J.J. Abrams

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  • Birth Name: Jeffrey Jacob Abrams
  • Birth Place: New York, NY
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 06/27/1966, Cancer
  • Profession: Screenwriter; producer; director
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James Marsden Joins HBO's Westworld Pilot

X-Men's James Marsden has joined the cast of HBO's pilot Westworld, Entertainment Weekly reports.

The J.J. Abrams and Jerry Weintraub sci-fi drama is based on Michael Crichton's 1973 novel and set in a futuristic theme park where androids fulfill human desires. read more

Anthony Hopkins, Evan Rachel Wood Join J.J. Abrams' Westworld for HBO

Anthony Hopkins and Evan Rachel Wood have signed on to star in J.J. Abrams' adaptation of Michael Crichton's 1973 movie Westworld for HBO, TVGuide.com has learned.

Written and directed by Crichton, the original film was...read more

VIDEO: See an X-Wing Starfighter on the Set of Star Wars: Episode VII

"Currently sunny London" is standing in for a galaxy far, far away in the latest video from the set of Star Wars: Episode VII.

In the clip, director J.J. Abrams teases a charity contest that offers fans the chance to win a visit to the set, a walk-on role in the movie, and/or a private advanced screening of the film — all to benefit the Star Wars: Force for Change fundraiser in support of UNICEF Innovation Labs and Programs for children in need.

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Introducing the Tower
First Look: Revolution, Season 2
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Our Plane Never Crashes

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Credits

Year Title Description
2014 Believe TV Show Series, Executive Producer
2014 Believe TV Show Series, Creator
2013 Almost Human TV Show Series, Executive Producer
2013 Star Trek Into Darkness Movie, Producer
2013 Star Trek Into Darkness Movie, Director

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Star Wars: Episode VII Adds Two Cast Members

Two aspiring actors have landed roles in J.J. Abrams' upcoming Star Wars movie after auditioning through an open casting call, according to the project's website.

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Showtime Orders Roadies Pilot From Cameron Crowe, J.J. Abrams

Cameron Crowe is hitting the road again, but this time he's bringing a few familiar faces along for the ride.

Showtime has ordered the comedy pilot Roadies from the Oscar-winning writer-director, who... read more

Lupita Nyong'o, Game of Thrones' Gwendoline Christie Join Star Wars: Episode VII

Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o and Game of ThronesGwendoline Christie have joined the cast of Star Wars: Episode VII, Lucasfilm announced Monday on StarWars.com.

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VIDEO: Get a First Look at the Star Wars Episode VII Set

J.J. Abrams has revealed the first footage of the Star Wars Episode VII set, which thankfully features practical effects and puppets (phew!).

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The film only began shooting five days ago in Abu Dhabi, but the typically secretive director allowed this sneak peek at the set in the name of charity. In the video, Abrams announces the Star Wars Force for Change campaign to benefit UNICEF's Innovation Labs. By contributing to the charity here, fans will be entered for a chance to win a trip to the set in London and a cameo in the film.

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VIDEO: J.J. Abrams Wishes Fans a Happy Star Wars Day

May the fourth be with you.

Star Wars: Episode VII director J.J. Abrams took a break from working on the upcoming film in London to post a "video selfie," in which he and writer/producer Lawrence Kasdan wish fans a Happy Star Wars Day.

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