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J.J. Abrams

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J.J. Abrams was born on June 27, 1966 in New York City, New York, USA as Jeffrey Jacob Abrams. He is a producer and writer, known for Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015), Lost (2004) and Super 8 (2011). He has been married to Katie McGrath since 1996. They have three children.  See full bio on IMDb »

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Actor Tab Hunter Dead at 86

Tab Hunter
Dead at 86

1950s heartthrob actor Tab Hunter died Sunday night ... according to his Facebook page. Tab, known for his surfer boy looks and roles in "Damn Yankees" and "The Burning Hills," was also famous for… READ MORE >

Producer Will Packer Says Only Black People Can Direct 'Black Panther' Sequels

Producer Will Packer
White Directors Need Not Apply For 'Black Panther' Sequels

When the "Black Panther" sequels start filming, a black director MUST call the shots ... according to Will Packer, who cranks out some of the most successful African-American movies.  We… READ MORE >

- 126 days ago
'Star Wars' Auction of Signed Stormtrooper Helmets to Benefit Victims of Northern California Fires

'Star Wars' Auction
Stormtrooper Helmets Up for Grabs To Aid NorCal Fire Victims

A few fun 'Star Wars' props from the last 2 franchise films are on the auction block, and are expected to fetch thousands for a good cause -- helping victims of last year's fires in California's… READ MORE >

- 153 days ago
Chris Hardwick Says J.J. Abrams Earned His Return to 'Star Wars'

Chris Hardwick
J.J. Knows 'Star Wars' ... He's the Right Man for 'Episode IX'

Chris Hardwick doesn't have a problem with J.J. Abrams being back at the helm for "Star Wars: Episode IX" ... 'cause he's proved he can do it, and deserves another shot. We got Chris, certified… READ MORE >

- 306 days ago
J.J. Abrams Says Carrie Fisher Was Truly the Force

J.J. Abrams
Carrie Fisher ... Truly The Force

J.J. Abrams, director of 'The Force Awakens,' just said it all ... pic.twitter.com/RLiWEXU8Ob — Bad Robot (@bad_robot) December 27, 2016  READ MORE >

- 566 days ago
Beastie Boys Mike D -- I'm Stoked J.J. Abrams Paid Homage to My Group ... in 'Star Wars'!!! (VIDEO)

Beastie Boys Mike D
I'm Stoked J.J. Paid Homage to My Group ... In 'Star Wars'

Mike D from the Beastie Boys was duly impressed J.J. Abrams gave an oblique shout-out to his group in the new 'Star Wars.' The director named character Ello Atsy after the Beastie Boys album… READ MORE >

- 917 days ago
J.J. Abrams to Steven Spielberg -- Thanks for that Job Reference!!!  (PHOTO)

J.J. Abrams to Steven Spielberg
Thanks for that Job Reference!!!

J.J. Abrams had a big "thank you" dinner Thursday, no doubt heaping gratitude on Steven Spielberg ... the dude who got him the 'Star Wars' gig. The most famous directors in the world… READ MORE >

- 921 days ago
'Star Trek' Star Alice Eve -- 'Star Wars' or 'Trek'? J.J. Abrams DOES Have a Favorite!! (VIDEO)

'Star Trek' Star
'Star Wars' or 'Trek'? J.J. Abrams Does Have a Fav ...

J.J. Abrams might have a "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" mutiny on his hands if John Boyega, Harrison Ford and Daisy Ridley see this clip. We got Alice Eve ... who played Carol in "Star… READ MORE >

- 944 days ago
'Star Wars' -- Terminally Ill Fan Gets 'Force Awakens' Screening with Heavy Security Measures

Star Wars
Terminal Fan Gets 'Force Awakens' Screening ... Under Heavy Security

The Force was very strong for a 'Star Wars' fan battling terminal cancer -- J.J. Abrams and Disney set him up with a private screening of 'The Force Awakens' after a viral campaign to make it… READ MORE >

- 984 days ago
J.J. Abrams -- New Lightsaber Gets Seal of Approval ... From Major Celebrity Nerd

J.J. Abrams
New Lightsaber Got Approval From Major Celebrity Nerd

A short time ago in cyberspace not so far away ... nerds were up in arms over the new lightsaber seen briefly in the "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" trailer -- but the movie's director says he's… READ MORE >

- 1243 days ago
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