J.J. Abrams News

VIDEO: Billy Dee Williams Happy to Join STAR WARS Film If Asked
by Movies News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

The actor confirmed that if he's asked to return to his iconic role, he will be happy to oblige. (more...)

Peter Mayhew to Return as Chewbacca in STAR WARS: EPISODE VII
by Movies News Desk - Apr 07, 2014

Sources have confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter that Peter Mayhew will reprise his iconic role of Chewbacca in Disney/Lucasfilm's STAR WARS: EPISODE VII, presumably alongside the film's original trio, Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, and Carrie Fisher. (more...)

Benedict Cumberbatch to Star as RICHARD III in Upcoming BBC Two Film
by TV News Desk - Apr 07, 2014

BBC Two recently announced that it will air three filmed adaptations of Shakespeare's History plays including a new version of Richard III. Today, BBC Two confirmed on its Twitter feed that actor Benedict Cumberbatch will take on the role of the titular king. (more...)

VIDEO: JIMMY KIMMEL Scares the S*** Out of People with Giant Hasselhoff Replica!
by TV News Desk - Apr 04, 2014

With the 14-foot Hasselhoff replica in their possession for the day, the host thought he'd have some fun with it and hid it in the alley behind his theater to surprise people when they turned the corner. (more...)

ABC's JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE Dominates 'Fallon' in NY, L.A.
by TV News Desk - Apr 03, 2014

Featuring a first-ever visit by former U.S. President Bill Clinton on Wednesday, April 2, 2014, ABC's 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' matched a near 6-month high on the night in Households (2.4/6) - since 10/9/13. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Shocking Aftermath on Next REVOLUTION on NBC
by - Apr 03, 2014

If you thought last night's episode of NBC's REVOLUTION was shocking, wait until you see the aftermath! Tune in next Wednesday, April 9th on NBC (8-9 p.m. ET) and get a sneak peek below! (more...)

VIDEO: David Spade Surprises JIMMY KIMMEL Audience
by - Apr 01, 2014

On last night's JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE, host Jimmy Kimmel introduced his audience to the show's new segment producer, David S. (more...)

Scoop: ALMOST HUMAN on FOX - Saturday, April 5, 2014
by TV Scoop - Mar 31, 2014

Get all the scoop on ALMOST HUMAN, airing on FOX on Saturday, April 5, 2014! (more...)

Scoop: BELIEVE on NBC - Sunday, April 13, 2014
by TV Scoop - Mar 28, 2014

Get all the scoop on BELIEVE, airing on NBC on Sunday, April 13, 2014! (more...)

The Houston Symphony Announces SYMPHONY SUMMER IN THE CITY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

Today, the Houston Symphony announced its full lineup for the “Symphony Summer in the City” concert series at Jones Hall in June and July. Focusing on a wide range of recognizable entertainment, these summer programs encourage audiences to experience the live sights and sounds of the orchestra in unique and innovative ways. From movie music, video games and rock-and-roll, to bluegrass and mariachi, there is something for audiences of all ages. Escape the blistering summer heat and enjoy the music of Ben Folds, rePLAY: A Video Game Concert Experience!, the US Premiere of J.J. Abrams' Star Trek and Star Trek Into Darkness– Films with Live Orchestra, Mariachi Cobre, The Music of Led Zeppelin, and Steve Martin & the Steep Canyon Rangers featuring Edie Brickell. New and renewing subscribers will have exclusive early access to tickets beginning today, Tuesday, March 25. Tickets will be available for purchase to the general public on Tuesday, April 1.[Note: tickets are already on sale to the general public for Ben Folds and Steve Martin, which were announced earlier in the season.] (more...)

Ben Folds Orchestral Experience, rePLAY & More Set for Houston Symphony's Summer Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

Today, the Houston Symphony announced its full lineup for the 'Symphony Summer in the City' concert series at Jones Hall in June and July. Focusing on a wide range of recognizable entertainment, these summer programs encourage audiences to experience the live sights and sounds of the orchestra in unique and innovative ways. From movie music, video games and rock-and-roll, to bluegrass and mariachi, there is something for audiences of all ages. Escape the blistering summer heat and enjoy the music of Ben Folds, rePLAY: A Video Game Concert Experience!, the US Premiere of J.J. Abrams' Star Trek and Star Trek Into Darkness - Films with Live Orchestra, Mariachi Cobre, The Music of Led Zeppelin, and Steve Martin & the Steep Canyon Rangers featuring Edie Brickell. New and renewing subscribers will have exclusive early access to tickets beginning today, Tuesday, March 25. Tickets will be available for purchase to the general public on Tuesday, April 1. (more...)

Scoop: ALMOST HUMAN on FOX - Saturday, March 29, 2014
by TV Scoop - Mar 24, 2014

Get all the scoop on ALMOST HUMAN, airing on FOX on Saturday, March 29, 2014! (more...)

JIMMY KIMMEL Challenges Ellen's Oscar Photo with Clinton Family Selfie
by TV News Desk - Mar 24, 2014

Following the event, the funnyman grabbed the three backstage for another epic selfie, which he then tweeted and added to Facebook. (more...)

Scoop: BELIEVE on NBC - Sunday, April 6, 2014
by TV Scoop - Mar 21, 2014

Get all the scoop on BELIEVE, airing on NBC on Sunday, April 6, 2014! (more...)

Benedict Cumberbatch Will Star as HAMLET at the Barbican, Aug 2015
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

According to the Daily Mail, Benedict Cumberbatch as solidified his place as Hamlet in the West End. The Shakespearean drama will run at the Barbican Theatre, beginning in August 2015 and will be produced by Sonia Friedman and directed by Lyndsey Turner. (more...)

Scoop: REVOLUTION on NBC - Wednesday, April 2, 2014
by TV Scoop - Mar 20, 2014

Get all the scoop on REVOLUTION, airing on NBC on Wednesday, April 2, 2014! (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Austin City Limits' Episode of NBC's REVOLUTION
by - Mar 20, 2014

On the next episode of NBC's REVOLUTION titled 'AUSTIN CITY LIMITS,' frustrated with Neville, Jason turns to Miles with crucial information about the Patriots' next steps for Texas. (more...)

Jane Fonda & Lily Tomlin to Star in New Netflix Original Comedy GRACE AND FRANKIE
by TV News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

Netflix will bring to its global members 'Grace and Frankie,' a new original comedy series starring Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin as long-time rivals brought together by a rather unusual change in their marital circumstances. (more...)

Jane Fonda And Lily Tomlin Back Together Again In 'Grace and Frankie,' A New Original Comedy Series On Netflix
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Netflix, the world's leading Internet television network, will bring to its global members 'Grace and Frankie,' a new original comedy series starring Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin as long-time rivals brought together by a rather unusual change in their marital circumstances. The 13- half-hour episode first season from Skydance Productions is written and created by Marta Kauffman and Howard J. Morris, and will premiere next year. Marta Kaufman, Howard J. Morris, Paula Weinstein, Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin and Skydance's David Ellison, Dana Goldberg and Marcy Ross will executive produce. (more...)

Filming on STAR WARS EPISODE VII to Get Underway This May
by Movies News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

Disney and Lucasfilm's announced today that filming on “Star Wars: Episode VII” will get underway this May. (more...)

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