STAR WARS NEWS: Jurassic World Director Colin Trevorrow to Direct Episode 9 | FanboysInc

STAR WARS NEWS: Jurassic World Director Colin Trevorrow to Direct Episode 9

By Muuka Muyumba

Heroic Hollywood is reporting that after the smashing success of Jurassic World, director Colin Trevorrow is in line to helm the third of a new trilogy of the new Star Wars films currently slated for 2019.

JJ Abrams directed Episode 7, Rian Johnson is directing Episode 8, and Trevorrow will now lead up Episode 9. Some had speculated that Joss Whedon had come to San Diego to be part of an announcement for the directing gig, but that was all fantasy casting.

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Trevorrow now seems to be the obvious choice after the billion dollar success of Jurassic World, and his confessed love of Star Wars, which was an inspiration for his indie success Safety Not Guaranteed.

The report has Trevorrow coming to stage at Hall H today for the announcement. The story continues to develop.