Jedi Council’s Kristian Harloff and Ken Napzok debate the BREAKING news that director J.J. Abrams has been named as the Writer and Director of “Star Wars: Episode IX,” according to a statement from Lucasfilm. Kristian and Ken discuss the merits of this choice and whether it was a safe one by Kathleen Kennedy. They also detail and discuss what Abrams will bring and might not bring creatively to the last chapter of this trilogy.

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