Ever since Disney bought the rights for the Star Wars franchise, fans have been concerned about the future of Lucasfilm's sci-fi saga. We've seen several memes that mix Star Wars and Disney themes in ridiculous ways, but thankfully, director J.J. Abrams is here to put those fears to rest.
In a Q&A session for Vanity Fair, Abrams talked about working on the movie under Disney with Apple's chief designer Jony Ive and Producer Brian Glazer.
"Yeah, yeah," he responded when asked if he had final cut. "They let us make the movie we wanted to make."
"I cannot say enough about how Bog Iger and Alan Horn have understood this thing that is now part of the
. And they're not trying to Disney-fy it, they're not doing anything other than, I think, an incredibly smart thing, which is letting Kathleen Kennedy — who is a remarkable person and producer — run and lead Lucasfilm to a place where I think it wants to go."
That's good to know, and that gives fans more reason to be excited for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which will be released in U.S. theaters on Dec. 18.