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  1. J.J. Abrams on Adapting Stephen King's '11.22.63' for Hulu

    9:24 am 1/9/2016

    "This is a book that I had loved long before Stephen King reached out and asked if I'd be interested in getting involved to produce," Abrams told reporters Saturday. Read more

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  2. J.J. Abrams Responds to "Rip-Off" Criticism About 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

    11:54 am 1/8/2016

    "I knew that, whatever we did, there would be a group of people ... that would take issue with any number of things," the director tells THR. Read more

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  3. 'Awards Chatter' Podcast — J.J. Abrams ('Star Wars: The Force Awakens')

    8:23 am 1/8/2016

    The 49-year-old director of the highest-grossing movie of all time reacts to the film's tremendous reception ("I'm incredibly grateful") and responds to its critics ("I can understand that someone might say, 'Oh, it's a complete rip-off!' ").Read more

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  4. Box Office: 'Star Wars: Force Awakens' Tops 'Avatar' to Become No. 1 Film of All Time in North America

    11:33 am 1/5/2016

    J.J. Abrams' record-shattering blockbuster achieved the historic milestone Wednesday after only 20 days in release. Globally, 'Force Awakens' is a long way from matching the $2.78 billion earned by 'Avatar.'Read more

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  5. 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Crosses $100M Milestone in Imax Theaters

    12:18 pm 12/28/2015

    The Disney sequel has earned $106 million to date on Imax screens after a record-setting 12 days, and without China. Read more

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  6. Critic's Notebook: How 'Star Wars' Went From Shakespearean Saga to Harry Potter in Space

    8:17 am 12/28/2015

    For all their wooden dialogue and silliness, George Lucas' 'Star Wars' movies were works of intellectual and moral weight; the new J.J. Abrams film revitalizes the saga by infantilizing it — and us. Read more

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  7. Box Office: 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Tops 'Revenge of the Sith' in U.S.

    8:09 am 12/25/2015

    Crossing $813 million globally, J.J. Abrams' reboot has also surpassed the entire global gross of 'Star Wars: Episode II — Attack of the Clones'; a flurry of new movies open on Christmas Day. Read more

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  8. J.J. Abrams Based a 'Star Wars' Character on His High School Teacher

    3:57 pm 12/24/2015

    Maz's character was based on his late Pacific Palisades English teacher.Read more

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