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Abrams' fantastic action sequences are genre porn for sci-fi geeks, and Cumberbatch is riveting in villain-mode.
In glorious fashion, J.J. Abrams continues to reinvent the campy Star Trek franchise into something it never was before: cool. While Trekkies far and wide may argue this point, the old Star Trek TV series and movie franchise were never close to the pop culture phenomenon something like Star Wars was and it was never as...Read Full Story
(Paramount)Simon Pegg and Alice Eve are old friends who, as Alice explained, can't do interviews together anymore (Simon's too funny). So we had to interview them separately about their new film, Star Trek Into Darkness. They're much different people. Simon's a sci-fi junkie and Alice has never read a comic book besides Archie, but they each talked about having an amazing experience making the big budget J.J. Abrams sequel (shocking, we know). The two British stars were excited to discuss the...Read Full Story
Fox released the first trailers for seven of its new series on Monday, including the Andy Samberg comedy Brooklyn Nine-Nine and J.J. Abrams' buzzy futuristic thriller Almost Human. Check out the trailers below, then hit the comments with your own snap judgments. Will any of these shows be earning a place on your DVRs next fall?Brooklyn Nine-NineWhat happens when a detective doesn't take anything seriously and then gets a very by-the-book boss who wants him, well, to take things more seriously...Read Full Story
J.J. Abrams had a grand plan for Star Trek Into Darkness merchandising. But according to The Wrap, the CBS and Paramount split up was the nail in the coffin for his ambitious plan. Also, the complications may have lead him to take on the Star Wars universe.
CBS owns the TV show rights for Star Trek and Paramount owns the movie rights. So if Paramount has the rights to making the Star Trek movies, why can’t they just create the merchandise for the movie? The thing is that Paramount has to get...Read Full Story
Every spring, each major television network announces its primetime schedule for the next fall. Many new shows will premiere, but few will make it past November. Here at Celebuzz, we know your time is valuable so we’re picking which of these new shows is worth your time, completely site unseen.
What’s it about?: Set in the future, the show revolves around two sort of-robot, sort of-human police officers (get it? Almost Human?) who are paired together to fight crime and...Read Full Story
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JJ Abrams (born June 27, 1966) is a Hollywood writer, director and producer responsible for hits like "Lost," "Alias," "Felicity," "Mission Impossible III," "Armageddon," and "Star Trek," to name a few. Find more pictures, news and articles about JJ Abrams here.