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Official Info J.J. Abrams to direct and co-write Star Wars: Episode IX (see warning on page 34 before posting)

Discussion in 'Star Wars: Sequel Trilogy (Released Films)' started by soul8luos, Sep 12, 2017.

  1. soul8luos

    soul8luos Jedi Master star 4

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  2. ewoksimon

    ewoksimon Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    Welp
     
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  3. Chewies_bandolier

    Chewies_bandolier Force Ghost star 4

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  4. Jazz9276

    Jazz9276 Jedi Knight star 3

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  5. Justrec

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    Force Awakens was too generic and simple for me character, story, and writing wise. If this dude takes it up a notch, I'm fine, but as it stands right now, not very happy
     
  6. littlepadawan91

    littlepadawan91 Jedi Master star 4

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    Ha.

    Well, at least we have a fourth trilogy guaranteed, to wrap up the mystery boxes he's gonna spread out in ep. IX
     
  7. DarkMark

    DarkMark Jedi Grand Master star 3

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  8. cerealbox

    cerealbox Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    Episode IX: Return of the Mystery Box
     
  9. Xael

    Xael Jedi Knight star 3

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    Well, Rian was my first choice, but Im happy JJ was selected. Without the need to reintroduce the audiences to SW again, Im sure all the "originality" concerns will be adressed.

    Also, who are we kidding? We're all so invested in the ST and its characters because of JJ. He created Rey, Finn, Kylo, Poe.... Im happy with this decision :)
     
  10. Chained Prometheus

    Chained Prometheus Jedi Master star 4

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    Well then, that settles that then. He's not the most satisfying choice, but JJ did a pretty great job with TFA.
     
  11. Darkslayer

    Darkslayer Force Ghost star 6

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    Pretty positive I will have no interest in seeing it now.
     
  12. Darth_Hydra

    Darth_Hydra Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    I guess this means Episode IX will be a remake of ROTJ. :p
     
  13. Chewies_bandolier

    Chewies_bandolier Force Ghost star 4

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    And another decade of "but WHO is Rey" ? threads.

    Ah well.

    Not sure who else they could have picked outside of JJ and Rian at this stage. I gues Rian said "no". :(
     
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  14. Diego Lucas

    Diego Lucas Jedi Knight star 4

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    Really surprise, but also happy, good luck for him!
     
  15. MagnarTheGreat

    MagnarTheGreat Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    Chris Terrio from Batman vs. Superman as well to write.
     
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    Jaxxon- Jedi Master star 4

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  17. RokurGepta

    RokurGepta Jedi Knight star 1

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    Hellz yeah?

    Hellz yeah
     
  18. arjank

    arjank Jedi Master star 4

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    Yep, just read it on twitter, idk what to think actually [face_dunno], well, probably better then Collin but I think I would have preferred RJ.
     
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  19. JoJoPenelli

    JoJoPenelli Chosen One star 6

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    Can't imagine how much $$$ they offered him...
     
  20. ewoksimon

    ewoksimon Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    Lucasfilm clearly needed someone reliable, and whatever issues cropped up in the past, Abrams delivered a huge hit, so ultimately no surprise. If I'm not mistaken, back when Abrams was hired to do TFA, he had originally wanted to be the story supervisor / showrunner for the entire trilogy.
     
  21. Chained Prometheus

    Chained Prometheus Jedi Master star 4

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    Thinking more on it, this kinda does mirror the OT. Marquand had the official credit for directing RotJ, but didn't Lucas do a huge chunk of the work bts and basically acted as "Shadow Director" so to speak?
     
  22. Nipuhanipera

    Nipuhanipera Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    How many writers does the movie have now?
     
  23. Darkslayer

    Darkslayer Force Ghost star 6

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    Well some good news there at least.
     
  24. ewoksimon

    ewoksimon Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    He also won an Oscar for writing Argo.
     
  25. Chewies_bandolier

    Chewies_bandolier Force Ghost star 4

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    I wonder if he's going to write it up again from scratch or modify the patched together script ...
     
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