JJ Abrams Super 8 hits theaters today, and everyone wants to know what is coming next (and when) from Abrams. In a brief comment at the Super 8 premiere, Abrams talked about the ongoing talks with Paramount about the Star Trek sequel shedule and how there should be news "soon." And in other Abrams news, next week he will be moderating panel with Michelle Obama.
JJ Abrams: Star Trek sequel news "soon"
Last month JJ Abrams promised to turn his focus to the Star Trek sequel following the release of Super 8. Abrams new film hits theaters today and speaking to MTV at gala premiere on Wednesday night, Abrams about ongoing talks with Paramount about the schedule for the Star Trek sequel saying:
We’re working on that right now. I hope to have some information soon.
Abrams also sounded positive on returning to the director’s chair, saying
I would hope [to direct], but we’ll see. No decisions [have been made] yet, but I look forward to having the answer soon
here is the video (via MTV)
Abrams to interview Michelle Obama
In other Abrams news, it was just announced (via TheWrap) that next Monday he will be moderating a panel discussion at the WGA Theater in Beverly Hills with First Lady Michelle Obama, as part of her Joining Forces inititative supporting military families. Also on the pnel will be Army Wives creator Katherine Fugate. Also on hand will be Damon Lindelof who will co-host the event.