24 January 2013 3:47 PM, PST | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

We've been waiting for a big announcement this month regarding who Disney and Lucasfilm had chosen to direct that pivotal Star Wars sequel set to hit theaters in 2015, and according to the Wrap that person is none other than J.J. Abrams, even though he has publicly denied wanting the directing gig due to his loyalty to the Star Trek franchise. "It’s in great hands… there were the very early conversations and I quickly said that because of my loyalty to Star Trek, and also just being a fan, I wouldn’t even want to be involved in the next version of those things," Abrams said recently. "I declined any involvement very early on. I’d rather be in the audience not knowing what was coming, rather than being involved in the minutiae of making...

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