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Paramount to Drop Lawsuit Against "Star Trek" Fan Film

Paramount to Drop Lawsuit Against "Star Trek" Fan Film

J.J. Abrams announced that Paramount Pictures intends to withdraw its controversial lawsuit against the producers of "Star Trek: Axanar."

J.J. Abrams & "Hamilton" Star Perform Live Version of Cantina Song from "The Force Awakens"

J.J. Abrams & "Hamilton" Star Perform Live Version of Cantina Song from "The Force Awakens"

Abrams and Lin-Manuel Miranda had a surprise Star Wars Day performance in front of NYC's Richard Rodgers Theatre.

Abrams Says Harrison Ford's Injury Allowed Him to Rework Finn/Rey Relationship

Abrams Says Harrison Ford's Injury Allowed Him to Rework Finn/Rey Relationship

The director says Ford's injury gave him time to rewrite Finn and Rey's relationship, which initially "didn't work at all."

"Star Wars Episode VII's" Daisy Ridley and JJ Abrams Team Up for New Film

"Star Wars Episode VII's" Daisy Ridley and JJ Abrams Team Up for New Film

"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" lead actress Daisy Ridley and director JJ Abrams are teaming up for a new romantic sci-fi thriller titled "Kolma."

Chris Rock Asks J.J. Abrams to Direct, Rescue "Fantastic Four" Films

Chris Rock Asks J.J. Abrams to Direct, Rescue "Fantastic Four" Films

In a conversation between directors, the comedian asked the sci-fi impresario to save one of his favorite franchises.

JJ Abrams' Sci-fi Thriller "God Particle" Eying John Krasinski

JJ Abrams' Sci-fi Thriller "God Particle" Eying John Krasinski

Krasinski is in talks to join David Oyelowo and Gugu Mbatha-Raw for the "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" helmer's "God Particle."

JJ Abrams Made Sure Terminally Ill Fans Saw "The Force Awakens"

JJ Abrams Made Sure Terminally Ill Fans Saw "The Force Awakens"

"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" director JJ Abrams made sure dozens of terminally ill fans got to see the film before they passed away.

JJ Abrams Explains Kylo Ren's Weird Table of Ashes in "The Force Awakens"

JJ Abrams Explains Kylo Ren's Weird Table of Ashes in "The Force Awakens"

It turns out Kylo Ren is more disturbing, and far more nostalgic, than than previously revealed, which is saying a lot.

Abrams Reveals Hamill's Secret "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" Table Read Role

Abrams Reveals Hamill's Secret "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" Table Read Role

Though he didn't have any lines as Luke Skywalker, Mark Hamill had an important role during the table read for "Star Wars: The Force Awakens."

Greg Grunberg's "Dream Jumper" Lands Film Adaptation, J.J. Abrams as Producer

Greg Grunberg's "Dream Jumper" Lands Film Adaptation, J.J. Abrams as Producer

The "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" director will produce a film based on Greg Grunberg and Lucas Turnbloom's graphic novel "Dream Jumper."

Poe Dameron Comes Back in "Star Wars" Documentary Clip

Poe Dameron Comes Back in "Star Wars" Documentary Clip

J.J. Abrams, Lawrence Kasdan and Oscar Isaac discuss the role of Poe Dameron, and how the director was convinced to let the character live.

Abrams-Produced "God Particle" Casts Oyelowo & Mbatha-Raw in Starring Roles

Abrams-Produced "God Particle" Casts Oyelowo & Mbatha-Raw in Starring Roles

The cast for the long-in-development "God Particle" has begun to take shape, with David Oyelowo and Gugu Mbatha-Raw in talks for lead roles.

JJ Abrams Shifts Focus From "Star Wars" to HBO's "Westworld"

JJ Abrams Shifts Focus From "Star Wars" to HBO's "Westworld"

JJ Abrams will not likely be back to direct any more "Star Wars" films, and has instead shifted his focus on producing HBO's new series, "Westworld."

REVIEW: "10 Cloverfield Lane" is Daring, Scary and Full of Surprises

REVIEW: "10 Cloverfield Lane" is Daring, Scary and Full of Surprises

Exploring a hidden corner of the "Cloverfield" cinematic universe, "10 Cloverfield Lane" is a fun, suspenseful genre-bender with a top-notch cast.

"10 Cloverfield Lane's" Winstead Cracks Open the Bad Robot Mystery Box

"10 Cloverfield Lane's" Winstead Cracks Open the Bad Robot Mystery Box

As familiar with genre fare as straight drama, Mary Elizabeth Winstead kicks her career into a new gear with the JJ Abrams-produced thriller.

"10 Cloverfield Lane" TV Spot Cautions to "Be Prepared"

"10 Cloverfield Lane" TV Spot Cautions to "Be Prepared"

Learn all about doomsday preparedness in the new promo for the J.J. Abrams-produced sci-fi thriller.

Abrams Explains Why Chewie Didn't Hug Leia in "The Force Awakens"

Abrams Explains Why Chewie Didn't Hug Leia in "The Force Awakens"

The director of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" reveals why Leia hugged Rey, and not Chewbacca, at the end of the film.

J.J. Abrams Says It's Time For Gay "Star Wars" Characters

J.J. Abrams Says It's Time For Gay "Star Wars" Characters

Director says homosexual characters are the next frontier of inclusivity for the "Star Wars" universe.

"10 Cloverfield Lane" Releases Tension-Filled New Promo

"10 Cloverfield Lane" Releases Tension-Filled New Promo

Mary Elizabeth Winstead, John Goodman and John Gallagher Jr. star in the latest TV spot for the J.J. Abrams-produced thriller.

Rick Rubin's "Star Wars Headspace" Takes EDM to a Dance Club Far, Far Away

Rick Rubin's "Star Wars Headspace" Takes EDM to a Dance Club Far, Far Away

"Star Wars Headspace" will layer iconic sounds from the "Star Wars" franchise over EDM, and is produced by Grammy award winning Rick Rubin.

The Biggest Superhero Films That Didn't Happen, Part 2

The Biggest Superhero Films That Didn't Happen, Part 2

The second half of our look at superhero movies that could have been include J.J. Abrams' "Superman," Joss Whedon's "Wonder Woman" and more.

HBO's "Westworld" Halts Production Before its "Final Phase"

HBO's "Westworld" Halts Production Before its "Final Phase"

HBO's upcoming Michael Crichton adaptation, "Westworld," has temporarily stopped production as it nears its end.

JJ Abrams Debuts Surprise Trailer For "10 Cloverfield Lane"

JJ Abrams Debuts Surprise Trailer For "10 Cloverfield Lane"

Catching everyone off-guard, Paramount Pictures has unveiled the teaser for the new thriller, described by Abrams as "a blood relative of 'Cloverfield.'"

JJ Abrams Has Advice For Actors Hoping to Play Young Han Solo

JJ Abrams Has Advice For Actors Hoping to Play Young Han Solo

As the list of contenders narrows, "The Force Awakens" director has a suggestion for anyone auditioning for the lead in the "Star Wars" spinoff.

JJ Abrams Talks "Roadies," Keeping Rey's Secret and Having No "Star Wars" Regrets

JJ Abrams Talks "Roadies," Keeping Rey's Secret and Having No "Star Wars" Regrets

The director reflects on Cameron Crowe's upcoming Showtime series, collaborating with John Williams and the success of "The Force Awakens."

J.J. Abrams Says No "The Force Awakens" Director's Cut Forthcoming

J.J. Abrams Says No "The Force Awakens" Director's Cut Forthcoming

"Star Wars" director says there will be no extended version of "Episode VII" when it comes out on DVD and Blu-ray.

J.J. Abrams Addresses "Star Wars: The Force Awakens'" Similarities to "A New Hope"

J.J. Abrams Addresses "Star Wars: The Force Awakens'" Similarities to "A New Hope"

Director J.J. Abrams addressed the concern that "The Force Awakens" relied a little too heavily on 1977's original "Star Wars" film.

"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" Was Spoiled Before It Was Released, And No One Noticed

"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" Was Spoiled Before It Was Released, And No One Noticed

A "Star Wars" game from five years ago, along with a "Conan" interview with Harrison Ford, may have given away a major "Force Awakens" spoiler.

"Force Awakens" Featurette Travels To Mystery "Star Wars" Location

"Force Awakens" Featurette Travels To Mystery "Star Wars" Location

This behind-the-scenes clip reveals the filming location of one of "The Force Awakens'" most closely-guarded secrets.

The Most Crowd-Pleasing Moments of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens"

The Most Crowd-Pleasing Moments of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens"

These are the moments that made "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" a $1.4 billion-and-counting success with fans around the world.

JJ Abrams Now Regrets Not Directing "Star Wars: Episode VIII"

JJ Abrams Now Regrets Not Directing "Star Wars: Episode VIII"

Longtime friend Greg Grunberg reveals the director's reaction to reading the script for Rian Johnson's 2017 sequel.

JJ Abrams Explains Why Some Scenes Didn't Make It Into "The Force Awakens"

JJ Abrams Explains Why Some Scenes Didn't Make It Into "The Force Awakens"

The director addresses why some scenes that seemed significant in the trailers for "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" ended up on the cutting-room floor.

Why Abrams Made "That" Kylo Ren Choice in "Star Wars: The Force Awakens"

Why Abrams Made "That" Kylo Ren Choice in "Star Wars: The Force Awakens"

"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" director J.J. Abrams answers the question of why Kylo Ren performed that terrifying act toward the end of the film.

This "Star Wars" Character Wasn't Supposed to Survive "The Force Awakens"

This "Star Wars" Character Wasn't Supposed to Survive "The Force Awakens"

Director J.J. Abrams and writer Lawrence Kasdan originally had very different plans for this "Force Awakens" character.

J.J. Abrams Explains Why "The Force Awakens'" Kylo Ren Turned to the Dark Side

J.J. Abrams Explains Why "The Force Awakens'" Kylo Ren Turned to the Dark Side

"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" director gives spoiler-y details about how Kylo Ren ended up being "Episode VII's" big bad.

JJ Abrams Takes "Full Responsibility" For "Star Trek Into Darkness" Missteps

JJ Abrams Takes "Full Responsibility" For "Star Trek Into Darkness" Missteps

The director admits he was "frustrated" by his choices on the 2013 "Star Trek" sequel, saying the plot problem was "not anyone’s fault but mine."

10 Best Moments from the "Star Wars" London Premiere

10 Best Moments from the "Star Wars" London Premiere

The cast and crew of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" hit the red carpet in London tonight to celebrate the opening of the newest film in the franchise.

"Star Wars" Screenwriter Kasdan Expects Young Han Solo Movie to Be "Crazy"

"Star Wars" Screenwriter Kasdan Expects Young Han Solo Movie to Be "Crazy"

"Star Wars" scribe Lawrence Kasdan spoke with Spinoff about "The Force Awakens" and crafting the youthful adventures of his favorite character.

SPOILER-FREE REVIEW: "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" Exceeds the Hype

SPOILER-FREE REVIEW: "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" Exceeds the Hype

"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" is a better movie, a more thrilling ride and a more satisfying adventure than fans dared to dream.

"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" Featurette Shines Spotlight on BB-8

"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" Featurette Shines Spotlight on BB-8

Director J.J. Abrams and stars Daisy Ridley, John Boyega and Oscar Isaac discuss the little droid in this new "Star Wars" promo.

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