Originally Posted by NateR
Unfortunately, he's also saying that the movie might not make it out by 2015:
Which is fine, I'd rather they take their time and make the best movie they can rather than try to rush it out.
Also it looks like the 3D rereleases of Episode 2 and 3, that were supposed to come out this year, have been postponed indefinitely:
As for the actual news of Abrams as the director, I'm optimistic that this might end up being pretty cool.
Agreed. I did see one reaction from a disgruntled fan that said something to the effect of "O, this is just great! Why don't we go ahead & just combined Star Wars & Star Trek into one giant franchise called Lens Flares in Space!!!"