10 Questions for J.J. Abrams

The Lost co-creator directs the latest film in the Star Trek franchise. J.J. Abrams will now take your questions

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J. J. Abrams

Were you a Star Trek fan growing up? Michael Bradburn, TORONTO

Star Trek was always a little bit closed emotionally. I never connected to the characters. The show I loved more than anything was The Twilight Zone. In every episode, Rod Serling would introduce you to any number of characters, often broken people who are struggling in some weird way.

You've created several original TV shows, but your movies have been TV remakes. Is television more receptive to new ideas? Forrest Karbowski NEW YORK CITY

Because of the risk in budget, because films cost as much as they do, it's simply...

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