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3. …And Hopefully Cool Creatures

Cloverfield Monster

Sure, he produced Cloverfield rather than writing and directing, but Abrams’ paw prints were all over that monster mash – and consider the giant beasts he had Cloverfield designer Neville Page conjure up for just a quick segment in Star Trek. Star Wars has a long history of spawning great creature creations, so imagine what Page might do if Abrams hires him to work on Star Wars. Plus, while Star Wars itself is really enough of a lure for any talented types, Abrams’ name stencilled on the director’s chair should ensure a great crew. Incidentally, he also has a good reputation as an actor’s director, so should bring in a good cast. Not least, he could bring auld mucker Simon Pegg, another long-time Star Wars fan whose approval would augur well for the reinvigorated franchise.

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