Twitter reacts to J.J. Abrams as the director of Star Wars: Episode IX

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Sep 12, 2017, 11:13 AM EDT

By now, you've probably heard that J.J. Abrams has been announced as the writer and director of Star Wars: Episode IX, replacing Colin Treverrow after he parted ways with Lucasfilm. Abrams co-wrote and directed Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Twitter has had some interesting reactions to the news. The overwhelming consensus? Abrams is a safe choice, but he'll do a good job with the movie.