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We have already heard this week from JJ Abrams on how he won’t rush the Star Trek sequel to meet it’s June 29, 2012 release date. Now in a new interview, Abrams talks about Star Trek beyond the next Star Trek movie. We also have a few video clips of Abrams talking about possible delay, lens flares and Super 8.
Abrams on future of Star Trek beyond the next movie
Speaking to Aint It Cool about Super 8, JJ Abrams spoke about the future of Star Trek beyond the currently planned sequel
AICN: One last question: what’s the status of the next STAR TREK film, and how many more do you think are possible with this cast?
Abrams: Um, I have no idea. Hopefully one more, at least.
AICN: Is that all you’ve planned so far? Is that as far as you can see?
Abrams: We’re not writing… which I know a lot of people have done, [filming] two sequels in a row or planning a trilogy. We’ve of course talked about a lot of different things, but in terms of specific planning for a film, there’s only one movie on the horizon that we’re talking about.
JJ Abrams directing "Super 8" – not planning to shoot back to back sequels for "Star Trek"
JJ Abrams on possible Star Trek sequel delay
The following comments from Abrams (to a gaggle of reporters from the Super 8 press junket) were mostly reported here over the weekend, but now you can see the full comment on video (via Fox).
JJ Abrams on lens flares
Much has been said about JJ Abrams love of lens flares, especially in the Star Trek movie. In this interview with bdkreviews.com, Abrams talks about the flares in Super 8 (and Star Trek). [Video below should cue to discussion of lens flares at 6:58]
JJ on Super 8
And here is some of the generic Paramount press video of JJ talking about Super 8.