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Total Nerd Who Should Direct the New Star Wars Films?  

Benjamin Dunn
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Editor's Note: Voting and Reranking have been closed.

It was announced that Disney has bought Lucasfilm for 4.05 billion dollars. Not only that, but they have also stated that they will begin making new Star Wars films starting with Episode 7 that will be released in 2015, with new films being released every 1-3 years.

Since Lucas will no longer be attached as director for the new series it opens the door for some amazing opportunities. Who would be your favorite choice to direct the new Star Wars movies? Vote up your favorites and add any that have been missed.
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Joss Whedon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Who Should Direct the New Star Wars Films?
Joss Whedon age 53

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Christopher Nolan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Who Should Direct the New Star Wars Films?

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Brad Bird is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Who Should Direct the New Star Wars Films?
Brad Bird age 60

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Peter Jackson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Who Should Direct the New Star Wars Films?
Peter Jackson age 56

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Guillermo del Toro is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Who Should Direct the New Star Wars Films?

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J.J. Abrams is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Who Should Direct the New Star Wars Films?
J.J. Abrams age 51

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David Fincher is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Who Should Direct the New Star Wars Films?
David Fincher age 55

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Duncan Jones is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Who Should Direct the New Star Wars Films?
Duncan Jones age 46

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Steven Spielberg is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Who Should Direct the New Star Wars Films?

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Edgar Wright is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Who Should Direct the New Star Wars Films?
martin123 added edgar wright age 43

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Rian Johnson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Who Should Direct the New Star Wars Films?
Rian Johnson age 44

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Alfonso Cuarón is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Who Should Direct the New Star Wars Films?
dolinj added Alfonso Cuarón age 56

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Jon Favreau is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Who Should Direct the New Star Wars Films?
Jon Favreau age 51

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Ridley Scott is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Who Should Direct the New Star Wars Films?
Ridley Scott age 80

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James Cameron is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Who Should Direct the New Star Wars Films?
James Cameron age 63

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Darren Aronofsky is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Who Should Direct the New Star Wars Films?
RodMcGuinness added Darren Aronofsky age 49

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Matthew Vaughn is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Who Should Direct the New Star Wars Films?
superprongs added Matthew Vaughn age 47

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Danny Boyle is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Who Should Direct the New Star Wars Films?
C.W.Sanders added Danny Boyle age 61

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Neil Blomkamp is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Who Should Direct the New Star Wars Films?
Neil Blomkamp

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Kevin Smith is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Who Should Direct the New Star Wars Films?
C.W.Sanders added Kevin Smith age 47

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Terry Gilliam is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Who Should Direct the New Star Wars Films?
Terry Gilliam age 77

The Druggiest Rock Stars of All Time

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Sam Raimi is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Who Should Direct the New Star Wars Films?
Sam Raimi age 58

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The Wachowski brothers is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Who Should Direct the New Star Wars Films?

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Quentin Tarantino is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Who Should Direct the New Star Wars Films?
Pocho added Quentin Tarantino age 55

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John Lasseter is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Who Should Direct the New Star Wars Films?
John Lasseter age 61

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Ben Affleck is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Who Should Direct the New Star Wars Films?
YaronBenZaken added Ben Affleck age 45

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Robert Zemeckis is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Who Should Direct the New Star Wars Films?
Olivia Peterman added Robert Zemeckis age 65

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David Lynch is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Who Should Direct the New Star Wars Films?
Loren added David Lynch age 72

The Best One-Liners in the Star Wars Films

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Andrew Stanton is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Who Should Direct the New Star Wars Films?
RankeySpankey added Andrew Stanton age 52

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Sam Mendes is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Who Should Direct the New Star Wars Films?
PeteBoyle added Sam Mendes age 52

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Spike Jonze is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Who Should Direct the New Star Wars Films?
PeteBoyle added Spike Jonze age 48

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Takashi Miike is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Who Should Direct the New Star Wars Films?
PeteBoyle added Takashi Miike age 57

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Tom Hooper is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Who Should Direct the New Star Wars Films?
PeteBoyle added Tom Hooper age 45

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James Mangold is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Who Should Direct the New Star Wars Films?
PeteBoyle added James Mangold age 54

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Benh Zeitlin is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Who Should Direct the New Star Wars Films?
PeteBoyle added Benh Zeitlin age 35

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Joe Carnahan is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Who Should Direct the New Star Wars Films?
PeteBoyle added Joe Carnahan age 48

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Tommy Wiseau is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Who Should Direct the New Star Wars Films?
red62 added Tommy Wiseau age 62

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David Yates is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Who Should Direct the New Star Wars Films?
schuckvp added David Yates age 54

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Kenneth Branagh is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Who Should Direct the New Star Wars Films?

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Zack Snyder is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Who Should Direct the New Star Wars Films?
Zack Snyder age 52

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Robert Rodriguez is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Who Should Direct the New Star Wars Films?

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George Lucas is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Who Should Direct the New Star Wars Films?
Greg Stopera added George Lucas age 73

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John Huston is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Who Should Direct the New Star Wars Films?
Pocho added John Huston Died at 81 (1906-1987)

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Juan José Campanella is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Who Should Direct the New Star Wars Films?
Pocho added Juan José Campanella age 58

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Tim Burton is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Who Should Direct the New Star Wars Films?
winklequack added Tim Burton age 59

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Barry Sonnenfeld is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Who Should Direct the New Star Wars Films?

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Uwe Boll is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Who Should Direct the New Star Wars Films?
Superdeformed added Uwe Boll age 52

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Roland Emmerich is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Who Should Direct the New Star Wars Films?

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Barry Levinson is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Who Should Direct the New Star Wars Films?

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Rich Moore is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Who Should Direct the New Star Wars Films?
Rich Moore age 54