It’s being billed as “Celebrity Nerd-Off” — Garden State trouper and ascender to the Late Show throne will host an evening with the Star Wars: The Force Awakens director on stage at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in downtown Newark on November 21. The event, promising “a wide-ranging on-stage discussion of their influences, ideas, and creative work,” will benefit the Montclair Film Festival.

George Lucas Stephen Colbert at Tribeca“We remain incredibly grateful to Stephen Colbert for his unwavering support of our organization,” said Montclair Film Festival executive director Tom Hall. “To be able to host a visionary filmmaker like J.J. Abrams is a dream come true and we could not be more excited. This promises to be a great night.”

Tickets will go on sale September 11.