JJ Abrams Adapts Jimmy Kimmel's Childhood Comic Book

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Actors Ben Affleck, Jennifer Aniston, Zach Galifianakis, Jason Bateman, Will Arnett, Cousin Sal, Jon Hamm, Shaq, Ty Burrell, and Billy Crudup brought the heroes to life in a "world exclusive trailer" compiled by director JJ Abrams to celebrate the TV host's 50th birthday.

On the red carpet for the premiere of his new Justice League movie, Affleck was asked what plans he has for Thanksgiving. Neither Affleck nor Damon got cast in the role, but as everyone remembers, Robin was nowhere to be found in the movie. Damon shows up as their the evil, melodramatic nemesis, Dr. Bolt, it shows just how successful and loved Jimmy Kimmel has become in Hollywood. Feigning inspiration while looking at Kimmel's character art - including Muscle Man, Lucky Lad, Super Duck and the Color Kid - Abrams said: "It demanded to be brought to life". Abrams. They teamed up with a slew of familiar actors and comedians to create the ultimate superhero team: the Terrific Ten. We go down there, and when we get into the room they tell us, 'We didn't want anyone to know about this and you need to keep it secret, but this is actually an audition for... Matt Damon and Wanda Sykes play the villains in the trailer.

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But the blushing, guffawing Kimmel definitely seemed to appreciate it. "Because we were created by a weird, sad kid, who later grew to be a weird, fat man". Abrams showed the pages of the original comic book - published by Kimmel Komix - on the air as Kimmel recalled his inspiration for his early creation.

After Abrams and Affleck debuted their project, Kimmel called it "the best gift I ever got".

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