J.J. Abrams To Write And Direct “Star Wars: Episode IX”

“Star Wars: Episode IX”

J.J. Abrams, who launched a new era of Star Wars with“The Force Awakens” in 2015, is returning to complete the sequel trilogy as writer and director of “Star Wars: Episode IX.” Abrams will co-write the film with Chris Terrio. “Star Wars: Episode IX” will be produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Michelle Rejwan, Abrams, Bad Robot, and Lucasfilm.

“With ‘The Force Awakens,’ J.J. delivered everything we could have possibly hoped for, and I am so excited that he is coming back to close out this trilogy,” said Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy.

“Star Wars: Episode IX” is expected to hit theaters May 24th, 2019

James McDonald

Originally from Dublin, Ireland, James is a Movie Critic and Celebrity Interviewer with over 30 years of experience in the film industry as an Award-Winning Filmmaker.

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