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JJ Abrams confirmed as replacement write and director for Star Wars Episode IX

Robert Hyde
By: Robert Hyde
Date published: 12th September 2017
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Lucasfilms have today confirmed that The Force Awakens director JJ Abrams will take over writing and directing duties for Star Wars Episode IX.

The film is most likely then in safe hands after the fantastic job he did on Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the film which got the franchise back on track.

The film is set for release December 20th 2019