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Bob Orci: Shatner Scene Not Included In Star Trek 2009 Because Of “Fan Pandering” + Poll: Was it? May 1, 2011

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Orci/Kurtzman,Star Trek (2009 film) , comments closed

shatIn 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.”

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New Previews For Orci/Kurtzman/Lindelof’s Cowboys & Aliens + Leonard Nimoy on Fringe April 15, 2011

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: 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.

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Roberto Orci: Star Trek Sequel Villain Could Be ‘Person or Concept’ + Villain POLL April 5, 2011

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

Over the weekend we reported on some comments from Star Trek sequel co-writer/producer Roberto Orci, but some more have emerged, and this time Bob is talking sequel "villain." While not getting specific, he did possibly provide some hints. Find out more below, plus vote in the new villain poll.

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Roberto Orci: Star Trek Sequel To Be “More Daring” + Trekkies Are “Consultants” + more [UPDATED] April 2, 2011

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

[UPDATED] Today Roberto Orci joined director Jon Favreau on the Cowboys and Aliens Panel at Wondercon in San Francisco. While there he talked a little Star Trek, saying that he has been listening to fan feedback, and also feels they will be more ‘daring’ with the Star Trek sequel. More details below plus a new poll.

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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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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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Simon Pegg: Star Trek Sequel Script Is “Amazeballs” + Bob Orci Talks Fan Feedback [UPDATED] February 24, 2011

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

Time for another update from Simon Pegg, Star Trek’s new chief engineer. Following up from yesterday’s comments about the state of the movie industry and franchise films (like Trek), today Pegg clarified and offered the inside buzz on the sequel script, coining an interesting word. Plus producer/co-writer Bob Orci has commented on the importance of fan feedback.  

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Orci & Lindelof ‘Holed Up’ In Hotel Writing Star Trek Sequel + Want Fan Input On Enterprise Deflector Naming February 21, 2011

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

There is more news on progress for the 2012 Star Trek sequel script, which is targeted for delivery next month. Now co-writers Robert Orci and Damon Lindelof have indicated they have relocated to a hotel to sit down and focus on finishing their first draft. More details below, Bob Orci asks fans to weigh in on a navigational array.  

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Orci: Star Trek Sequel Script To Be Delivered In Late March + Pegg: Shooting In August [UPDATED] February 12, 2011

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

Today Star Trek sequel co-writer and producer Roberto Orci has given an update on plans for the script for the movie planned for a Summer 2012 release. Orci says that the writing team plan on turning it in late March. More details below. [UPDATE: And in other scheduling news, Simon Pegg says he plans to be shooting the Star Trek sequel in the August. More details below.]

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Super Bowl spot for Orci/Kurtzman/Lindelof-scripted Cowboys & Aliens debuts February 6, 2011

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Orci/Kurtzman,Sci-Fi , comments closed

Universal has released a new TV spot for director Jon Favreau’s “Cowboys & Aliens”. The film’s script was written by Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman and Damon Lindelof. This TV spot will air during Super Bowl XLV, but has hit the web early. Click over the jump to watch it.

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Orci & Kurtzman Talk About Their Approach To Star Trek Sequel November 30, 2010

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

As we have been reporting, Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman are currently working on the script for the Star Trek sequel. The pair of writer/producers has just given an interview talking Trek. They of course are not talking plot, but they do reveal parts of their approach to their second Trek.

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First Look at Teaser Trailer For Cowboys & Aliens – Written By Orci, Kurtzman & Lindelof November 17, 2010

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Orci/Kurtzman,Sci-Fi , comments closed

Before Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman, and Damon Lindelof started working on the script for the Star Trek sequel, the movie that was taking up much of their time for the last year is the sci-fi western Cowboys & Aliens. A teaser trailer along with a number of images were released today. To find out what they have been up to, check it all out below.

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Roberto Orci Reveals Star Trek Sequel Tidbit In NYT Article About iPad – Is T’Pring In Sequel? October 25, 2010

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

One again Apple’s new iPad has crossed paths with Star Trek, this time revealing a tidbit about the upcoming sequel. Today the New York Times has an article about iPads being used in Hollywood, with an example of how Star Trek co-writer Roberto Orci used his in a meeting with the Star Trek ‘Supreme Court’, excerpt below.

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Lindelof, Orci, & Kurtzman Talk Star Trek Sequel (and Shatner too) October 21, 2010

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

As we recently reported, work on the Star Trek sequel script is finally underway. A new interview with the writing team has some more comments about the process. See excerpts below for what Damon Lindelof, Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman are saying about their second Trek.

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Exclusive: Scripting Started For Star Trek Sequel October 12, 2010

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

This week the progress on the Star Trek sequel, due in theaters June 29, 2012, has taken a big step. TrekMovie has confirmed that scripting for the film has started. More details below, plus we look at the milestones for the film – past and future.

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UPDATED: Chris Pine In Talks To Star In Alex Kurtzman’s Directorial Debut? + New ‘Unstoppable’ Images September 29, 2010

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Celebrity,Orci/Kurtzman,ST09 Cast , comments closed

In August it was reported that Star Trek scribe Alex Kurtzman will be making his feature directorial debut with a Steven Spielberg produced family drama Welcome to People, and now there is a hint that they are interested in bringing in Star Trek’s Chris Pine to star in the film. Plus we have the latest images and poster from Pine’s new film Unstoppable.

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Shatner’s ‘$#!*’ Sitcom & Orci Kurtzman ‘Hawaii Five-0′ Score Big Ratings – Abrams ‘Undercovers’ Underperforms September 24, 2010

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

This week brings the premieres of many of fall’s new TV series, including two from the new team behind Star Trek and one from Star Trek’s original Kirk. Monday saw Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman’s Hawaii Five-0 win its time slot, and Wednesday JJ Abrams new show Undercovers premiered with somewhat disappointing ratings, while last night William Shatner’s $#!* My Dad Says scored big.  
 

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Star Trek Sequel Update: Abrams, Orci & Kurtzman Talk Khan, Klingons & more September 11, 2010

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

We all want to know what is up with the Star Trek sequel, which is currently being written. The new special 200th issue of the UK’s SFX Magazine has an extensive section all about Star Trek that includes interviews with JJ Abrams, Roberto Orci, and Alex Kurtzman. They talk sequel possibilities, Khan, Klingons, humor and more. See excerpts below.

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Alex Kurtzman To Direct ‘Welcome To People’ – Produced By Steven Spielberg August 27, 2010

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

Steven Spielberg is giving Star Trek co-writer Alex Kurtzman his big break as a feature film director. Kurtzman has been tapped to helm Welcome to People, a non-grenre drama he and Orci penned years ago. More details below.

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Orci & Kurtzman To Bring “Locke & Key” Comics To TV + JJ Abrams To Begin Shooting Super 8 Next Month August 24, 2010

by Alex Fletcher , Filed under: Abrams,Celebrity,Orci/Kurtzman , comments closed

Today there are a couple updates on what members of the Star Trek team are doing outside Star Trek (with Steven Spielberg). Trek co-writers Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci are working with Steven Spielberg to bring Joe Hill’s "Locke & Key" IDW comic series to the small screen. Plus we have an update on JJ Abrams Super 8, including video of creature artist Neville Page talked Super 8 (and Star Trek).

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