J.J. Abrams News

William Shatner to Appear in STAR TREK 3?
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2014

The original Captain Kirk may be making a special appearance in an upcoming STAR TREK film. According to ComingSoon.net, STAR TREK's William Shatner has said that producer J.J. Abrams (helming the new generation of STAR TREK fims) approached Shatner about returning to the Sci-Fi series. (more...)

William Shatner to Return for STAR TREK 3 in 2016?
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Geek alert! Badass Digest reports tonight that William Shatner might return to his iconic role of Captain Kirk in STAR TREK 3, expected in 2016. The star previously complained that while Leonard Nimoy was asked to return for the newest crop of movies, that he was not. (The fact that his character is dead in the canon is something that never really mattered). (more...)

Hulu Orders New Series Based on Stephen King's 11/22/63
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Hulu announced today that it has ordered straight to series a project from J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot and Warner Bros. TV based on Stephen King's novel 11/22/63. (more...)

Hulu to Debut New Original Series 11/22/63, Based on Stephen King Bestseller
by TV News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Today, Hulu is excited to announce that Hulu has given a direct-to-series order for 11/22/63 - a new Hulu Original series based on the best-selling novel by Stephen King from J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot Productions (more...)

Producers Guild of American to Honor MARK GORDON with the 2015 Norman Lear Achievement Award
by TV News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today that prolific television and film producer Mark Gordon will be honored with the 2015 Norman Lear Achievement Award in Television. The award will be presented to Gordon at the 26th Annual Producers Guild Awards ceremony on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles. (more...)

Third STAR TREK Film to Begin Shooting Next Year?
by Movies News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

The next STAR TREK film could be coming sooner than previously expected. (more...)

VIDEO: Get a First Look at STAR WARS EPISODE VII's Millennium Falcon!
by Movies News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Bad Robot Productions has released a video of the Millennium Falcon space ship from the set of J.J. Abrams' highly anticipated STAR WARS: EPISODE VII. (more...)

Daniel Craig Set for Mysterious Cameo in STAR WARS EPISODE VII
by Movies News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Daniel Craig will apear in a 'mystery cameo role' in the highly anticipated STAR WARS EPISODE VII film. The site reports that the James Bond star 'begged' Star Wars director J.J. Abrams for a part in the project. (more...)

Kennedy Center Seeks Nominations for 2015 Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Awards
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is seeking nominations for the 2015 Kennedy Center/Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Awards -a series of annual grants that recognize inspiring teachers in any field of education across the United States. Now entering their fifth year, the awards were created in honor of Stephen Sondheim's 80th birthday in 2010. The program was initiated and funded through the generous support of arts philanthropists and friends of Mr. Sondheim, Freddie and Myrna Gershon. (more...)

Mary Elizabeth Winstead Joins John Goodman in J.J. Abrams' THE CELLAR
by Movies News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

According to Deadline Hollywood, Mary Elizabeth Winstead ('Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter,' 'Live Free or Die Hard') has been tapped to star alongside John Goodman in the new J.J. Abrams film 'The Cellar.' The story of the film revolves around a young woman who is in a car accident and wakes up living in a fallout bunker with a Doomsday Day prepper who tells her that there has been a chemical attack, and that the outside world has been destroyed. Unsure of what is true and not, Winstead's character decides she must escape and see for herself. (more...)

BWW Profiles: Stage Vet Adam Driver Vies for 2014 Emmy Award
by Tyler Peterson - Aug 19, 2014

In anticipation of the live 66th Annual Emmy Award broadcast on NBC on Monday, August 25th, BWW will be spotlighting the Emmy nominated TV performances of some of Broadway's biggest stars. If you want to follow along and interact with all of BroadwayWorld's Emmy coverage, check out #BWWEmmys on Twitter. (more...)

Miranda Otto Boards HBO's WESTWORLD
by TV News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

According to Deadline, Miranda Otto is the latest to join the all-star cast of HBO's new drama pilotWESTWORLD, from J.J. Abrams. Also in the cast are Anthony Hopkins, Evan Rachel Wood, Ed Harris, Demetrius Grosse, Kyle Bornheimer, Currie Graham, Lena Georgas, Steven Ogg, James Marsden, Timothy Lee DePriest, Thandie Newton, and Eddie Rouse. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look - STAR WARS EPISODE VII Concept Art of Han Solo Costume
by Movies News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

Indie Revolver has once again shared a first look at concept art of the Han Solo costume for the film. (more...)

Photo: First Glimpse of STAR WARS: EPISODE VII Stormtroopers
by Movies News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

STAR WARS Imperial Forces will be getting a makeover for J.J. Abrams' highly anticipated STAR WARS: EPISODE VII, hitting theaters on December 18, 2015. (more...)

Thandie Newton Joins Cast of HBO's WESTWORLD
by TV News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Thandie Newton is the latest to join the all-star cast of HBO's new drama pilot WESTWORLD, from J.J. Abrams. Also in the cast are Anthony Hopkins, Evan Rachel Wood, Ed Harris, Demetrius Grosse, Kyle Bornheimer, Currie Graham, Lena Georgas, Steven Ogg, James Marsden, Timothy Lee DePriest, and Eddie Rouse. (more...)

Ed Harris Joins All-Star Cast of HBO's WESTWORLD
by TV News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

According to Deadline, Ed Harris is the latest to join the all-star cast of HBO's new drama pilot WESTWORLD, from J.J. Abrams. Also in the cast are Anthony Hopkins, Evan Rachel Wood, Demetrius Grosse, Kyle Bornheimer, Currie Graham, Lena Georgas, Steven Ogg, James Marsden, Timothy Lee DePriest, and Eddie Rouse. (more...)

James Marsden and Eddie Rouse Board HBO's WESTWORLD Pilot
by TV News Desk - Aug 08, 2014

Deadline reports that James Marsden and Eddie Rouse are the latest actors to sign on for HBO's new drama pilot WESTWORLD, from J.J. Abrams. (more...)

Disney Developing STAR WARS Theme Park Expansion
by Movies News Desk - Aug 06, 2014

Disney isn't just bringing STAR WARS back to the big screen - it'll soon be expanding its theme park presence. (more...)

SPARTACUS Star Nick Tarabay Joins HERO Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 01, 2014

HERO Theatre announced Nick Tarabay, best known as "Ashur" on the television drama Spartacus, has joined their resident acting ensemble. Spartacus originally on STARZ, has recently been acquired by the SyFy Network. (more...)

Mark Hamill Reveals Details from Set of STAR WARS
by Movies News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

In an all-new red carpet interview with BBC News, Mark Hamill shared details on the highly anticipated upcoming STAR WARS installment. (more...)

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