"Sex For Sunscreen," And Other Rejected Story Ideas For Lost Season 1

Back when Lost was nothing but an outline for the most expensive pilot to date, the writers were struggling to come up with more story ideas. Including stuff like: "Shannon trades sexual favors for sunscreen, which has rapidly become the most prized commodity on the island." That's just one of the revelations from a… » 3/24/15 3:38pm 3/24/15 3:38pm

J.J. Abrams Is Making A Thomas Edison Movie, But What About Tesla? 

J.J. Abrams' production company Bad Robot is secretly working away on a Thomas Edison biopic. But will it show him electrocuting an elephant? » 2/18/15 4:52pm 2/18/15 4:52pm

Every Single Star Trek Lens Flare, Ever

How many lens flares are there in the whole of J.J. Abrams' Star Trek movies? A lot. And some crazy rounded them all up into two videos just to inform us all of the light bright insanity that is a lens flare. » 1/22/15 12:20pm 1/22/15 12:20pm

Watch A Short Film By The Director Of J.J. Abrams' New Alien Movie

Deadline just broke the news that J.J. Abrams and Bad Robot will produce the "top secret" directorial debut of Chris Alender. It's described as a science fiction film with "a Cloverfield feel and a contained budget, [involving] aliens." » 12/09/14 2:33pm 12/09/14 2:33pm

Why We'll Never Get A Justice League/ Avengers Movie

Greetings, my zealots of zip codes! Thanksgiving is tomorrow, and we denizens of the post-apocalypse still sit around a big meal and give thanks. For instance, I'm particularly grateful I'm no longer imprisoned by those horrible sentient apes. I'm also thankful roast ape tastes a bit like pork. Letter time! » 11/26/14 9:00am 11/26/14 9:00am

Is This GIF The First Footage From Star Wars: Episode 7?

Major speculation ahead, but a Star Wars fansite is claiming that this GIF of the Millennium Falcon might be the first-ever bit of footage from the new Star Wars: The Force Awakens. What do you think? » 11/22/14 2:45pm 11/22/14 2:45pm

Read J.J. Abrams' Thank You To The Crew As Star Wars Episode 7 Wraps

Star Wars Episode 7 has wrapped filming. After starting principal photography back in May, the shooting has stopped. And this was how director J.J. Abrams said goodbye. » 11/03/14 9:48am 11/03/14 9:48am

JJ Abrams has solved that awesome 8th Grader's Star Wars Algebra

Remember Cody Swanek's cute, Star Wars themed Maths problem from last week? Well, it took Mr Abrams a while to figure out the answer, but he got in touch with Cody to let him know - and ponder a separate mathematical question as well. » 10/11/14 1:00pm 10/11/14 1:00pm

How To Turn Star Trek Into The Next Marvel Movie Universe

For anyone who has followed the film and television business in the last few years, they know one thing is true: mega-franchises are king. Right now, every studio is looking for its own version of Marvel's universe. But Paramount has one sitting right under its nose, and it's called Star Trek. » 10/07/14 12:53pm 10/07/14 12:53pm

Did JJ Abrams Have This Star Wars Poster Hung On Set As A Cute Threat?

We keep hearing all sorts of rumors and supposed leaks from the set of Star Wars: Episode VII. Now this anti-spoiler propaganda poster has appeared the film's set as a jocular warning: spoil this movie and we'll sic Vader on you. » 10/06/14 5:20pm 10/06/14 5:20pm

8th Grader Pens Creative Algebra Problem About Star Wars, J.J. Abrams

An eighth grader by the name of Cody was asked by an instructor to convert an algebraic expression into a word problem. Cody was happy to oblige – and with an ample helping of Star Wars references, no less. » 10/05/14 2:40pm 10/05/14 2:40pm

J.J. Abrams Adapting Stephen King's Time-Travel Novel 11/22/63 For Hulu

It's official: Stephen King's 11/22/63, about a man who is able to travel back in time and attempts to prevent the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, is going to become a series. But instead of coming to a TV set near you, the series will stream on Hulu. » 9/22/14 1:20pm 9/22/14 1:20pm

The Batman v. Superman/Star Wars Crossover We Didn't Know We Needed

What Huge Star Wars: Episode 7 Spoiler Did J.J. Abrams Just Reveal?

Two big, fat Star Wars spoilers for Episode 7 have been released into the ether of the Internet. One rumor was churned up by the director himself. And the other? Well, the other is a huge, huge, huge freaking reveal—those of you who want to remain untouched for the great Star Wars reawakening should cover your eyes. » 9/10/14 1:24pm 9/10/14 1:24pm

Reminder: J.J. Abrams' Superman: Flyby Would Have Been Insane

If you're unaware of the never-made J.J. Abrams' Superman movie, you are in for a treat. Here's a video breakdown of the insanity that could have been, including one dead and then resurrected Superman. » 8/27/14 5:06pm 8/27/14 5:06pm

7 Deadly Sins Of Talking About Pop Culture

We love to argue about pop culture, because geeking out about movies, books and television makes them even more fun. But sometimes these discussions can go to a terrible place. Here are seven mistakes to avoid when having a spirited debate about entertainment. » 8/27/14 10:00am 8/27/14 10:00am

First Look At Peter Bishop's Untold Adventure, From Before Fringe

In the first episode of Fringe, we meet Peter Bishop, a shady operator who wants nothing to do with his institutionalized scientist father Walter. But what was Peter really up to before Olivia found him? A new Fringe novel reveals all, and we've got the exclusive first look. » 8/21/14 7:20am 8/21/14 7:20am

JJ Abrams' Newest Force For Change Tweet Hints At A Major Ep. 7 Spoiler

Every time J.J. Abrams has discussed the "Force for Change" charity event, he's revealed something about Star Wars: Episode VII — , the new look of the X-Wing... something. Now he's announced the winner with the above picture... and it may have confirmed one of the movie's biggest — and weirdest — rumors. » 8/11/14 4:00pm 8/11/14 4:00pm

J.J. Abrams Reveals Star Wars: Episode VII's Brand New X-Wing

The Episode VII director has released another video for Force for Change, the Lucasfilm-led charity organization, which is offering another chance to star in the new movie. But he's also made sure people pay attention by including the first look at the new design of Star Wars' iconic X-Wing, too. » 7/21/14 6:20am 7/21/14 6:20am

Abrams Denies Millennium Falcon Rumors From Inside Millennium Falcon

J.J. Abrams addresses the Millennuim Falcon rumors in the best way possible — by outright denying them in a note placed a top a certain holochess set. Wait a minute ,you!!!! » 6/04/14 9:05am 6/04/14 9:05am