‘Star Wars: Episode IX’: J.J. Abrams on Billy Dee Williams & Wanting Fans to Feel Satisfied

Collider | 2/22/2019 | Haleigh Foutch
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J.J. Abrams just wrapped production on Star Wars: Episode IX, which means he now officially been thrown into the Hunger Games of press for the next ten months — everyone, everywhere is going to be coming at him with all they got, and knowing Lucasfilm’s secrecy (not to mention Abrams’ famed “mystery box” mentality) he’s not going to give an inch. Which is to say, get ready for a lot of quotes that manage to tell you nothing while somehow managing to get you hyped for the upcoming trilogy sign off.

Speaking of which, the good folks at ET Online snagged a few minutes with Abrams at a recent charity event and took the opportunity to lob a few Episode IX questions at him. While Abrams declined to offer any hints about when we might finally get a title for the Last Jedi followup, he spoke super briefly about the “emotional: experience of wrapping the film, shared his enthusiasm for the film (“the cast and crew did an unbelievable job. I can’t wait for you to see what we’ve got going,” etc, etc) and reiterated that the divided fan reaction to Rian Johnson‘s film didn’t have an impact on...
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