• J.J. Abrams Shoots Down 'Star Wars' Rumors

      "Star Wars: Episode VII" has snagged a writer in "Toy Story 3" and "Little Miss Sunshine" scribe Michael Arndt. But if he's the Wookiee co-pilot on the "Star Wars" sequel's Millennium Falcon, which director will we see join him behind the wheel?





      Three names have emerged in the race to direct Disney's "Star Wars" sequel, including two names at the top of most fans' wish-lists "Star Trek" helmer J.J. Abrams and "Iron Man" director Jon Favreau as well as a lesser known director, "Safety Not Guaranteed" filmmaker Colin Trevorrow. All three of these directors have spoken out about their interest in going to that galaxy far, far away and at least in the case of Abrams, it doesn't look likely to happen.

      Read the full story at MTV.com
      Buy the hottest collectibles from: BigBadToyStore.com and BriansToys.com.


      Comments 9 Comments
      1. JediTricks's Avatar
        JediTricks -
        Cut Abrams some slack, he's busy ruining Star Trek, doesn't have time to ruin Star Wars as well.
      1. Mr. JabbaJohnL's Avatar
        Mr. JabbaJohnL -
        Jon Favreau could be a good choice - I love his work on the Iron Man movies, but Cowboys and Aliens was too serious though I have faith that Arndt will do well with the script. Trevorrow would be interesting as well, though I haven't seen Safety Not Guaranteed. I'm glad that Abrams, Tarantino, and Zack Snyder have all said no, since I don't want them anyway.
      1. Maerj2000's Avatar
        Maerj2000 -
        I've been wanting to see that Safety Not Guaranteed movie, it looks really different. That seems like the kind of director Lucas would pursue for something like this. Someone who does things a little bit differently. Remember David Lynch was once considered for Return of the Jedi, so maybe this is our guy?
      1. Tycho's Avatar
        Tycho -
        Michael Bay!
      1. Lord Malakite's Avatar
        Lord Malakite -
        Uwe Boll! Joel Schumacher! Jar Jar Binks!
      1. SirSteve's Avatar
        SirSteve -
        Kevin Smith!
      1. JediTricks's Avatar
        JediTricks -
        Uwe Boll! Joel Schumacher! Jar Jar Binks!
        Sad how the most believable one on there is CGI. Naw, I kid, Schumacher actually isn't a terrible director, he was just too ready to be a studio hack.

        Quote Originally Posted by SirSteve View Post
        Kevin Smith!
        Dude, you and I walked out on K. Smith's "Cop Out" at SDCC '11, remember? Action is not his thing.
      1. Maerj2000's Avatar
        Maerj2000 -
        It's either going to be Trevorrow, Favreau, or Joe Johnston.
      1. Maerj2000's Avatar
        Maerj2000 -
        Trevorrow is officially out of the running now.
    • Recent Forum Posts

      Mr. JabbaJohnL

      3 3/4" Black Series Wave 4: Dagobah Luke, Yoda, Snowtrooper, Toryn, Bastila, Dak

      Thankfully these figures are all coming two per case – EE also has them as a set. I already got Dak back when he was released in TVC (when he had a "c"

      Mr. JabbaJohnL 4 Hours Ago Go to last post
      Mr. JabbaJohnL

      The Black Series 6" Wave 4: Anakin, Clone Trooper, Boba Fett, Stormtrooper

      Entertainment Earth confirms that the wave 4 cases are different than previously planned. When the wave was first shown boxed, it included ROTS Anakin,

      Mr. JabbaJohnL 4 Hours Ago Go to last post
      Mr. JabbaJohnL

      E VII will take place 30 years after ROTJ

      The National posted photos of people rolling a giant gray object either into or out of a white tent in Abu Dhabi, which they claim is evidence that Episode

      Mr. JabbaJohnL 4 Hours Ago Go to last post
      OC47151

      World War II buffs....

      I'm attending a conference in New Orleans next month for work. Before I accepted to go (yes, I had a choice) I asked the boss if we had some free time

      OC47151 9 Hours Ago Go to last post
      TeeEye7

      World War II buffs....

      Indeed! Praise be to Al Gore!

      TeeEye7 13 Hours Ago Go to last post
      OC47151

      What have you watched recently?

      Patton 360 is good. My only complaint about the series was it rushed through late 1944 and the rest of the war too fast.

      The French gov't

      OC47151 19 Hours Ago Go to last post
      OC47151

      Survivor: Cagayan

      It was a good one. Tony is one paranoid dude. Working it way too hard. The lies will catch up with him.

      Next week looks good with Woo (Wooo!!)

      OC47151 19 Hours Ago Go to last post
      DarthQuack

      Survivor: Cagayan

      Fun episode tonight, loved Spencer's reaction at the end.

      DarthQuack 20 Hours Ago Go to last post
      Lord Malakite

      Cosmos (with N.d.G. Tyson)

      Not certain if it'll be back or not for a second season. From what I've read I've been getting the impression that this may have always been intended

      Lord Malakite 20 Hours Ago Go to last post
      Snowtrooper

      What have you watched recently?

      Well.......since you put it that way, then I guess Transformers is one of my favorite franchises as well. It seems like they've made a couple

      Snowtrooper 21 Hours Ago Go to last post
    Single Sign On provided by vBSSO