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    'Almost Human': How J.J. Abrams' Latest TV Drama Plays Like the TV Spinoff of a Sci-Fi Blockbuster That Doesn't Exist

    It seems like every week another frustrated filmmaker declares the death of the studio film, or at least a significant chunk of it that doesn't involve superheroes, and insists television is now where it's at, citing "Breaking Bad" or "Homeland" as examples of superior small screen storytelling.

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    Comic-Con: 'Showrunners' Doc Is First Film to Screen Footage at SDCC's Lyceum Theater

    The first film to screen footage at Comic-Con's new satellite programming room, the Lyceum Theater at San Diego's Horton Plaza, is documentary "Showrunners." The film focuses on the challenges of running a television series, going behind the scenes into the writers’ room and on set via interviews ...

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    J.J. Abrams to Develop 'Twilight Zone' Maestro Rod Serling's Final Screenplay

    J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot banner has finalized a deal with the estate of Rod Serling, sci-fi screenwriter and "Twilight Zone" host, to develop a series based on Serling's unproduced screenplay, "The Stops Along the Way." The script is reportedly the writer's final completed work before his death in 197...

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    J.J. Abrams to Make Unproduced Script From 'Twilight Zone' Creator Rod Serling Into Event Series

    According to a report from Variety, J.J. Abrams (along with his production company Bad Robot and Warner Bros. TV) has acquired the rights to "The Stops Along the Way," an unproduced screenplay from "Twilight Zone" mastermind Rod Serling.

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    WATCH: Benedict Cumberbatch Takes a 'Shower of Evil' in Deleted Scene from 'Star Trek Into Darkness'

    After getting some heat for Alice Eve's lingerie scene in "Star Trek Into Darkness," J.J. Abrams talked to Conan O'Brien about his belief in equal opportunity skin-showing, and screened a deleted scene from the film of Benedict Cumberbatch's baddie taking a "shower of evil." Watch below.

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    Immersed in Movies: VFX Retrofitting for Abrams' Hybrid Vision of Old and New in 'Star Trek Into Darkness'

    Like "Skyfall," "Star Trek Into Darkness" is a hybrid of the old and the new in completing its rite of passage reboot. Except J.J. Abrams has the advantage of time travel, which he introduced in the first movie, for creating a parallel universe that allows him to break the rules of the beloved sci-f...

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    NBC Picks Up 'About A Boy' TV Series and Another J.J. Abrams Joint, 'Believe,' Written by Alfonso Cuarón

    t's J.J. Abrams' world, and we just watch it. Not long after Fox announced that one of its new series for 2013-2014 will be the Abrams-produced futuristic cop drama "Almost Human," NBC touted its own pickup of an Abrams joint, "Believe," about an orphaned 10-year-old girl with extraordinary abilitie...

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    WATCH: New 'Star Trek Into Darkness' Trailer, Captain Kirk vs. Benedict Cumberbatch Villain -- "No Ship Should Go Down Without Her Captain"

    The third and final trailer for J.J. Abrams’ "Star Trek Into Darkness" continues the focus on Captain Kirk’s emotional journey and emphasizes his test of wills with Benedict Cumberbatch’s taunting baddie.

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    Empire Special J. J. Abrams Issue: 'Star Trek,' 'Star Wars,' and 'Lost'

    J.J. Abrams fans, get thee to a newstand. Empire Magazine has published a special fold-out edition for a special "J. J. Abrams" issue, which devotes a whopping 75 pages devoted to the film and TV writer-director-producer.

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    ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ Preview Report: Producer Bryan Burk Talks Promo Tour, Franchise Future

    Friday in London, Paramount Pictures screened an extended look at "Star Trek Into Darkness" at the BFI IMAX cinema, introduced by producer Bryan Burk and including the opening 28 minutes of the film plus two other extended sequences. What they showed of J.J. Abrams’ belated sequel, which arrives fou...

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