JJ Abrams boldly going from ‘Trek’ to ‘Star Wars’

Originally posted on KFWB NEWS TALK 980:

LONDON (AP) — J.J. Abrams is master of one universe — and he’s about to try conquering another.

The director who rebooted “Star Trek” for a new generation, sending the USS Enterprise out again to explore strange new worlds, has also been put at the “Star Wars” helm. Soon he’ll direct a new film, the seventh, in the epic sci-fi franchise.

So while Abrams is in London to talk about his second “Trek” feature, “Star Trek Into Darkness” — releasing in U.S. theaters on May 17 — the topic inevitably drifts to a galaxy far, far away.

“I feel preposterously lucky,” said Abrams, a self-declared “Star Wars” fanboy.

“I do feel at the core this incredible disbelief that I’m actually even answering questions at all about my involvement in something that until fairly recently I didn’t even know was going to come back as a series. And now I get…

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