24 January 2013 2:35 PM, PST | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

J.J. Abrams will direct the next Star Wars film for Disney, a source with knowledge of the much-anticipated production told the Wrap.

Interestingly enough, Abrams told Entertainment Weekly back in November that he wasn't going to direct the new series and would opt instead to focus on his original material. "Star Wars was the first movie that blew my mind in that way; it didn't matter how they did any of it because it was all so overwhelmingly and entirely great," said Abrams at the time. "It was funny and »

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