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Screw it! I’m making a deal with The CW!

BIG DEALS

… Super-producer J.J. Abrams is bringing his talents to The CW. The Lost co-creator is teaming up with the creator of One Tree Hill (how did that come about?) for a drama set at an inn in Maine. The show is tentatively titled Maine. That’s it. No time travel, no mysterious monsters, no Kerri Russell. Just a hotel… Continue reading News Briefs: J.J. Abrams Sells a New Project to The CW

gyi0064433131 Benicio Del Toro as Khan in Star Trek 2? Not True Says J.J. Abrams

When it was revealed back in November that Benicio Del Toro was J.J. Abrams’s choice to play the villain in ‘Star Trek 2,’ only one name jumped to the lips of Trekkies around the world: Khan. (Or perhaps “KHAAAAAAAAN.”) Late Friday, the website Latino Review reported that all that speculation was indeed accurate: according to sources, Del Toro will play Khan in the ‘Star Trek’ sequel… Continue reading Benicio Del Toro as Khan in 'Star Trek 2'? 'Not True' Says J.J. Abrams

Because no one wants to see a picture of Eric Kripke and J.J. Abrams.

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… The following pairing goes together better than a shot of whiskey and cheap beer: J.J. Abrams (co-creator of Lost) and Eric Kripke (creator of Supernatural) are working together on Revolution for NBC. The drama will soon be headed into pilot production and is so far described only as an epic… Continue reading J.J. Abrams and Supernatural's Eric Kripke Want a Revolution at NBC

If there’s anything J.J. Abrams knows, it’s “potato chip” television (his term, not ours). And with this fall’s Person of Interest, he believes he’s struck gold again with some help from Jesus (erm, Jim Caviezel) and Lost alum Michael Emerson, who was, he says, a lucky score for the show.

Click the video below for more from Abrams and showrunner Greg Plageman.… Continue reading J.J. Abrams on ‘Person of Interest’: Casting Michael Emerson was a ‘dream’

1-2-3, smile! Okay fine, don’t.

Just after fall schedules are determined at networks’ upfront presentations in late May, major networks send the pilots of their new programs to the media. These previews are not for in-depth review, because many pilots are retooled, recast, and reshot before they officially debut, and the final product might be much different. But that doesn’t mean we can’t share some basic ideas of