Star Wars: The Last Jedi proved to be incredibly divisive.
Those who still liked the movie, regardless of how many people hated the current trilogy because of the notion mentioned above, need not worry as Abrams will continue the new premise and strong female roles in the next movie, which is "Episode IX".
Abrams himself began his time in the film industry as a screenwriter; Colbert jokingly introduced him as "best known as the co-writer of the 1997 Joe Pesci and Danny Glover blockbuster comedy Gone Fishin'" rather than as the co-creator or executive producer of Lost, Westworld, and Alias or as the steward at various times of such mega-franchises as Star Wars, Star Trek, and Mission: Impossible.
Abrams threw out the script Trevorrow had been crafting with help from his writing partner Derek Connolly, and Jack Thorne who had been brought in for rewrites.
J.J. Abrams delighted Star Wars fans with some great news during an appearance on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert Wednesday night. Sometimes having the script in advance is something I haven't always been lucky enough to have ... It starts shooting end of July ...
Abrams started all of this off with Star Wars: The Force Awakens and he and Chris Terrio have been hard at work on Episode IX's script. Episode 9 has the unenviable task of picking up those pieces, and wrapping up the character arcs for Rey, Finn, Poe, Kylo Ren, and Rose, while possibly putting a capper on the Skywalker saga.
Showdown on Crait - Break down everything that went into creating the stunning world seen in the movie's final confrontation, including the interplay between real-word locations and visual effects, reimagining the walkers, designing the crystal foxes, and much more.
Star Wars: Rebels released a clip previewing next week's episode.