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Portal & Half-Life Movies Still Happening Says J.J. AbramsPortal & Half-Life Movies Still Happening Says J.J. Abrams
Writers are in place for the Half-Life and Portal video game adaptations from producer J.J.Abrams.
Leonardo DiCaprio & J.J. Abrams May Team for Killers of the Flower MoonLeonardo DiCaprio & J.J. Abrams May Team for Killers of the Flower Moon
Leonardo DiCaprio and J.J. Abrams are the frontrunners to produce an adaptation of Killers of the Flower Moon for Paramount.
Cloverfield 3 Already Being Planned Says J.J. AbramsCloverfield 3 Already Being Planned Says J.J. Abrams
Producer J.J. Abrams teases that there is an idea in play that could connect 10 Cloverfield Lane to even more stories in a bigger universe.
Star Wars or Star Trek: Where Do J.J. Abrams' Loyalties Lie?Star Wars or Star Trek: Where Do J.J. Abrams' Loyalties Lie?
J.J. Abrams is producing the upcoming Star Trek and Star Wars sequels, but which does he care about more?
J.J. Abrams Responds to Star Wars: The Force Awakens Rip-Off CriticismJ.J. Abrams Responds to Star Wars: The Force Awakens Rip-Off Criticism
Director J.J. Abrams admits that he was prepared for fans to take issue with a great many things in Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
J.J. Abrams Reveals Inspiration for Maz Kanata in Star Wars: The Force AwakensJ.J. Abrams Reveals Inspiration for Maz Kanata in Star Wars: The Force Awakens
J.J. Abrams says he based Lupita Nyong'o's Maz Kanata on someone very important in his life.
Phantasm 4K Restoration Overseen by J.J. Abrams & Bad RobotPhantasm 4K Restoration Overseen by J.J. Abrams & Bad Robot
Director Don Coscarelli has been working with J.J. Abrams on a new 4K restoration of the 1979 classic Phantasm.
J.J. Abrams Didn't Mean to Call Star Wars a Boy's ThingJ.J. Abrams Didn't Mean to Call Star Wars a Boy's Thing
J.J. Abrams causes a mild controversy by calling Star Wars a boy's thing on Good Morning America.
J.J. Abrams Addresses Star Wars 7 Black Stormtrooper ControversyJ.J. Abrams Addresses Star Wars 7 Black Stormtrooper Controversy
J.J. Abrams discusses John Boyega's black Stormtrooper character, and Luke Skywalker in the upcoming Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
First Star Wars 7 Screening Was Horrifying Says J.J. AbramsFirst Star Wars 7 Screening Was Horrifying Says J.J. Abrams
Director J.J. Abrams describes what it was like to screen the first cut of Star Wars: The Force Awakens for Disney bosses.
New Force Awakens Photos, Abrams Talks Star Wars 8 ConnectionNew Force Awakens Photos, Abrams Talks Star Wars 8 Connection
J.J. Abrams teases that Star Wars: Episode VIII director Rian Johnson is telling his own story, but it will connect to The Force Awakens.
Watch J.J. Abrams Answer Star Wars 7 Questions from Lucas, Leto & MoreWatch J.J. Abrams Answer Star Wars 7 Questions from Lucas, Leto & More
T.J. Miller, Lena Dunham and others quiz J.J. Abrams on The Force Awakens, Lost and Star Trek.
Which New Star Wars 7 Character Is J.J. Abrams' Favorite?Which New Star Wars 7 Character Is J.J. Abrams' Favorite?
Director J.J. Abrams reveals who his favorite new character is in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, while discussing practical effects and more.
J.J. Abrams Will Not Direct Star Wars 9J.J. Abrams Will Not Direct Star Wars 9
J.J. Abrams shoots down rumors that he may come back to direct Star Wars: Episode IX, but is envious of whoever takes his place.
No New Star Wars: The Force Awakens Footage at D23No New Star Wars: The Force Awakens Footage at D23
Director J.J. Abrams confirms Disney will not be showing any new footage or behind-the-scenes footage from Star Wars 7 at D23 this weekend.
JJ Abrams Wants to Kill Off Jar Jar Binks in Star Wars 7JJ Abrams Wants to Kill Off Jar Jar Binks in Star Wars 7
The Force Awakens director reveals that he wants to hide Jar Jar Binks' Gungan bones in the desert as an Easter egg for fans.
Star Wars: Watch Chewbacca and Abrams Do Twizzler ChallengeStar Wars: Watch Chewbacca and Abrams Do Twizzler Challenge
Jimmy Kimmel challenges Star Wars 7 director J.J. Abrams and Chewbacca to take the 'Twizzler Challenge,' which benefits autism awareness.
Will Star Wars 9 Bring Back Director J.J. Abrams?Will Star Wars 9 Bring Back Director J.J. Abrams?
A new rumor claims that The Force Awakens director J.J. Abrams is the frontrunner to take on Star Wars: Episode IX.
J.J. Abrams Confirms Some Star Wars 7 Rumors Are TrueJ.J. Abrams Confirms Some Star Wars 7 Rumors Are True
J.J. Abrams offers an update on the post-production challenges as Star Wars: The Force Awakens nears completion.
J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot Plans Thomas Edison MovieJ.J. Abrams' Bad Robot Plans Thomas Edison Movie
Bad Robot is working on a biopic of Thomas Edison, as his company signs a new deal with Paramount through 2018.
J.J. Abrams Has Big Plans for Star Wars CelebrationJ.J. Abrams Has Big Plans for Star Wars Celebration
The Force Awakens director J.J. Abrams and producer Kathleen Kennedy will attend Star Wars Celebration this April.
J.J. Abrams on Star Wars 7 Lightsaber, Star Trek 3 StoryJ.J. Abrams on Star Wars 7 Lightsaber, Star Trek 3 Story
J.J. Abrams offers new details behind how Kylo Ren's controversial lightsaber was created in The Force Awakens.
J.J. Abrams: Making Star Wars 7 Is Intense and TerrifyingJ.J. Abrams: Making Star Wars 7 Is Intense and Terrifying
Director J.J. Abrams talks about the Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer reaction, and praises his cast.
J.J. Abrams Will Produce Secret Sci-Fi Movie for SonyJ.J. Abrams Will Produce Secret Sci-Fi Movie for Sony
Sony is putting the finishing touches on a deal for J.J. Abrams to produce an untitled sci-fi movie, which is being compared to Cloverfield.
Star Wars 7 Wraps ProductionStar Wars 7 Wraps Production
The cast and crew of Star Wars: Episode VII held a lavish party at the London Science Museum as principle photography wraps.
Star Wars 7: J.J. Abrams Sends Thank You Note to Cast and CrewStar Wars 7: J.J. Abrams Sends Thank You Note to Cast and Crew
J.J. Abrams and Kathleen Kennedy send out a note to their Star Wars 7 crew as filming begins to wrap, thanking them for all their hard work.
Star Wars 7 Casts J.J. Abrams Regular Greg GrunbergStar Wars 7 Casts J.J. Abrams Regular Greg Grunberg
Director J.J. Abrams' longtime friend Greg Grunberg confirms that he has a role in the highly-anticipated sequel Star Wars 7.
Mary Elizabeth Winstead Joins The Cellar for Bad RobotMary Elizabeth Winstead Joins The Cellar for Bad Robot
Mary Elizabeth Winstead joins John Goodman in the Bad Robot thriller The Cellar, which follows a woman who wakes up in a cellar after a car accident.
J.J. Abrams Unveils Droid Hand in Star Wars 7 PhotoJ.J. Abrams Unveils Droid Hand in Star Wars 7 Photo
Star Wars: Episode VII director J.J. Abrams thanks fans for donating over $5 million to Unicef with a new image.
John Goodman Joins Thriller Valencia for Producer J.J. Abrams and Bad RobotJohn Goodman Joins Thriller Valencia for Producer J.J. Abrams and Bad Robot
Bad Robot is producing Valencia with star John Goodman, which follows a young woman who wakes up in a cellar and is told that a nuclear attack has devastated Earth.
Did Planet of the Apes Land Andy Serkis a Role in Star Wars 7?Did Planet of the Apes Land Andy Serkis a Role in Star Wars 7?
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes director Matt Reeves reveals that he showed raw footage of Andy Serkis in action to J.J. Abrams right before he was cast in Star Wars 7.
Rian Johnson Will Write and Direct Next Two Star Wars Movies, Replacing J.J. Abrams!Rian Johnson Will Write and Direct Next Two Star Wars Movies, Replacing J.J. Abrams!
Looper writer Rian Johnson is set to take over the next two chapters of the Star Wars saga after J.J. Abrams, thouugh this has not been confirmed by LucasFilm and Disney.
J.J. Abrams Responds to Star Wars 7 Leaks with His Own PhotoJ.J. Abrams Responds to Star Wars 7 Leaks with His Own Photo
The Star Wars: Episode VII director uses a carefully-placed letter to address the Millennium Falcon being featured in the upcoming sequel.
Director J.J. Abrams' Note to the Star Wars: Episode VII Cast and CrewDirector J.J. Abrams' Note to the Star Wars: Episode VII Cast and Crew
The director sent out a video message from London to the fans at DisneyWorld for Star Wars Weekend.
Star Trek 3: Roberto Orci Officially Replaces J.J. Abrams as DirectorStar Trek 3: Roberto Orci Officially Replaces J.J. Abrams as Director
Patrick McKay and John D. Payne are helping the director write this sci-fi sequel with J.J. Abrams, Bryan Burke and David Ellison producing.
Star Wars: Episode VII Begins Shooting in MayStar Wars: Episode VII Begins Shooting in May
Director J.J. Abrams confirms that a casting announcement will be released soon, though now story details will be revealed.
Star Wars 7 Script Is Complete; J.J. Abrams Confirms Jesse Plemons Casting RumorStar Wars 7 Script Is Complete; J.J. Abrams Confirms Jesse Plemons Casting Rumor
The director confirms the movie will be shot on film, though he is unsure of shooting in IMAX at this time.
J.J. Abrams Regrets Khan Secrecy in Star Trek Into Darkness
The director reflects on Benedict Cumberbatch's role in this sequel. He goes onto blame the Studio for keeping the secret.
Will C3PO Be in Star Wars: Episode VII?
J.J. Abrams hints at the droid's story potential. He calls the new December release date a huge improvement, saying the film is in better shape because of it.
R2D2 Returns in First Behind-the-Scenes Photo from Star Wars: Episode VII
Director J.J. Abrams says Hi from the Lucasfilm workshop with a very familiar astromech droid at his side. Pre-production is in full-swing.
J.J. Abrams Talks Taking Over Writing Duties on Star Wars: Episode VII
The time crunch on production was the reason he took over with Lawrence Kasdan. The director praises original writer Michael Arndt's work.
J.J. Abrams and Lawrence Kasdan Will Write Star Wars: Epsiode VII
Location scouting, production design, casting, and costume design are already underway. No word on what happened to original screenwriter Michael Arndt.
J.J. Abrams Apologizes for the Lens Flares in His Movies
The director even admits that ILM had to digitally remove some lens flares from Star Trek Into Darkness.
Sullivan Stapleton Reportedly Tests for Star Wars: Episode VII
The 300: Rise of an Empire and Strike Back star is said to have made Lucasfilm and Disney angry over talking about his audition.
Star Wars: Episode VII May Be Partially Shot in IMAX
IMAX CEO Richard Gelfond reveals that the company is currently in talks with J.J. Abrams to shoot in the immersive format.
J.J. Abrams Hints That Benedict Cumberbatch Is in Star Wars: Episode VII
The director reveals that his staff is working overtime in securing the perfect cast for this epic return to a galaxy far, far away.
J.J. Abrams Plans an Authentic and Emotional Tone for Star Wars: Episode VII
The director comments on the upcoming sci-fi adventure while promoting the upcoming Bad Robot series Almost Human.
J.J. Abrams Endorses Director Rupert Wyatt for Star Trek 3
Abrams is ready to pass the baton as he takes on Star Wars: Episode VII, hinting at the plot of Star Trek 3.
GIVEAWAY: Win a Star Trek Into Darkness Blu-ray Signed by J.J. Abrams
Plus, we have a poster signed by Simon Pegg for this blockbuster sci-fi sequel, debuting on Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray and DVD September 10th.
The J.J. Abrams Novel S. Gets a Second Trailer
Doug Dorst wrote this thriller based on an idea from J.J. Abrams, which is currently available for pre-order before its October 29 release.
J.J. Abrams Brings Westworld TV Series to HBO
Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy wrote the pilot script based on the 1973 sci-fi thriller about a malfunction that turns androids against humans.
Join J.J. Abrams and Roberto Orci in a Star Trek Into Darkness Live Tweet Along
Plus, visual effects supervisor Roger Guyett will be on hand to answer fans' questions starting at 7:30 PM PT tonight.
Is Bad Robot's Mysterious Stranger Trailer for a Book by J.J. Abrams?
The Star Trek Into Darkness director has devised a novel titled S., which is written by Doug Dorst and will be in stores this October.
J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot Releases Mysterious Stranger Trailer, What Is It?
A man washes up on shore with no clue about his past in this teaser designed to make you start asking questions.
Star Trek 3 Brings Back Writers Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman with J.J. Abrams Producing
Co-writer Damon Lindelof is not returning to write the follow-up to this summer's blockbuster Star Trek Into Darkness.
Lucasfilm Confirms J.J. Abrams Is Not Dropping Out of Star Wars: Episode VII
A small online rumor gets out of hand with news of J.J. Abrams' departure spreading like wildfire, causing Disney to dispute the fact.
COMIC-CON 2013: Harrison Ford Knows J.J. Abrams Can Handle Star Wars
The actor opens up about the director taking on the project, revealing that he is very happy with the direction things are going.
Star Trek 3 Will Shoot in 2014 with J.J. Abrams Possibly Directing
Star Zachary Quinto makes the bold claim that this sequel will be released alongside Star Wars: Episode VII in 2015.
Star Wars: Episode VII to Shoot in London's Pinewood Studios
Production will begin in early 2014 on director J.J. Abrams' highly-anticipated sci-fi sequel.
J.J. Abrams Plans to Honor But Not Revere Previous Star Wars Movies
The director revealed he will be moving to London at the end of this year, plus his overall vision for what the next movie should be.
Star Trek Into Darkness IMAX Behind the Frame Featurette
Director J.J. Abrams, Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto and Simon Pegg discuss the 30 minutes of footage they shot in IMAX for this sci-fi sequel.
Watch J.J. Abrams and Simon Pegg Geek Out About Star Wars: Episode VII
SkyMovies releases a special 'May the 4th Be With You' video that finds the director being grilled by one of his Star Trek Into Darkness stars.
Star Wars: Episode VII Will Focus on the Core of the Characters Says J.J. Abrams
The filmmaker reveals he was reluctant to sign on because he didn't want to be viewed as the guy who only reboots franchises.
Cloverfield II and an Alias Movie Are Still Possible Says J.J. Abrams
The Star Wars and Star Trek Director reveals that Pacific Rim may inspire his team to move forward on the long gestating Colverfield sequel.
J.J. Abrams Talks Star Trek 3 and Working with George Lucas on Star Wars 7
The director of these two huge sci-fi franchise says that he may still direct the next Star Trek, and that George Lucas is always nearby.
J.J. Abrams Talks Leaked Superman Treatment He Wrote Before Man of Steel
The Star Trek Into Darkness director reveals his story would have involved a civil war on Krypton and the exile of Kal-El.
William Shatner Calls Director J.J. Abrams a Franchise Pig
The man who originated the iconic role of James T. Kirk is still upset that J.J. Abrams hasn't cast him in a movie yet.
J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot Eyes Adaptations of Portal and Half-Life Video Games
The Star Wars: Episode VII director revealed at the 2013 DICE Summit that he wants to work with the video game company Valve.
The Star Wars: Episode VII Pitch That Landed J.J. Abrams Is Revealed; 2015 Release Might Be Delayed
Kathleen Kennedy talks about her intense day of negotiations with the director, and what it took for him to sign on.
J.J. Abrams Talks Star Wars: Episode VII; Wants to Make Fans Proud
The recently-confirmed director would not reveal any details, or if Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, and Harrison Ford are returning.
J.J. Abrams Officially Confirmed to Direct Star Wars: Episode VII
Bad Robot will produce the film alongside Disney and Lucasfilm, Lawrence Kasdan and Simon Kinberg will serve as consultants.
J.J. Abrams Is Still Producing Star Trek 3 and May Possibly Direct
Paramount executive Rob Moore reveals the Star Wars: Episode VII director will remain committed to the Star Trek and Mission: Impossible franchises.
J.J. Abrams to Direct Star Wars: Episode VII!
A source has revealed that the Star Trek director has officially signed onto direct the next chapter in the Star Wars universe.
Star Trek Into Darkness Klingons Revealed in Comic Book Prequel
Star Trek Countdown To Darkness issue #4 acts as a bridge between the two movies, giving us our first look at this alien race.
J.J. Abrams Calls Star Trek Into Darkness a Deeper Film; Hints at a 3rd Movie
The filmmaker reveals he has story ideas for Star Trek 3 if Star Trek Into Darkness is successful and offers new insight into the upcoming sequel.
Showrunners: A Documentary Film Trailer with Joss Whedon and J.J. Abrams
Damon Lindelof and Jonathan Nolan are also featured in this look at what happens in the writer's room of our favorite TV shows.
J.J. Abrams and Jon Favreau Say No to Directing Star Wars: Episode VII
Both filmmakers expressed trepidation in taking on this highly-anticipated sequel for Disney Pictures and LucasFilm.
Steven Spielberg, J.J. Abrams, and Brad Bird Top Contenders for Star Wars: Episode VII; Zack Snyder Not Interested
Michael Arndt's 50-page treatment is going out to the biggest directors in Hollywood.
J.J. Abrams Teases Star Trek Into Darkness by Revealing 3 Frames of the Movie!
The director made an appearance on Conan and revealed the first footage from his upcoming sci-fi sequel.
Star Trek Into Darkness Is Rumored to Be the Title of J.J. Abrams' Sequel
Paramount Pictures registers new Internet domain names that hint at what we will be getting on May 17 of 2013.
J.J. Abrams, Edgar Wright, and Mark Protosevich Join Forces for Collider
Mark Protosevich will write the screenplay for this sci-fi project, based on an idea by Edgar Wright for J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot to produce.
COMIC-CON 2012: Revolution Village Photos
Supernatural's Eric Kripke teams with J.J. Abrams for this epic thriller about a family struggling to reunite in a post-apocalyptic landscape.
God Particle Finds J.J. Abrams and Paramount Pictures
J.J. Abrams will produce this sci-fi thriller about a hadron accelerator experiment which causes Earth to completely vanish.
Star Trek 2 Behind-the-Scenes Photo with Alice Eve
The actress is spotted in costume on the recently wrapped J.J. Abrams sequel.
J.J. Abrams to Produce One Last Thing Before I Go for Paramount Pictures
The film is based on Jonathan Tropper's upcoming novel about a midlife crisis that turns into the adventure of a lifetime.
Star Trek 2 Villain and Other Spoilers Confirmed!
Three crucial plot points have been revealed by various sources working closely with J.J. Abrams' upcoming sequel.
J.J. Abrams Issues Paparazzi Blockade On Set of Star Trek 2
The director takes action against the recent leak of photos coming from his Paramount Studios based set.
Star Trek 2 Script in Constant State of Flux Says Zachary Quinto
The man behind Spock reveals that he wasn't allowed to see the script until late December, just weeks before shooting began.
Star Trek 2 Begins Principle Photography in Los Angeles
J.J. Abrams directs this franchise sequel, coming to theaters May 17th of 2013.
Benedict Cumberbatch Talks Villain Role in Star Trek 2
The Sherlock Holmes actor is thrilled to be a part of this J.J. Abrams sequel, but hopes fans can wait to be surprised about his character.
Bad Robot Sets Up Untitled Action Project
Brad Parker will direct for Paramount Pictures, with J.J. Abrams, Matt Reeves, and Bryan Burk producing.
Star Trek 2 Adds Nazneen Contractor
The former 24 actress is set to play the on-screen wife of Doctor Who's Noel Clarke in this J.J. Abrams sequel.
Star Trek 2 to Shoot in 2D and Possibly IMAX Says J.J. Abrams
This highly anticipated sequel gets a high-end 3D conversion; the director also says Cloverfield 2 is in limbo.
Star Trek 2 Begins Shooting January 15th
Director J.J. Abrams is currently scouting locations in Hawaii for a 'jungle planet' in this highly-anticipated sci-fi sequel.
Benicio Del Toro Wanted for Star Trek 2
The actor is being offered the villain role in J.J. Abrams' sci-fi sequel, but character details were not revealed.
Boilerplate Gets Writers JD Payne and Patrick McKay
J.J. Abrams is producing this sci-fi action tale about the first robot ever made.
NYCC 2011: Person of Interest Michael Emerson Introduction Video
The Lost actor shot this exclusive video on the show's actual location in New York City this past week.
J.J. Abrams Mystery Project Moves Forward at Paramount
The Lost creator teams up with screenwriter Billy Ray for this untitled adventure.
J.J. Abrams Is Directing Star Trek 2
The director makes it official and is ready to move forward with the sequel to 2009's sci-fi box office hit.
G.I. Joe 2: Cobra Strikes Takes Star Trek 2 Release Date
J.J. Abrams is close to signing on to direct Star Trek 2, although Paramount is now eyeing a late 2012 or summer 2013 release date.