Last night’s #GoldenGlobes not only confirmed that Barb is still alive and that Spideypool is more than a comic book ship, producer and director J.J. Abrams announced he's through with reboots and remakes.
You know, I feel incredibly lucky to have gotten involved in things that I loved when I was a kid. In fact, even Westworld, which we’re here for tonight, is one of them. But I don’t feel any desire to do that again. I feel like I’ve done enough of that that I’m more excited about working on things that are original ideas that perhaps one day someone else will have to reboot.
He continued by saying:
I do think that if you’re telling a story that is not moving anything forward, not introducing anything that’s relevant, that’s not creating a new mythology or an extension of it, then a complete remake of something feels like a mistake.
Star Wars, #StarTrek and HBO's Westworld are some of the franchises that Abrams has had a hand in retooling for a new generation, with Westworld perfectly creating a fresh mythology that has captivated many fans.
This may be welcome news to many fans of his original work such as Super 8, Cloverfield, and #TV's Lost and the recent #Hulu limited series 11.22.63, which is based on the book of the same name by Stephen King.
What's Next For J.J. Abrams?
Abram's upcoming projects include God Particle, the third installment in the Cloverfield franchise, and Star Wars: Episode 8, where he is serving as an executive producer.
Are you excited to see what new project J.J. Abrams tackles next?