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Posts Tagged ‘Abrams’

Bad Robot-Paramount Deal Extended

Thursday, February 19th, 2015

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The “first look” agreement between J.J. AbramsBad Robot Productions and Paramount has been extended.

A “first look” agreement means that one of the parties in the deal has the right to see and possibly bid on a project first, before it is shown or offered to others.

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Abrams: How Pegg Became Trek 3 Writer

Monday, February 9th, 2015

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During a recent interview, J.J. Abrams explained how Simon Pegg became one of the writers on Star Trek 3.

At an interview during the recent VES Awards, Abrams spoke mostly about Star Wars, but touched briefly on Star Trek 3 and Pegg.

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VES Award For Abrams

Thursday, February 5th, 2015

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J.J. Abrams received an award at the 13th Annual Visual Effects Society Awards yesterday.

Presenting the award to Abrams was Zoë Saldana , in her first public appearance since the birth of her twins.

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Pine To Announce Academy Award Nominees

Monday, January 12th, 2015

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Chris Pine will be one of the persons announcing some of the nominees for the 87th Academy Awards.

Also taking part in the announcement will be J.J. Abrams and Gravity Filmmaker Alfonso Cuarón.

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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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