25 January 2013 12:13 PM, PST | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

Kyle Newman is an American born filmmaker and a frequent guest on the Star Wars-centric podcast Rebel Force Radio.

The speculation was over. After months of scrolling through endless online banter I received a text heralding the news. “Jj” is all it read. But those two letters meant a lot more. The most hotly debated gig in entertainment had been filled. Star Wars: Episode VII had found a director. For a second it seemed surreal. Not the choice — that was inspired; but the fact that the powers that be were actually making a new Star Wars film… and this »


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