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JJ Abrams: Star Trek Sequel Going To Stand On Its Own + Announcement Within Month August 9, 2011

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Now that Paramount has officially delayed the Star Trek sequel fans are awaiting an announcement of a new date and if JJ Abrams will be directing. In a new interview the man himself says that the announcement will be within a month and he also says that they view the sequel as "starting over." Watch the video below

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JJ Abrams: Story Comes First For Star Trek Sequel + Open To Gay Character August 4, 2011

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While doing publicity this week for his upcoming TV shows and Super 8 (which opens this week in the UK and elsewhere in Europe), Star Trek sequel producer (and possible director) JJ Abrams has given an update on script progress, his thoughts on directing and even the notion of gay characters in the next Trek. Details below.

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JJ Abrams: Making Headway On Star Trek Sequel – Resisted Studio Pressure To Rush Before Ready July 28, 2011

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Now that the Star Trek sequel has been officially delayed, producer (and likely director) JJ Abrams is talking a bit about how the team are finally "making headway" on the project and he also revealed how he resisted pressure from the studio to fast track the film before he felt it was ready.

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JJ Abrams Close To Directing Decision For Star Trek Sequel + Paramount Exercising Cast Options July 27, 2011

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Another indication has emerged today that Star Trek (2009) producer/director JJ Abrams is moving towards a decision to direct the sequel. A new report details how he and Paramount are beginning to plan ahead, including rescheduling the film and exercising the actor options. Details below.

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Lindelof: Star Trek Now Full Time Job For Himself, Orci, Kurtzman & Abrams + Confirms No Borg (wont say on Khan) July 26, 2011

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Abrams,Lindelof,Orci/Kurtzman,Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed

Some more Comic Con comments from Star Trek sequel co-writer/producer Damon Lindelof have emerged, talking about the challenge of the sequel and giving an update on JJ Abrams participation in the project. Lindelof also confirmed no Borg for film but wouldn’t say on Khan. All that and more below, including videos. [UPDATED]  

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Watch: 90-Minute Coversation With JJ Abrams and Michael Giacchino July 8, 2011

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In June Star Trek director JJ Abrams and Star Trek composer Michael Giacchino held a conversation event at the Hammer Museum at UCLA. The full video of this entertaining talk between two long-term collaborators is now online and you can watch the full 90-minute event below. 

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Watch: 2-Hour Discussion With JJ Abrams, Steven Spielberg & James Cameron July 7, 2011

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A few weeks ago as part of their 75th anniversary the Directors Guild of America held a tribute to Steven Spielberg which featured an A-list panel with Star Trek director JJ Abrams and Avatar director James Cameron chatting with Spielberg. Video for that 2-hour discussion is now available online. 

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First Trailer For Mission: Impossible: Ghost Protocol – Produced By JJ Abrams & Featuring Simon Pegg June 28, 2011

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Star Trek director JJ Abrams first feature film was Mission: Impossible: III in 2006. For the sequel Mission: Impossible: Ghost Protocol (due in December) Abrams is back as a producer and he again brought along Simon Pegg as Benji the IMF tech. And Paramount has just released the first trailer — watch it below.

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Happy Birthday, JJ Abrams June 27, 2011

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Today is the 45th birthday of the man (currently) in charge of Star Trek’s future. While we all wait to hear what JJ Abrams has to say about what is next for Star Trek and the planned 2012 feature film sequel, we also wish JJ a big happy birthday.  

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Viral Video: Lens Flare: The Movie June 23, 2011

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A new vid has gone viral in the last couple of days, which envisions JJ Abrams next feature film. It is not the Star Trek sequel, but a secret project called "Lens Flare: The Movie." Watch the first "trailer" for this bright new epic below.

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JJ Abrams: Star Trek Sequel 6 Months Behind [UPDATED: Would Be Jealous Of Other Director] June 15, 2011

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It turns out there is a new interview with JJ Abrams on his Super 8 tour where he talks about the Star Trek sequel, planned for June 29, 2012. On the Howard Stern Show on Tuesday Abrams got grilled on being spread thin and Abrams admitted the sequel was behind schedule. Read the full exchange below. [UPDATE: More from Abrams on release date and directing from MTV]

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VIDEO & AUDIO: JJ Abrams Interviews With Daily Show, JKL, & NPR

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Director JJ Abrams has been doing the rounds of media interviews in the last few days to promote his film Super 8. He hasn’t revealed anything new about the Star Trek sequel, but has talked about his process, how he got to know Spielberg, fan feedback and more. Full video (and audio) interviews from The Daily Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live and Fresh Air below.

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JJ Abrams Promises Star Trek Sequel News “Soon” + Abrams To Moderate WGA Panel w/ First Lady June 10, 2011

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Abrams,Celebrity,Star Trek Into Darkness,Super 8 , comments closed

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.    

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Review: JJ Abrams Super 8 June 9, 2011

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On Friday June 10th JJ Abrams follows up his 2009 Star Trek movie with Super 8. With the help of producer Steven Spielberg, Abrams has returned to his own childhood for a mysterious monster movie, which turns out to be an effective coming-of-age story. Find out more in the TrekMovie.com review. [Some Spoilers Ahead]   

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JJ Abrams On More Star Trek Sequels + Talks “Overusing” Lens Flares & Super 8 June 8, 2011

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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.    

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JJ Abrams: “Cool” Star Trek Sequel “Worth The Wait” + Is Paramount Already Planning Delay? June 6, 2011

by Rosario T. Calabria , Filed under: Abrams,CBS/Paramount,Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed

There is more from JJ Abrams about the Star Trek sequel, with the producer talking about a "cool" story as well as discussing decisions on the release date and his directing of the film, saying it will be "worth the wait." Plus another report adds to speculation that Paramount may already be planning for a delay on the Star Trek sequel. Details on all that below, plus analysis on a new possible release date.    

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JJ Abrams: Not Considering 3D For Star Trek Sequel + Wont Rush To Meet Release Date June 5, 2011

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While promoting Super 8 this weekend, JJ Abrams has also been dropping some tidbits about his next project, the Star Trek sequel. The producer (and expected director) says his next Star Trek will not be rushed to meet it release date, and he has also confirmed he will buck the trend and not go 3D. Details below. Abrams also revealed a Star Trek easter egg in Super 8.

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JJ Abrams Compares His Process For Super 8 & Star Trek + Video Interview of JJ w/ Spielberg May 27, 2011

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JJ Abrams Super 8 hits theaters in two weeks, and more promotional interviews with the director are dribbling out. Below we have Abrams comparing his process for Super 8 and Star Trek, plus video of JJ with Steven Spielberg and more.
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NY Times Mag Profile Of JJ Abrams Provides Insights Into His Focus & Relationship With Paramount May 26, 2011

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Abrams,Celebrity,Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed

This weekend the New York Times Magazine has an extensive feature on Star Trek producer/director JJ Abrams. While there isn’t anything new about the Star Trek sequel in the article, there are some interesting insights into his life, his process, and why Paramount Pictures is willing to change schedules around to accommodate him. It also offers a glimpse into the mysterious new offices for Abrams’ Bad Robot production company.

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Rumor: Star Trek Sequel May Move To Holiday 2012 Release May 24, 2011

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Abrams,CBS/Paramount,Rumor,Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed

One of the hottest topics right now in the entertainment press is the fate of the 2012 Star Trek sequel. In the last week we have reported that an announcement is coming soon and that prep has been ongoing based on a detailed outline. Today an unconfirmed report has come out stating that the Star Trek sequel may be delayed.

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