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The latest name to be rumored as a potential director for the announced "Star Wars: Episode VII" is a somewhat surprising choice. Colin Trevorrow, who directed the low-key indie "Safety Not Guaranteed" earlier this year, is reportedly in contention for the first of three announced "Star War" sequels.  "Safety," his feature debut, successfully blends quirky indie romantic comedy conventions with minimal sci-fi elements, but it's certainly a far cry from the "Star Wars" films. However, "Star Wars" creator George Lucas was reportedly a fan of the film, and Trevorrow has already met with Lucasfilm to discuss the project, according to Celebuzz. It would be »

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