First Details on J.J. Abrams' Next Project

Summary

Hey, guess what? J.J. Abrams has a new movie coming out, and the first trailer will run before "Iron Man 2." It's top secret (of course), but HitFix managed to get a few details. Back to Article

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stylus59

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http://www.collider.com/2010/05/04/super-8-details-jj-abrams-secret-trailer-iron-man-2/

super 8 super win!!!

May 5 - 04:49 AM

69BUCK

JIM GRONEFELD

Can this dude keep a secret, or what? He also knows how to generate buzz. I thought Cloverfield was derivative [Godzilla, anyone?], but entertaining. It was the hype that propelled it to cult status. Abrams can market.

May 5 - 05:27 AM

IBelievedInHarveyDent

Jim Huete

It was supposed to be just a monster movie like Godzilla, nothing more, nothing less. Abrams said it himself NUMEROUS times during interviews and even on the DVD that he just wanted to make a fun monster movie.

May 5 - 08:47 AM

BLaCKWoLF

BLaCKWoLF .

Sounds like a pretty awesome and interesting concept/ premise. If done well, who knows...

May 5 - 05:35 AM

IBelievedInHarveyDent

Jim Huete

It was supposed to be just a monster movie like Godzilla, nothing more, nothing less. Abrams said it himself NUMEROUS times during interviews and even on the DVD that he just wanted to make a fun monster movie.

May 5 - 08:47 AM

Boarder X.

Boarder X

M Night Shamalan rode the mysterious bandwagon of trying to outwhit the audience and we all see where that got him. Cloverfield was a mess of a dissapointment, except for the rebar scene, and LOST is nothing but predictable now. I wouldn't be surprised if the trailer was nothing more than abrams' pointing and laughing at the audience on his way to the bank.

May 5 - 09:33 AM

69BUCK

JIM GRONEFELD

Lost predictable? Did you see it last night? Give me a break. Cloverfield may not have earned the regard given it by some people, but it was hardly a "mess." Qualify your opinions. It gives them more validity.

May 5 - 01:20 PM

gigaherc

Michal Jakubowski

Lost - predictive is an oxymoron my friend.

May 6 - 12:03 AM

Not L.

Not Likely

I can see this working

If truely a prequel to Cloverfield it could tie in nicely, little alien dude showing up who might actually be a young-in.. then some years later momma comes looking for her baby!

May 5 - 10:49 AM

I Watch Movies

A B

Abrams is one of the most creative guys in the industry. He's definitely right about the change in how movies are experienced. Fanboys always set themselves up for disappointment when they consume every bit of news and every trailer before a movie shows up in theaters. Studios need to think more about how to smartly market films so that they raise awareness without giving away the entire story. That way going to the theater isnt just perfunctory, as Abrams says.

May 5 - 11:30 AM

69BUCK

JIM GRONEFELD

Lost predictable? Did you see it last night? Give me a break. Cloverfield may not have earned the regard given it by some people, but it was hardly a "mess." Qualify your opinions. It gives them more validity.

May 5 - 01:20 PM

Dave J

Dave J

One word "ploy"!!

May 5 - 02:15 PM

gigaherc

Michal Jakubowski

Lost - predictive is an oxymoron my friend.

May 6 - 12:03 AM

stylus59

G C

attention everyone...
http://filmpopper.com/j-j-abrams-super-8-movie-trailer-review/
some spoilers in there

May 6 - 06:12 AM

King Crunk

King Crunk

Hmmm, interesting.

May 6 - 02:45 PM

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