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J.J. Abrams: 'Too early' for Star Wars 7

J.J. Abrams: 'Too early' for Star Wars 7

Feb 22 2013, 10:20am CST | by

J.J. Abrams hasn't thought about 'Star Wars 7' yet. The director - who was confirmed to helm the highly anticipated sci-fi blockbuster last month - won't begin working on the film until his current...

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J.J. Abrams: 'Too early' for Star Wars 7

Feb 22 2013, 10:20am CST | by

J.J. Abrams hasn't thought about 'Star Wars 7' yet.

The director - who was confirmed to helm the highly anticipated sci-fi blockbuster last month - won't begin working on the film until his current project, fellow space saga 'Star Trek Into Darkness', is in cinemas in May.

Speaking to BBC Radio 5 Live, he explained: ''It's too early to even talk about it. We're very excited. The thing we're working on is finishing the 'Star Trek Into Darkness' movie which comes out in May.

''It's a little bit like being in the middle of lunch and trying to think about what's for dinner.''

Although Disney - which bought the rights to the lucrative franchise from original director George Lucas last year - announced a 2015 release for the seventh 'Star Wars' film, J.J. revealed he hasn't committed to a release date.

He said: ''We're in the middle of 'Star Trek' so to think about 'Star Wars' and the release date, all of that's far less of a concern than making a movie that's worth your time.''

The filmmaker added that it was ''incredibly surreal'' to be asked to direct 'Star Wars', but insists it will not affect his work on the 'Star Trek' franchise - which he successfully rebooted in 2009.

He said: ''They're very distinct and separate entities.''

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POTD: ‘Star Wars Episode VII’ Battery Of John Boyega, Daisy Ridley and J.J. Abrams Plus a Cameo

Aug 19 2014 11:30am CDT | Source: Slash Film

What you’ve got to love about Twitter are the windows it opens. The way a single tweet can just set your imagination on fire with possibility. Monday night, that happened twice. First as a joke, and then as a photo. The photo featured Star Wars Episode VII director J.J. Abrams with his two co-stars, John Boyega and Daisy Ridley. It made you dream about the conversations being held between these three. ...
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‘Star Wars Rebels’ Sets Its Premiere Date

Aug 19 2014 11:00am CDT | Source: screen rant

The upcoming animated series Star Wars Rebels takes place between the events of Star Wars: Episode III and Episode IV, while exploring the rise of the rebellion against the Galactic Empire from the perspective of the “motley but clever crew of the starship Ghost.” Judging by early footage, Rebels will begin its run as a show geared more towards a young audience, but older Star Wars fans may still want to tune in early on – if only because rumo ...
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Roberto Orci and Co Finish First Star Trek 3 Draft Script

Aug 19 2014 10:02am CDT | Source: movie pilot

It seems the recent news that the Star Wars franchise would be continued by an additional three movies has somewhat overshadowed the newly rebooted Star Trek film series.Indeed, despite the success of Star Trek and Star Trek Into Darkness, there seems to significantly less buzz surrounding the sequel. Regardless, and despite the 'defection' of Star Trek director J.J. Abrams to the rival sci-fi camp, Star Trek 3 ...
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This Star Wars Episode 8 News Will Make Your Day

Aug 19 2014 7:55am CDT | Source: movie pilot

Good news, everybody!Y'know how you, me, and pretty much everyone we know feels about the CGI George Lucas added to the Original Star Wars Trilogy? Yup. Like that.Well, it turns out Rian Johnson - set to direct the upcoming Star Wars Episode VIII - feels more or less the same way. Speaking on a recent Girls in Hoodies podcast, he spoke at length about practical effects, and how downright awesome they are:“They’re doing so much p ...
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Star Wars Episode 7: Will Darth Vader ACTUALLY Return?

Aug 18 2014 10:23am CDT | Source: movie pilot

Note, potential SPOILERS for Star Wars Episode VII are to be found below - so take care. And only shoot first if it's Greedo.Over the past few months, we've heard a whole lot of rumors regarding Star Wars Episode VII, its cast, its plot, its catering, and pretty much anything and everything you could ever imagine sandwiched in between.And a lot of it - well, a lot of it's been a long, long way from convincing.Recently, though, a few of the rumors that hav ...
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‘Star Wars’ Rumor Patrol: ‘Episode 7′ Villains Revealed

Aug 15 2014 2:02pm CDT | Source: Screen Rant

[This article contains POTENTIAL SPOILERS for Star Wars: Episode VII.] - What do we know for certain about the plot of Star Wars: Episode VII? Well, it picks up thirty years after the events in Return of the Jedi, and… that’s about it. However, we do have a growing stack of rumors about the storyline for director J.J. Abrams’ film – and today, we have yet another one to add to the pile. What’s interesting about this one, howev ...
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‘Star Wars Episode VII’ Will Resume Shooting Soon

Aug 13 2014 11:00am CDT | Source: slash film

Just like in the beginning of Return of the Jedi, it took a while, but Han Solo is ready to go again. Harrison Ford‘s leg injury appears to be almost fully healed and after a two week hiatus, Star Wars Episode VII will resume shooting later this month. Read more about the Star Wars 7 filming schedule below. The Hollywood Reporter broke the news, which was expected considering the July 6 update revealed the hiatus. But after writer director J.J. A ...
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'Star Wars Episode VII' Announces Winner for UNICEF's 'Force for Change'

Aug 12 2014 2:05am CDT | Source: ace showbiz

Director J.J. Abrams writes a thank-you note and reveals a new set picture to announce wh ...
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Droid Hand Teased to End 'Star Wars: Episode VII' Charity Auction

Aug 11 2014 12:10pm CDT | Source: First Showing

We've been following the activity Star Wars: Force for Change fundraiser that was created in coordination with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) because not only is it a great cause, but director J.J. Abrams has been teasing some tidbits from the set of Star Wars: Episode VII along the way. The first video came from a desert market and showed some cool aliens, the next one showed off an X-Wing, and ...
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STAR WARS: EPISODE VII Gives a (Droid) Hand to Everyone Who Contributed to “Force for Change”; Reveals Winner of Grand Prize

Aug 11 2014 11:51am CDT | Source: Collider

Several months ago, director J.J. Abrams revealed “Force for Change”, which gave fans a chance to win a visit to the set of Star Wars: Episode VII and cameo in the film in exchange for making a donation to UNICEF.  The campaign has now wrapped, and it raised $4.26 million for UNICEF Innovation Labs, which will support the equivalent of seven to eight new innovation labs to aid children and families.  While I know few movies are as popular as Star Wars, I would love to see other ...
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