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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.

Abrams Show Picked Up By NBC

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012

Revolution, a thriller by J.J. Abrams and Eric Kripke, has been ordered by NBC for the 2012 Fall Season.

In Revolution, a family “struggles to reunite in a post-apocalyptic American landscape: world of empty cities, local militias and heroic freedom fighters, where every single piece of technology — computers, planes, cars, phones, even lights — has mysteriously blacked out … forever.”

Written by Kripke and produced by Abrams, Revolution will be directed by Jon Favreau, and filmed in Atlanta.

Kurtzman: Magnetic Cumberbatch & Crushing Star Trek

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

Star Trek 2‘s Alex Kurtzman is full of praise for J.J. Abrams, Star Trek 2 and newcomer Benedict Cumberbatch.

Set to play a “mysterious villain,” Cumberbatch is receiving high marks for his work thus far in Star Trek 2. “He’s incredible,” said Kurtzman. “What he does with language is incredible. His training is amazing and he’s so magnetic. He holds the screen in any size frame. He really is a joy to watch.”

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Abrams Hides Star Trek 2 Set

Friday, March 23rd, 2012

Apparently annoyed with all of the recent set photos that have been released, Star Trek 2‘s J.J. Abrams has taken steps to stop future attempts to photograph Star Trek 2 production.

Abrams ordered the installation of thirty large shipping containers outside of his primary shooting location, according to Egotastic!. The thirty shipping containers have been strung together, blocking, for now, eager photographers.

Safe from prying eyes on the ground, perhaps the next photos will be taken from a rented helicopter.