• J.J. Abrams Says He Has No Idea What He's Doing With 'Star Wars'

      With three new "Star Wars" in the works, we've heard plenty of casting rumors from Carrie Fisher's jokes to the return of Harrison Ford, but we haven't heard nearly as much about the plot of the film.


      That's probably because director J.J. Abrams isn't sure what direction the new trilogy is taking just yet.

      In an interview with Empire magazine, Abrams admitted he's not sure how he's approaching the film, comparing his work on the next "Star Wars" to his "Star Trek" series.

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      Comments 8 Comments
      1. happy's Avatar
        happy -
        I thought the story ideas were already in existence from the original story that Lucas wrote.
      1. bigbarada's Avatar
        bigbarada -
        I think Lucas just said that to get Disney to buy it, now he's like "Suckers!"

        Seriously, though, it's a long, long, long, long way from a loose outline of a story to a finished movie, so I can see how it might be difficult for Abrams to be able to actually wrap his head around a project of this magnitude. Especially since he's really just interpreting someone else's ideas.
      1. El Chuxter's Avatar
        El Chuxter -
        Lens flare jokes, anyone?
      1. Mr. JabbaJohnL's Avatar
        Mr. JabbaJohnL -
        Quote Originally Posted by El Chuxter View Post
        Lens flare jokes, anyone?
        People thankfully gave up within a day or two after he was announced, so try again.
      1. El Chuxter's Avatar
        El Chuxter -
        You say that as if I made a lens flare joke. But, no, I made a lens flare joke joke, as in a joke about lens flare jokes.
      1. Mr. JabbaJohnL's Avatar
        Mr. JabbaJohnL -
        I see your point, and I understood it when I made my comment, and my comment still stands, so try again again.
      1. Tycho's Avatar
        Tycho -
        You need to post that is a spoiler alert.

        If there are going to be lens flares some people want to be surprised!
      1. happy's Avatar
        happy -
        I hope there is a lens flare during the opening crawl.
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