Names and faces

Posted: January 28, 2013 at 4:12 a.m.

J.J. Abrams calls getting assigned to direct the seventh live-action Star Wars film “as surreal as it is exciting.” The director-producer-writer spoke with a handful of media outlets on the red carpet before darting into the Producers Guild Awards on Saturday night.

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