Director JJ Abrams is now starting the long process of post-production for his Star Trek feature film and he talked to the LA Daily News about project. Abrams noted that “there hadn’t been this kind of action in a `Star Trek’ movie before” but he also went out of his way to talk about how (even though the film is totally ‘new’) it honors Trek’s past…
JJ Abrams on being ‘new’ and honoring Roddenberry’s vision:
(The film) is being true to the vision of our abilities and of what (creator Gene) Roddenberry started. So it’s this very interesting hybrid of honoring its origins and also being something completely brand new.
JJ Abrams on ‘huge’ movie that honors the fans
As a director, my sole mission was to make a movie that was entertaining and emotional and funny and scary and all of the things that I know I want to see when I go to see a movie. It’s a huge adventure. But because we’ve done a lot of work leading up to it, it was already honoring `Trek’ for those very vocal fans.
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