Rian Johnson and Carrie Fisher as General Leia on the set of Star Wars The Last Jedi

Anakin may have been the Chosen One (or is he) in the Star Wars movies, but when it comes to making the films themselves, J.J. Abrams is the one to bring balance to the Force.

Just under a week after Colin Trevorrow departed Star Wars Episode 9 in the wake of the all-out failure of The Book of Henry and reports of clashes with Lucasfilm, a replacement has been found in the very familiar form of the Mystery Boxes purveyor. Abrams already rebooted Star Wars with the strength of over 1,000 ships with more firepower than we’d ever seen, and now ...

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