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The Weird Story Of How Tom Cruise Convinced Jeremy Renner To Do Mission: Impossible
Clearly, Jeremy Renner loves his franchises. That’s why he’s a key player in not just The Avengers, but the Hansel & Gretel, Mission: Impossible and Bourne film series too. It turns out though that even he was previously worried about his roles in each of these franchises, and that he only took the part of William Brandt in Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol because Tom Cruise kept nagging him and he wanted to get off the phone.
j.j. abrams Gregory Wakeman 2014-09-25
The Incredibly Weird Reason Star Wars Has Had So Many Leaks
Do you regard yourself as a Star Wars nut? Do you think your knowledge and devotion to George Lucas’ series is beyond compare? Now ask yourself; would you buy a drone and fly it over Pinewood Studios just to get a glimpse of Star Wars Episode VII being filmed? If you said no, then you’re not even close to be on the top echelon of Jedi connoisseurs. If you said yes, I’m not sure whether to be impressed or ashamed of your antics. I think I'm a bit of both.
j.j. abrams Gregory Wakeman 2014-09-23
One Of Star Wars’ Best Locations May Return For Episode VII
Roger Moore, AKA James Bond, recently visited the Star Wars: Episode VII set, and what he saw has fans speculating that a return trip to one of The Empire Strikes Back's most beloved locations could be in the works.
j.j. abrams Mike Bracken 2014-09-23
Monday Movie Memo: What Batman V Superman Needs To Share With Us Next
The ball is in your court now, Mr. Snyder. What are you planning to share next? Listen to our Monday Movie Memo, perhaps. Take a few of our suggestions. Let’s keep this game going, gentlemen.
j.j. abrams Sean O'Connell 2014-09-22
See Star Wars 7's Broken-Down Millennium Falcon In Glorious Official Footage
This video takes us front and center for the best look of the Falcon that we have seen. It cements the fact that J.J. Abrams is going above and beyond to build actual ships and use practical sets and effects for Star Wars: Episode VII.
j.j. abrams Sean O'Connell 2014-09-18
Star Wars 7 Just Added The One Thing J.J. Abrams Always Needs
Similar to how you will regularly hear John Ratzenberger's voice in a Pixar movie or find a Stan Lee cameo in a Marvel Comics-based film, writer/director J.J. Abrams isn't a big fan of working on movies or television shows without the inclusion of his own little good luck charm actor. Fortunately, the director was able to bring him along for Star Wars: Episode VII
j.j. abrams Eric Eisenberg 2014-09-17
Star Wars 7's Villain Is Probably An Evil X-Wing Pilot, Here's Why
Given the amount of secrecy J.J. Abrams prefers to have on and around his movie sets, Star Wars: Episode VII has been an open book. We know a lot more about Star Wars: Episode VII than anticipated. Still, how much of it is true?
j.j. abrams Sean O'Connell 2014-09-16
Did J.J. Abrams Just Reveal The Empire's Presence In Star Wars 7?
J.J. Abrams has released yet another Tweet that dares Star Wars fans to try and piece together just what he's doing with the next installment of the franchise. See if you can guess what's going on in this latest cryptic photo.
j.j. abrams Mike Reyes 2014-09-10
The Crazy Details Behind The Insane J.J. Abrams Superman Reboot That Almost Was
This, of course, is far from the first time that we've ever heard about a particularly out-there version of a superhero movie that wound up getting trapped forever in development hell. Some of you will remember that years ago Darren Aronofsky was going to make an adaptation of Frank Miller's Batman: Year One that would have featured a homeless Bruce Wayne, an African-American auto-mechanic named Al subbing in for the role of Alfred, and a batmobile that was also a Lincoln Continental.
j.j. abrams Eric Eisenberg 2014-08-31
Why The New Star Wars Movies Will Be Better With Less CGI
One of the sharpest criticisms levied against George Lucas' Star Wars prequels was focused on the writer/director's abandonment of practical effects and puppetry in favor of CGI - which was quite a good deal less advanced than it is today. Fortunately, that's not the direction that the new trilogy of films will be looking in.
j.j. abrams Eric Eisenberg 2014-08-18
J.J. Abrams Tweets Yet Another Clue To The Star Wars: Episode VII Mystery
JJ Abrams has tweeted yet another surprising clue to the Star Wars: Episode VII plot line, as well as selected a winner for the Star Wars: Force For Change drawing. Find out about both inside.
j.j. abrams Mike Reyes 2014-08-11
Carrie Fisher's Daughter May Play Young Princess Leia In Star Wars: Episode VII
Billie Lourd is the daughter of Carrie Fisher and casting agent Bryan Lourd. The Sun states that she was cast because of her similarity to Carrie Fisher, though you never know HOW J.J. Abrams plans to use her.
j.j. abrams Sean O'Connell 2014-06-30
Is J.J. Abrams Fighting With Disney About Star Wars: Episode VII's Release Date?
Production on Star Wars: Episode VII was running so smoothly, causing some fans to wonder just when the bad news was going to rear its ugly head. If the latest rumors are true, your inner pessimist may have won that bet.
j.j. abrams Mike Reyes 2014-06-27
J.J. Abrams Has Perfect Response To Leaked Star Wars: Episode VII Photos
JJ Abrams has been widely known for using his “mystery box” approach to making movies, in order to reserve the audience's reactions for their first viewing. This makes the fact that he actually tweeted a photo with some crucial details from the set of Star Wars: Episode VII all the more awesome.
j.j. abrams Mike Reyes 2014-06-04
Star Wars: Episode VII Suddenly Has A Massive Problem With Leaked Set Photos
What do you guys think? Are you glad that an undercover mole is sharing all of these exclusive photos from the set of Star Wars: Episode VII? Would you rather wait until December 2015?
j.j. abrams Sean O'Connell 2014-06-03
Of Course J.J. Abrams' Star Wars: Episode VII Is Going To Have Strong, Kick-Ass Females
With J.J. Abrams recent casting of Lupita Nyong'o and Gwendoline Christie, the accusations of his cast lacking diversity seem to be wearing thin. Though if you knew where to look in his previous career, you'd be able to see that it really wasn't going to ever be a big problem in the first place.
j.j. abrams Mike Reyes 2014-06-02
J.J. Abrams Wants You To Be In Star Wars: Episode VII
"The Star Wars fans are some of the most passionate and committed folks around the globe,” says director J.J. Abrams. “We’re thrilled to offer a chance to come behind the scenes as our VIP guests and be in Star Wars: Episode VII."
j.j. abrams Sean O'Connell 2014-05-21
Read J.J. Abrams' Motivational Words To Star Wars: Episode VII Cast And Crew
As anxious as we all are about Star Wars: Episode VII, you have to imagine that the pressure is on for J.J. Abrams, the cast and crew of the film, all of whom are likely hoping to put out a film that will live up to the high hopes and expectations of the generations of Star Wars fans. J.J. Abrams apparently recognizes the value of some words of motivation...
j.j. abrams Kelly West 2014-05-19
Watch: J.J. Abrams And Lawrence Kasdan Wish Everyone A Happy Star Wars Day
May The Fourth be with you, everyone! Today fans around the world are putting Blu-ray/DVD/VHS/Laserdisc copies of the Star Wars films into their home theater systems and celebrating the annual international event known as Star Wars Day. Because of the holiday, many have been expecting that we will hear some kind of big news from the production of the upcoming Star Wars: Episode VII - which has been shrouded in secrecy.
j.j. abrams Eric Eisenberg 2014-05-04
Star Wars: Episode VII Reportedly Looking For A '40-Something Military Man'
We first got a hint about this particular character's casting last week. Jason Flemyng - who is 47 years old - revealed a page of the Star Wars script on his Instagram feed on Wednesday, suggesting that he was going out for a part in the movie. "40-something military man" seems like a good fit for him, no?
j.j. abrams Eric Eisenberg 2013-11-25
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