Jeffrey Jacob "J.J." Abrams
is an American film and television producer, director, screenwriter, actor, and composer. He is best known for creating the television series Alias
. He also has directed the films Mission: Impossible 3
, Super 8
, the 2009 Star Trek
reboot and its sequels Star Trek Into Darkness
, and Star Trek Beyond
Abrams directed, wrote and produced The Force Awakens and The Rise of Skywalker. He also produced The Pallbearer.
Long before Disney bought Star Wars, J.J Abrams had expressed his admiration of the Star Wars films. 
J.J. Abrams speaks at the Revolution panel during the NBC portion of the 2013 Winter TCA Tour.
J.J. Abrams speaks at the 2015 San Diego Comic Con.
J.J. Abrams at the Hollywood premiere of Star Wars: the Force Awakens in December 2015.
J.J. Abrams attending the 2016 Tribeca Film Fest.
J.J. Abrams attending the 2019 D23 Expo.
J.J. Abrams speaks onstage at the 2019 D23 Expo.