Bruce Greenwood Cast In ABC Pilot “The River” + Trek Producers Have 5 Pilots In Production March 5, 2011by 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.
Simon Pegg: Star Trek Sequel Script Is “Amazeballs” + Bob Orci Talks Fan Feedback [UPDATED] February 24, 2011by 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.
Orci & Lindelof ‘Holed Up’ In Hotel Writing Star Trek Sequel + Want Fan Input On Enterprise Deflector Naming February 21, 2011by 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.
Orci: Star Trek Sequel Script To Be Delivered In Late March + Pegg: Shooting In August [UPDATED] February 12, 2011by 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.]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.
Orci & Kurtzman Talk About Their Approach To Star Trek Sequel November 30, 2010by 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.
First Look at Teaser Trailer For Cowboys & Aliens – Written By Orci, Kurtzman & Lindelof November 17, 2010by 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.
Roberto Orci Reveals Star Trek Sequel Tidbit In NYT Article About iPad – Is T’Pring In Sequel? October 25, 2010by 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.
Lindelof, Orci, & Kurtzman Talk Star Trek Sequel (and Shatner too) October 21, 2010by 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.
Exclusive: Scripting Started For Star Trek Sequel October 12, 2010by 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.
UPDATED: Chris Pine In Talks To Star In Alex Kurtzman’s Directorial Debut? + New ‘Unstoppable’ Images September 29, 2010by 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.
Shatner’s ‘$#!*’ Sitcom & Orci Kurtzman ‘Hawaii Five-0′ Score Big Ratings – Abrams ‘Undercovers’ Underperforms September 24, 2010by 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.
Star Trek Sequel Update: Abrams, Orci & Kurtzman Talk Khan, Klingons & more September 11, 2010by 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.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.
Orci & Kurtzman To Bring “Locke & Key” Comics To TV + JJ Abrams To Begin Shooting Super 8 Next Month August 24, 2010by 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).
Old West Location Inspires Orci & Kurtzman For Star Trek Sequel + A Look At Past ‘Star Trek Westerns’ August 2, 2010by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Orci/Kurtzman,Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed
Star Trek scribes Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman are currently in production on their sci-fi western Cowboys and Aliens, which is shooting out in the New Mexico. But while there the pair are also working on putting together the story for the Star Trek sequel, and apparently the location his giving them inspiration. We also take a look at past "Star Trek westerns".Orci/Kurtzman,Star Trek (2009 film) , comments closed
Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman have in the past spoken about how they see Kirk and Spock as akin to other famous working partnerships, especially John Lennon and Paul McCartney. They have also said that they have seen a parallel with their own working partnership. But on Wednesday Bob Orci revealed that his connection to Spock goes even deeper.
EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Roberto Orci & Alex Kurtzman On Status of Star Trek Sequel + Discuss Importance of Villain & Title Ideas June 26, 2010by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Interview,Orci/Kurtzman,Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed
This week Star Trek writer/exec producers Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman were honored with the George Pal Memorial Saturn Award. While at the event the pair spoke with TrekMovie about the award and also discussed the Star Trek sequel, giving an update on the script status, discussing the importance of the villain in a ‘second movie’ and even talked possible titles (or at least title styles). See highlights and video interview below, plus more photos.CBS/Paramount,Celebrity,Orci/Kurtzman,ST09 Cast,Star Trek (2009 film) , comments closed
Earlier this year the 2009 Star Trek movie became the first in the franchise to win an Academy Award. And now seven of the people who worked on the film have been invited to join the ranks of those who vote on the Oscars. Today the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced their 2010 invitees and on the list were seven members of the Star Trek team, including Zoe Saldana, Roberto Orci, and Alex Kurtzman.CBS/Paramount,Conventions/Events/Attractions,Orci/Kurtzman,Star Trek (2009 film) , comments closed
Tonight The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films held their 36th Annual Saturn Awards. The 2009 Star Trek movie went into the night with 6 nominations, but it was Avatar that dominated, picking up ten awards. Star Trek picked up one Saturn, as did including Leonard Nimoy (for Fringe). Star Trek writers Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman also picked up a special award.