J.J. Abrams will direct Star Trek Sequel; Pre-production underway September 13, 2011by 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.
Orci & Kurtzman Exploring Possibilities For New Animated Star Trek + Say Sequel Delay Time Not Wasted August 6, 2011by 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.
Orci & Kurtzman: Star Trek Sequel Schedule Still Not Set – Already Working As Fast As They Can August 3, 2011by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Orci/Kurtzman,ST09 Cast,Star Trek (2009 film),Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed
Last week Paramount finally acknowledged that the sequel to the 2009 Star Trek movie has been delayed. Paramount did not set a new release date and now co-writer/producers Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman say the schedule is still up in the air, but they are already working as fast as they can.Orci/Kurtzman,Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed
Any cursory glance through the comments here at TrekMovie.com will show that there has been a lot of talk about the Star Trek sequel, with expectations raised now that the film has been delayed. In a new interview co-writer/producers Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman talked about how they are feeling that fan pressure. While they are thinking about the fans, they apparently aren’t thinking much about 3-D. More below.
Lindelof: Star Trek Now Full Time Job For Himself, Orci, Kurtzman & Abrams + Confirms No Borg (wont say on Khan) July 26, 2011by 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]
SDCC Crowd Sings Happy Birthday To Sir Patrick + Orci Reveals Alien Truth + Quinto & Lindelof’s Fringe Audition July 24, 2011by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions,Fringe,Lindelof,Orci/Kurtzman,ST09 Cast,TNG , comments closed
TrekMovie has put together some fun Star Trek celeb stuff from Saturday at San Diego Comic Con including photos of Patrick Stewart and video of the crowd singing him happy birthday. Plus Bob Orci reveals the truth about a government conspiracy, and finally video of Zachary Quinto and Damon Lindelof "audition" for Fringe.
Watch: Roberto Orci Talks Star Trek Sequel Design Work & Hints At Changes To The Enterprise [UPDATED] July 22, 2011by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Celebrity,Orci/Kurtzman,Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed
It has been reported before that there has been a "soft prep" going on for the Star Trek sequel including some early design work. In a new video interview from Sand Diego Comic Con, co-writer/producer Roberto Orci goes into more detail about this work, including how the USS Enterprise "might change." Watch it below.Celebrity,Lindelof,Orci/Kurtzman,Sci-Fi , comments closed
Cowboys & Aliens opens next weekend and to help promote the film director Jon Favreu has been posting a series of interviews with the cast and crew of the film, three of whom are part of Star Trek’s new core creative team. Today he posted his chat with producer/co-writers Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman along plus his his chat with co-writer Damon Lindelof. Watch the video interviews below (nothing new about Star Trek, but good insights into the team).Games,Orci/Kurtzman,Star Trek (2009 film),Star Trek (JJverse game),Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed
The upcoming Star Trek video game is the feature cover story for the latest Game Pro Magazine, which also includes and interview with Star Trek co-writer/producer, where he talks about consequences, canon and moreCelebrity,Lindelof,Orci/Kurtzman,Sci-Fi , comments closed
JJ Abrams (with Super 8) isn’t the only Star Trek honcho who has teamed up with Steven Spielberg for sci-fi adventure this summer. Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman and Damon Lindelof are the scribes behind the sci-fi western Cowboys & Aliens, coming at the end of July. Watch a new behind the scenes featurette (including Bob and Alex) below. [UPDATE: New trailer added]
Exclusive Interview: Damon Lindelof, Roberto Orci & Alex Kurtzman Talk Star Trek Sequel June 15, 2011by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Interview,Lindelof,Orci/Kurtzman,Star Trek (2009 film),Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed
Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman and Damon Lindelof have been tasked to shape the story and script for the 2012 Star Trek sequel. In a new exclusive interview with TrekMovie.com the writer/producers talk about the sequel schedule, character development, getting the mix of old and new right, fan patience, and more. Watch the video and read the transcript below.
Star Trek Sequel Writers Give Script Update + Promise No Remake + Talk Vulcan, Arcs, & More June 11, 2011by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Orci/Kurtzman,Star Trek (2009 film),Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed
Following Nick Meyer chat at the LA Times Hero Complex Film Fest it was the turn of Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman, and Damon Lindelof who talked for forty minutes about their 2009 Star Trek movie, and about the 2012 Star Trek sequel. Highlights, quotes and a video clip (with TrekMovie.com shoutout) below.Games,Orci/Kurtzman,Star Trek (2009 film),Star Trek (JJverse game) , comments closed
Star Trek is finally returning to the world of video games. This morning Paramount announced they are developing a new game for PC, Xbox 360® and PlayStation®3, based on the 2009 Star Trek movie. The story for the game is being developed in collaboration with Star Trek writers Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman. Details below.Orci/Kurtzman,Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed
There has been a lot of talk about the status of the Star Trek sequel and its script in the last few weeks. We are all still waiting for JJ Abrams promised "announcement soon" on the status of the sequel, but we did get a little tidbit today in the form of writers Roberto Orci and Damon Lindelof joining the latest fad…planking.
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.
CBS Picks Up JJ Abrams “Person of Interest” + More TV Pickups & Passes For Star Trek Vets [UDPATE: Shatner Sitcom Canceled] May 14, 2011by 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]
While many franchises have TV animated series, Star Trek hasn’t gone down that road since the 1970s. Now with Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman seeing success with their animated Transformers series, TrekMovie asked Orci if they might do the same with Trek. His reply on Twitter has launched a lot of speculation. Details below.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.
Bob Orci: Shatner Scene Not Included In Star Trek 2009 Because Of “Fan Pandering” + Poll: Was it? May 1, 2011by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Orci/Kurtzman,Star Trek (2009 film) , comments closed
In late 2009 TrekMovie exclusively revealed a scene written for William Shatner for JJ Abrams Star Trek movie. In a recent roundtable interview, co-writer Roberto Orci discussed this scene and why JJ Abrams never approved it for the final script. Details below, plus a repost of the scene. We also have a poll asking if you agree that the scene was “fan pandering.”Celebrity,Fringe,Nimoy,Orci/Kurtzman , comments closed
Last night if you watched American Idol on FOX you would have caught previews of a couple of things related to the world of Star Trek. First was the new trailer for Cowboys & Aliens, written by Star Trek writer/producers Orci, Kurtzman and Lindelof. In addition there was another preview for tonight’s episode of Fringe that could explain the interesting way Leonard Nimoy will be appearing. Watch both below.