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J.J. Abrams Will Return to Write and Direct Star Wars: Episode IX

TIME - Tue 12 Sep 17

The game of directorial musical chairs in the Star Wars universe continues: J.J. Abrams has signed on to helm the upcoming installment, Star Wars: Episode IX. Abrams’ return to the franchise ...

J.J. Abrams will co-write and direct Star Wars: Episode IX

Techspot - Wed 13 Sep 17

After the horror that was the prequels, Star Wars made a triumphant return in 2015 with The Force Awakens. J.J Abrams directed Episode VII, which broke several box office records, and Rian Johnson ...

Star Wars: Episode IX will premiere in December 2019

The Verge - Tue 12 Sep 17

Disney just pushed back the release of Star Wars: Episode IX from May 2019 to December 2019, Deadline reports. The news comes after an announcement today that J.J. Abrams is taking ...

Lucasfilm delays release of Star Wars Episode IX after director change

Arstechnica - Tue 12 Sep 17

The announcement comes hours after naming J.J. Abrams the film’s new director.

J.J. Abrams news hit Star Wars fans right in the lens flare - CNET

CNET Cutting Edge - Tue 12 Sep 17

Fans quickly take to social media to discuss the news. If you haven't made a Return of the Return of the Jedi joke yet, what are you waiting for?

Star Wars: Episode IX has a new director and co-writer, and it’s JJ Abrams

Arstechnica - Tue 12 Sep 17

But with him comes co-writer Chris "Batman V Superman" Terrio. In Vader voice: Nooooo.

Star Wars: Episode IX Director Confirmed

Ubergizmo - Tue 12 Sep 17

Disney already confirmed a while back that Star Wars: Episode IX is going to be released in 2019. It will be the final movie in the new trilogy that started off with Star Wars: Episode VII. ...

Disney Plays it Safe, Hires J.J. Abrams to Direct Episode IX

Geek.com - Tue 12 Sep 17

It’s only been a week since Disney unceremoniously dumped Colin Trevorrow from Star Wars: Episode IX. While Trevorrow’s attachment was making many people uneasy about the movie, ...

J.J. Abrams will direct Star Wars: Episode IX

The Verge - Tue 12 Sep 17

Lucasfilm announced today that J.J. Abrams will take over as the director for Star Wars: Episode IX after Jurassic World director Colin Trevorrow left the project. Following Trevorrow’s ...

J.J. Abrams will direct Star Wars Episode IX, TechCrunch - Tue 12 Sep 17
J.J. Abrams will direct Star Wars: Episode IX, The Verge - Tue 12 Sep 17

Director J.J Abrams now onboard for Star Wars Episode IX - CNET

CNET Cutting Edge - Tue 12 Sep 17

Director J.J. Abrams will return to the Star Wars universe to write and direct the final installment in the latest trilogy after the departure of Colin Trevorrow.

'Star Wars: Episode IX' will be directed by J.J. Abrams

Engadget - Tue 12 Sep 17

It's only been a week since Colin Trevorrow left (or was forced out of) the director's seat for Star Wars: Episode IX, but a familiar replacement is already lined up. J.J. ...

Lucasfilm fires the director of Star Wars Episode IX

Arstechnica - Wed 6 Sep 17

It's the second time Lucasfilm has changed Star Wars directors this year.

Star Wars: Episode IX Director Drops Out of Creative Differences

SPACE.com - Tue 5 Sep 17

The third to leave since Disney acquired the franchise.

Star Wars: Episode IX Loses Its Director

Ubergizmo - Tue 5 Sep 17

It’s safe to say that given how Star Wars: Episode VII ended on a cliffhanger that many are curious to see what will transpire in the next Star Wars, which is set for a release towards the ...

Colin Trevorrow Fired From Star Wars Episode IX and Into the Sun

Geek.com - Tue 5 Sep 17

Colin Trevorrow is no longer directing the currently untitled Star Wars Episode IX, Disney and Lucasfilm announced today. So someone else will have to bring the latest Star Wars trilogy, full ...

'Star Wars: Episode IX' director Colin Trevorrow steps down - CNET

CNET Cutting Edge - Tue 5 Sep 17

Another big change hits the Star Wars galaxy, this one involving the final film in the saga.

'Star Wars: Episode IX' loses director Colin Trevorrow

Engadget - Tue 5 Sep 17

Surprise! Star Wars: Episode IX will no longer be directed by Jurassic World helmer Colin Trevorrow, Lucasfilm announced tonight. Unfortunately, there's no word yet on who'll ...

Star Wars: Episode IX just lost its director

The Verge - Tue 5 Sep 17

Rian Johnson’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi doesn’t hit theaters until December 15th, but it appears that the movie’s sequel is already running into problems. Director Colin Trevorrow, ...