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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’

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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

The ComingSoon.net Box Office Report has been updated with studio estimates for the weekend. Click here for the full box office estimates of the top 12 films and then check back on Tuesday for the final figures based on actual box office.

Director J.J. Abrams and producer Steven Spielberg must have known they were taking a chance on Super 8 (Paramount), a nostalgic sci-fi period thriller that had a cast… Continue reading J.J. Abrams' Super 8 Shows a Solid Debut

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In Hollywood, it is rare surprise to see a majority of film critics get together to gush over ANY film, much less a sci-fi monster thriller, even if it is directed by J. J. Abrams and produced by Steven Spielberg.

J.J. Abrams embraces Spielberg’s movie DNA

J.J. Abrams can go home again – at least, figuratively.. . That’s what the writer-director discovered putting together Super 8, his sci-fi homage … Continue reading J.J. Abrams embraces Spielberg's movie DNA