Abrams also shared his hopes that the film will appeal to young girls and their mothers during his appearance on "Good Morning America."
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While deciding on how to stage The Force Awakens' lightsaber duels, J.J. Abrams did a lot of research on other famous fights in cinematic history -- from John Ford's Western films, to Akira Kurosawa's High and Low, toTerrence Malick's wartime stories.
Many of us got our first introduction to the Star Wars franchise as children. It's this nostalgia, as much as anything else, that built the films into the massive juggernaut that they are today. Today there is a new generation of children who have never seen a Star Wars movie on the big screen. Show More Summary
You were already going to start crying at some point during The Force Awakens. Now it'll be for an actual reason, rather than just loving J.J. Abrams too goddamn much. i09 has the tearjerking story of R2-KT, a pink R2-D2-style astromech droid built to cheer up terminally ill girl Katie... More »
Although his name is now synonymous with jaw-dropping action set pieces and lens flares, J.J. Abrams first made it big on the small screen with the teen drama "Felicity." Ever since then, strong female characters have been sort of aShow More Summary
Why is it that an insult tends to have a longer shelf life than a compliment? J.J. Abrams directed "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," and he cast mostly unknown actress Daisy Ridley for the star-making lead role of Rey, probably because he saw that she was a great talent with incredible potential. Show More Summary
Bob Saget is commenting on his Full House daughter Mary-Kate Olsen‘s wedding – US Weekly This actor says he doesn’t want to play Kobe Bryant – TMZ These YouTube stars are sharing their Black Friday hauls – Just Jared Jr JJ Abrams is excited for mothers and daughters to see new Star Wars – Entertainment [...]
When Star Wars: The Force Awakens hits screens in a couple of weeks fans all over the world are going to pick it apart. It's something that everybody involved is very conscious of. For Daisy Ridley, however, it won't be the first time that her acting was criticized. Show More Summary
For months now, we have heard rumors about a collaborator that J.J. Abrams brought from his Star Trek franchise over to the world of Star Wars. In a sizzle reel played at Comic-Con last summer, we caught a glimpse of Star Trek star Simon Pegg (who has stepped up to earn a writing credit on […]
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It can't be easy to start off your career in the heart of a multi-billion dollar franchise. In an new interview with Glamour UK (via NME), 23 year-old Ridley revealed director J.J. Abrams criticized her for her "wooden" acting when she first started filming The Force Awakens. "He probably doesn’t remember... More »
Back during the production of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, rumors swirled that J.J. Abrams had brought his Star Trek franchise star (and now sequel co-writer) Simon Pegg into the galaxy far, far away for some kind of cameo in the movie. Show More Summary
We've left you folks high and dry this weekend with no new content so that we could spend time not looking at the Internet, but I thought I'd pop in with a special Thanksgiving weekend edition of Pajiba Love to...
Turns out, you don't necessarily need a big budget to create movie magic. This Vine, from illustrator Heather Christianson, demonstrates just how much you can blow people's minds with only good lighting and a cooperative mirror See also:...Show More Summary
J.J. Abrams reveals what movies and directors helped inspire the look of 'The Force Awakens'.
Over the course of the build up to Star Wars: The Force Awakens, director J.J. Abrams has taken great pains to set the new film apart from George Lucas' prequels. There will be no mention of midi-chlorians, no Jar Jar Binks, and instead of ubiquitous green screen, they used practical special effects whenever possible. Show More Summary
Landing the chance to direct Star Wars: The Force Awakens must have been the opportunity of a lifetime for J.J. Abrams. Like many of us, he's a big old Star Wars nerd and a lifelong devotee of that far, far away galaxy. But beyond that,...Show More Summary
George Lucas says Star Wars 7 isn’t going the way he’d intended. For fans of the franchise, this is probably a sign that J.J. Abrams is doing it right. After all, it was Lucas’ idea to add Jar Jar Binks to the canon. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, Lucas had told Vanity Fair how... Show More Summary
Remember when we were begging for any kind of news about Star Wars: The Force Awakens? Now we have to beat new stories and details and rumors and spoilers and trailers and TV spots with a stick. If you want to know the latest about the mysterious Supreme Leader Snoke, the complex nature of Kylo Ren, and a […] The post Empire Reveals J.J. Show More Summary