Report: J.J. Abrams Will Direct The Next Star Wars [UPDATE]Patricia Hernandez1/24/13 5:10pmFiled to: LucasfilmStar WarsJ.J. Abrams267EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalink Remember when J.J. Abrams said he wasn't going to direct the next Star Wars? Apparently, that's not true. According to a report by The Wrap, the Star Trek director will also be our new Star Wars director.AdvertisementMichael Arndy, behind the film Little Miss Sunshine, is said to be writing the script.Remember though: last time we heard Star Wars news, it was completely bogus. If this is real, then there might be some hope for future Star Wars films yet. If not real, dang—when will we learn who the new director is!?