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    EW Previews 'Star Trek Into Darkness,' Madness of Abrams' Career

    J.J. Abrams' "Star Trek" reboot opened in 2009 and earned $386 million worldwide. Four years later the director returns with "Star Trek Into Darkness" -- out May 17. He tells EW in their sneak preview issue that his career--complete with a "Star Wars" reboot--is currently "madness."

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    'Portal' & 'Half-Life' Movies May Come To The Big Screen Via J.J. Abrams

    J.J. Abrams has been on an absolute tear the past few years, tipping his glass to Ridley Scott's widespread work ethic as he taps franchise after franchise with his “Star Trek” and “Star Wars” involvement alongside numerous biopics and pilots. And while those projects may...

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    Watch: Benedict Cumberbatch Brings It In 'Star Trek Into Darkness' Super Bowl Spot

    Let it begin! With kickoff on the Super Bowl now just an hour away, the advertising will be coming at a full throttle, and getting out of the gate on game day is "Star Trek Into Darkness." So what do we get?

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    Watch: New 'Star Trek Into Darkness' Featurette, Has The Villain Been Deciphered?

    With all the noise surrounding the selection of J.J. Abrams to direct "Star Wars: Episode 7," you might have forgotten that the helmer actually has a sci-fi movie coming out this year. "Star Trek Into Darkness" is on the way, and despite some trailers and a even a big IMAX p...

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    Bradley Cooper Says He Has "No Idea" That J.J. Abrams Is Making A Lance Armstrong Movie

    Perhaps it's fitting that a movie centering on a man who conned an entire sport and legion of fans and followers, would be this convoluted even before a script was written. But to recap, in brief: Bradley Cooper told the BBC he'd be interested in making a movie about Lance Armstrong. J.J. Ab...

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    Bradley Cooper Eyes Role As Lance Armstrong In J.J. Abrams-Produced Biopic

    Ask, and ye shall receive. Or something. In the wake of all that noise around Lance Armstrong's confession that he doped, Bradley Cooper told the BBC he'd be interested in playing the disgraced cyclist. "I remember Matt Damon was going to do his autobiography at one point years ago,&quo...

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    J.J. Abrams Hasn't Agreed To 2015 Release Date For 'Star Wars: Episode VII,' Film Could Be Pushed

    May the wait be longer... With J.J. Abrams now officially on board to direct "Star Wars: Episode 7," and Disney confirming the news late last week, fans are now patiently waiting for 2015, the date that was first tossed out for the potential release. But it looks like that may not be set in stone. I...

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    J.J. Abrams Will Produce 'Star Trek 3,' Develop New 'Mission: Impossible' Movie; Pilot With Alfonso CuarĂ³n Ordered

    Happy New Year, J.J. Abrams! As January winds to a close, the events of the past week have basically suggested that Abrams is essentially the new Steven Spielberg. Last night, Disney officially confirmed the news that J.J. Abrams has signed on to direct "Star Wars: Episode 7" (see press release belo...

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    5 Things We Could Expect From J.J. Abrams' 'Star Wars: Episode 7'

    With the news arriving yesterday that "Lost" co-creator and "Star Trek" director J.J. Abrams will take over from George Lucas and direct "Star Wars: Episode VII," the first in a planned platoon of new "Star Wars" features from Disney, it inevitably means speculation about what, exactly, such a decis...

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    J.J. Abrams Joins The Empire, Confirmed To Direct 'Star Wars: Episode 7'

    Usually we'd be throwing up flags on this until Disney announces this thing themselves, but The Wrap and THR are both reporting that this is indeed legit and real, so let's get to it....

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