[[wysiwyg_imageupload:5241:]]We just learned that Star Trek Into Darkness director J.J. Abrams has been picked to helm Star Wars Episode VII, but a previous rumor strongly suggested that Matthew Vaughn was to take the gig.
What's interesting about Vaughn's pitch is that it seems to corroborate rumors and speculation that the Star Wars Episode VII screenwriter, Michael Arndt, has written a female lead for the movie.
SlashFilm also states that Steven Spielberg was the primary reason getting J.J. Abrams onboard the new Star Wars as he convinced both Abrams and Kathleen Kennedy.
Matthew Vaughn is working on the Mark Millar's Secret Service next.
For more Star Wars news head on over to the Cosmic Book News Star Wars Movie Hub.