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EXCLUSIVE – Orci: Star Trek Sequel Being Prepped Off 70-Page Outline + Abrams Giving Writers Script Input May 22, 2011

by 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.

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JJ Abrams: Still Working On Star Trek Sequel Script + Announcement Soon May 21, 2011

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: 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.   

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2 More Clips From JJ Abrams Super 8 + Cool Japanese Poster May 19, 2011

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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

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Previews For JJ Abrams “Person of Interest” and Bruce Greenwood in “The River” May 18, 2011

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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.

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UDPATED: First 2 Clips From JJ Abrams Super 8 May 16, 2011

by 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] 

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New Trailers For JJ Abrams Alcatraz & Brannon Braga’s Terra Nova + Fox Announces Schedule

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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.

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CBS Picks Up JJ Abrams “Person of Interest” + More TV Pickups & Passes For Star Trek Vets [UDPATE: Shatner Sitcom Canceled] May 14, 2011

by Rosario T. Calabria , Filed under: Abrams,Celebrity,Orci/Kurtzman,TNG,TOS,VOY , comments closed

Next week the broadcast and cable networks hold their ‘upfronts,’ their annual presentations to advertisers on pickups and renewals for the 2011/2012 seasons. But news on the 2011-12 shows has already been released and we’re here to provide you with a quick run down related to all the shows picked up, canceled or renewed involving Star Trek vets. [Update: CBS has canceled William Shatner’s comedy $#*! My Dad Says + Renewal likely for Hawaii Five-O]

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3 New TV Spots For JJ Abrams Super 8 + Cool New iPhone App May 12, 2011

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Abrams,Celebrity,Super 8 , comments closed

On June 10th director JJ Abrams debuts his follow up to Star Trek, the Steven Spielberg homage/collaboration Super 8. Tonight three new TV spots for the movie debuted. Check them all out below. Plus find out how you can turn your iPhone into a Super 8 camera. 

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Fox Picks Up JJ Abrams ‘Alcatraz’ + Zachary Quinto Producing 2nd Movie May 11, 2011

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Abrams,Celebrity,Orci/Kurtzman,ST09 Cast , comments closed

The cast and crew of the Star Trek movie have been busy this week – on their other projects. Fox has announced some of the dramas they will be picking up for the next season, including JJ Abrams sci-fi show Alcatraz. Fox is also still looking at another show from Star Trek scribes Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman. In addition. Star Trek’s Zachary Quinto is producing his second movie.

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JJ Abrams: ‘Amazing Ideas’ For Star Trek Sequel – Will Focus After Super 8 May 6, 2011

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

Star Trek sequel producer (and possible director) JJ Abrams is currently getting ready to release his new movie Super 8. And Abrams says that after that, he is ready to put his focus onto Star Trek. Details below.

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JJ Abrams Sponsoring Young Filmmakers Contest For Super 8 + Talks About Young Actors in Star Trek & Super 8 May 1, 2011

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Abrams,Celebrity,Star Trek (2009 film),Super 8 , comments closed

To promote Super 8, a movie about some 1970s kids who discover something while shooting a movie, Star Trek director JJ Abrams is sponsoring a contest for aspiring (under 18) filmmakers. Watch a video of Abrams explaining how you can get your big break, plus he compares Super 8 and Star Trek actors, and also talks film influences.

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Report: Star Trek Sequel To Wrap By January 2012 + Abrams Expected To Direct April 28, 2011

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

Today brings more news on the Star Trek sequel production schedule. A report on Paramount’s planned reboot to the Jack Ryan franchise (which stars Chris Pine) includes an update on how Paramount sees the 2012 Star Trek sequel fitting into their production plans. Details below.

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JJ Abrams Talks Star Trek Product Placement In New Documentary April 21, 2011

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Abrams,Marketing/Promotion,Star Trek (2009 film) , comments closed

The 2009 Star Trek movie broke some ground with the inclusion of product placement. In Morgan Spurlock’s new documentary opening this weekend, director JJ Abrams defends his use of product placement. 

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JJ Abrams: No Plans To Change Star Trek Sequel Release Date – Still Working On Script March 29, 2011

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

Yesterday we reported that Paramount shuffled around their 2011 production schedule, but was still sticking to their plan to release the Star Trek sequel in the Summer of 2012. Some have wondered if this release date is realistic, but producer (and possible director) JJ Abrams said today there are no plans to change the date. More below

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FOX Renews Fringe With Full Season Order + Star Trek: DS9 Reference On Hawaii Five-0 March 24, 2011

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Abrams,Celebrity,Fringe,Great Links,Orci/Kurtzman , comments closed

Fringe, the FOX sci-fi show from Star Trek’s JJ Abrams, Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman, has been renewed for a fourth season. Despite lower ratings and a move to Friday, Fox is still firmly behind the show, giving it a full season order. Plus Orci and Kurtzman’s other TV show had an extended Star Trek reference on it this week. All the details below

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New Theatrical Trailer For JJ Abrams Super 8 March 11, 2011

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Abrams,Super 8 , comments closed

The full theatrical trailer for JJ Abrams new movie Super 8 was just released Friday morning. Paramount has also released an official synopsis for the film, which opens in June. Check it all out below – and yes there are lens flares.

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Bruce Greenwood Cast In ABC Pilot “The River” + Trek Producers Have 5 Pilots In Production March 5, 2011

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Abrams,Celebrity,Orci/Kurtzman,ST09 Cast,Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed

It is pilot seasons in Hollywood, with actors all scrambling for roles. One Star Trek star who has nabbed a big one is Bruce Greenwood, aka Captain (now Admiral) Pike from Star Trek 2009 who has signed on to the ABC drama The River. He is the only star from the new movie lined up for the next TV season, but the Star Trek creative team have a few projects in the pipeline.  

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JJ Abrams Still Waiting For Star Trek Script + Talks Briefly About Characters March 2, 2011

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Abrams,Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed

In a brief Oscar night red carpet interview Star Trek sequel producer (and possible director) JJ Abrams said he is expecting to read the a script soon and he talked about how he imagines the sequel will expand on the characters. Watch the video below.

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Star Trek Vet Stromberg Wins Design Academy Award + Photos Of Trek Celebs At Oscar Events February 28, 2011

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Abrams,Awards,Celebrity,ST09 Cast,VOY , comments closed

While the Oscars were not a big year for Star Trek, one Trek vet, designer Robert Stromberg, picked up an Academy Award. More details below, plus photos of Star Trek vets at Oscar events, including JJ Abrams, Zoe Saldana, William Shatner, and Whoopi Goldberg…plus George Takei with Oscar-winner Colin Firth.

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CBS Orders Pilot For JJ Abrams ‘Persons of Interest’ February 10, 2011

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Star Trek producer/director JJ Abrams may be bringing yet another mysterious show to TV. CBS has made a pilot order for Persons of Interest, co-created by JJ Abrams and Jonathan Nolan. Details below.

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