Although it’s been less than a month since we heard a new Star Wars trilogy is being set into motion, it’s been a whirlwind of rumors with a few brief glimpses of the truth. This month we got a confirmed writer for Star Wars: Episode VII with Michael Arndt (Toy Story 3, Little Miss Sunshine) and tonight it looks like we have our strongest inclination yet for who will be stepping behind the camera. The first of the rumored names for the directing gig may turn out to be true, as new evidence of Matthew Vaughn (Kick-Ass, X-Men: First Class) helming has cropped up.
Appearing at the UK premiere of Seven Psychopaths, actor Jason Flemyng opened up about Star Wars and after making a joke, the actor (who has worked on nine films with Vaughn) seemed like a deer in the headlights when he just about confirmed Vaughn was directing, before attempting to cover up his response. It’s no press release from Disney, but it surely makes a strong case. HeyUGuys captured the video and you can see the Star Wars talk begin around 1:11 below.
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