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Secret JJ Abrams Trailer With Iron Man 2 [UPDATE: Possibly Cloverfield PREquel] May 4, 2010

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: 1-18-08/Cloverfield,Abrams,Rumor , comments closed

Back in the Summer of 2007 a mysterious trailer for a film "produced by JJ Abrams" showed up in front of Transformers, sparking rumors (we had to debunk) it was for the upcoming Star Trek film. It turns out, that was just the beginning of the viral campaign for Cloverfield. Now comes word that this weekend JJ Abrams may do it again with a secret new trailer for what might be a Cloverfield follow-up. [UPDATE: possibly a prequel] 

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TOS and Cloverfield Easter Eggs In Star Trek Super Bowl Commerical February 3, 2009

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: 1-18-08/Cloverfield,Star Trek (2009 film) , comments closed

On Sunday TrekMovie put our our full Shot-by-shot analysis of the new Star Trek Super Bowl commercial. But apparently there were a couple of little things we didn’t mention and so thanks to a couple of readers we now bring you two fun ‘Easter eggs’ from the new ad. Check them out below. 

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Abrams: Star Trek More Than A Prequel May 9, 2008

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: 1-18-08/Cloverfield,Abrams,Spoilers,Star Trek (2009 film) , comments closed

In a very brief sidebar in the latest Rolling Stone magazine, director JJ Abrams is asked quick questions on Cloverfield, the Summer 2008 movie he is most looking forward to (X Files: I Want to Believe), his favorite website (SecretFunSpot.com) and one question on his upcoming Star Trek film.

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Paramount Announces First Blu-ray Titles – No Trek (Yet) April 30, 2008

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: 1-18-08/Cloverfield,CBS/Paramount,DVD/Blu-ray,Trek Franchise , comments closed

Over two months after being the last studio to announce support for Blu-ray, Paramount has finally announced titles, but so far no Trek. The initial five Blu-ray releases (coming out between May 20th and June 3rd) are catching up on previous films released on DVD like There Will Be Blood, and Cloverfield. Then, starting on June 24th Paramount will issue its first Blu-ray title on the same day as the DVD, “The Spiderwick Chronicles” with ‘more to follow.’
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Abrams Contrasts Cloverfield and Trek April 25, 2008

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: 1-18-08/Cloverfield,Abrams,Star Trek (2009 film) , comments closed

Another video interview with Star Trek director JJ Abrams is online (part of his Cloverfield DVD release promotion). Abrams contrasts Cloverfield and Trek with AP, saying that Trek, unlike the ‘found video’ style of Cloverfield, is ‘massive’ and ‘epic.’ The director also talks about what the experience of shooting Trek has been like and the beginning of the editing process.
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Abrams: Star Trek Is Mind Blowing April 24, 2008

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: 1-18-08/Cloverfield,Abrams,Star Trek (2009 film) , comments closed

Star Trek director JJ Abrams was interviewed on G4’s Attack of the Show yesterday to promote the new Cloverfield DVD release. Abrams talked about viral marketing, Cloverfield sequels, Lost and a bit about the beginnings of post-production for Star Trek. See the video interview below.
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Abrams: Star Trek Not For The Fans Alone [UPDATED] April 21, 2008

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: 1-18-08/Cloverfield,Abrams,Star Trek (2009 film) , comments closed

While JJ Abrams is out doing promotional interviews for the upcoming DVD release of Cloverfield (which he produced) some Trek talk is slipping through. Even though last week Abrams touted the respect for Roddenberry’s vision, in some new interviews the Star Trek director made it clear that his new Trek is going to be ‘realer’ than ever before and targeting a whole new audience.
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Paramount Gearing Up For Cloverfield 2 January 30, 2008

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: 1-18-08/Cloverfield,Abrams , comments closed

The JJ Abrams/Bryan Burk-produced monster movie is still in its second week, but Paramount is already hungry for more. Variety is reporting that Abrams (along with director Matt Reeves and writer Drew Goddard) is already in talks for a sequel. The low-budget scarer has already grossed over $80 Million and has yet to open in many overseas markets. So far it is the biggest movie of the year and holds the record for best January opening of all time.
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Abrams on Howard Stern: Talks Strike, Shatner, Cloverfield ‘Sickness’ And More [UPDATED: Abrams on Opie & Anthony Too] January 24, 2008

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: 1-18-08/Cloverfield,Abrams,Shatner,Star Trek (2009 film) , comments closed

Star Trek producer/director JJ Abrams called in for an interview with the Howard Stern Show and being that it was Howard Stern, questions ranged from “is your wife hot?” to “did you bang Jennifer Garner?” to “how much money do you make?” to “is Tom Cruise nuts?” But he also took some serious questions about the writers strike, people getting sick watching Cloverfield and, of course, Star Trek (and Shatner). See below for some select quotes and the full audio interview.
[UPDATE: Abrams also called in to Opie and Anthony Show...details and audio below]
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Cloverfield = Monster Hit January 21, 2008

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: 1-18-08/Cloverfield , comments closed

Cloverfield, the monster movie produced by Star Trek producer/director JJ Abrams and Star Trek exec. producer Bryan Burk, scared up over $40 Million in its opening weekend (domestically). This makes it the biggest January opening of all time. The film is also playing strongly in the handful of foreign markets where it has opened so far. All in all the low-budget film has grossed over $50 Million (which means it has already in the black…very rare for an opening weekend).
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Abrams On Shatner and Star Trek Audience January 18, 2008

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: 1-18-08/Cloverfield,Abrams,Star Trek (2009 film) , comments closed

JJ Abrams called into the the Adam Carolla Show on Thursday morning to talk Cloverfield and Star Trek. In the interview Abrams joked you might need Dramamine to deal with Cloverfield’s shaky cam style. He also talked about the origin of the film title. Regarding Trek he discussed why Shatner has not been cast and how he is approaching the new Star Trek film. Details and audio below.
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Review – Cloverfield January 17, 2008

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: 1-18-08/Cloverfield,Abrams,Review,Sci-Fi , comments closed

Starting Friday many Trekkies will be heading to the theaters to see the new Star Trek trailer playing with Cloverfield. However, you just might want to stay and check out the overly-hyped but thoroughly entertaining JJ Abrams-produced monster movie.
Review below contains some spoilers

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Pictures of Star Trek Cast At Cloverfield Premiere [UPDATED]

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: 1-18-08/Cloverfield,ST09 Cast , comments closed

JJ Abrams brought his new Trek crew to the premiere of Cloverfield on Wednesday.

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Cloverfield TV Spots January 1, 2008

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: 1-18-08/Cloverfield , comments closed

In just 17 days the JJ Abrams-produced monster movie Cloverfield (along with the teaser for some Star Trek movie) hits the big screen. The buzz on the film is heading to fever pitch and Paramount has released a whole mess of TV spots for the movie (7 in total).Check them out below.
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Cloverfield Director Talks Star Trek Trailer December 28, 2007

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: 1-18-08/Cloverfield,Star Trek (2009 film) , comments closed

Matt Reeves is the director for the JJ Abrams produced monster movie Cloverfield…and one of the few people who has seen the teaser trailer for Star Trek (which debuts with Cloverfield). He certainly is the only one talking about it on the record, saying “it’s a teaser trailer. But still, I was like ‘Wow!’ Just the scope of it, the scale of it, you just look at it and it’s so elegantly done.”
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Opening Scene Of Cloverfield + Message From JJ December 14, 2007

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: 1-18-08/Cloverfield,Abrams , comments closed

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Star Trek Teaser Coming With Cloverfield November 30, 2007

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: 1-18-08/Cloverfield,Star Trek (2009 film) , comments closed

Earlier this month TrekMovie.com reported that the first teaser trailer for the Star Trek movie was in the works and it could possibly end up in front of the J.J. Abrams-produced monster movie Cloverfield in January. Earlier today Screenrant cited a source saying that the trailer will indeed be seen with Cloverfield and TrekMovie.com has just confirmed this report.
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Cloverfield’s Slusho Appears On Heroes – Takei Takes A Sip November 27, 2007

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: 1-18-08/Cloverfield , comments closed

The connections to NBC’s Heroes and Star Trek (past and present) are numerous, but now it looks like there is also a link to JJ Abrams monster movie Cloverfield. One of the ‘viral’ sites for Cloverfield is Slusho.jp, a fictional Japanese frozen drink company. Slusho drinks have shown up in the last two episodes of Heroes. Here is a clip from last night:

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It’s Alive – New Cloverfield Trailer November 19, 2007

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: 1-18-08/Cloverfield , comments closed

Apple has the new trailer for the JJ Abrams produced monster movie Cloverfield

 

1-18-08/Cloverfield Trailer (and title) Coming Soon October 31, 2007

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: 1-18-08/Cloverfield , comments closed

Remember that monster movie J.J. Abrams is producing codenamed ‘Cloverfield’ coming out on 1-18-08? It is the one the teaser site (1-18-08.com) with just random photographs and viral sites like slusho.jp and various MySpace pages for the films characters. Well Paramount will be releasing the first full trailer for the mysterious film in front of Beowulf on November 16th. The trailer will reveal the final name for the film, which has been the subject of much debate. Now CHUD.com reveals that they have seen a draft of the trailer…click for details. But it looks like in the end the title will actually be…Cloverfield. TrekMovie will put up the trailer when it becomes available.

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