Lock S-foils in attack position, ’cause some serious Star Wars news is on the move. Amidst rumors and refuting, J.J. Abrams has emerged as the official director for Episode VII. Find out who else turned down the position, our initial speculation on Abrams, and our thoughts on rumors of what the Newer Trilogy’s plot might be. Continuing our tradition of looking for news in Alderaan places, Cap, Hex, Doug, and Marc With a C dig piece together clues from the Internet and our own, Star Wars-addled minds to bring balance to the Force. BIG NEWS for Willow Watch, a startling confession from Marc, initial reactions to Brian Wood’s Star Wars comic, and more!
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