Monday, November 28, 2011

New Alcatraz Trailer

A new trailer for Alcatraz has debuted that hints a little bit more about the series which is executive produced by JJ Abrams. There still isn't a set date and time for the series debut but the trailer at least narrows it down to January.

Monday, November 21, 2011

Super 8's Star Trek Contest

Paramount is a new contest to promote the release of JJ Abrams' Super 8 on Blu-ray and DVD tomorrow called "Super 8: Watch It & Walk-On" sweepstakes. Two lucky winners will get walk-on roles in Star Trek 2 that JJ Abrams is directing and begins principle photography in January. Usually "walk-on" tends to be literal as essentially an extra what will "walk" in the background of whatever scene be it a street or the bridge of the Enterprise to help sell the scene. To win, go to and answer the Super 8 trivia test. The contest runs from November 20th to December 4th and open only to US residents that are 18 and up in age.

Thursday, November 17, 2011

JJ Abram's Alcatraz Showrunner Exit

It seems JJ Abrams' produced TV series Alcatraz has experienced a bit of a bump with the co-creator of show stepping down as executive producer. No reason has have been given nor any indication if it was her choice or Fox's. She will be replaced by Jennifer Johnson (Cold Case) and Daniel Pyne (Fracture). The series is expected to premiere sometime early 2012 but no date has been set.

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

JJ Abrams Talks Revolution

In an interview with Hero Complex, JJ Abrams puts on his producer hat to talk about his upteenth show he is developing for television. Called "Revolution, the potential TV series is from the mind of Eric Kripke (Supernatural). In typical fashion, absolutely nothing is known about the pilot except the concept is an "epic adventure thriller". The very brief interview is basically Abrams talking about how much he likes working with Kripke and what a great writer he is. You can find the article here.