Rian Johnson - Rian Johnson In Talks To Replace J.j. Abrams As The Next Star Wars Director - Report

Filmmaker Rian Johnson is reportedly in talks to take over directing the next two Star Wars films in the franchise from J.J. Abrams.

Abrams is currently filming Star Wars: Episode Vii in England, but bosses at Lucasfilm are hoping to bring the Looper director on board to write and helm Star Wars: Episodes ViiI and Ix, according to Deadline.com.

No further details about the movie sequels have been released, but Abrams' film is set to hit theatres in December, 2015.


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