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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.

The Best Moments from the "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" Premiere

The Best Moments from the "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" Premiere

The stars came out for the global premiere of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" and had nothing but praise for the film, the experience, and the cast.

Predicting a Potential "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" Tragedy: Who Will Rey Lose?

Predicting a Potential "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" Tragedy: Who Will Rey Lose?

Anakin Skywalker and Luke Skywalker both suffered personal tragedies on their journeys -- will Rey follow a similar path in "The Force Awakens"?

J.J. Abrams Was Always Steven Spielberg's Choice for "Star Wars: The Force Awakens"

J.J. Abrams Was Always Steven Spielberg's Choice for "Star Wars: The Force Awakens"

The legendary "Jurassic Park" director says Abrams was always his first choice for the next "Star Wars" film.

J.J. Abrams Thinks Ava Duvernay Should Direct a "Star Wars" Film

J.J. Abrams Thinks Ava Duvernay Should Direct a "Star Wars" Film

Amidst rumors that Lucasfilm is looking for a female "Star Wars" director, the "The Force Awakens" director suggested "Selma's" Duvernay for the gig.

JJ Abrams and the "Star Wars" Cast Reveal (Spoiler-Free) Secrets of "The Force Awakens"

JJ Abrams and the "Star Wars" Cast Reveal (Spoiler-Free) Secrets of "The Force Awakens"

The filmmaker was joined by co-writer Lawrence Kasdan and stars Carrie Fisher, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver and Lupita Nyong'o for a peek behind the scenes.

Why Didn't Leia Become a Jedi? "The Force Awakens" Director JJ Abrams Explains

Why Didn't Leia Become a Jedi? "The Force Awakens" Director JJ Abrams Explains

If you're wondering why Leia didn't pursue Jedi training like her brother and father, the filmmaker has a pretty good explanation.

Abrams Co-Wrote "Star Wars'" New Cantina Song With "Hamilton's" Miranda

Abrams Co-Wrote "Star Wars'" New Cantina Song With "Hamilton's" Miranda

Composer and lyricist Lin-Manuel Miranda helped J.J. Abrams create music for "The Force Awakens'" nod to "A New Hope."

COMIC REEL: Skarsgård Talks "Thor: Ragnarok"; Drax's Blades Are Now A Real Thing

COMIC REEL: Skarsgård Talks "Thor: Ragnarok"; Drax's Blades Are Now A Real Thing

Thor's Dr. Erik Selvig talks about his chances of returning for the threequel, a real version of Drax's blades have been forged and more.

J.J. Abrams Reveals the Final Cut of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" is Complete

J.J. Abrams Reveals the Final Cut of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" is Complete

Abrams also shared his hopes that the film will appeal to young girls and their mothers during his appearance on "Good Morning America."

New "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" Clip Reveals Simon Pegg's Character, Spotlight on Rey

New "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" Clip Reveals Simon Pegg's Character, Spotlight on Rey

Daisy Ridley delves into Rey's background, plus Simon Pegg's character debuts in a new "Force Awakens" promo.

Leaked "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" Soundtrack List Reveals Spoilers

Leaked "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" Soundtrack List Reveals Spoilers

Spoiler warning: Here's the full list of tracks from the "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" soundtrack.

Could the "Star Trek" Reboot Inform "Star Wars: The Force Awakens"?

Could the "Star Trek" Reboot Inform "Star Wars: The Force Awakens"?

J.J. Abrams' "Star Trek" reboot could provide clues for what's set to take place in next month's "Star Wars: The Force Awakens."

James Franco is On a Mission in Teaser Trailer For Stephen King's "11.22.63"

James Franco is On a Mission in Teaser Trailer For Stephen King's "11.22.63"

The actor stars as an English teacher who travels back in time to try to prevent the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

Abrams and Gleeson Open Up About "Star Wars" Starkiller Base and General Hux.

Abrams and Gleeson Open Up About "Star Wars" Starkiller Base and General Hux.

The "Force Awakens" director and actor reveal a little more about the First Order's Death Star-like weapon, and the dynamic between General Hux and Kylo Ren.

"Star Wars": Abrams, Hamill & More Discuss the Legends of Luke Skywalker

"Star Wars": Abrams, Hamill & More Discuss the Legends of Luke Skywalker

J.J. Abrams, Mark Hamill and more addressed the #WhereIsLuke campaign as well as Luke Skywalker's legendary status in "Star Wars: The Force Awakens."

JJ Abrams Offers Details About Lupita Nyongâoâs "Force Awakens" Character

JJ Abrams Offers Details About Lupita Nyong’o’s "Force Awakens" Character

We now know a little more about Maz Kanata, the ancient pirate whose voice has played such a central role in the trailers for "Star Wars: The Force Awakens."

Leia Has a New Title in "Star Wars: The Force Awakens"

Leia Has a New Title in "Star Wars: The Force Awakens"

Director J.J. Abrams revealed Leia won't go by "Princess" in the new film, while Carrie Fisher offered a few details about the character's mindset.

"Han Solo" Film Is Reportedly Lawrence Kasdan's Last "Star Wars"

"Han Solo" Film Is Reportedly Lawrence Kasdan's Last "Star Wars"

Lawrence Kasdan is reportedly bowing out of the "Star Wars" franchise after his "Han Solo" film.

Abrams Compares "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" to "A New Hope" & More

Abrams Compares "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" to "A New Hope" & More

Director J.J. Abrams explained how the latest "Star Wars" film will welcome everyone and offered an update on "Episode VIII's" progress.

New "Star Wars" Images Go Behind the Scenes of "The Force Awakens"

New "Star Wars" Images Go Behind the Scenes of "The Force Awakens"

A half-dozen new photos offer a glimpse at the production of "The Force Awakens," with J.J. Abrams, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega and R2-D2.

"Star Wars" Fan Receives Dying Wish, Sees "The Force Awakens" Early

"Star Wars" Fan Receives Dying Wish, Sees "The Force Awakens" Early

Longtime "Star Wars" fan Daniel Fleetwood, who was given two months to live, was able to see an unfinished cut of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens."

Hulu Sets Release Date for "11.22.63"

Hulu Sets Release Date for "11.22.63"

The release date has been set for the series, and new pics with star James Franco have emerged.

JJ Abrams Confirms We've Seen the Last "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" Trailer

JJ Abrams Confirms We've Seen the Last "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" Trailer

Although we'll undoubtedly be barraged by TV spots for "The Force Awakens," Disney won't be releasing any more trailers.

"Star Wars": Abrams Says "It's No Accident" Fans Haven't Seen Luke Skywalker Yet

"Star Wars": Abrams Says "It's No Accident" Fans Haven't Seen Luke Skywalker Yet

"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" director J.J. Abrams also offered an update on the film's progress, including its visual effects and John Williams score.

"Star Wars": Hamill & Abrams Discussed "Evil Luke Skywalker" in 2005

"Star Wars": Hamill & Abrams Discussed "Evil Luke Skywalker" in 2005

On a 2005 episode of "Dinner for Five," Mark Hamill and director J.J. Abrams recalled the time Hamill suggested the idea of an evil Luke Skywalker.

"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" Opens Fire With New Trailer

"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" Opens Fire With New Trailer

Following weeks of waiting, and days of teasing, the third -- and possibly final -- trailer has at last debuted for "Star Wars: The Force Awakens."

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