Tag: J.J. Abrams

Apple is Reportedly Inviting Hollywood Stars to its Upcoming Video Service Launch on March 25

Apple is working with a dizzying number of stars and soon-to-be-stars thanks to its upcoming video streaming service. And, unsurprisingly, many of those individuals are invited to the big unveiling. At least, that’s the report out of Bloomberg on Wednesday. According to the publication the March 25 event, which was […]

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There’s Only One Person Who Knows The ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’ Title

LUCASFILM There were rumors that the title for Star Wars: Episode IX was going to be unveiled last week after Anthony Daniels (C-3PO) tweeted, “I am receiving images of something amazing coming towards us – travelling over decades through space and time – reaching out to all humans on this […]

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Kevin Smith Says He ‘Wept On Set’ At The Scope Of ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’

[embedded content] Share This Video When it comes to all things geek, filmmaker and comedian Kevin Smith is usually one of the first people to say his peace when given the chance. Recently, he spoke about the sheer power of Marvel’s upcoming Captain Marvel in terms of defeating Avengers: Infinity […]

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J.J. Abrams & ‘Lost’ Producers Apologize to Evangeline Lilly After Comments About Feeling ‘Cornered’ on Set

J.J. Abrams and the producers of Lost are responding to Evangeline Lilly‘s comments about feeling “cornered” into filming partially nude scenes during the show. The Lost actress recently opened up about her experience on the series and how several scenes left her feeling “mortified” and “trembling.” J.J. says since hearing her comments, he has reached […]

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J.J. Abrams remembers Carrie Fisher as cameras roll for ‘Episode IX’

Filming is officially underway on Star Wars Episode IX, with director J.J. Abrams returning to the helm. Abrams tweeted about the start of filming with a special mention of Carrie Fisher, whose untimely death in 2016 incontrovertibly impacted the series and its future. Fans received a surprise in July when Fisher’s name appeared in the […]

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‘Mission: Impossible’ Is the Best Franchise Running Right Now

It’s no secret that franchises rule the roost in Hollywood. Of 2018’s top 10 films at the box office, only two aren’t part of an existing franchise—and one of those two already has a sequel in the works. It makes sense. If a studio is going to spend $200 million on a movie, it’s a […]

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Carrie Fisher Will Appear in ‘Star Wars 9’ through Unused ‘Force Awakens’ Footage

Lucasfilm announced the full Star Wars 9 cast today, and with it the addition of the late, great Carrie Fisher. After Fisher’s untimely passing, many wondered how the character of Leia would be approached in the third and final chapter of this new trilogy. Fisher had completed work on Star Wars: The Last Jedi before […]

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Bill Skarsgard on ‘Castle Rock’ and ‘It Chapter Two’

From show co-creators Sam Shaw and Dustin Thomason and executive producer J.J. Abrams, the Hulu psychological-horror series Castle Rock is an original story set in the Stephen King multi-verse that mines his best-loved works and plays with themes of darkness and light, all while set in this small Maine town that is full of strange […]

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First ‘Overlord’ Trailer Reveals Bad Robot’s WWII-Set Supernatural Thriller

At last, the first trailer for the mysterious Overlord has arrived. The movie, from Paramount Pictures and J.J. Abrams‘ Bad Robot, follows a group of U.S. paratroopers who stumble across a Nazi experimentation of supernatural forces meant to fight the Allies. The film is directed by Julius Avery (Son of a Gun), from a screenplay by Billy Ray (Captain […]

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Stephen King & J.J. Abrams’ ‘Castle Rock’ Looks Creepy AF

Ahead of this month’s premiere, Hulu gives us another look at Castle Rock, an upcoming psychological horror series set in the Stephen King universe. Castle Rock takes place in the fictional Maine town of Castle Rock, which has appeared multiple times throughout King’s literary career. As Hulu describes, the show is “a first-of-its-kind reimagining that […]

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Keri Russell may be joining the cast of ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’

If you’re a big fan of The Americans, you’re gonna love this.  Variety is reporting that Keri Russell is in talks to join the cast of Star Wars: Episode IX—reuniting with director J.J. Abrams for the first time since Mission: Impossible III. They previously collaborated on the televised drama Felicity. According to Variety‘s sources, project […]

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Report: Disney Eager to Fire Kathleen Kennedy for Destroying ‘Star Wars’

Disney is eager to fire and replace Kathleen Kennedy over her disastrous handling of the Star Wars franchise, reports Grace Randolph of Beyond the Trailer. The left-leaning trades –Deadline, the Hollywood Reporter, and Variety, etc. — continue  to willfully drop the ball when it comes to intelligent and honest reporting on Disney’s imploding Star Wars […]

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