The Daily Geek: Abrams Off 'Star Wars'(?), Cranston Cosplay, And More

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IS J.J. GOING BYE-BYE?

Rumors are circulating that Abrams is going to drop out of his "Star Wars: Episode VII" directing gig. But Lucasfilm released a statement saying otherwise. MTV News reports:

"There is no truth to the rumor," Lucasfilm said in a statement on Monday about the stories that Abrams was possibly dropping out of the gig of a lifetime. "J.J. is having a great time working on the script and is looking forward to going into production next year."

CRANSTON'S THE COOLEST!

Bryan Cranston walked the Comic-Con floor in a Heisenberg mask.

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WELL, I LOVE THIS

Here's the first official image from "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" and it's glorious!

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NO COULSON FOR ULTRON

Joss Whedon says that the fan-favorite will sit out of the newly-announced "Avangers" sequel. According to MTV Splash Page:

"He could," said Whedon, offering a glimmer of hope before dashing it all. "Right now it's not something I'm pursuing because I have so much going on in 'Avengers 2.' Finding out that Coulson is alive would be an entire B story. And I already have too much movie. That's better than the other thing."

PROFESSOR X MEETS PROFESSOR X

Check out these new posters for "X-Men: Days of Future Past."

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PLEASE HELP THIS RICH AND SUPER SUCCESSFUL FILMMAKER BY GIVING HIM YOUR MONEY!

Spike Lee is on Kickstarter.

Yeah.

'Til tomorrow, gang!

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