So, J.J. Abrams is directing “Star Wars Episode VII”?
According to the Wrap, the filmmaker will be taking on the next chapter in the series. This contradicts earlier reports where Abrams stated he had turned it down.
“I quickly said that because of my loyalty to ‘Star Trek,’ and also just being a fan, I wouldn’t even want to be involved in the next version of those things,” Abrams told Empire Magazine… Continue reading J.J. Abrams, 'Star Wars' Director: Filmmaker May Take On Next Chapter For Disney (UPDATE)
With the musical “Smash” and horror drama “The River” premiering back to back, it seems like Steven Spielberg is executive producing just about everything on TV these days. How many shows is the busy media mogul responsible for, anyway? More than other multi-hyphenates like J.J. Abrams and Jerry Bruckheimer? We did the math and figured out which big-name exec producer has bragging rights to being the busiest this season.
PHOTOS:… Continue reading Steven Spielberg, J.J. Abrams, And Other Prolific Movie Producers Moonlighting On Television
MORE PILOTS NEWS
… J.J. Abrams is executive producing a pilot for The CW. So what crazy sci-fi mystery will unfurl before our eyes in Shelter? It follows the staff at a New England summer resort as they tend to the needs of the guests! Wait, that’s it? Is the resort a portal to Hell? Are we looking at the guests from another dimension? Is the hotel a giant sentient robot… Continue reading News Briefs: J.J. Abrams Sells a Pilot to The CW
Screw it! I’m making a deal with The CW!
… 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
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