It’s official, folks! Although he initially turned down directing the film, J.J. Abrams has had a change of heart and will be directing Star Wars: Episode VII. The news was leaked on Thursday afternoon via reports published by TheWrap and others, but various outlets have since confirmed the news with people close to the production.
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Star Wars: Episode VII is slated for release in June 2015.