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Lena Dunham Honors J.J. Abrams at Athena Film Festival

Lena Dunham and J.J. Abrams hug it out at the 2018 Athena Film Festival Awards Ceremony on Friday night (February 23) at Barnard College in New York City.

The 31-year-old actor/director looked energetic and healthy after recently undergoing a full hysterectomy attended the event to honor the 51-year-old director with the Leading Man Award at the female-focused festival.

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“I think it’s pretty generous you even agreed to let a dude in the building, all things considered, at this moment in time,” Lena said on stage while honoring J.J.. “In a year in which so many men have been called out for being f–kboys at best and despicable predators at worst, it is such an honor to support and recognize the man who has used his power and prestige to support and advocate for women in the entertainment industry.”

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J.J. Abrams' New Series 'Demimonde' Lands at HBO!

A new sci-fi series from J.J. Abrams has been ordered straight to series by HBO, though details of the show’s plot are still under wraps.

Demimonde is being “described as an epic and intimate sci-fi fantasy drama that deals with a world’s battle against a monstrous, oppressive force,” according to Variety.

Abrams‘ Bad Robot will produce the series with Warner Bros. Television and HBO. He will be writing the series, marking the first time he will write for television since Fringe in 2008.

In the movie world, Abrams is continuing his work with the Star Wars franchise as the producer, writer, and director of the upcoming Episode IX.

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J.J. Abrams Planning Return to TV with New Space Drama Series

It looks like J.J. Abrams has a new project in the works!

The 51-year-old Star Wars: The Force Awakens director is shopping around a new space drama series to several different networks including Apple and HBO, THR reports.

According to the site, the untitled show follows “a family – consisting of a mother who works as a scientist, her husband and their young daughter – who all get into a terrible car crash. After the mother winds up in a coma, her daughter begins digging through her experiments in the basement and winds up transporting to another land amid a world’s battle against a monstrous, oppressive force. Her father then follows her into this new world.”

This would be the first series J.J. has created since 2008′s Fringe.

J.J. currently serves as executive producer on HBO’s Westworld, and is writing and directing the upcoming Star Wars: Episode IX, which is set to be released in 2019.

Mark Hamill, Anthony Serkis, & Benicio Del Toro Attend 'Last Jedi' Premiere

Mark Hamill hits the premiere of Star Wars: The Last Jedi on Saturday night (December 9) at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.

The 66-year-old actor was joined at the premiere by his wife Marilou York.

Other stars at the premiere included Andy Serkis, Anthony Daniels, Benicio Toro, JJ Abrams, and Warwick Davis.

ICYMI, Mark recently revealed what Luke Skywalker had been up to in the 30 years between Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens!

Star Wars: The Last Jedi hits theaters on December 15.

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Quentin Tarantino Reportedly Working on 'Star Trek' Film

Quentin Tarantino has reportedly pitched an idea for a new Star Trek film!

According to Deadline, the 54-year-old actor and director is now teaming up with JJ Abrams to assemble a writers room.

The writers will hear out Quentin‘s idea and begin to put together a movie.

If it all works out, Quentin could be directing it, with JJ producing.

Quentin‘s next upcoming project is a Sony flick that takes place in Los Angeles around the time of the Manson murder spree in 1969.

It’s set to hit theaters in 2019.