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Posts Tagged ‘Abrams’

New Abrams Project

Thursday, December 18th, 2014

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J.J. Abrams and Bad Robot will be producing a new sci-fi movie for Sony Pictures.

The movie will be directed by Chris Alender.

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Hulu Snaps up Abrams-Produced Drama

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

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11/22/63, an adaptation of Stephen King‘s 2011 novel produced by J.J. AbramsBad Robot, was picked up by Hulu.

The adaptation will be a nine-episode “straight-to-series” order.

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Abrams To Receive Award

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

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Star Trek into Darkness J.J. Abrams will be receiving an award from The Visual Effects Society.

The award will be presented to Abrams during the 13th Annual VES Awards ceremony, to be held February 4.

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Abrams Announces Star Wars: Force For Change Sweepstakes

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

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J.J. Abrams has announced the creation of Star Wars: Force For Change, and an opportunity for a lucky fan to win a small role in Star Wars Episode VII.

Star Wars: Force For Change is “dedicated to finding creative solutions to some of the world’s biggest problems” via UNICEF‘s Innovation Labs.

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Almost Human Axed

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

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Almost Human, starring Star Trek into DarknessKarl Urban, will not be returning for a second season.

The sci-fi police drama was co-created by J.J. Abrams and J.H. Wyman.

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Abrams Star Trek Into Darkness Regrets

Monday, December 2nd, 2013

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If Abrams could change something about Star Trek into Darkness, fans would have been a little less in the dark.

Speaking with MTV, Abrams claimed that keeping information back from the audience wasn’t his idea, but the studio’s.

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Abrams Wins International Emmy

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

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Star Trek into Darkness Director J.J. Abrams was awarded an International Emmy last night at the 41st International Emmy Awards Gala.

The International Emmy Awards are given to the best television programs produced, and initially aired, outside of the U.S.

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Abrams: The Future’s Not Today!

Thursday, November 14th, 2013

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J.J. Abrams has a pet peeve when it comes to TV or movie stories set in the future.

The Star Trek into Darkness director gets annoyed when writers use phrases or actions in their futuristic stories that will not be used in that future time frame being shown, but are only relevant today.

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Abrams Writing Star Wars

Friday, October 25th, 2013

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J.J. Abrams and Lawrence Kasdan (The Empire Strikes Back) will be co-writing the next Star Wars movie.

Star Wars Episode VII will be released in 2015, with filming to begin in the UK next spring.

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Shatner: Thumbs Up For Abrams

Thursday, October 17th, 2013

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The original series’ William Shatner is full of praise for Star Trek into DarknessJ.J. Abrams.

In a radio interview, Shatner complimented Abrams’ movie-making abilities and expressed confidence in Abrams’ other sci-fi project, Star Wars Episode 7.

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Abrams’ Almost Human

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

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Fans waiting for J.J. AbramsAlmost Human, starring Karl Urban, can see a short video promo now.

Almost Human is “an action-packed police drama set thirty-five years in the future, when police officers are partnered with highly evolved human-like androids. An unlikely connection is forged when a cop with an aversion to robots and a robot with unexpected emotional responses investigate cases in a brave new world.”

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Abrams: Too Many Lens Flares

Tuesday, October 1st, 2013

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J.J. Abrams apologized to Star Trek fans for the amount of lens flares in Star Trek into Darkness.

His realization that there were too many lens flares in Star Trek into Darkness came about after he showed his wife an early version of the movie.

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Abrams: Khan And Magic Blood

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

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Star Trek into DarknessJ.J. Abrams explained why Khan was chosen as the villain and how the idea of using Khan’s blood to save Kirk came about.

Some fans expected a reboot to explore new stories, but Abrams wanted to explore Khan further.

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Abrams: Thumbs Down On Trek Video Game

Monday, September 16th, 2013

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In an interview with GamerHub TB, Star Trek into DarknessJ.J. Abrams shared his negative thoughts about the Star Trek video game.

Abrams originally had had high hopes for the game. “To me the video game could have been something that actually really benefited the series and was an exciting, fun game with great gameplay,” he said.

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Abrams: Khan, Pegg And Future Trek

Friday, September 13th, 2013

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J.J. Abrams explained why he insisted on secrecy regarding the villain of Star Trek into Darkness and on his conversation with Simon Pegg after Pegg went out and claimed that the villain was not Khan.

In addition, Abrams gave his thoughts on where Star Trek 3 will go.

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