With Star Trek Into Darkness boldly winning over critics and fans alike, director can start to turn his attention to that other massive space-based epic with a hard-to-please fanbase, Star Wars: Episode VII — The Force Awakens. With Disney promising a new Star Wars film to drop every summer starting in 2015, there's a lot of pressure resting on Abrams shoulders to get Episode VII right.
In a recent interview with MTV, Abrams was asked whether he's involved in any of the potential Star Wars spin-offs and he responded:
We’re focusing right now on [making 'Episode VII'] because this movie feels like this is the one that has to work for anything else to work.
Here's the rest of the interview for you guys to enjoy: