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JJ Abrams: Lack of plan in Star Wars’ latest trilogy was a “critical” flaw

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.

Y’Think? JJ Abrams Admits ‘Star Wars’ Trilogy Should’ve Had An Actual Plan

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.

JJ Abrams Wishes The Recent Star Wars Trilogy Had A Better Plan

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.

JJ Abrams looks back on the direction of the Star Wars sequel trilogy

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...
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JJ Abrams insists that a Portal movie is still in the works

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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The Portal movie is still happening, JJ Abrams insists

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.

The Portal movie is Still Alive at Warner Bros, says JJ Abrams

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."
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The Portal movie is still alive, according to producer JJ Abrams

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.
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New Batman Animated Series Coming From Bruce Timm, JJ Abrams And Matt Reeves

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.
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Star Wars Director JJ Abrams' Gaming Studio Raises $40 Million, Working On AAA New IP

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 Isn’t Likely to Direct The DC Properties He’s Developing

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.