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Kurtzman and Pine: Star Trek Sequel Crew Still On Journey To TOS Crew + Cumberbatch’s Villain Helps Kirk ‘Grow’ June 28, 2012

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

In the last day as part of their People Like Us publicity tour, both director Alex Kurtzman and star Chris Pine have ended up discussing the Star Trek sequel and specifically the arc of Kirk and the crew of the USS Enterprise, with both noting that the end of the 2009 movie was not the end of their journey to becoming like the crew of the original series. Pine also talked about Benedict Cumberbatch and how his villain brings out the best qualities in Kirk’s journey.
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Orci: Team Talking About Potential Star Trek TV Show + Rules Out Some Sequel Characters + more June 25, 2012

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: New Animated Trek,Orci/Kurtzman,Star Trek Into Darkness,Trek on TV , comments closed

Star Trek sequel co-writer/producer was a call-in guest on a Southern California radio show over the weekend. He didn’t give away any big spoilers for the Star Trek movie, but he did rule out the appearance of a number of classic Star Trek characters. And perhaps more intriguingly, Orci discussed in detail some of the discussions that have been going on regarding bringing Star Trek back to TV.
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Orci: Freedom Of New Star Trek Movie Timeline ‘Scary’ June 19, 2012

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

More comments on the Star Trek sequel have emerged from the People Like Us junket, this time it is co-writer/producer Roberto Orci talking about how, even though they didnt really dig into writing the movie until 2011, they had created the story early on. He also talked about the pluses and minuses of creating a new timeline.

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Pine & Kurtzman Talk Star Trek Sequel Villain + Pix & Video From People Like Us Premiere June 18, 2012

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Orci/Kurtzman,ST09 Cast,Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed

Alex Kurtzman’s new film People Like Us held its premiere at the LA Film Festival and he and star Chris Pine of course ended up talking more Star Trek at the event and associated junket. See below for comments on the villain, and more (but no spoilers). We also have photos and video from the premiere.

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Kurtzman: Cumberbatch’s Villain is Scary + Star Trek Sequel Delayed To ‘Protect’ Franchise [UPDATED] June 15, 2012

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

Alex Kurtzman’s directorial debut People Like Us hits theaters in two weeks, and while out promoting the movie he is also talking a little Star Trek. In a couple of new interviews the co-writer/producer of the sequel explains why the team chose to delay instead of rushing it out for a 2012 release. He also confirmed our earlier report about no Trek for next month’s San Diego Comic Con. [UPDATE 2: Also talks about Benedict Cumberbatch & 'connected' USS Enterprise sets]

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Orci: No Title Yet For Star Trek Sequel + First Teaser ‘Super Soon’ + more from TrekMovie.com Fan Q&A June 3, 2012

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

As he does every so often. Star Trek sequel co-writer/producer Roberto Orci dropped by the TrekMovie.com comments section tonight and started answering questions posed by the fans. Orci talked about the first teaser trailer, the title for the film, how he prepped and more. See below for highlights and a full transcript, with possibly some minor spoilers.

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Orci: Star Trek Sequel Is Not Remake May 10, 2012

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

The reports about the Star Trek sequel over the last couple of weeks have generated a lot of discussion across the web and here at TrekMovie.com. As he does from time to time, Bob dropped by the site today and made a comment about the chat, this time a short blurb, but with important implications. See more below, plus my thoughts on the latest debates. [NOTE: Article discusses potential spoilers]

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Watch: Sizzle Reel For Kurtzman’s ‘People Like Us’ – Starring Chris Pine May 9, 2012

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

Star Trek co-writer/producer Alex Kurtzman’s directorial debut People Like Us hits theaters next month. Starring Elizabeth Banks and Star Trek’s Chris Pine, the family drama was co-written by Trek’s Bob Orci. A new "sizzle reel" has been released with scenes along with Kurtzman and Pine talking about the film. Watch it below.

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Kurtzman & Orci Sign New Film Deal With Universal – Van Helsing & Mummy Movies First Up May 1, 2012

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Celebrity,Orci/Kurtzman , comments closed

Star Trek writer/producers Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman are adding yet more franchises to their plates. Today it was announced the pair have signed a new deal with Universal Pictures, with reboots of Van Helsing (with Tom Cruise as star) and The Mummy at the top of their to do lists for the studio. More details below.
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Orci And Kurtzman To Work On Amazing Spider-Man Sequel Script April 27, 2012

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

Star Trek scribes Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman have been tapped to take on another sequel, this time for Marvel’s Spider-Man franchise. The trades are reporting that the pair have been tapped to write a new draft for the sequel to The Amazing Spider-Man, which hasn’t even opened yet. 

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First Trailer For Alex Kurtzman’s ‘People Like Us’ Starring Chris Pine March 29, 2012

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

Another Summer film we are looking forward to is People Like Us (formerly Welcome To People), the directorial debut of Star Trek co-writer/producer Alex Kurtzman which also stars Star Trek’s Chris Pine. The film was written and produced by Kurtzman and his Trek writing partner Roberto Orci. The first trailer has just been released, check it out below.

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Orci Tweets Behind Scenes Photos From (Last) Star Trek Production [UPDATED] February 2, 2012

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Orci/Kurtzman,Star Trek (2009 film) , comments closed

To up his follower count on Twitter, Star Trek co-writer producer Roberto Orci has been suggesting he will send out an image or two from the set of the new Star Trek sequel currently in production. While he tries to sort that out, today he sent out some "appetizer" photos from his personal collection of behind the scenes shots during production of the 2009 Star Trek movie. Check those out below. [UPDATED]

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Orci Talks Star Trek Sequel Script “Polish” + Reveals Bit On Time Passed Between Films January 29, 2012

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Orci/Kurtzman,Star Trek (2009 film),Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed

Earlier this week we reported how Star Trek’s new Spock (Zachary Quinto) had made a comment about how the script for the Star Trek sequel currently in production is still going through changes. Now here at TrekMovie, co-writer/producer Roberto Orci has detailed the nature of these new "polishes." Orci also revealed something about the time setting between the two films. See below for more details.

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Orci Talks Star Trek Sequel Budget, Scale Of The Film, & Engine Room January 18, 2012

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

While interacting with fans here at TrekMovie.com in the comments section, Star Trek sequel co-writer/producer Roberto Orci has dropped a couple of interesting tidbits about the film’s budget, scale and even the engine room. See below for more.

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Orci & Kurtzman Sell Political Conspiracy & Western Pilots + Abrams Adds Another Movie Project October 7, 2011

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

The last week brings more business deal news from the team behind the last and next Star Trek movie. Writer/producers Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman have sold a couple more pilots for the next seasons, and JJ Abrams has added another film to his future schedule (after the Star Trek sequel).

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Pegg & Lindelof Tweet About Star Trek Sequel + Orci Drops Pike Hint? October 2, 2011

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

Star Trek fans are anxious for things to get started on the Star Trek sequel, but apparently we are not alone. Today Star Trek’s new Scotty Simon Pegg took to Twitter to express his anticipation (using some adult language). Check that out below, plus see Damon Lindelof’s response and the latest cryptic comments from Bob Orci here at TrekMovie.

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Orci: Star Trek Sequel Scouting Underway + Comics To ‘Foreshadow’ Sequel September 30, 2011

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Comics,Orci/Kurtzman,Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed

We are still awaiting official announcements regarding the Star Trek sequel, but in a new interview co-writer/producer Roberto Orci gave a brief update on work being done currently. Orci and Star Trek comics writer also talked about how the new IDW series will tie into the sequel. Details below.

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JJ Abrams Sells Thriller Pilot To NBC + Orci & Kurtzman Sell Drama Pilot To CBS September 29, 2011

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

The Star Trek team are still at work getting ready to make the Star Trek sequel, but they have also been making some news in TV Land. Writer/producers Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci have sold a pilot script to CBS, while producer/director JJ Abrams has sold a pilot to NBC. Details below.

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J.J. Abrams will direct Star Trek Sequel; Pre-production underway September 13, 2011

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

Back in July we reported on news that Star Trek director J.J. Abrams was "moving towards a commitment" to direct the sequel to the 2009 hit. Now comes news that Abrams has officially committed to the project.

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Orci & Kurtzman Exploring Possibilities For New Animated Star Trek + Say Sequel Delay Time Not Wasted August 6, 2011

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: New Animated Trek,Orci/Kurtzman,Star Trek (2009 film),Star Trek Into Darkness,TAS , comments closed

In a new interview Star Trek co-writer/producers Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman have given an update on a possible new animated Star Trek series, saying they would love to do it if they could. They also talked about how all the time waiting for JJ Abrams to finish Super 8 wasn’t wasted. Details below.

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