Jeffrey Jacob "J.J." Abrams (born June 27, 1966) is an American film director, producer, screenwriter, and composer. He is known for work in the genres of action, drama, and science fiction. You may know him for his work on Cloverfield (2008 film). But he only wrote and produced the film.
His other work in writing and producing are Armageddon, Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Regarding Henry.
His directorial work includes Star Trek (2009), Star Trek Into Darkness and Star Wars: The Force Awakens.