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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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‘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 originally predicted, Ford is now back in the saddl ...
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Star Wars Filming Resumes

Aug 28 2014 5:03pm CDT | Source: hollywood

Filming on the new Star Wars sequel has resumed in the U.K. after director J.J. Abrams stalled the project to allow Harrison Ford to fully recover from a broken leg injury susta ...
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1 week ago

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. Then, in the background, was someone else. Another fam ...
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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 rumor has it tha ...
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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 ...
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1 week ago

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 practical building for this one. ...
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2 weeks ago

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, ...
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2 weeks ago

‘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, however, is that it helps to explain where a lot of the previous cl ...
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2 weeks ago

‘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. Abrams and crew finished filming ...
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2 weeks ago

'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 who the ...
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