Originally Posted by DaneMcCloud
I've just never been impressed with Abrams as a director. I think Matthew Vaughn would have been the better choice but for whatever reason, LucasFilm chose Abrams.
I've heard that it's a female lead in this film, so it makes sense to go with Abrams, I suppose, because of Felicity and Lost. But I'll remain skeptical until I see it.
I think it's kind of ironic he's taking over for Lucas.
I think he's about to run a number of profitable franchises and is the most hyped name since Lucas...