Matthew Vaughn for Star Wars: Episode VII? (

By:Robert T. Trate
Date: Wednesday, November 07, 2012
Source: is running the current story that X-Men: First Class director, Matthew Vaughn, is RUMORED to the be the next director in the Star Wars franchise. They report that this is unconfirmed, but does have the backing of a few reliable sources. 
They state: “Matthew Vaughn, the director of Kick-Ass, Stardust, Layer Cake, and X-Men: First Class, is in talks with Lucasfilm to helm Star Wars: Episode VII.  My sources tell me this is the main reason he dropped out of the X-Men sequel (which Bryan Singer is now directing).” - Steve Weintraub
I for one think Vaughn is the logical choice. We have seen him do gritty action thrillers with Layer Cake and Kick-Ass. He can also balance multiple characters and relaunch a franchise, X-Men: First Class. Vaughn is also completely competent in the whimsy/ fantasy arena as well, just watch Stardust

It is only a RUMOR at this point, let’s hope this one is true. 

Thanks to Chopsaki for the submission.