As "Super 8" celebrates its 10th anniversary on June 10, writer and director J.J. Abrams tackles enduring mysteries, like the movie's biggest feud.
JJ Abrams has often worked in the realm of fantasy, and is a a frequent collaborator of one of the world’s most revered authors, Stephen King. Their eight-part series Lisey’s Story, based on King’s bestselling 2006 novel, premieres Friday on Apple TV+. Lisey’s Story follows Lisey Landon (Julianne Moore), the...
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JJ Abrams — the director of the sequel trilogy’s beginning film, “The Force Awakens,” and its final one, “The Rise of Skywalker” — admitted the experience would have been better with some sort of a plan, according to Collider. Abrams admitted to Collider that the “Star Wars” sequel trilogy probably...
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An upcoming interview with filmmaker JJ Abrams will span the entirety of his career, and that means it includes significant statements about his work on the latest Star Wars trilogy. From the sound of things, 17 months of distance from his last Star Wars film, Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker, have given him either the clarity or the cushion needed to speak frankly on what the film arguably flubbed.
Get this: JJ Abrams thinks the most recent Star Wars trilogy, which he helped launch successfully with 2015’s The Force Awakens, should’ve had a long-term plan. Abrams was director of two of those Star Wars films, including 2019’s The Rise of Skywalker, so he saw from the inside the impact of not having a strategy. The films were divisive with fans, and suffered creatively by not sharing a single narrative voice as Rian Johnson stepped in to direct The Last Jedi.
Director JJ Abrams has offered some diplomatic criticism against Lucasfilm for how it handled the newest flagship Star Wars trilogy, with respect to an apparent lack of a narrative blueprint across each of the three films. As has already been widely discussed and passionately argued online, fans were shocked and disappointed at how many seemingly clear intentions and established storylines were disregarded across The Force Awakens, The Last Jedi, and The Rise of Skywalker.
Many of the criticisms surrounding the Star Wars sequel trilogy stem from the simple idea of planning. Critics have argued that the trilogy should have had a more concrete storyline mapped out from the beginning. Now, it appears that director JJ Abrams, who helmed two of the sequel films, agrees...
A Portal movie is still on its way, apparently. The film’s producer, JJ Abrams, confirmed this week that Warner Bros. is, in fact, working on the adaptation right now. At this time, the Portal movie is in its early script stages, but the team is making progress. Valve fans may recall that the game studio’s other hit, Half-Life, was also considered for a film adaptation, but it looks like Portal is the priority for now.
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JJ Abrams' film adaptation of Portal is still in "active development" at Warner Bros, the director told IGN earlier today. Word on a Portal and Half-Life movie first emerged back in 2013, as it turned out that Abrams had been talking to Valve boss Gabe Newell about a possible adaptation. Save a few small announcements, we've heard very little from either project since.
JJ Abrams has confirmed that the his Portal movie adaptation is still in active development at Warner Bro., with a script currently being penned for the project. Speaking during a press event for the 4K Blu-ray release of Super 8, Abrams commented to IGN:. We actually do have a script...
A long-awaited Portal movie may finally be moving forward at Warner Bros, according to comments made by producer JJ Abrams. Speaking to IGN, Abrams said after being asked for a status update on the project "We actually do have a script that’s being written for the Portal movie now at [Warner Bros.]. We’re really excited about the take and the pitch, so it feels like that thing’s finally on the rails."
Director JJ Abrams has claimed that his proposed Portal movie is still in development, eight years after the Valve collaboration was first announced. Abrams first announced his intention to work with the Half-Life developer during a DICE talk in 2013, but little has happened since in turns of concrete developments.
Batman: Caped Crusader: HBO Max and Cartoon Network Order Series with Bruce Timm, JJ Abrams and Matt Reeves
The Dark Knight is returning in a new animated television show. HBO Max and Cartoon Network have ordered Batman: Caped Crusader to series and it will be executive produced by Bruce Timm, J.J. Abrams, and Matt Reeves. In a statement, the trio said, “We are beyond excited to be working...
Batman has been brought to screens big and small so many times, it's a wonder anyone can find something new to do or say. But still the Bat-projects keep coming, and while the character has been very effective in animated form before, the idea of Bruce Timm – who created the iconic Batman: The Animated Series returning to the world of another Bruce (Wayne), makes Batman: Caped Crusader that much more exciting.
J.J. Abrams has revealed a few nuggets of information about one of his future projects with Stephen King. During an interview with MovieMaker about he and King’s Apple TV+ series Lisey’s Story, which premieres June 4, Abrams noted that there’s also another project he’s developing with the great horror writer.
The video game division of Star Wars director J.J. Abrams and Katie McGrath's Bad Robot movie production company, Bad Robot Games, has raised $40 million to fuel its growth. The company just closed a round of Series B funding, with venture capital company Galaxy Interactive leading the latest wave of investment. Previous investors Tencent, Horizons Ventures, and Iconiq Capital also participated in the latest round of funding.
JJ Abrams is developing several DC properties for live action projects at Warner Bros., but he isn’t necessarily looking to direct them. Abrams spoke with Collider for a new interview and was asked about his projects that he’s producing for DC, including a Ta-Nehisi Coates-written Superman film and a Justice League Dark series for HBO Max.