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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.
First Trailer For Mission: Impossible: Ghost Protocol – Produced By JJ Abrams & Featuring Simon Pegg June 28, 2011by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Abrams,Celebrity,ST09 Cast , comments closed
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.
Happy Birthday, JJ Abrams June 27, 2011by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Abrams,Celebrity,Star Trek (2009 film),Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed
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.
Viral Video: Lens Flare: The Movie June 23, 2011by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Abrams,History,Star Trek (2009 film),Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed
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.
JJ Abrams: Star Trek Sequel 6 Months Behind [UPDATED: Would Be Jealous Of Other Director] June 15, 2011by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Abrams,Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed
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]Abrams,Celebrity,Super 8 , comments closed
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.
JJ Abrams Promises Star Trek Sequel News “Soon” + Abrams To Moderate WGA Panel w/ First Lady June 10, 2011by 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.
Review: JJ Abrams Super 8 June 9, 2011by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Abrams,Review,Super 8 , comments closed
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]Abrams,Celebrity,Star Trek Into Darkness,Super 8 , comments closed
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.
JJ Abrams: “Cool” Star Trek Sequel “Worth The Wait” + Is Paramount Already Planning Delay? June 6, 2011by 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.Abrams,Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed
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.
JJ Abrams Compares His Process For Super 8 & Star Trek + Video Interview of JJ w/ Spielberg May 27, 2011by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Abrams,Celebrity,Star Trek (2009 film),Super 8 , comments closed
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.
NY Times Mag Profile Of JJ Abrams Provides Insights Into His Focus & Relationship With Paramount May 26, 2011by 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.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.
EXCLUSIVE – Orci: Star Trek Sequel Being Prepped Off 70-Page Outline + Abrams Giving Writers Script Input May 22, 2011by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Abrams,Orci/Kurtzman,Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed
Today, exclusively with TrekMovie.com, Star Trek sequel co-writer/producer Roberto Orci explained that while they are waiting for JJ Abrams to wrap Super 8, he is still working with the writers on the script, and their “detailed” outline has been enough for prepping the film. Plus today JJ Abrams expressed that he "hoped" he will return to direct. We also have a new poll on the sequel release date.Abrams,Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed
This weekend JJ Abrams is out promoting his new movie Super 8. The first little tidbit about the Star Trek sequel has emerged, with the producer (and possible director) confirming that the script is still not complete, but more news should come soon.Abrams,Celebrity,Science/Technology,Super 8 , comments closed
Two more clips for Star Trek director JJ Abrams new movie Super 8 have been released. This brings the total to four clips released this week, and all four link together. Watch them all below, plus check out the Spielberg-esque Japanese poster for Super 8.Abrams,Celebrity,ST09 Cast , comments closed
Today we have more previews for new 2011/12 TV season shows from Star Trek vets have been released. First up is a look at JJ Abrams new drama thriller Person of Interest from CBS. We also have a preview for ABC’s mysterious adventure show The River, featuring Bruce Greenwood. Watch them both below.
UDPATED: First 2 Clips From JJ Abrams Super 8 May 16, 2011by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Abrams,Super 8 , comments closed
Paramount has just released the first full clip from Star Trek director JJ Abrams new movie Super 8. Take a trip back to the late 70s to watch the train crash that starts the mystery at the heart of the movie. Oh yes, and there are lots of lens flares. [UPDATE: 2nd clip added]Abrams,Celebrity,Sci-Fi , comments closed
Fox is making Monday into time-travel night for their next season, with two shows produced by Star Trek vets. Today Fox Broadcasting announced their full schedule for the 2011/2012 season along with releasing trailers for their new shows, including JJ Abrams’ Alcatraz and Brannon Braga’s Terra Nova. Watch those and read the new official synopses below.