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JJ Abrams to receive 'Leading Man Award' at Athena Film Festival

JJ Abrams to receive 'Leading Man Award' at Athena Film Festival

Past recipients of the Athena Leading Man Award have included filmmaker Paul Feig in 2016 and actor David Oyelowo in 2017.

Dec 19, 2017, 15:30 PM IST
Adam Driver nearly turned down 'Star Wars' baddy role

Adam Driver nearly turned down 'Star Wars' baddy role

Actor Adam Driver, who played the latest bad guy on the scene in "Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens", said he almost turned down the role.r

Jan 02, 2017, 20:45 PM IST
Meryl Streep, JJ Abrams team up for TV series

Meryl Streep, JJ Abrams team up for TV series

 Oscar-winning actress Meryl Streep and filmmaker J.J. Abrams are collaborating for a new TV show "The Nix".

Sep 09, 2016, 13:37 PM IST
Abrams asks fans to not watch 'The Force Awakens' on mobiles

Abrams asks fans to not watch 'The Force Awakens' on mobiles

Filmmaker JJ Abrams has asked "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" fans to not watch the movie on their mobile phones.

Mar 16, 2016, 09:29 AM IST
Abrams was once working on 'Who Framed Roger Rabbit' sequel

Abrams was once working on 'Who Framed Roger Rabbit' sequel

Filmmaker JJ Abrams says he was once working on the sequel to "Who Framed Roger Rabbit" and even met Steven Spielberg for the same.

Mar 15, 2016, 11:27 AM IST
JJ Abrams' space thriller 'God Particle' to release in 2017!

JJ Abrams' space thriller 'God Particle' to release in 2017!

'God Particle' produced by filmmaker JJ Abrams is set for February 24, 2017 release.

Feb 17, 2016, 09:53 AM IST
JJ Abrams regrets not directing 'Star Wars: Episode VIII'

JJ Abrams regrets not directing 'Star Wars: Episode VIII'

"Looper" helmer Rian Johnson is directing Episode VIII, which is slated for 2017 release. 

Dec 25, 2015, 08:54 AM IST
Still the Special One: Jose Mourinho beats Star Wars

Still the Special One: Jose Mourinho beats Star Wars

He was fired by Roman Abramovich on Thursday, without giving any hint of the decision, which many believed to be too harsh.

Dec 18, 2015, 23:51 PM IST
JJ Abrams planning to kill off Jar Jar Binks in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

JJ Abrams planning to kill off Jar Jar Binks in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

'Star Wars' director JJ Abrams is planning to kill the character Jar Jar Binks in ' Star Wars: The Force Awakens'.

May 07, 2015, 13:54 PM IST
'He's doing great,' JJ Abrams on Harrison Ford

'He's doing great,' JJ Abrams on Harrison Ford

 Han Solo made a nostalgic appearance in the trailer of "Star Wars" but actor Harrison Ford, who is recovering from a plane crash, could not make it to the fanfare event of the movie with director JJ Abrams and the team.

Apr 17, 2015, 18:53 PM IST
Watch:`Star wars` trailer out

Watch:`Star wars` trailer out

 Director JJ Abrams and the "Star Wars" team premiered the first trailer of the movie at Star Wars Celebrations which gave the first look of Harrison Ford as Han Solo and Chewbaca to thousands of fans who had gathered in Anaheim for the fanfare event.

Apr 17, 2015, 18:23 PM IST
JJ Abrams to do Martin Luther King Jr TV show

JJ Abrams to do Martin Luther King Jr TV show

JJ Abrams Bad Robot has acquired the rights to late-night talk show host Tavis Smiley's book "Death of a King" for a TV adaptation.

Apr 16, 2015, 08:51 AM IST
'Star Trek 3' to release mid-2016

'Star Trek 3' to release mid-2016

Science-fiction movie ‘Star Trek 3’ will hit screens July 8, 2016, marking the 50th anniversary of the TV series, which inspired the film franchise, Paramount Pictures has announced.

Dec 25, 2014, 14:43 PM IST
`Fast and Furious 6` director Justin Lin to helm `Star Trek 3`

`Fast and Furious 6` director Justin Lin to helm `Star Trek 3`

The director behind ' Fast and Furious 6' Justin Lin has been brought on board to helm JJ Abrams ' ' Star Trek 3.'

Dec 23, 2014, 13:04 PM IST
JJ Abrams producing alien movie?

JJ Abrams producing alien movie?

Filmmaker JJ Abrams is reportedly producing a top-secret untitled alien flick at Sony Pictures through Bad Robot.

Dec 11, 2014, 08:48 AM IST
Watch: 'Star Wars - The Force Awakens' trailer

Watch: 'Star Wars - The Force Awakens' trailer

The trailer for the latest Star Wars episode is out, and boy, has it created ripples!

Nov 29, 2014, 17:10 PM IST
'Star Wars Episode VII' subtitled 'The Force Awakens'

'Star Wars Episode VII' subtitled 'The Force Awakens'

Walt Disney Pictures has announced that ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ will have the subtitle ‘The Force Awakens’.

Nov 07, 2014, 15:39 PM IST
Stephen King, JJ Abrams' bringing miniseries on Kennedy's assassination on Hulu

Stephen King, JJ Abrams' bringing miniseries on Kennedy's assassination on Hulu

Stephen King and JJ Abrams are coming together for a miniseries on John F. Kennedy's assassination on online video streaming channel 'Hulu'.

Sep 23, 2014, 16:13 PM IST

`Star Wars: Episode VII` casts two newcomers

Two young actors have landed roles in the JJ Abrams-directed `Star Wars Episode VII` after beating 65,000 other hopefuls in an open casting call.

Jul 07, 2014, 15:34 PM IST

Tom Cruise to make a cameo in `Star Wars` movie?

Hollywood star Tom Cruise will reportedly star in `Star Wars: Episode VII` in a cameo role.

Jun 23, 2014, 18:15 PM IST