Yesterday, The Wrap reported some exciting news for Star Wars fans. Love him or hate him - most likely the former - JJ Abrams has been tapped to head up the newest entry into George Lucas' Star Wars universe.
Speculation is at a fever pitch as nerds across the globe try to predict whether or not the next film will be a hit or a failure. Spoiler alert: it's going to make a jillion dollars no matter how good it is, thereby assuring that you will have to sit through at least two more Abrams directed Star Wars movies, no matter what.
That glaring factoid aside, there's plenty of reasons to get genuinely excited that the man behind Lost and MI:III (it seems we're forgetting one . . .) will be in charge of Lucas' monumental franchise. Not to strike too contradictory a tone, but there's lots to be scared of, too.
With all that swirling conjecture in mind, here comes our list of things to love (and fear) about JJ Abrams' newest gig.