But will the learner become the master?
'The Force Awakens' director is taking over 'Episode IX' after Colin Trevorrow's departure earlier this month.
The guy who directed 'Apollo 13' is going back into space to frantically salvage a version of the Disney origin story.
Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy says there won't be any Ewoks, either, dashing the hopes of many diehard fans.
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