Two days before the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival got under way, the news broke that Colin Trevorrow would no longer be directing “Star Wars: Episode IX,” marking the latest high-profile split between Lucasfilm and a filmmaker hired to steer one of its most closely guarded properties....
J.J. Abrams has officially been confirmed to replace Colin Trevorrow on Star Wars: Episode IX, and at least one Star Wars actor is excited about the development.
Lucasfilm recently had an opportunity to bring a female director into the Star Wars fold when Colin Trevorrow was fired from Episode IX, but the studio went with J.J. Abrams instead. Meanwhile, MGM and Eon Productions are readying the next James Bond movie, and with no director attached yet, people are wondering if… Read more...
Disney and Lucasfilm are bumping Star Wars 9 out of its summer 2019 release slot as J.J. Abrams takes over director duties from Colin Trevorrow.
Briefly: Major news from Lucasfilm/Disney today. It has been officially announced that J.J. Abrams will return to direct Star Wars: Episode IX, replacing director Colin Trevorrow who left the project last week. The announcement alsoShow More Summary
Remember this morning when, with the news that J.J. Abrams would return to Star Wars to replace Colin Trevorrow on Episode IX, we all thought the movie would stay on track for its May 2019 release date? Well, think again. Lucasfilm just confirmed that the movie as received a seven-month push back to December. More »
Ever since Colin Trevorrow was fired from directing Star Wars: Episode IX for being a douche (basically), fans have been waiting for word on which director will close out this third trilogy of the Skywalker saga. Some thought Rian Johnson would continue with the franchise, but that doesn't seem to be the case anymore. Show More Summary
Mr. Abrams, who directed and was a writer on the 2015 blockbuster “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” replaces Colin Trevorrow, who was pushed out last week.
The replacement for Colin Trevorrow has been found -- and it's a familiar face to Star Wars fans. Lucasfilm and Disney have confirmed that Force Awakens director J.J. Abrams will return to the franchise to both write and direct the final chapter of the Star Wars sequel trilogy. More »
Chris Terrio has come aboard to co-write the Star Wars 9 script with new director J.J. Abrams, after the departure of Colin Trevorrow.
After losing Colin Trevorrow and going back to JJ Abrams the release date for the third film in this new Star Wars Trilogy moves from May 2019 back to December. Read the full article on AICN Ahoy, squirts! Quint here. Lots of big things are afoot at Lucasfilm right now with the ousting of Colin Trevorrow. Show More Summary
The news is out. J.J. Abrams is officially replacing Colin Trevorrow as writer and director of Star Wars: Episode 9. Of course, as the internet is like to do, they were quick to cast judgment on this directing choice. While Star Wars: The Force Awakens was an unquestionable success in the eyes of the studio […]
Lucasfilm opted for a sure thing, giving the boot to “Star Wars: Episode IX” director Colin Trevorrow and bringing in J.J. Abrams, who helmed “Episode VII” (“The Force Awakens”). Vanity Fair reports that Abrams will now helm “Episode IX.” Abrams...
J.J. Abrams has replaced Colin Trevorrow as the the writer/director of Star Wars IX. Abrams will complete the Star Wars Trilogy he initiated with Star Wars: The Force Awakens. J.J. Abrams to Write and Direct Star Wars: Episode IX J.J. Show More Summary
Lucasfilm and Disney confirm that J.J. Abrams is going to replace director Colin Trevorrow on Star Wars 9.
After the reported departure of director Colin Trevorrow (Jurassic World) for Star Wars: Episode IX last week — J.J. Abrams, who directed and wrote 2015’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens will be returning to the franchise to direct the final chapter in the new trilogy Lucasfilms has announced. Abrams will co-write the film as well, […]
J.J. Abrams is officially making a triumphant return to the "Star Wars" franchise after writing and directing 2015's "The Force Awakens." Last week, Lucasfilm announced that Colin Trevorrow ("Jurassic World," "Safety Not Guaranteed"), was out as the director of "Episode IX," after a mutual decision to part ways. Show More Summary
Lucasfilm have confirmed that J.J. Abrams will be revisiting the Star Wars universe by directing and co-writing Episode IX following Colin Trevorrow's recent departure. The news is not really surprising: Abrams has worked on all three of the new main-sequence films as a producer and was also available. Show More Summary
The circle is now complete: The man who restored balance to the Force in 2015 will return to conclude the trilogy. StarWars.com announced today that J.J. Abrams will direct and co-write Star Wars: Episode IX. The news that Abrams will...Show More Summary
JJ Abrams is returning to Star Wars and will replace Colin Trevorrow as writer and director of Episode IX. Disney announced the move Tuesday, per the AP. After several high-profile exits by previous Star Wars directors, Lucasfilm is turning to the filmmaker who helped resurrect the franchise in the first...