Posts by Lauren Schutte
- lschutte at Yahoo! TV7 mths ago
J.J. Abrams is no stranger to controversy. The 46-year-old director, who has given the world game-changing (and star-making) television shows like "Lost," "Alias," and "Felicity," sent shock waves through the industry last year when it was announced he'd be taking on his second major movie franchise: "Star Wars." (His first stab was at the highly successful "Star Trek.")
"With 'Star Wars,' one has to take into account what has preceded it, what worked, what didn't," he tells Playboy magazine. "There are cautionary tales for anything you take on that has a legacy. ... When I get involved with something, I own it and carry the responsibility of the job."