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With even J.J. Abrams acknowledging Alice Eve's underwear scene in "Star Trek Into Darkness" was gratuitous, Spinoff's Anna Pinkert considers when nudity (or near-nudity) serves the story, and when it only titillates.
With J.J. Abrams' "Star Trek Into Darkness," the long-running franchise is less interested in exploring new worlds, and weighing moral choices, and more focused on blowing things up.
While "Star Trek Into Darkness" is visually stunning, it falls short of the 2009 reboot in terms of character and plot development as J.J. Abrams & Co. focus their attention on ratcheting up the action.
Disney revealed today at CinemaCon that beginning with the 2015 premiere of "Star Wars: Episode VII," it will release a "Star Wars" film every summer, alternating between the new trilogy and the standalone projects.
"Star Trek" writer Mike Johnson discusses the finale of "Countdown to Darkness," IDW Publishing's lead-in prequel to director J.J. Abrams' heavily anticipated "Star Trek: Into Darkness."
J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot has revealed an alternative, action-packed version of the new international trailer for "Star Trek Into Darkness" featuring new footage from the Paramount Pictures sequel.
Paramount Senior Vice President Brian Miller speaks with CBR about the upcoming "Star Trek" game, the challenges of bringing the franchise back to video games and avoiding the stigma of licensed games.
Carrie Fisher confirms her return as Princess Leia in J.J. Abrams' "Star Wars: Episode VII," saying, "I just think she would be just like she was before - only slower and less inclined to be up for the big battle."
Though no contracts have been signed, Mark Hamill confirmed he’s in talks to return as Luke Skywalker in "Star Wars: Episode VII," which he hopes will be “much more carefree and lighthearted and humorous.”
How do you create a compelling movie based on a video game whose protagonist is a silent stand-in for the player? For his planned adaptation of "Portal," J.J. Abrams could start by looking at "The Hunger Games."
The "Star Trek" and "Super 8" director calls his new job "an absolute honor" in the official press release from Walt Disney Studios.
If J.J. Abrams really does direct the next "Star Wars" movie, SPINOFF ONLINE wants to know: What happens to the "Star Trek" franchise?
"Star Trek Into Darkness" director J.J. Abrams has been confirmed to direct "Star Wars Episode VII" for Disney with a 2015 target release date.
IDW has released the cover for "Star Trek: Countdown To Darkness" #4, which presents fans with the first detailed look at the new Klingons in J.J. Abrams' "Star Trek" universe.
J.J. Abrams, who revived Paramount Pictures' "Star Trek" franchise, reveals Disney offered him a chance to direct "Star Wars: Episode VII." SPINOFF has the details.
Paramount Pictures has premiered a somber new trailer for J.J. Abrams’ "Star Trek Into Darkness," which pits the crew of the Enterprise against an unstoppable force of terror from within Starfleet. The film opens May 17.
Speculation about the true identity of the villain played by Benedict Cumberbatch in "Star Trek Into Darkness" has reached a fevered pitch, leading Alan Kistler to comb through "Trek" lore for some prime candidates.
Actress and Grammy-winning musician Jill Scott discusses her guest appearance as the oracle-like freedom fighter Simone on tonight's episode of "Fringe."
Paramount has released a teaser for J.J. Abrams’ "Star Trek Into Darkness" featuring "Inception"-like music, threatening voiceover from Benedict Cumberbatch, the crew in peril -- and more!
A New York City screening of NBC's "Revolution" pilot revealed an intriguing premise of a world left without power following a mysterious calamity undercut by disappointing production values and lackluster action sequences.
Creator Eric Kripke, director Jon Favreau and the stars of "Revolution" enlightened fans at Comic-Con International about the mysteries and epic quests that await them in the new NBC series.
The legendary actor talks about reprising his role as William Bell for tonight's season finale of "Fringe," his incredible career and his thoughts on J.J. Abrams' upcoming "Star Trek" sequel.
Namco Bandai and Digital Extremes are working on a new "Star Trek" game based on JJ Abrams' upcoming sequel where you can control Kirk or Spock - or both - through a lavish space adventure.
Director McG revealed "Avengers" star Robert Downey, Jr. was set to play Lex Luthor in J.J. Abrams' "Superman: Flyby" origin story. SPINOFF has the details.
"Boilerplate" creators Paul Guinan and Anina Bennett return with another steampunk graphic narrative, this time weaving the adventures of early sci-fi hero Frank Reade, Jr. into landmark 20th century events.
Mike Johnson is boldly going where man has gone before in the pages of IDW's "Star Trek" ongoing featuring the cast of the J.J. Abrams film as they embark on missions that re-imagine stories from the original TV show.
"Fringe" star Josh Jackson discusses his turn as comic book writer for DC Entertainment's new digital, tie-in comic book series "Beyond the Fringe" while offering some teases about the show's Season 4 premiere.
Executive Producer Elizabeth Sarnoff, director Jack Bender and the cast of "Alcatraz" treated fans to a screening of the JJ Abrams drama as well as a lively Q&A session at Comic-Con International.
Has JJ Abrams' tribute to Steven Spielberg made you want the real thing SPINOFF suggests some movies to check out to get your Amblin Entertainment fix.
SPINOFF spoke with acting newcomer Joel Courtney about how he went from trying to land a commercial on a visit to LA to a starring role in JJ Abrams and Steven Spielberg's "Super 8," in theaters now.
With his new sci-fi film "Super 8," writer/director J.J. Abrams weaves a tale worthy of the Amblin Entertainment emblem. SPINOFF calls the movie "a magical experience, and an instantly unforgettable one."
Director J.J. Abram sat down for a lengthy interview with SPINOFF ONLINE about the making of his and Steven Spielberg's "Super 8" and what the sci-fi thriller, opening nationwide on Friday, means to him.
"Boilerplate" co-creator Paul Guinan spoke with CBR about entrusting his steampunk robot to the hands of J.J. Abrams for the upcoming big screen adaptation, why Abrams is the perfect director for the film and more.
The producer behind everything from "Star Trek" to "Lost" sets his Bad Robot sights on the Victorian Robot comic hero turned multimedia book star with a film adaptation of "Boilerplate: History's Mechanical Marvel" on tap.
Hasbro's recently acquired Micronauts line is not only gearing up for a fresh toy line - J.J. Abrams, the man behind "Lost" and the new "Star Trek" movie is in talks to produce a movie based on the popular action figures.
CBR brings you another look at J.J. Abrams' re-launch of the Star Trek franchise. Alex Dueben gives the film high marks for acting and says it offers something special to longtime Star Trek fans: a good Star Trek movie.
Writer Mike Johnson expands the mythos of Fox’s hit TV series while telling the backstory of the insanely brilliant Walter Bishop and the enigmatic William Bell in a six-part "Fringe" miniseries from Wildstorm.
Co-creators J.J. Abrams and Damon Lindelof the staffers of “Lost” gathered in Hollywood Wednesday to celebrate the release of collectable Kubrick figures based on the hit ABC show, and CBR was there.
The “Iron Man” villain gives CBR News the scoop on the film's hidden comic book references, his possible return for the sequel, and his role as a federation Captain in J.J. Abraham’s forthcoming “Star Trek.”