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    JJ Abrams to direct Star Wars Episode VII

    How weird is it that the guy who directed the last two Star Trek films is going to direct the Newest Star Wars

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    Re: JJ Abrams to direct Star Wars Episode XII

    Not impressed. Was hoping for Christopher Nolan.



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    Re: JJ Abrams to direct Star Wars Episode XII

    Episode twelve?!?!?!?! WHEN DID I MISS 7-11?!?!?




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    Re: JJ Abrams to direct Star Wars Episode XII

    I think he would do great. He has made much into gold.



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    Re: JJ Abrams to direct Star Wars Episode XII

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneWanderer View Post
    Episode twelve?!?!?!?! WHEN DID I MISS 7-11?!?!?
    They did start with IV, V, and VI, before doing I, II, and III, right? Why not start with XII this time around?


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    Re: JJ Abrams to direct Star Wars Episode XII

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneWanderer View Post
    Episode twelve?!?!?!?! WHEN DID I MISS 7-11?!?!?
    Considering the original trilogy started with Episode IV, it only makes sense to do it that way.



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    Re: JJ Abrams to direct Star Wars Episode VII

    He did damn well with the newest star trek, so i look forward to this.

    The real test is going to be having a good writer on it though. Some of the writing in the prequels was terrible.



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    Re: JJ Abrams to direct Star Wars Episode VII

    Quote Originally Posted by alarson View Post
    He did damn well with the newest star trek, so i look forward to this.

    The real test is going to be having a good writer on it though. Some of the writing in the prequels was terrible.
    Some?



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    Re: JJ Abrams to direct Star Wars Episode VII

    Quote Originally Posted by DistrictCyclone View Post
    Some?
    There were points in the writing where the ****** was pretty much just 'special effects here'... those went alright.



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    Re: JJ Abrams to direct Star Wars Episode VII

    Quote Originally Posted by DistrictCyclone View Post
    Some?
    My mom and I were just discussing this. They could have just stopped after the first three.


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    Re: JJ Abrams to direct Star Wars Episode VII

    I don't even know what you guys are talking about. There's only three movies.

    Sure, some fat guy with no idea what made Star Wars great with way too much money made some bad fan movies in his computer circa 1999 to 2005, but those sucked and nobody liked them. They're not canonical.


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    Re: JJ Abrams to direct Star Wars Episode VII

    I wouldn't be surprised if JJ wrote them himself. He has a pretty extensive writing background for both TV and movies.



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    Re: JJ Abrams to direct Star Wars Episode XII

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneWanderer View Post
    Episode twelve?!?!?!?! WHEN DID I MISS 7-11?!?!?
    The thread says VII. So does the link. That is seven. People getting smarter every day.



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    Re: JJ Abrams to direct Star Wars Episode XII

    Quote Originally Posted by brett108 View Post
    The thread says VII. So does the link. That is seven. People getting smarter every day.
    Look at the title under the first few "Re:"s he had it as XII originally



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    Re: JJ Abrams to direct Star Wars Episode XII

    Quote Originally Posted by Bader View Post
    Look at the title under the first few "Re:"s he had it as XII originally
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