J.J. Abrams Talks ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ and ‘Episode VIII’, Plus New BTS Stills

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Star Wars_The Force Awakens_BTS Still3‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ writer and director J.J. Abrams sat down with Wired’s Editor in chief Scott Dadich to talk about the highly anticipated movie. 

Speaking about the interaction between the new actors with the original cast: “We knew we weren’t just casting one movie—we were casting at least three. That, to me, was the biggest challenge. When we met Daisy Ridley, when we found John Boyega, and then Oscar Isaac and Adam Driver came aboard, we got really excited. And yes, Daisy and John could work together, but what happens when Harrison’s in the mix? What will that feel like? If it doesn’t spark, it’s a [frick]ing disaster.

“Yes, BB-8 is a great character, amazingly puppeteered, but what will happen when he’s suddenly in a scene with C-3P0 or R2-D2? Will it feel bizarre? Will it feel wrong? Somehow it didn’t. When Anthony Daniels told me, “Oh my God, I love…

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