JJ Abrams Offering Chance To Win Role In New Star Wars – Shows Off Elements From Ep. VII July 21, 2014by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Abrams,Sci-Fi,Star Wars , 56 comments
Star Trek and Star Trek Into Darkness director (and 2016 Star Trek movie producer) JJ Abrams is currently helming the next Star Wars movie and just like he did with Star Trek he has a charity promotion going to give someone a chance to win a role in Episode VII. And in a new video he shows off a couple pieces from the movie. watch it below.
Orci Talks ‘New Discoveries’ For 2016 Star Trek Movie July 18, 2014by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Orci/Kurtzman,ST: Into Darkness Sequel , 125 comments
Roberto Orci remains cautious but he had a little more to say about the 2016 Star Trek movie at a recent event – talking about the setting, character arcs and directing the film. Details below.ST09 Cast,ST: Into Darkness Sequel,Trek Franchise , 95 comments
Zachary Quinto has talked much about how he and Leonard Nimoy bonded during the making of the 2009 Star Trek movie, however he doesn’t appear ready to follow the original Spock to Trek director’s chair. Details below, plus Quinto’s comments on the future of the franchise following the third Star Trek for the new crew in 2016.
‘Star Trek Live In Concert’ With Giacchino This Wkd In Houston + Next Wkd At SDCC + More Cities July 17, 2014by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,Music,Star Trek (2009 film),Star Trek Into Darkness , 14 comments
This weekend composer Michael Giacchino brings his “Star Trek Live in Concert” screenings of Star Trek and Star Trek Into Darkness with a full orchestra to the USA, performing with the Houston Symphony. Next weekend he does it again at San Diego Comic Con and then moves on to Philadelphia at the end of the month and more cities after that. More details below.
TrekInk: Preview Star Trek Comics coming October 2014 July 16, 2014by Mark Martinez , Filed under: Comics,Star Trek (2009 film),TOS,Trek Franchise , 9 comments
This October, IDW Publishing will release a double helping of John Byrne’s Star Trek photo tales, the conclusion of Harlan Ellison’s original teleplay for The City on the Edge of Forever, and part four of the ongoing story arc featuring Q and the NuCrew. Read on for the details from the good folks at IDW.
Saldana’s Guardians of the Galaxy co-star Chris Pratt Turned Down For Kirk Role + New Saldana Featurette July 15, 2014by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Sci-Fi,Star Trek (2009 film) , 12 comments
In August Star Trek’s Zoe Saldana will be seen in space on the big screen again in Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy. And it has just been revealed that her Guardians co-star Chris Pratt was rejected for the role of the new Kirk. Details below plus new featurette with Saldana.Celebrity,Orci/Kurtzman,Sci-Fi , 88 comments
Roberto Orci is currently co-writing the script for the 2016 Star Trek movie, but he has other projects going like the new TV series Matador (premiering tonight). And he just added another project to his plate – helping bring The Power Rangers back to the big screen. Details below.Celebrity,ST09 Cast,ST: Into Darkness Sequel , 52 comments
Today Zachary Quinto was at the Summer TCA event and spoke a bit about the 2016 Star Trek movie, expressing interest in seeing the characters evolve and showing enthusiasm to see Roberto Orci in the director’s chair. Quotes below.
Orci: Currently ‘In Middle’ Of Writing Star Trek 2016 Script + Directing Deal Not ‘Final’ Until Script Finished July 10, 2014by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Orci/Kurtzman,ST: Into Darkness Sequel , 217 comments
According to Roberto Orci he and his co-writers are in the middle of writing the script for the next Star Trek film, and even though it has been reported in the trades, he hasn’t officially signed a deal to direct the next film. More details below.Comics,Review,Star Trek (2009 film),TNG , 39 comments
Q is back, and this time he’s meddling with the affairs of the JJ-verse in a new six-part story arc in IDW’s Star Trek Ongoing series, which hits comic book stores on Wednesday! Get “Q’d” in on the first issue of The Q Gambit with a spoiler-filled review below – plus check out a 7-page preview.
Brannon Braga: Kirk’s More Fun Than Picard & Shatner More Fun Than Pine + Kirk v Picard POLL [UPDATED: Shatner Responds] July 5, 2014by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Star Trek (2009 film),TNG,TOS , 66 comments
One of the biggest debates for fans is Kirk v Picard, but what is unusual is for one of the creative forces behind Star Trek to pick a side – but that is what Brannon Braga did in a recent interview. Find out what he had to say on that, Generations death threats and more – plus watch Braga talking about his latest space adventure – the new Cosmos (now out on Blu-ray).Comics,Review,Star Trek (2009 film) , 15 comments
Next week IDW kicks off a new arc for their ongoing Star Trek comics and before we get to that review, TrekMovie is catching up on the most recent "Lost Apollo" series. Read the rocketing review below.Abrams,ST: Into Darkness Sequel , 353 comments
In a new interview, Patrick McKay and J.D. Payne – co-writers along with Roberto Orci for the upcoming Star Trek film – talk about their background with the franchise, where they see the next movie headed and how much producer J.J. Abrams is involved. Details from the writing team after the break.
Orci Hints At New Setting And Aliens For Next Star Trek + Talks Directing, Kirk Sex, Gay Character & More June 26, 2014by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Orci/Kurtzman,ST: Into Darkness Sequel , 261 comments
In a just released podcast interview, Roberto Orci discussed the challenge he faces as a first time director for the next Star Trek movie, dropped some hints for the setting and about new aliens, talked about visiting the set of Star Wars to pick up tips from JJ Abrams, opined on Kirk sex scenes and a gay character and more. See below for highlights and to listen tot he podcast.
On Tuesday night’s airing of The Wil Wheaton Project (only his 5th episode), the Star Trek: TNG actor turned sardonic geek culture commentator had a biting take on the recent news announcing the next Star Trek film was coming in 2016, but without JJ Abrams returning to the director’s chair. Watch the clip below.
New ‘Compendium’ Blu-ray Set Compiles Star Trek 2009 + Into Darkness IMAX + New Bonus Features [UPDATE: Available For Pre-order] June 23, 2014by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Abrams,DVD/Blu-ray,Star Trek (2009 film),Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed
Today Paramount announced a new 4-disc Blu-ray set for the two JJ Abrams’ Trek features – 2009′s Star Trek in HD and the IMAX version of 2013′s Star Trek Into Darkness . Also included are digital versions, all the previously released bonus material (including some only available via some retailers) and new bonus material. See box art and full disc by disc details below. [UPDATE: Now Available For pre-order]
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Okudas Talk Orci Directing Trek, Netflix Rumors, Reveal Role In ST09 & More June 22, 2014by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Interview,ST: Into Darkness Sequel,Star Trek (2009 film),TNG Remastered,Trek on TV , comments closed
The Trek world has been abuzz since the announcement that Bob Orci will officially take over the director’s seat for the next Star Trek film. TrekMovie sat down with Mike and Denise Okuda in an exclusive interview covering Trek’s past, present, and future. The Okudas have been involved with Trek in one way or another as early as The Motion Picture with Mike having worked on every live action Star Trek production since The Voyage Home, along with the current project of remastering Star Trek: The Next Generation in HD for Blu-ray. Suffice to say that this pair has a unique perspective on where Trek has been and where it is (or should be) going. Hit the jump for more.
Looper’s Rian Johnson To Direct Star Wars Episode VIII June 20, 2014by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Abrams,Sci-Fi,Star Wars , comments closed
BREAKING: Star Trek and Star Trek Into Darkness producer/director JJ Abrams is currently shooting the next Star Wars movie, but it appears he will not be shooting the one after that. Reports are coming out today that Looper director Rian Johnson is in talks to helm Star Wars: Episode VIII.Comics,DS9,Star Trek (2009 film),TOS , comments closed
Summer 2014 is shaping up to be a fine time for Star Trek comics from IDW Publishing and elsewhere. In addition to Harlan Ellison’s City on the Edge of Forever five-part adaptation, the monthly Star Trek series will begin a six-issue story arc featuring Q, the new crew, time travel, and some niners. We’ll also see another John Byrne photocomic and a one-shot special issue featuring the doctors. No, not the Doctors, the other ones, the Starfleet doctors. But what about the Doctor?
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BREAKING: Variety is reporting that Roberto Orci, co-screenwriter and producer of the previous two Star Trek films, has been tapped to direct the third film in the rebooted franchise.
When approached by Variety to confirm, Paramount, Skydance Productions, and Orci’s representatives had no comment.
Orci, who will be making his directorial debut, is collaborating with newcomers J.D. Payne and Patrick McKay on the screenplay. He had been lobbying to land the directing assignment, and needed to convince Paramount and it’s producing partner, Skydance Productions, that he could handle the demands of directing a major Hollywood blockbuster.
No details about the film are known, but the entire cast is expected to return. J.J. Abrams and Bryan Burke will produce along with Skydance’s David Ellison.