|J. J. Abrams|
Film director, writer and producer
|Star Wars work|
|Other works of note||
- "It's very exciting to have J.J. aboard leading the charge as we set off to make a new Star Wars movie. J.J. is the perfect director to helm this. Beyond having such great instincts as a filmmaker, he has an intuitive understanding of this franchise. He understands the essence of the Star Wars experience, and will bring that talent to create an unforgettable motion picture."
- ―Kathleen Kennedy
Jeffrey Jacob "J.J." Abrams (born June 27, 1966) is an American film and television producer, screenwriter, director, actor, and composer. On January 24, 2013, reports emerged that Abrams would direct the upcoming film Star Wars Episode VII. StarWars.com confirmed the news the following day, announcing also that Abrams would co-produce the film alongside his longtime producing partner, Bryan Burk, and Abrams' production company, Bad Robot.
|Taking Care of Business||1990||Writer|
|Joy Ride||2001||Producer, writer|
|Mission: Impossible III||2006||Director, producer, writer|
|Star Trek||2009||Director, producer|
|Super 8||2011||Director, producer, writer|
|Mission: Impossible– Ghost Protocol||2011||Producer|
|Star Trek into Darkness||2013||Director, producer|
|Star Wars Episode VII||2015||Director, producer, writer|
|1998–2002||Felicity||creator, writer, executive producer, director, co-composer of theme music|
|2001–2006||Alias||creator, writer, executive producer, director, theme music composer|
|2005||The Catch||creator, executive producer|
|2004–2010||Lost||co-creator, executive producer, writer, theme music composer, director|
|2007||The Office||guest director||Cocktails, Season 3, Episode 18|
|2006–2007||What About Brian||executive producer|
|Six Degrees||executive producer|
|2006||Jimmy Kimmel Live!||guest director|
|2008–2013||Fringe||co-creator, executive producer, theme music composer, writer|
|2009||Anatomy of Hope||executive producer, writer, director||pilot|
|2010||Undercovers||co-creator, executive producer, writer, director, theme music composer|
|2011–present||Person of Interest||executive producer, theme music composer|
|2012||Alcatraz||executive producer, theme music composer|
|Family Guy||guest star||episode: Ratings Guy|
|2013||Almost Human||executive producer||pilot|
- "Launch Pad"—Star Wars Insider 146
- "Launch Pad"—Star Wars Insider 150
- "Insider Looks Back"—Star Wars Insider 150
Notes and referencesEdit
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- ↑ Wigler, Josh (January 24, 2013). J.J. Abrams To Direct 'Star Wars: Episode VII'. MTV. Retrieved on January 25, 2013.
- ↑ CW Picks Up 3 More Drama Pilots Including JJ Abrams & Mark Schwahn’s Shelter. Deadline.com. Retrieved 2012-02-24.
- ↑ Hibberd, James (January 25, 2013). J.J. Abrams' robot cops show gets pilot order. Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved on January 30, 2013.
- ↑ Goldberg, Lesley (January 25, 2013). NBC Orders J.J. Abrams Drama, Bill Lawrence Comedy to Pilot. The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved on January 30, 2013.