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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’

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

J.J. Abrams’ Super 8 Shows a Solid Debut

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

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

We previously posted the train sequence from J.J. Abrams’ Super 8 in four parts, but now another clip has come online that shows more footage leading up to the train wreck and you can check it out below!

Hitting theaters on June 10, the film stars Kyle Chandler, Elle Fanning, Joel Courtney, Gabriel Basso, Noah Emmerich, Ron Eldard, Riley Griffiths, Ryan Lee and Zach Mills. In the summer of 1979, a… Continue reading New Clip From J.J. Abrams' Super 8