J.J. Abrams is back to helm the last of the current “Star Wars” trilogy.
Officials at LucasFilms made the announcement Tuesday morning.
Abrams wrote and directed “The Force Awakens” which went on to gross more than $2 billion, Deadline reported.
It broke the threshold in 53 days after release and is only the third movie to ever earn that much money. “Avatar” and “Titanic” are the only others to break $2 billion, according to NME.
Abrams will be co-writing with Chris Terrio and it will be produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Michelle Rejwan, Abrams, Bad Robot and LucasFilms, studio officials said.