
If the unconfirmed report is proven to be true, the actor will reunite with his Star Trek Into Darkness director J.J. Abrams.
Rachel Hurd-Wood is reportedly up for the role of Princess Leia's Daughter, with a casting announcement expected soon.
Production has already been confirmed to take place at Pinewood Studios in London under the direction of J.J. Abrams for a 2015 release date.