Apart from directing, Abrams will also co-write the movie along with Chris Terrio.
The director of the Star Trek reboot, Super 8 and Star Wars: The Force Awakens will be writing and directing Episode IX. "Luke Skywalker, right now, is the last Jedi". Some Star Wars fans and film and TV-focused outlets such as IndieWire pointed out that they would have liked to see Lucasfilm choose a minority director to improve diversity behind the camera.
We are almost, almost, almost done.
Many fans have criticized #TheForceAwakens for being too similar to A New Hope, placing much of the blame on Abrams and his direction of the film. "That's the first time I'm revealing that". Johnson has also said over and over again, specifically to followers of his Twitter account, that The Last Jedi will not be a copy and rehash of Episode IV.
'It's a very brief, little thing but it's fun. The studio seems pretty certain that they can blaze through movie production at break-neck pace without running into a single hiccup; a strategy that's proven wrong for literally every movie they've made this decade except The Force Awakens, and something that parent company Disney hasn't been thrilled about.
As to what alien Joseph Gordon-Levitt is going to be playing, it's anyone's guess, but we're glad that Johnson and Levitt's friendship has held up through the years.
Kylo Ren is fascinating and a layered character with many weaknesses, which he shows the "chinks in Kylo's armor" throughout the film.
Suzuki Swift Sport goes from warm to hot hatch status
Suzuki made the switch from a naturally aspirated 1.6-liter four-cylinder to a turbocharged 1.4-liter unit in the new Swift Sport. The engine will be exclusively mated to a six-speed manual gearbox, rather than the CVT automatic offered in lower-grade models.