7 November 2012 7:50 AM, PST | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

Buckle up, gang, because with Disney buying Lucasfilm and assuring three new Star Wars movies, we will be facing an onslaught of rumors of who might dare take the helm for years to come. Movie fans have already thrown out their picks, which include such major names as Christopher Nolan, David Fincher and Joss Whedon, but now a curious rumor suggests that it may be an indie director who caught George Lucas's eye before the Disney deal was done. According to Celebuzz, Colin Trevorrow, who helmed the charming and offbeat romantic-comedy Safety Not Guaranteed, met with Lucas months ago, reportedly to discuss Episode VII. Their source claims that Lucas.along with others at Lucasfilm.adored Trevorrow's tender tale of time travel, love and regret, and that Trevorrow is now a contender for Episode VII's director's chair. However, while it might be true that Lucas liked Safety Not Guaranteed, and »

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