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J. J. Abrams

Knowledge Identifier: +J._J._Abrams

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J. J. Abrams

American film and television producer, screenwriter, director, actor and composer add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1966.

Countries: United States (76%), United Kingdom (9%), (9%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Star Trek (film), D.I.C.E. Summit, Gabe Newell

Linked to: Sarah Lawrence College, American Broadcasting Company, Palisades Charter High School, Republican Party

 

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J. J. Abrams was born in 1966 add something


1974

The film is being scripted by Academy Award winner Dustin Lance Black, and while it shares a title and event with Universal's 1974 feature starring Charlton Heston and Ava Gardner, it will not be a remake add something


1998

Abrams collaborated with producer Jerry Bruckheimer and director Michael Bay on the 1998 film "Armageddon" add something


2001

Under his production company Bad Robot, which he founded with Bryan Burk in 2001, Abrams created and executive-produced ABC's "Alias" and is co-creator and executive producer of "Lost add something

 

Michael Giacchino - In 2001, J. J. Abrams, producer of the television series "Alias", discovered Giacchino through his video game work and asked him to provide the new show's soundtrack

 

Jennifer Garner - Later in 2001, J. J. Abrams, the producer of "Felicity", in which Garner had played a recurring role since 1998, approached Garner to audition for the role of Sydney Bristow in his new spy drama "Alias"

 

Alias (TV series) - "'Alias"' is an American spy-action television series created by J. J. Abrams, which was broadcast on ABC for five seasons, from September 30, 2001, to May 22, 2006


2002

Superman in film - Although it was widely reported that McG had become attached to Attanasio's script, in February 2002, J. J. Abrams was hired to write a new screenplay

 

Superman in film - Turning in his script in July 2002, J. J. Abrams' "Superman: Flyby" was an origin story that included Krypton besieged by a civil war between Jor-El and his corrupt brother, Kata-Zor


2003

According to the article, a wealthy couple Steven B. Klinsky and Maureen Sherry purchased the apartment in 2003 and live there with their four children add something


2004

Josh Schwartz - In 2004, he worked as a script doctor on the J. J. Abrams "Superman" screenplay that Warner Bros. eventually tossed

 

Lost (TV series) - Unhappy with the result and a subsequent rewrite, Braun contacted J. J. Abrams in January 2004, who had a deal with Touchstone Television , and was the creator of the TV series "Alias", to write a new pilot script

 

Superman Returns - McG was signed to direct with a script by J. J. Abrams, but dropped out in June 2004


2006

In 2006, he served as executive producer of "What About Brian" and "Six Degrees", on ABC. Abrams directed and wrote the two-part pilot for "Lost" and remained active producer for the first half of the season add something


2007

Abrams spoke at the !TED (TED_(conference)) conference in 2007 add something

 

Stephen King - Although The Hollywood Reporter announced in February 2007 that plans were underway for Lost co-creator J. J. Abrams to do an adaptation of King's epic Dark Tower series, Abrams stated in a November 2009 interview with MTV that he would not be adapting the series.


2008

In 2008, Abrams produced the monster movie "Cloverfield" add something

 

In 2008, he co-created, executive produced, and co-wrote the FOX science fiction series "Fringe", for which he composed the theme music as well add something

 

In 2008, it was widely reported Abrams purchased the rights to the "Times" article for six figures, and enlisted comedy writers Maya Forbes and Wally Wolodarsky to write the adaptation add something

 

Monster - A recent depiction of a giant monster is the monster in J. J. Abrams's "Cloverfield", which was released in theaters January 18, 2008

 

Star Trek Into Darkness - In June 2008, it was reported that Paramount Pictures was interested in signing producers of the 2009 "Star Trek" J. J. Abrams, Bryan_Burk, Damon Lindelof, Alex Kurtzman, and Roberto Orci for a sequel


 

Abrams was featured in the 2009 MTV Movie awards 1980s-style digital short "Cool Guys Don't Look at Explosions", with Andy Samberg and Will Ferrell, in which he plays a keyboard solo add something

 

While it was speculated that they would be writing and producing an adaptation of Stephen King's "The Dark Tower" series of novels, they publicly stated in November 2009 that they were no longer looking to take on that project add something

 

Leonard Nimoy - He played the elder Spock in the 2009 "Star Trek" movie and reprised the role in a brief appearance in the 2013 sequel, "Star Trek Into Darkness", both directed by J. J. Abrams

 

Bryan Hitch - Hitch contributed designs to the starship piloted by Spock in the 2009 feature film "Star Trek", for which director J. J. Abrams has praised him

 

Bryan Hitch - Hitch's artwork and designs have appeared in direct-to-video animated films, television, and major feature films, such as the 2009 film "Star Trek", for which he has been praised by director J. J. Abrams

 

Jennifer Morrison - In 2009 Morrison returned to the big screen, appearing in the opening scene of J. J. Abrams' "Star Trek" reboot as James T. Kirk's mother, Winona

 

The Colbert Report - The May 4 episode in 2009 featured "346x" as a hint planted by J. J. Abrams about when and where Colbert would be in the Persian Gulf, and "Farewellison" for the final episode of former producer Allison Silverman

 

Alex Kurtzman - They wrote the 2009 film "Star Trek" alongside J. J. Abrams, with whom they had co-created the FOX science-fiction series "Fringe"

 

Star Trek: Nemesis - Three years later, Viacom split from CBS Corporation and Paramount eventually rebooted the film series in 2009 with "Star Trek" by J. J. Abrams

 

Star Trek (film) - "'Star Trek"' is a 2009 American science fiction action film directed by J. J. Abrams, written by Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman and distributed by Paramount Pictures

 

Tyler Perry - At the request of director J. J. Abrams, Perry had a small role as the Starfleet Academy commandant Admiral Barnett in "Star Trek", which opened on May 8, 2009


2010

However, it was subsequently cancelled by NBC in November 2010 add something


2011

He wrote and directed the Paramount supernatural movie "Super 8", while co-producing with Steven Spielberg and Bryan Burk; it was released on June 10, 2011 add something

 

Elle Fanning - In 2011, Fanning starred in her breakout role as Alice Dainard in J. J. Abrams' sci-fi-drama blockbuster, "Super 8"

 

Elle Fanning - In 2011, Fanning starred in in J. J. Abrams' sci-fi-drama film "Super 8" as Alice Dainard

 

Super 8 (film) - "'Super 8"' is a 2011 American science fiction thriller film written, co-produced, and directed by J. J. Abrams and produced by Steven Spielberg


2012

Bruce Greenwood - He is the lead for the Steven Spielberg produced 2012 ABC series "The River" and reprised his role as Admiral Christopher Pike for J. J. Abrams' "Star Trek Into Darkness"

 

Parminder Nagra - In 2012, Nagra starred in the short lived J. J. Abrams series "Alcatraz"

 

Billy Burke (actor) - In 2012, he was cast as the lead character, Miles Matheson in the NBC science-fiction series "Revolution", created by Eric Kripke and produced by J. J. Abrams

 

Billy Burke (actor) - In 2012, he was cast as the lead in the NBC science-fiction series "Revolution", created by Eric Kripke and produced by J. J. Abrams


2013

Abrams announced at the 2013 D.I.C.E._Conference (D.I.C.E._Summit) that Bad Robot has made a deal with Valve Corporation to produce films based on the video game titles "Portal" and "Half-Life" add something

 

On January 25, 2013, The Walt Disney Studios and Lucasfilm officially announced Abrams as director and producer of "Star Wars Episode VII", the latest entry in the "Star Wars" film saga add something

 

On September 9, 2013, it was announced that Abrams will be releasing a novel, "S.", written by Doug Dorst add something

 

In October 2013, it was announced that Abrams had taken over screenwriting duties for "Star Wars Episode VII", working alongside Lawrence Kasdan following the departure of Michael Arndt add something

 

The book was released on October 29, 2013 add something

 

Valve Corporation - At the 2013 D.I.C.E. Summit, Gabe Newell confirmed that he and director J. J. Abrams were collaborating to produce a "Half-Life" or "Portal" film, as well as a possible new game

 

Valve Corporation - At the 2013 D.I.C.E. Summit, Gabe Newell confirmed that he and director J. J. Abrams were collaborating to produce a "Half-Life" or "Portal" film, as well as a possible new game

 

D.I.C.E. Summit - In 2013, Gabe Newell once again delivered a keynote, this time alongside film director J. J. Abrams

 

Edgar Wright - Wright directed one single shot of the 2013 film "Star Trek Into Darkness", directed by J. J. Abrams, and co-starring his friend Simon Pegg

 

Star Wars - On January 25, 2013, The Walt Disney Studios and Lucasfilm officially announced J. J. Abrams as "Star Wars Episode VII"s director and producer, along with Bryan Burk and Bad Robot Productions

 

Benedict Cumberbatch - He will portray the main villain in J. J. Abrams' "Star Trek into Darkness", which is scheduled to be released in May 2013

 

Westworld (TV series) - A feature film remake did not happen, and on August 31, 2013 it was announced that premium cable channel HBO had ordered a pilot for a potential television series version of the story, with Jonathan Nolan directing and co-writing with Lisa Joy. Nolan, Joy, J. J. Abrams, Jerry_Weintraub, and Bryan Burk will be executive producing


2015

$Star_Wars:_The_Force_Awakens - "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" is expected to open in theaters on December 18, 2015 add something


2016

He is currently working on a manga-novel series with Japanese artist, One, called "Ether-Wars" to be published by Penguin Random House in both Kanji and English to be released April 2016 or May 2016; in which he handles descriptive-choreography and ONE handles character design add something

 

In October 2016, he revealed that he was producing a film titled "God Particle", that would serve as a sequel to "10 Cloverfield Lane" add something


2017

In March 2017, it was reported that Abrams was working on a new film titled "Overlord", a horror film set in World War 2 set to be directed by Julius Avery add something

 

In September 2017, it was announced by Lucasfilm president, Kathleen Kennedy, that Abrams would be returning to Star Wars to direct and co-write the upcoming "Episode IX" with co-writer Chris Terrio add something

 

Iain De Caestecker - In 2017, De Caestecker was cast in J. J. Abrams's supernatural war film "Overlord", which is set to be released on October 26th, 2018


2018

In February 2018, HBO ordered Abrams sci-fi drama "Demimonde" to series add something

 

In May 2018, Abrams and Avery had reunited to produce and direct a Superhero Thriller titled "The Heavy" respectively, with a script written by Daniel Casey add something

 

Woodstock, Illinois - In August 2018 it was reported that filming had begun in and around the Square for the 2019 HBO series "Lovecraft Country" from producers J. J. Abrams, Jordan_Peele, Misha Green and Ben Stephenson