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The Walt Disney Co. on Friday night confirmed reports that had been circulating for two days that J.J. Abrams, Emmy award-winning creator of TV’s Lost and director of 2009’s Star Trek movie, has been pegged to direct the seventh installment of the Star Wars franchise. “J.J. is the perfect director to helm this,” said Kathleen Kennedy, the movie’s producer and president of Lucasfilm, which was acquired by Disney last month ...

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