J.J. Abrams Talks About His Inspiration & The Mystery Box

The latest video from the TED Talks series features director J.J. Abrams (Lost, Alias, Cloverfield) talking about what inspires him and his unopened Mystery Box.

J.J. Abrams traces his love of the unseen mystery — the heart of Alias, Lost, and the upcoming Cloverfield — back to its own magical beginnings, which may or may not include an early obsession with magic, the love of a supportive grandfather, or his own unopened Mystery Box.