J.J. Abrams has no time for 'Star Wars' fans who are 'threatened by women'

Posted On: Feb 16, 2018   |   Posted By: Business Insider

J.J. Abrams has no time for 'Star Wars' fans who are 'threatened by women'

J.J. Abrams addressed fan backlash toward "The Last Jedi" in an interview with IndieWire.
He said that people who feel threatened by women can probably "find an enemy" in "Star Wars."
J.J. Abrams is returning to a galaxy far, far away for next year's "Star Wars: Episode IX," and he seems undeterred by the fan backlash against Rian Johnson's "The Last Jedi."
In an interview with IndieWire , "The Force Awakens" director said that people who are "threatened by women" can find "Star Wars" to be an easy target, and that anyone can "find a problem with anything" in the Internet age:
"'Star Wars' is a big galaxy, and you can sort of find almost anything you want to in 'Star Wars,'" he told IndieWire. "If you are someone who feels threatened by women and needs to lash out against them, you can probably find an enemy in 'Star Wars.' You can probably look at the first movie that George and say that Leia was too outspoken, or she was too tough. Anyone who wants to find a problem...

Continue reading ...

 






The last Posts from Business Insider



Yes, you can use AirPods with your Windows 10 PC

Yes, you can use AirPods with your Windows 10 PC

Best answer: Even if you're away from an iPhone or iPad, the AirPods will behave like regular Bluetooth headphones, which means you can use them with your Windows 10 PC. Apple... Read more ...

Day 5 of TNW's Advent Deals: an Xbox bundle, a Sonos, and a FitBit

Day 5 of TNW's Advent Deals: an Xbox bundle, a Sonos, and a FitBit

This holiday period, Plugged is running a very special advent calendar. Over the course of 12 days, we'll be sharing a selection of sweet, sweet deals. You can thank us later... Read more ...

Epic sheathes Infinity Blade after Fortnite fan backlash

Epic sheathes Infinity Blade after Fortnite fan backlash

Epic, the maker of the insanely popular, cross-platform first-person shooter online game Fortnite, has ‘fessed up to a gameplay misstep when it dropped a super powerful new... Read more ...

InkyPen, le Netflix du comics, arrive sur Nintendo Switch dès demain

InkyPen, le Netflix du comics, arrive sur Nintendo Switch dès demain

La Nintendo Switch ne sert pas qu'à jouer aux jeux vidéo. Et l'application InkyPen, le Netflix du comics, est une autre bonne raison en ce sens. Read more ...

Valve met à jour Artifact, son jeu de cartes basé sur Dota

Valve met à jour Artifact, son jeu de cartes basé sur Dota

Valve vient de publier la première mise à jour majeure de son jeu de cartes basé sur Dota, Artifact. Au menu notamment, les tournois ouverts et un système de chat. Read more ...

OnePlus TV coming in 2020 in India, not in 2019

OnePlus TV coming in 2020 in India, not in 2019

OnePlus now makes some of the best budget premium smartphones each year and the company also entered the US in 2018 with the OnePlus 6T. However, we've previously heard that... Read more ...

Vote now for the Best Phones of 2018

Vote now for the Best Phones of 2018

The preliminary stage of the Best Phones of 2018 vote got quite heated, but now it's time to dial things up - let's pick the best flagship, mid-ranger and entry-level phone for... Read more ...

Sécurité: et les pires mots de passe en 2018 sont

Sécurité:  et les pires mots de passe en 2018 sont

Comme chaque année, SplashData fait un petit Top 100 des pires mots de passe des internautes, nous en resterons aux 25 premiers et comme d'habitude vous êtes nombreux à... Read more ...

Evo Japan 2019 Lineup Announced, Dragon Ball FighterZ And Super Smash Bros...

Evo Japan 2019 Lineup Announced, Dragon Ball FighterZ And Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Absent

Update: The headline to this article previously referred to Evo Japan as simply "Evo" and has been changed. Evo, the world's largest fighting game tournament organization, has... Read more ...

TechRadar's downloads advent calendar: get mySteganos Online Shield VPN free

TechRadar's downloads advent calendar: get mySteganos Online Shield VPN free

The holidays are an expensive time, so we're bringing you a special treat: a full, free Windows program to download every day until Christmas. Behind the 14th door on our... Read more ...