It's a good week to be J.J. Abrams

Monday, January 28, 2013 - 10:17am

(CNN) -- There might be a few different droids in J.J. Abrams' future.

In addition to reportedly signing on to direct "Star Wars Episode VII," the "Star Trek" director will also have a presence on the small screen with a new sci-fi pilot.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Fox has ordered Abrams' untitled buddy cop show about police officers who are partnered with highly evolved androids.

"Fringe" executive producer J.H. Wyman will write and executive produce the series, which is set in a near future, THR reports.

Despite Abrams telling Entertainment Weekly in November that he turned down the opportunity to direct the next installment of "Star Wars," the publication has confirmed The Wrap's report that he will, in fact, helm the anticipated film.

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