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Watch: J.J. Abrams Reveals X-Wing Starfighter from ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Set

Here is your first look at a rusty but beautiful X-Wing Starfighter from J. J. Abrams’ highly anticipated Star Wars: Episode VII.

The big reveal, posted in a video message starring the director on Monday, is in support of the Star Wars: Force for Change campaign.

Peggy Truong / July 21, 2014

The Funniest Celeb Pics of the Week That Will Make You LOL! 7.20.14

It’s time to check out the funniest celebrity pictures of the week!

Are you ready to LOL? Good, because this week’s celeb pics are hilarious! Over the past seven days many stars were out and about and were snapped in some very candid photos. We have pictures of Chrissy Teigen, Selena Gomez, and…

Jess Cohen / July 20, 2014

And Now, The First Official Set Photo from ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’

Star Wars fans, do contain yourselves.

The first official photo from the set of Episode VII has arrived in the Twittersphere.

Peggy Truong / May 16, 2014

To No One’s Surprise, John Williams Will Score ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’

As expected, John Williams will be returning to a galaxy far, far away.
Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy confirmed on Saturday that the beloved composer will score Star Wars: Episode VII. The announcement was made at a Star Wars fan event in Germany.
According to Williams, who has scored all six existing Star Wars films and…

Peggy Truong / July 27, 2013

Zachary Quinto Thinks Paramount Will Put ‘Star Trek 3′ On The Fast Track

Major movie studios obviously enjoy making money, or they wouldn’t risk dumping millions upon millions of dollars into movies about fighting giant sea monsters with equally giant robots.
After bringing in nearly a half billion dollars worldwide, it only makes sense that Paramount Pictures wants more Star Trek and they want it quickly.
In a…

Jason Marshall / July 13, 2013

First Major ‘Star Wars’ Rumor Suggests J.J. Abrams May Center New Movie Around Teen Twins

Today brings us the first major rumor about the plot for the new J.J. Abrams-directed and Disney-produced Star Wars movie, courtesy of Joe Ruggirello at Schmoes Know. Ruggirello claims to have an anonymous source who has seen a casting breakdown which Abrams will soon send out. It reportedly is seeking a boy and a girl to play…

Robert Kessler / June 11, 2013

Here’s The Benedict Cumberbatch Shower Scene J.J. Abrams Deleted From ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’

Behold the “shower of evil.”
On Wednesday, Star Trek Into Darkness director J.J. Abrams paid a visit to Conan and discussed the slack he’s been getting for featuring a scene with actress Alice Eve in her underwear. (Kirk, played by Chris Pine, takes a peek).
“I don’t think I quite edit the scene in the right…

Peggy Truong / May 23, 2013

‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ Tops Weekend Box Office With $70.6M

J.J. Abrams has another hit to his name.
Star Trek Into Darkness has taken the No. 1 spot from Iron Man 3 to win the weekend box office, thanks to some $70.6 million in ticket sales. The sequel to 2009’s Star Trek has grossed a domestic four-day total of $84.1 million, according to The Hollywood

Peggy Truong / May 19, 2013

J.J. Abrams Promises ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ Is ‘Bigger’ And ‘More Emotional’

Trekkies, buckle up — because Starfleet has bigger adventures on the horizon.
James Kirk, Spock and the entire U.S.S. Enterprise crew are blasting back into outer space in the highly-anticipated, action-packed Star Trek Into Darkness, J.J. Abrams’ sequel to his reboot of the classic sci-fi franchise. And the director is confident that this film will…

Cory Lopez / May 11, 2013

Captain Kirk And The Enterprise Crew Take London

The summer blockbuster season is upon us, which means the stars have been busy promoting their films and attending red carpet premieres around the world.
One day after The Great Gatsby crowd took over  New York City, the stars of Star Trek Into Darkness had their turn in getting fancy for the film’s UK premiere.

Peggy Truong / May 2, 2013

Watch: Captain Kirk Knows He’s A Pain

“Come on, this is going to be fun.”

Star Trek and J.J. Abrams fans: feast your eyes on this brand new teaser trailer (that’s anything but a teaser).

For some 77 seconds, Chris Pine and company pack some serious action, as viewers get a better look at Zachary Quinto, Simon Pegg,…

Peggy Truong / March 9, 2013

They’re Returning To A Galaxy Far, Far Away

It’s safe to say there are no bad feelings about this piece of Star Wars news.

Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill are all set to reprise their famous roles, 20 years after Return of the Jedi opened in theaters.

But keep it on the down low, according to George

Peggy Truong / March 8, 2013

7 Candidates Who Should Direct The New ‘Star Trek’ Movie (PHOTOS)

After Disney confirmed the rumors that director J.J. Abrams will direct the next Star Wars film — the long-awaited Episode VII — the only sound that threatened to drown out fan boy speculation about what that installment would be is fan boy speculation over who might take over the next Star Trek film.

Liz Calvario / February 4, 2013

Disney Makes J.J. Abrams’ ‘Star Wars’ Official

As Star Wars fans around the world continue to bask in the news that J.J. Abrams will direct Episode VII, Disney made everything official on Friday night.

“It’s very exciting to have J.J. aboard leading the charge as we set off to make a new Star Wars movie,” Lucasfilm chief Kathleen Kennedy announced…

Peggy Truong / January 26, 2013

7 J.J. Abrams Hallmarks You Might See in ‘Star Wars VII’ (PHOTOS)

Yes, J.J. Abrams uses lens flares. Try not to faint.

He also uses other filmmaking tropes, with much success, to earn fanboy comparisons to being the “next” Steven Spielberg. But with the recent announcement that Abrams will direct the next installment of the Star Wars series, it looks like the Star Trek helmer is poised to be the…

Phil Pirrello / January 25, 2013

J.J. Abrams in Talks to Take Over ‘Star Wars VII’ (REPORT)

According to news released today, director J.J. Abrams will henceforth be placed in charge of every blockbuster franchise beginning with the word “Star.” Abrams has reportedly signed onboard to direct Star Wars Episode VII, a title what was until several months ago considered an unlikely sequel, at best, The Wrap reported Thursday.


Todd Gilchrist / January 24, 2013

J.J. Abrams Set to Produce Lance Armstrong Biopic (REPORT)

No doubt inspired by Celebuzz’ list of potential stars and filmmakers who could tackle the rise and fall of the disgraced, iconic cyclist, J.J. Abrams and Paramount are jumping on the Lance Armstrong bandwagon-slash-bicycle. Abrams and his production company Bad Robot will produce the film, based upon the proposal for a book that has yet…

Todd Gilchrist / January 18, 2013

‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ Teaser Trailer Unveiled: Benedict Cumberbatch is So Evil (VIDEO)

There are some new faces in the world of Star Trek, and one has arrived to have his “vengeance.”

J.J. Abrams and Paramount Pictures have just unleashed the new teaser trailer for Star Trek Into Darkness, the much-anticipated sequel to the 2009 mega hit, Star Trek.

British actor Benedict Cumberbatch, perha…

Peggy Truong / December 6, 2012

‘Alex Cross’ Star Tyler Perry on Tackling Co-Stars, New Challenges and Returning for ‘Star Trek 2′ (EXCLUSIVE VIDEO)

In the films that he’s written, directed and starred in, Tyler Perry’s biggest challenge was usually getting support-top hosiery to stay on while he throttled his co-stars as Madea. But in Alex Cross, where he plays a homicide detective and serial killer profiler, Perry recounted that it was just the throttling that kept him o…

Todd Gilchrist / October 22, 2012
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