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Posts Tagged ‘Abrams’

New Comedy Pilot For Abrams

Wednesday, October 10th, 2012

A new J.J. Abrams comedy pilot based on forthcoming book will possibly be aired by Fox.

The pilot, Adulting, is taken from Kelly Williams Brown‘s Adulting: How to Become a Grown-up in 387 Easy(ish) Steps, which is due out next May.

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Abrams: Technology Allows A Terrifying Mess

Thursday, October 4th, 2012

For J.J. Abrams, the relationship between human beings and machines is something that fascinates him.

Abrams’ newest show, Revolution, shows what happens when mankind is involuntarily disconnected from modern technology. “When the power goes out, the structure of society would shift enormously,” he said. “The people who are in control are more likely to fall by the wayside and not know how to handle anything. The have-nots will know how to live in that world and will become the most powerful.”

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Renewals For Abrams And Cho NBC Shows

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012

Two shows, one produced by J.J. Abrams, and another in which John Cho has a role as a regular, have received full season orders from NBC.

The shows are Revolution and Go On.

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Cumberbatch Praises Abrams

Monday, September 24th, 2012

Benedict Cumberbatch has joined the many actors who have had words of praise for J.J. Abrams.

Cumberbatch spoke briefly about Star Trek 2 first, claiming that working on the sequel was “an amazing experience.”

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New Abrams Pilot

Monday, September 24th, 2012

The ever-busy J.J. Abrams has a new pilot in progress, this one featuring a girl with special powers.

The NBC pilot will be directed by the Oscar-nominated Alfonso Cuarón, and written by Mark Friedman (Home of the Brave).

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TV Alert: Revolution

Monday, September 17th, 2012

Revolution, the new “doomer” drama by J.J. Abrams, premieres tonight.

In Revolution, people in a futuristic world struggle to survive and reunite with loved ones in a world where there has been no electricity for fifteen years.

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Abrams Pilot Sold To Fox

Thursday, September 6th, 2012

J.J. Abrams has sold another pilot and this one is about robot cops.

Set in Los Angeles, the series will be produced by J.H. Wyman and executive produced by Wyman, Abrams and Bryan Burke.

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New Abrams Disaster Flick

Monday, July 30th, 2012

Star Trek 2′s J.J. Abrams will be the producer on Earthquake, a new disaster film.

Although sharing a title with 1975′s Earthquake, which starred Charlton Heston, this Earthquake is not a remake of that classic disaster film.

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New Abrams Project And Fringe

Tuesday, July 24th, 2012

The ever-busy J.J. Abrams has another project lined up, this time a science-fiction movie, Collider.

There is little information about Collider at this time, but the Paramount Pictures movie will be directed by Edgar Wright, written by Wright and Mark Protosevich (I Am Legend), and produced by Wright, Nira Park and Abrams.

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Picardo Wants Trek Cameo

Friday, June 29th, 2012

If Star Trek: Voyager‘s Robert Picardo has his way, fans will see him in the third J.J. AbramsStar Trek movie.

Picardo, best-known to Trek fans for his role as the EMH on Voyager, has met Abrams and he is a big fan of the Abrams’ Star Trek  reboot.

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Bad Robot Options New Action/Thriller

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

Paramount Pictures and J.J. Abrams‘ Bad Robot production company have acquired the spec script Wunderkind.

Wunderkind, written by Patrick Aison, is set in the 1970s and is the story of two Nazi hunters; one of whom works for the CIA and the other for Mossad. The two Nazi hunters are obliged to reluctantly work with one another.

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Star Trek 2 Image?

Monday, June 4th, 2012

During an interview at last night’s MTV Movie AwardsJ.J. Abrams may have revealed an alien character to be seen in Star Trek 2.

The character appeared on a computer screen behind Abrams, who was being interviewed discussing the return of archery as seen in movies such as Hunger Games.

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New Trek 2 Photos

Friday, June 1st, 2012

New photos featuring the actors from Star Trek 2 have appeared online.

The photos, featuring child actress Anjini Azhar, were taken with the regular cast of Star Trek 2 as well as with some of the guest stars for the movie.

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Fringe Syndication Rights Announced

Friday, May 25th, 2012

The Science Channel has acquired the off-network syndication rights to Fringe, the science-fiction series created by J.J. Abrams, Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci.

The agreement grants the network rights to the current four seasons plus the fifth season, which is due to air on FOX this fall.

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Fox Cancels Abrams Show

Thursday, May 10th, 2012

J.J. Abrams is batting one-for-two this week with the news that although his new show Revolution was picked up by NBC earlier this week, another show of his was axed by FOX.

Alcatraz was the story about inmates of the infamous prison who vanished in 1963 only to reappear in modern day San Francisco. The show was one of four canceled by FOX this week.

Low ratings did in Alcatraz, which launched with over ten million viewers in the age 18-49 demographics, but finished was less than half of that number.