It’s been at the center of rumors for months. Now we have some answers. The Wrap is reporting that J.J. Abrams will direct “Star Wars Episode VII”! Abrams directed the upcoming film “Star Trek Into Darkness” and, despite giving comments that made it seem like he wasn’t going to direct, he will helm the film from a script by Michael Arndt. According to the trade, Ben Affleck was also in contention.

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