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The Magic Tricks of JJ Abrams: A Culture Show Special

A topical series featuring the best arts and culture stories of the week. One of the hottest talents in Hollywood today, JJ Abrams talks to Mark Kermode about his latest turn at the helm of the Starship Enterprise, his lifelong love of filmmaking and the passion for mystery that lies at the heart of everything he does. New York born Abrams has conquered both television and film, bringing landmark TV series Lost to the small screen while collaborating with film industry royalty Tom Cruise and Steven Spielberg for box office hits Mission: Impossible III and Super 8. Self-confessed geek and ultimate fan boy, Jeffrey Jacob Abrams is about to take on the daunting task of directing the new Star Wars film. In this programme JJ takes Mark on an exclusive tour of Bad Robot, the top secret Los Angeles hub of his production company and provides a rare glimpse into where the magic happens.

Release date:

30 minutes

Last on

Fri 12 Jul 2013 01:20
BBC Two Northern Ireland

Credits

Role Contributor
DirectorLesley Smith
DirectorLesley Smith
Series EditorJanet Lee
Series EditorJanet Lee
PresenterMark Kermode
PresenterMark Kermode
ParticipantJJ Abrams
ParticipantJJ Abrams

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