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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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VIDEOS: John Boyega is on set! Rebel Base Footage Captured on Instagram

Sep 15 2014 12:57pm CDT | Source: movie pilot

This week has been both wonderful and excruciating for fans eagerly awaiting the release of Star Wars: Episode VII. One of Daisy Ridley's costumes has been sketched out, we got an aerial look at the new X-Wings and the Millennium Falcon, and today, two new videos capturing filming in-progress have leaked, from the set at RAF Greenham Common, a former Royal Air Force station in Berkshire, England. Che ...
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Which New Star Wars VII Cast Member Is Totally J.J. Abrams' Lucky Charm?

Sep 15 2014 12:41pm CDT | Source: movie pilot

This past weekend, actor Greg Grunberg (best known for his role as telepath cop Matt Parkman on Heroes) announced that he will be joining the plethora of stars on the bill for Star Wars: Episode VII. A friend of J.J. Abrams since kindergarten, the star replied to an inquiring follower, who probably followed his career just a tad more closely than the rest of us: Yes @smgulz it IS safe to assume I have a role ...
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4 days ago

Star Wars Bits: Set Photos Reveal New X-Wing; Plus Simon Pegg, Luke Skywalker Spoilers and Football

Sep 12 2014 1:00pm CDT | Source: slash film

Some very cool Star Wars Episode VII set photos have been taken, and some very interesting rumors and lots of cool trivia have all shown up online. Below, read about the following. A new kind of X-Wing Fighter was spotted by drones flying over the Star Wars Episode VII set. Photos of Star Wars extras, in costume, have been taken from a great distance. Simon Pegg‘s daughter inspired J.J. Abrams and “saved Star Wars.” Hasbro has begun working on Episode VII toys. Read how Marv ...
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4 days ago

‘Star Wars: Episode 7′ Aerial Set Photos Reveal More Starfighters

Sep 12 2014 11:27am CDT | Source: Screen Rant

When it comes to a sprawling space opera franchise like Star Wars, the spacecraft that the characters use to travel in are practically characters in their own right. Filming on Disney’s first entry in the series, Star Wars: Episode VII, has been ongoing for several months now, and in that time we’ve seen plenty of glimpses of the spacecraft that will be appearing in the next chapter of the Star Wars story. Director J.J. Abrams himself has been responsible for several of the reveals, not onl ...
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5 days ago

Mark Ruffalo Asked Rian Johnson for a 'Star Wars: Episode VIII' Role

Sep 11 2014 12:36pm CDT | Source: First Showing

Production has resumed on Star Wars: Episode VII, but after some big leaks hit the web before the project went on hiatus for a few weeks, it seems the lid is even tighter on mystery box of the sci-fi sequel from director J.J. Abrams. So since we don't have any new stuff about Episode VII (besides some aerial photos of the Millennium Falcon and X-Wing making the rounds), it's never too early to start talking about Episode VIII. We already know that ...
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5 days ago

Watch The Hilarious Star Trek Into Darkness Blooper Reel

Sep 11 2014 8:00am CDT | Source: slash film

Paramount Home Video recently released Star Trek: The Compendium which collects JJ Abrams‘ Star Trek and Star Trek Into Darkness, alongside a collection of new extra features. One of the extras is the Star Trek Into The Darkness blooper reel, which is now available to watch online. Watch the hilarious six-minute Star Trek Into The Darkness blooper reel now embedded after the jump. Star Trek Into The Darkness Blooper Reel Thanks to Cheezburger for this video. The ...
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6 days ago

These are not the 'Star Wars' details you're looking for...

Sep 10 2014 4:52pm CDT | Source: ew

The level of amazement you feel looking at the lights reflected in director J.J. Abrams' latest postcard from the set of Star Wars: Episode VI ...
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6 days ago

STAR WARS: EPISODE VII Set Pics Reveal Life-Sized Millenium Falcon and X-Wing Ships

Sep 10 2014 10:38am CDT | Source: Collider

I'm almost shocked that there isn't restricted air space around the Star Wars: Episode VII set, such is the intensity of director J.J. Abrams' desire for secrecy.  But even Abrams doesn't have that kind of clout, and so now we have some overhead pics that got snagged by a local flying school.  And they detail what look to be like life-size models of the Millenium Falcon and a (tarp covered) X-Wing fighter. So, j ...
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1 week ago

Old "Star Wars" Rumors Get Reconfirmed?

Sep 6 2014 3:46pm CDT | Source: dark horizons

Several months ago, a poster on the web boards 4Chan posted numerous unconfirmed plot details regarding "Star Wars: Episode VII" which supposedly came from the second draft of J.J. Abrams and Lawrence Kasdan's script. In recent weeks Latino Review claims to have corroborated several bits of information from that original post. Now, they've got a copy of the original post in its entirety up, which includes a few new ...
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2 weeks ago

‘Star Wars: Episode 7′ Resumes Filming; Harrison Ford Back to Work

Aug 29 2014 8:45am CDT | Source: Screen Rant

Harrison Ford fractured his leg on the set of Star Wars: Episode VII earlier this year, which prompted many to be concerned about the 72-year old actor’s health – and, of course, left the legions of Star Wars fans to wonder what effect this could have on the filming of co-writer/director J.J. Abrams’ beginning chapter in the franchise’s next live-action movie trilogy. Two months have passed since then and, as was origin ...
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