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Brad Bird Won't Direct Star Wars VII

Will they? Won't they?  Well it appears Brad Bird Won't.  For someone the fans considered a major candidate for the "Episode VII" directing job, Brad Bird remained suspiciously quiet about the gig, while just about every other candidate publicly addressed the proposition. Bird finally broke his radio silence by responding to a series of tweets that asked him if he was indeed directing "Star Wars."
"'@: @ Is it Star Wars Episode VII? Because I really hope it's Star Wars Episode VII...' It's not Episode VII," Bird wrote on November 17.
Bird maintained that he is sticking to his previous plans to direct the Damon Lindelof-penned sci-fi movie, "1952," also at Disney.
Trevorrow Won't Direct
Perhaps the most surprising rumored candidate for the director's chair, Colin Trevorrow, whose "Safety Not Guaranteed" supposedly was a hit with George Lucas, has now denied the talk. He too took to Twitter to address a new-ish revelation from this summer. This past summer, Trevorrow said (via Film School Rejects), "...For all those who love the mythology that I will be tackling, trust that I love it as much as you do. And I will respect it, and hopefully make it not suck."

http://www.mtv.com/news/articles/1697658/star-wars-brad-bird-not-directing-episode-7.jhtml

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