• The Hollywood Reporter on LinkedIn
  • Follow THR on Pinterest

J.J. Abrams

Latest News

  1. 'The Force Awakens': J.J. Abrams, Cast Talk 'Star Wars' and Reveal Characters Not in Movie

    5:50 pm 12/6/2015

    J.J. Abrams, Kathleen Kennedy and the cast of the film particpated in a wide-ranging panel discussion headed by Mindy Kaling. Read more

    • 5
  2. 'Star Wars': J.J. Abrams Wrote Cantina Band Music With 'Hamilton' Creator Lin-Manuel Miranda

    6:12 am 12/1/2015

    It just so happened that film composer John Williams had told Abrams that he'd prefer not to handle the tunes for the new film's nostalgic scene.Read more

    • 8
  3. J.J. Abrams on 'Star Wars' Secrecy: "Don't Want to Ruin the Movie"

    7:50 am 11/30/2015

    The 'Force Awakens' director also talked to 'Good Morning America's' George Stephanopoulos about what he hopes kids get out of the movie.Read more

    • 2
  4. 'Star Trek Beyond' to Get Imax Release

    12:11 pm 11/24/2015

    The Paramount Pictures project is added to the large format exhibitor's movie slate for next year. Read more

    • 7
  5. Jimmy Kimmel Hosts 'Force Awakens' Cast on All-'Star Wars' Show

    8:32 pm 11/23/2015

    "The most anticipated sequel, I think, since the New Testament," joked the late-night host of the upcoming 'Star Wars' during his monologue.Read more

    • 3
  6. Disney Chief Downplays Huge 'Star Wars: Force Awakens' Opening Weekend Expectations

    3:28 pm 11/23/2015

    "There are a number of things that put this film in uncharted territory, literally uncharted territory, making it even more difficult than usual to predict what the opening weekend will be," Walt Disney Studios chairman Alan Horn told THR a day before J.J. Abrams' tentpole is set to hit tracking. Read more

    • 5
  7. J.J. Abrams Talks 'Star Wars': Role of The Force, BB-8 and Lens Flares

    1:40 pm 11/22/2015

    The director joined Stephen Colbert for a conversation dubbed a "Celebrity Nerd-Off," which also served as the annual fundraiser for the Montclair Film Festival.Read more

    • 10
  8. 'SNL': Matthew McConaughey-Hosted Episode Tackles Syrian Refugees, Adele and 'Star Wars'

    8:58 pm 11/21/2015

    Adele performed as the special musical guest, and John Boyega and Daisy Ridley participated in a series of spoofed test auditions with celebrities for 'The Force Awakens.'Read more

    • 3
  9. 'Star Wars: Force Awakens' Racks Up $50M-Plus in Advance Ticket Sales

    2:15 pm 11/19/2015

    J.J. Abrams' tentpole is now four weeks away from opening. Read more

    • 38
  10. 'Star Wars' Team Launches Omaze Contest to Attend Premiere

    7:22 am 11/19/2015

    Two winners will get tickets for themselves and three guests each to the London or Los Angeles debuts of the highly-anticipated film.Read more

    • 5
Syndicate content