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Star Trek costume designer Michael Kaplan on board for Star Wars 7

Costume designer Michael Kaplan has confirmed that he will be part of J.J. Abrams' 'Star Wars: Episode VII' team.

Kaplan worked with Abrams on both 'Star Trek' films, providing the updated Starfleet uniforms of the series' iconic crew.

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In an interview with Buzzfeed he said: "Everything just got formalised [last week], I haven't even had the chance to talk to anyone about it all other than to be told 'welcome aboard'."

"It's a little too soon to know exactly what's in store," Kaplan continued. "But I'm excited, absolutely, to get to work on another prestigious sci-fi series."

Kaplan has enjoyed a long and celebrated career. In fact he won a Bafta for his work on 'Blade Runner', his first ever feature film.

In the thirty years since he has worked on a variety of films, from 'National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation' and 'Pearl Harbour' to 'Se7en' and 'Fight Club'.

Do you think Kaplan is a good fit for 'Star Wars 7'? Do you think we'll see more of Abrams' 'Star Trek' crew join his next project? Let us know in the comments below.