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Eight Reasons Why JJ Abrams Is A Great Choice To Direct Star Wars
We look at what we can expect from Abrams’ Episode VII

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Eight Reasons Why JJ Abrams Is A Great Choice To Direct Star Wars | 5. He Can Handle Franchises – And Bring Something To Them
5. He Can Handle Franchises – And Bring Something To Them

Some directors get the brass ring and either make a hash of the first one or burn out by the time the sequel arrives. Abrams has played in franchise territory for years and has yet to put a foot wrong – and he’s managed to mix real emotional heft in with, for instance, Keri Russell’s fate in Mission: Impossible III or the opening sequence of Star Trek. Even if he does step aside after making one Star Wars film, chances are he’d oversee the following movies in Disney’s new planned trilogy, and we know that can help keep the quality levels up. Case in point? Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol is even better than Abrams’ own M:I III. Hmm… Maybe Brad Bird can be called up for a second Wars film after 1952 is done?

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