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Last week Star Trek co-writers Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman told us they (and Damon Lindelof) were just starting to break the story for the sequel due June 29th, 2012. At the same event, TrekMovie also spoke to producer Bryan Burk, one of the other members of Star Trek’s five-member "Supreme Court", who gave an update on the plans for the production, and also talked about how the team want the sequel to be even bigger than the first.
EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: John deLancie on New Trek + Malcom McDowell On Killing New Kirk+ Catherine Hicks on being “Leonard’s Girl” July 3, 2010by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Celebrity,Feature Films (TMP-NEM),Interview,Star Trek (2009 film),TNG , comments closed
Last but not least from our video updates from the Saturn Awards, TrekMovie had some quick moments with three of Star Trek’s most famous guest stars: John deLancie, Malcolm McDowell and Catherine Hicks. deLancie talked Star Trek: The Music and the new movie, McDowell talked about killing the original Kirk and the new Kirk, and Hicks talked about how she is "Leonard Nimoy’s girl."
EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Star Trek Makeup Designer Burman Talks Oscar, Gorns, and Sequel Klingons Hopes June 30, 2010by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Interview,ST09 Creative,Star Trek (2009 film),Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed
Makeup designer Barney Burman brought glory to Star Trek by winning the franchise’s first Academy Award earlier this year. Last week Burman also won a Saturn award and before the event TrekMovie had a chance to talked to Burman about his Oscar, and what he wants to do in the Star Sequel.Feature Films (TMP-NEM),Interview , comments closed
Following the screening of Star Trek III over the weekend I had a short (and very frank) chat with Ralph Winter, who worked on five of the Star Trek films and he gave his assessment as to why Star Trek IV was so successful and why Star Trek V was a failure.
EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Fringe’s Lance Reddick Is Trekkie & Wants Sequel Role + Anna Torv Talks Nimoy’s Last Day June 29, 2010by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Celebrity,Fringe,Interview,Nimoy , comments closed
Last Thursday JJ Abrams Fringe won two acting Saturn Awards (Ann Torv and Leonard Nimoy. TrekMovie spoke to Nimoy and Torv along with Fringe’s Lance Reddick before the show. Torv talked about season 3 of Fringe and being the last actress to work with Nimoy. Reddick talked about S3 and his goal of getting into the Star Trek sequel. And Nimoy reacted to Bill Shatner’s disbelief of his retirement. See video and more photos below
VIDEO: Ralph Winter on Star Trek III, Trek v Wars, Bennett’s Trek exit, Singer’s Trek love, Abrams’ Trek film + more June 28, 2010by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,Feature Films (TMP-NEM),Interview,Star Trek (2009 film),Trek Franchise,TrekMovie.com , comments closed
On Saturday night the Simply 70(mm) Star Trek Summer movie series continued at the Royal Theater in West Los Angeles showing Star Trek III with guest associate producer Ralph Winter. Below are highlights and video of my chat with Winter, where he talks about saving money, differentiating Star Trek and Star Wars, how film making has changed, taking over after Harve Bennett’s fight with Paramount, Bryan Singer’s love for Trek and even JJ Abrams.
EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Roberto Orci & Alex Kurtzman On Status of Star Trek Sequel + Discuss Importance of Villain & Title Ideas June 26, 2010by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Interview,Orci/Kurtzman,Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed
This week Star Trek writer/exec producers Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman were honored with the George Pal Memorial Saturn Award. While at the event the pair spoke with TrekMovie about the award and also discussed the Star Trek sequel, giving an update on the script status, discussing the importance of the villain in a ‘second movie’ and even talked possible titles (or at least title styles). See highlights and video interview below, plus more photos.Interview,Rumor,Sci-Fi,Shatner , comments closed
The rumors about a sequel to the 1998 cult classic Free Enterprise (starring William Shatner) are heating up and this time it is Shatner himself who appears to be starting them. TrekMovie decided to check in with Free Enterprise director and co-writer Robert Meyer Burnett to find out what is going on.Games,Interview,Trek Franchise , comments closed
Today German game maker Gameforge announced they have signed a worldwide licensing agreement to publish free-to-play casual browser games based the Star Trek franchise. TrekMovie spoke exclusively to an executive producer from Gameforge to get the first details on the new Star Trek games. We also have the first look at concept art. Check it all out below.
Exclusive: Academy Award-Nominee Barney Burman Talks Star Trek Makeup, Oscars & Sequel Klingons March 5, 2010by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: CBS/Paramount,Interview,Star Trek (2009 film),Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed
As noted yesterday’s Academy Award analysis, the Makeup category appears to be Star Trek’s best chance to take home an Oscar, which would be a first for the franchise. So TrekMovie thought it would be good to check in with nominee Barney Burman to see how he is dealing with the Oscar nomination, and to talk about his work on the first Star Trek, and what he would like to do in the next one.
Exclusive: CBS Products VP Van Citters On Future of Star Trek Books, Attractions, Videogames & more March 1, 2010by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Interview,Merchandise , comments closed
In exclusive interview, CBS Licensing VP of Product Development John Van Citters gave TrekMovie.com a briefing on the state of Star Trek licensing and a peek at some of what we can expect with Star Trek novels, non-fiction books, toys, video games, and much more.
Exclusive: Roberto Orci Gives Star Trek Sequel Update & More [VIDEO] January 24, 2010by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Interview,Orci/Kurtzman,Star Trek (2009 film),Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed
After the WGA Star Trek screening and panel earlier in the week (see previous report), Roberto Orci spent a little time doing a video interview for TrekMovie. The writer talked about meeting Walter Koenig, gave an update on the status of the sequel, explained why writing it feels harder than the first, and also revealed how fan interaction at TrekMovie has worked its way into meetings with the Star Trek Supreme Court.Celebrity,Interview,VOY , comments closed
Our 15h anniversary celebration continues today with a very special exclusive interview with Captain Janeway herself, Kate Mulgrew. The actress talks about what it was like at the beginning, the end, in between and beyond, including how she still hopes to once again play Janeway. We also talk about hair. You can read the full interview or listen to it, below.
Exclusive Video Interview: Leonard Nimoy Talks Star Trek Sequel, Shatner + more [UPDATED] November 23, 2009by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Interview,Nimoy,Star Trek (2009 film),Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed
One of the fan highlights for the new Star Trek movie was Leonard Nimoy coming out of retirement to play Spock Prime TrekMovie talked to Mr. Nimoy at the Star Trek DVD/Blu-ray release party to see if he thinks he might have one more in him, to check up on that invite he gave William Shatner to watch the movie together, and more. [UPDATE: The video embed is fixed now]
Exclusive Video: Cho, Saldana, Quinto, Urban & Greenwood On What They Want In Star Trek Sequel November 22, 2009by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Interview,Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed
The returning stars for the Star Trek sequel expected in 2012 may not know what to expect, but they do have some ideas about what they would like to see. At the Star Trek DVD release party TrekMovie talked to John Cho, Zoe Saldna, Karl Urban, Zachary Quinto and Bruce Greenwood about their hopes for their characters and got an earful on ass kicking, chair blinking and more.
Exclusive Video Interview: Orci and Lindelof Talk Star Trek Sequel (+ Fringe & Lost) November 20, 2009by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: DVD/Blu-ray,Interview,Orci/Kurtzman,Star Trek (2009 film),Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed
For the sequel to Star Trek, the writing team of Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman will be augmented by producer Damon Lindelof. At the Star Trek DVD/Blu-ray launch party TrekMovie talked to Orci and Lindelof about the next Trek, getting a status update, thoughts on their approach and what research they are doing. Bob also talked Fringe and Damon talked about the final season of Lost. See video interview below
Exclusive Video Interview: JJ Abrams Talks Star Trek Sequel November 18, 2009by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Abrams,Interview,Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed
Everyone wants to know what is going to happen in the Star Trek sequel. At the Star Trek DVD/Blu-ray launch party TrekMovie had a moment to talk to JJ Abrams. The producer talked about the status of the project, what he will do to boost international sales, if he will direct it, and yes, Khan, and more. See below for video.
Exclusive Interview: JJ Abrams Talks Allegories, Design, and Release Date For Star Trek Sequel November 16, 2009by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Abrams,Interview,Star Trek (2009 film),Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed
Yesterday TrekMovie put up the first part of our exclusive interview with JJ Abrams, talking about his Star Trek movie and the home video release. Today we finish off the the interview, talking to Abrams about the sequel, including his thoughts on “going deeper”, the engineering sets and his best guess at a release date.
Exclusive Interview: JJ Abrams Talks DVD/Blu-ray and About What Worked (and didn’t) with Star Trek 2009 November 15, 2009by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: DVD/Blu-ray,Interview,Star Trek (2009 film) , comments closed
With the imminent release of his new Star Trek movie on home video, TrekMovie thought it would be nice to check in again with director JJ Abrams to talk about the DVD and Blu-rays and look back on what worked (and maybe what didn’t). See below for (part 1) of our TrekMovie’s exclusive new interview with JJ Abrams.Interview,Orci/Kurtzman,Star Trek (2009 film),Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed
Last week we put up a partial transcript of the Bob Orci and Alex Kurtzman Q&A from the Paramount Home Video press event promoting the upcoming Star Trek DVD & Blu-ray releases. That focused on the sequel and other projects. Today we have the rest of the Q&A, with discussions of the Star Trek movie, the DVD & Blu-ray, their writing process, and a bit more on the sequel as well.