From J.J. Abrams to Steven Spielberg it seems as though people’s favorite choices to direct “Star Wars Episode VII” are dropping out like flies. Now, add Brad Bird to that list. Bird said on Twitter he’s not going to direct the new Star Wars. Bird directed Pixar’s “Ratatouille” and “Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol” and even a viral video campaigning for Bird was made.

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