• 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

      Bel-Cam Jos

      Teachers

      Now just 13 lucky days left... but who's counting?

      Bel-Cam Jos 1 Minute Ago Go to last post
      Snowtrooper

      Fan made replicas and helmets

      I always thought PVC was more durable than ABS since I've seen PVC pipe sit out in open sunlight for almost 20 years and not yellow or become brittle.

      Snowtrooper 1 Hour Ago Go to last post
      Snowtrooper

      Fan made replicas and helmets

      I never really cared much for the flimsy lenses either. They just seem like they're waiting to get some kind of crinkle in them. I may try your idea,

      Snowtrooper 2 Hours Ago Go to last post
      JediTricks

      Fan made replicas and helmets

      ABS may avoid internal-cause yellowing depending on the care taken with the additives when mixing the material. Things like plasticizers and dyes and

      JediTricks 5 Hours Ago Go to last post
      Tycho

      ARCHER on FX (or, possibly, better yet, on DVD!)

      I thought they parodied The Dark Knight and the Joker.

      Tycho 9 Hours Ago Go to last post
      Maradona

      Teachers

      Four more Mondays for us in LAUSD...

      Maradona 10 Hours Ago Go to last post
      OC47151

      Survivor: Kaoh Rong

      Julia's double- and triple-crossing caught up with her.

      Who should win at this point? Aubrey has played a good game, done a lot of behind

      OC47151 13 Hours Ago Go to last post
      OC47151

      Amazing Race

      Bye bye, Brodie and Kurt. A strong team until the last two legs and doomed. Interesting that the other teams knew they had to double U-turn them to have

      OC47151 13 Hours Ago Go to last post
      OC47151

      ARCHER on FX (or, possibly, better yet, on DVD!)

      Good ep. I found the criminals' masks an interesting choice, a cross between Insane Clown Posse and Killer Klowns from Outer Space.

      OC47151 13 Hours Ago Go to last post
      jkno

      Fan made replicas and helmets

      I also did a tiny upgrade on the helmet. Years ago when I got my TE2 Stormie lid from a US 501st member, he also included a set of solid welding lens

      jkno 15 Hours Ago Go to last post
    Single Sign On provided by vBSSO