J.J. Abrams saves the best news about things that won't suck in Star Wars Episode VII for his charity videos. The first time he put out the word about the UNICEF-benefitting Force for Change, he showed us a creature built with practical effects. Now, breathe another sigh of relief as you get look at this X-Wing.
Filming on Star Wars Episode VII started in Abu Dhabi just five days ago, and director J.J. Abrams has already posted footage from the desert set. Abrams is notorious for going to great lengths to shut down leaks—he literally built a wall to prevent spying on the Star Trek 2 set—but he'll make an exception for charity.
Here's a trailer for Super 8, this summer's J.J. Abrams-directed, Steven Spielberg-produced monster movie about a bunch of kids in the '70s who, while making a monster movie, end up in the middle of an actual monster crisis. Or at least we assume it's a monster. Who knows!
With its ratings in the toilet and prime time roster trashed by the failed Jay Leno experiment, the upcoming television season is make-or-break for NBC. Based on the trailers for the shows it has coming up, is there any hope?