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J.J. Abrams' next project is a WWII supernatural thriller

I’ve always been a huge fan of World War II movies and an even bigger fan of anything and everything supernatural, so imagine my excitement when I learned that J.J. Abrams’ next project will mash up both genres into one movie.

Chewbacca (literally) disarms Unkar Plutt in deleted scene from Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Jan 16, 2017

Apparently Unkar Plutt played a slightly larger role in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and this deleted scene reveals his ill-fated run-in with Chewbacca.

J.J. Abrams developing new sci-fi series Glare with HBO
Dec 12, 2016

HBO is already looking to fill that upcoming Game of Thrones gap, and they’ve tapped a sci-fi vet not named Ron D. Moore to develop the next big thing.

Something odd is going on with the Cloverfield movies
Dec 8, 2016

What was supposed to be the next Cloverfield movie has mysteriously vanished -- or has it?

Abrams drops Rey intel that debunks (and opens up) Star Wars: The Force Awakens theories
Nov 3, 2016

There are still a whole lot of unanswered questions left hanging at the end of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which has inspired myriad fan theories about how all these pieces will fit together in the coming sequels. Thanks to director J.J. Abrams, we now have a fresh piece of intel to add into all those Rey theories.

Delve into HBO's Westworld with these 2 new featurettes
Sep 27, 2016

We're five days away from the highly anticipated series premiere of Westworld and HBO has released two new video featurettes and a new poster, revealing some tantalizing new footage for the sci-fi TV show.

Will Chekov be recast in the Star Trek films? JJ Abrams responds
Jul 20, 2016

Now that Star Trek 4 has been confirmed, the filmmakers must face a difficult and heartbreaking question.

Rumor of the Day: Thor actor Chris Hemsworth to return for Star Trek 4
Jul 18, 2016

George Kirk may have died saving the lives of the crew of the USS Kelvin in 2009's Star Trek, but it looks like this won’t stop the powers-that-be from bringing Chris Hemsworth back for Star Trek 4.

Here's how Steven Spielberg got J.J. Abrams to direct Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Jun 16, 2016

While we know J.J. Abrams took some convincing to come on board as director for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, it was his fellow director Steven Spielberg who gave him the push needed to accept the job.

Watch J.J. Abrams and Lin-Manuel Miranda sing their Star Wars cantina song
May 4, 2016

Just when you thought Star Wars Day couldn't get any more exciting, along came the creator and star of Hamilton

Learn why Ben Solo became Kylo Ren in new Star Wars: The Force Awakens Blu-ray clip
Apr 4, 2016

Wanna know why Kylo is such an angry young man?  Here are a few revealing points from Adam Driver and J.J. Abrams that may help explain things.