It was confirmed earlier this week, that J.J. Abrams will be directing Star Wars: Episode VII and the news seems to have gone down well with fans. The guys over at ComicBookMovie have done one of their awesome polls and the fans have responded by revealing their joy at J.J. Abrams being given the job.
Top of the poll was Good choice. He successfully rebooted Star Trek, so why not Star Wars? Which had 38.50% of the votes. Then is second place was Couldn't be happier, he's the perfect man for the job, which had 30,75% and Not sure. He's a good director but I'm not certain about him being in charge of both franchises, came in third with 22.54%
That just goes to show that the Star Wars fans are happy to have J.J. Abrams on board, as the only other two options were I'm VERY pissed off! This is the best Disney could come up with? which had 4.23% and Not a good idea. I'm not even that big a fan in the first place, which came last with 3.99%.
The screenplay for Star Wars: Episode VII is currently being penned by Michael Arndt, with an eye on a 2015, while it is also rumoured that Chloe Moretz is being lined up to play the female lead in the movie.