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J.J. Abrams finds the big screen with 'M:I3'

...starts with Philip Seymour Hoffman demanding from a captive Tom Cruise the location of "the rabbit's foot." J.J. Abrams, the creative force behind all three, clearly has a fondness for starting in the middle of things. "In this movie...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/07/mov_80338.shtml
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'Star Trek' bold, but with some trouble

LOS ANGELES - J.J. Abrams' hugely anticipated summer extravaganza "Star Trek" boldly goes to the past within the distant future of the "Trek" universe...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/05/07/mov_523031.shtml
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Director takes 'Star Trek' to new worlds

LOS ANGELES --- J.J. Abrams grew up more a fan of Luke Skywalker and Han Solo than of James Kirk and his Vulcan buddy Spock, so why is a self-professed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/05/08/mov_197999.shtml
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Video game isn't a retelling of movie

LOS ANGELES --- Gamers won't be able to relive J.J. Abrams' highly anticipated Star Trek reboot on their consoles or computers. The only video game being released alongside the film premiering...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/05/07/ent_523035.shtml
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Fox will use big names to try boosting ratings

...Night Live cast member Andy Samberg and Academy Award nominees Greg Kinnear and Matt Dillon. Director and producer J.J. Abrams, whose credits include Lost and the new Star Trek movie, and Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane also have new shows...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/television/2013-05-14/fox-will-use-big-na
Old TV rules don't mean much to broadcasters

...In drama, NBC is reaching for brand-name characters such as Blackbeard and Dracula, and brand-name creators J.J. Abrams and Dick Wolf.Fox's dramas are darkly violent, including a gruesome update of the Ichabod Crane tale and an Abrams...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/television/2013-05-20/old-tv-rules-dont-m
Lance Armstrong had to tell his oldest son the truth

...a long time to collect himself, "I said, 'Don't defend me anymore. Don't.' "? Paramount Pictures and J.J. Abrams' production company, Bad Robot, are planning a biopic about the disgraced cyclist, a studio spokeswoman said Friday...

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...she has met with "Mission: Impossible III" director J.J. Abrams regarding the possibility of starring in the third installment of the 1960s TV show remake. "I actually met with J.J. Abrams, who is directing," Lohan says in an interview on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/19/ent_453618.shtml
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'E.T.' is perfect; no need to retell tale

From the moment a Super Bowl Sunday teaser trailer thrust J.J. Abrams' Super 8 into our collective consciousness, parallels between it and E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial were listed by just about...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/movies/2011-06-15/et-perfect-no-need-rete
'MI-3' pits Cruise against 'Capote' star Hoffman

...by Philip Seymour Hoffman, who won an Academy Award this month for playing author Capote in "Capote." Director J.J. Abrams, creator of TV's "Lost" and "Alias" who makes his big-screen debut with "Mission: Impossible III," told...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/17/mov_70503.shtml
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