J.J. Abrams calls getting assigned to direct the seventh live-action “Star Wars” film “as surreal as it is exciting.”
The Walt Disney Co. issued a statement Friday night confirming reports that had been circulating for two days that J.J. Abrams, Emmy-award-winning creator of TV’s “Lost” and director of 2009’s “Star Trek” movie, has been pegged to direct the seventh installment of the “Star Wars” franchise.
A convicted child molester has reportedly been casting big budget movies in Hollywood.
Every fall a plethora of new shows are thrown at us, and every fall the list gets longer and tougher to sift through. This season seems easier than most when a show like Person Of Interest is on TV.
Hollywood’s summer box-office streak has cooled a bit with a $37 million opening weekend for J.J. Abrams and Steven Spielberg’s sci-fi tale “Super 8.”