It's official: JJ Abrams to direct Star Wars 7You've probably heard this somewhere else already - but this is big news - perhaps the biggest news in the geek universe for a long time! So I was wondering if anyone had any views on this?
I've already shown my enthusiasm for a new Star Wars installment:
... but I didn't guess that the guy who's behind the Star Trek re-boot would also get his hands on Star Wars! How lucky can one guy be!? (hears voice in head "in my experience there's no such thing as luck" - ok, thanks Obi-Wan,!)
More on this story here: http://www.slashfilm.com/j-j-abrams-to-direct-star-wars-episode-vii/
...hopefully an official announcement soon.
[***EDIT*** Now confirmed: http://starwars.com/news/star-wars-is-being-kick-started-with-dynamite-jj-abrams-to-direct-star-wars-episode-vii.html ]