The director is still unsure what will happen in the film, but he is excited about bringing it to the big screen because he himself is a huge fan of the series. The director compared his experience with "Star Trek".
"Even though I was never a 'Star Trek' fan, I felt like there was a version of it that would make me excited. I actually would want to see that," femalefirst.co.uk quoted Abrams as saying.
"How we were going to get there, what the choices were going to be, who was going to be in it, all of those things I knew would have to be figured out, but it was all based on a foundation of this indescribable passion for something that could be. It's a similar feeling that I have with "Star Wars," added Abrams.
The filmmaker initially turned down the approach to direct because he thought he would be too busy with the "Star Trek" sequel.