J.J. Abrams won't give Stephen Colbert's audience Star Wars spoilers, takes them to Broadway to apologize

Jokingly introduced by Stephen Colbert as the beloved screenwriter of the 1997 Joe Pesci-Danny Glover comedy Gone Fishin’ (4.7 user rating on IMDb), J.J. Abrams came out for his Wednesday Late Show appearance bearing, seemingly, nothing. Sure, the co-writer of the 1990 Jim Belushi vehicle Taking Care Of Business was…

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Netflix’s sci-fi surprise release The Cloverfield Paradox isn’t as original as its marketing gimmick

Like characters in one of those zombie movies where no one says “zombie,” the crew of the Cloverfield space station—a big metal psilocybin mushroom orbiting near-future Earth—doesn’t know what it’s in for, having left our planet without ever having seen a single sci-fi horror movie: not Alien, not Event Horizon, and…

HBO orders J.J. Abrams' "epic and intimate" fantasy sci-fi drama Demimonde to series

The ever-industrious J.J. Abrams has successfully added a little more sci-fi-fantasy-drama to his plate today, with Variety reporting that the prolific writer and producer (and Star Wars: Episode IX director) has just sold a new series to HBO. Titled Demimonde—literally, “half-world,” although the word has usually…

Paramount is reportedly "not happy" about J.J. Abrams leaving to make another Star Wars movie

Paramount is having a pretty crummy 2017; this year’s Transformers movie, The Last Knight, was the franchise’s lowest-performing entry to date, and the company’s schedule has been dotted with bombs like Ghost In The Shell and Mother!, the latter of which managed to be exactly as audience-alienating as Darren Aronofsky…

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J.J. Abrams says Mark Hamill deserves an Oscar for The Last Jedi

The talk around this year’s Oscars is winding down—wait, who are we kidding?—which of course means it’s time to move on to discussing next year’s potential nominees. Get Out is getting a lot of positive buzz, so maybe Jordan Peele will get a nod for best original screenplay come next January. Elsewhere, J.J. Abrams is…