Newswire: J.J. Abrams curbs his Star Wars fandom for the sake of storytelling

J.J. Abrams is such a big fan of Star Wars that initially, he refused offers to direct another entry in the series. But as we all know, he eventually came around, and his The Force Awakens will be released to theaters this December. The Force Awakens takes place 30 years after Return Of The Jedi, and while much of the plot remains in the mystery box even after two teaser trailers and some set photos, Abrams has revealed that there will be hints and references to the six previous films, as well as the 30-year gap leading up to the newest adventure.

In a Vanity Fair interview that’s not yet available online—presumably to ensure that the Star Wars faithful pick up two copies, one for the bathroom and one for the valuables safe—Abrams, who doesn’t seem all that concerned with fan service, says that his …

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