The man who launched a new era of Star Wars is returning to the franchise. J.J. Abrams will write and direct the as-yet-untitled Star Wars: Episode IX. Chris Terrio (Argo, Justice League) will co-write the film. Abrams is taking the reins from Colin Treverrow (Jurassic World), who departed the project earlier this month (see “‘Star Wars’ Parts Ways With Another Director”).
Video of Damon Lindelof at Comic-Con 2017 talking about Watchmen and other stuff.
Looks like our good friend Terry has found himself something interesting to keep him busy.
Adam Scott and Evangeline Lilly will be terrified for Netflix’s horror comedy Little Evil, a film that follows Scott’s Gary, newly married to the woman of his dreams, Lilly’s Samantha—a blissful union ever so slightly complicated by the fact that her six-year-old son (played by Astronaut Camp’s Owen Atlas) might be the Antichrist.
Writer-producer Damon Lindelof wrapped up the hit series Lost in 2010, and he still gets lashed by fans who hated the ambiguous ending. Now as Lindelof launches the final season of The Leftovers on HBO — another series that revolves around a mystery — he still cares what people think of his work, but this time, he’s stay far away from Twitter.
USA Network is staying in the colony.
Ahead of this week’s second season finale, USA Network has handed out a third-season renewal for Carlton Cuse and Ryan Condal drama Colony, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.