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Camila Cabello, Lady Gaga, Leonardo DiCaprio and More Call on Entertainment Execs to Demand Congress Pass Climate Change Legislation

Camila Cabello, Billie Eilish, Leonardo DiCaprio, Lady Gaga, J.J. Abrams and more than 60 other musicians, actors and artists are urging entertainment industry executives to ask Congress to…

‘Overlook’ Hotel Drama From J.J. Abrams Being Shopped After HBO Max Pass

Overlook is on the move. Sources say HBO Max has passed on the J.J. Abrams-produced spinoff of sorts from The Shining, with the drama about the most famous haunted hotel in American fiction…

J.J. Abrams, Angela Robinson Bringing DC Comics’ ‘Madame X’ to TV at HBO Max

J.J. Abrams is adding another DC Comics-inspired TV series to his slate. The prolific producer is teaming with Angela Robinson to adapt DC’s Madame X as a scripted drama series for…

J.J. Abrams Producing a UFO Docuseries for Showtime

J.J. Abrams’ latest project is going to take a close look at the UFO phenomena. The Rise of Skywalker director is executive producing a four-part docuseries titled UFO for Showtime. Abrams…

Kevin Feige, J.J. Abrams, Arnold Schwarzenegger Call for Return to Movie Theaters: “We Are Back”

Actor and former governor Arnold Schwarzenegger was one of the surprise guests at a gathering designed to spread the word that it’s time to leave home, take a break from streaming and return to…

How J.J. Abrams’ ‘Mission: Impossible III’ Saved the Franchise

For a minute there, it looked like Mission: Impossible III would never get out of development hell. Following the release of John Woo’s dove-filled Mission: Impossible II in 2000, Paramount…

Victoria Mahoney to Direct Action Film ‘Shadow Force’ for Lionsgate

Lionsgate has tapped Victoria Mahoney -- the history-making 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' second unit director -- to direct the studio's action two-hander 'Shadow Force,' with Sterling K. Brown…

‘Challenger: The Final Flight’: TV Review

Netflix's four-part documentary, from executive producer J.J. Abrams, puts the 1986 Challenger disaster into emotional, infuriating context in 'Challenger: The Final Flight.'

Meet the Magician Who Taught Sandra Bullock Her ‘Ocean’s 8’ Cons

Portugal-born Helder Guimaraes, who counts J.J. Abrams and Neil Patrick Harris among his Hollywood fans, taught Sandra Bullock and Cate Blanchett some sleight-of-hand moves for 'Ocean's 8.'

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Justin Lin (‘Star Trek Beyond’)

The Taipei-born filmmaker, who made his name at Sundance before helming four 'Fast and Furious' blockbusters in eight years, opens up about his youth as an undocumented immigrant, Hollywood's…

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — J.J. Abrams (‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’)

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…

How ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Lost Control of Its Secrets

The movie isn't out until December 2015, but on the most closely guarded set in Hollywood history, Disney applied for a drone shield, forced visitors to put secret tape over their phone cameras and…