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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...

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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...

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People in the News

...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...

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'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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...TREK (PG-13): The original crew of the Enterprise returns to the big screen, albeit a bit younger, courtesy of J.J. Abrams. The trailer is breathtaking and the cast intriguing (Simon Pegg as Scotty). Mr. Abrams must walk a tricky line...

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People in the News

...Violet, on Dec. 1. The baby is the first child for Garner and her husband, Ben Affleck. "Alias," created by J.J. Abrams, is ending its five-year run this spring. Other familiar faces who will crop up in Sydney's life during the show's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/03/ent_63977.shtml
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'Alias' to end its ABC run this spring

...series co-stars Victor Garber, Ron Rifkin, Carl Lumbly and Kevin Weisman. It was created by executive producer J.J. Abrams, who is also part of ABC's popular "Lost." Airing at 8 p.m. EST Thursday this season, "Alias" has struggled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/24/tel_25607.shtml
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