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J.J. Abrams No Longer Wants To Be Mr. Franchise Saver | Film News

  J.J. Abrams has long been the major studios’ saving grace, a director-for-hire that could replenish any dead franchise with a glossy new coat via modern updates, added cool and a whole heap of intertextuality.   First, he took the Mission Impossible franchise from the hands of John Woo, who had temporarily sunk it into a deep hole of action[…]

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Damon Lindelof Admits Khan Secret In ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ Was a Mistake | Film News

  Two and a half years appears to be long enough time for filmmakers to open up about the flaws in their past work. J.J. Abrams opened up about when he worked on Star Trek Into Darkness and Super 8 that he and the rest of his team didn’t “own our story”.   But now during an interview with Variety for his new[…]

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J.J. Abrams On The Making Of Past Films | Film News

  Like many directors J.J. Abrams has his ups and downs, I’m not sure if it’s ever a question of is he a good director but rather is he suitable for the specific film. With the exception of Super 8 which had its story and tone a little mixed up but was nonetheless the perfect fit for his narrative goals,[…]

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Steven Spielberg Close To Finding Lead Actress For ‘Ready Player One’ | Film News

  Steven Spielberg’s hotly anticipated adaptation of Ernest Cline’s Ready Player One is close to finding its female lead with frontrunners including Elle Fanning (Super 8), Olivia Cooke (Me and Earl and the Dying Girl) and Lola Kirke (Gone Girl), along with two unnamed actresses also in contention.   Ready Player One sees a group of Egg Hunters in the[…]

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Elle Fanning To Star In New Horror Flick ‘Neon Demon’ | Film News

  Nicholas Winding Refn‘s new horror flick, Neon Demon, has found its female lead in the form of Maleficent actress Elle Fanning. Young Fanning has bagged the role and in doing so, has added another impressive collaboration with filmmakers to her CV. With other roles in films like Super 8, Ginger & Rosa, and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,[…]

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