21 awesome Twitter reactions to the Abrams Star Wars 7 announcement

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Jan 25, 2013

The moment we got the news yesterday that J.J. Abrams has been chosen to direct the seventh Star Wars film, the Internet exploded.

As usual, Twitter was a flood of snark, cynicism, joy ... and even some insight. But all tweets are not created equal. We searched through thousands of 140-character opinions, and found some that stood above the rest.

From casting suggestions to crossover jokes to the inevitable lens-flare gags, here are our favorite tweets about the J.J. Abrams Star Wars news.