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"Star Trek Beyond" Creative Team Boldly Goes in a New Direction

"Star Trek Beyond" Creative Team Boldly Goes in a New Direction

Director Justin Lin, writers Simon Pegg and Doug Jung, and producer J.J. Abrams discuss honoring the spirit of the series while exploring uncharted territory.

J.J. Abrams Says "Star Trek 4" Won't Replace Anton Yelchin

J.J. Abrams Says "Star Trek 4" Won't Replace Anton Yelchin

Producer J.J. Abrams confirms that the next "Star Trek" movie will not include Chekov on the bridge of the Enterprise.

Chris Hemsworth Will Return For "Star Trek 4," Teases JJ Abrams

Chris Hemsworth Will Return For "Star Trek 4," Teases JJ Abrams

Forget that whole "mystery box" thing, because JJ Abrams has reportedly revealed the "Thor" star will appear in the sequel to "Star Trek Beyond."

Abrams on Sulu: 'It's About Time' "Star Trek" Introduced a Gay Character

Abrams on Sulu: 'It's About Time' "Star Trek" Introduced a Gay Character

Abrams praises director Justin Lin and the writers of "Star Trek Beyond" for introducing an LGBT character to the "Star Trek" universe.

Ranking Every "Star Trek" Movie, From Worst to Best

Ranking Every "Star Trek" Movie, From Worst to Best

With "Star Trek Beyond" poised to warp into theaters, CBR ranks all twelve "Star Trek" movies, from worst to best.

Abrams Directs the Force as Playable "LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens" Character

Abrams Directs the Force as Playable "LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens" Character

Take on quests, blast droids and hang with the Resistance as "The Force Awakens" director J.J. Abrams in its LEGO video game adaptation

"Star Trek" Cast and Crew Mourn Loss of Anton Yelchin

"Star Trek" Cast and Crew Mourn Loss of Anton Yelchin

Paramount Pictures, J.J. Abrams, Justin Lin, Zachary Quinto, Karl Urban and John Cho have released statements following the actor's death.

"Star Trek" Fan Film Lawsuit Still Pending, Despite Talk of Settlement

"Star Trek" Fan Film Lawsuit Still Pending, Despite Talk of Settlement

Paramount's lawsuit against "Star Trek: Axanar" lives on, nearly a month after J.J. Abrams announced litigation is "going away."

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.

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