NBC Picks Up JJ Abrams Post-Apocalypse Series ‘Revolution’ [UPDATE: No S2 For Alcatraz?] May 8, 2012by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Abrams,Celebrity , comments closed
Star Trek producer/director JJ Abrams has sold another high concept TV series. This time JJ is returning to NBC for the post-apocalypse with "Revolution," with a pilot directed by Jon Favreau. More details below.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.
While today’s big news is about next year’s Star Trek sequel, TrekMovie is also keeping an eye on our most-anticipated summer 2012 film – Prometheus – co-written by Trek’s Damon Lindelof. Another international trailer (this time in English) has been released and it has lots of details and spoilers. Watch it below.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.
PrometheusWatch: New Viral Video Promotes David The Robot + Russian Trailer Reveals More Footage April 17, 2012by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Celebrity,Lindelof,Prometheus , comments closed
Without a Star Trek movie, TrekMovie has adopted Prometheus as our most anticipated film for the summer. Written by Trek sequel co-writer Damon Lindelof, the film looks to be a cool addition to the Alien universe. And today they released another cool viral video for the film showing off a Weyland robot. Plus there is a new Russian trailer that reveals more cool visuals (and dialog if you speak Russian). Check it out below.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.
Watch: More Prometheus Footage Revealed March 28, 2012by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Lindelof,Prometheus , comments closed
The original plan was for us to get the Star Trek sequel this June, but we will have to wait until next May for new Trek. However we here at TrekMovie are almost as excited over another June 2012 film – Prometheus, the Alien universe film directed by Ridley Scott and written by Trek co-producer/writer Damon Lindelof. More footage from the film has been released online, check it out below along with a new commercial.Lindelof,Prometheus,Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed
Fans are starting to wonder when they will get their first glimpse of the Star Trek sequel currently in production. A possibility could be at the annual San Diego Comic Con in July, and now producer/writer Damon Lindelof is saying that the team has a "strong desire" to be there with something to show. Details below.Celebrity,Lindelof,Prometheus , comments closed
The annual Wondercon was held over the weekend and one of the big events was the reveal of the second trailer for Prometheus, the sort-of Alien prequel written by Star Trek sequel writer/producer Damon Lindelof. Check it out below along with a cool viral video for the film.
Paramount Extends Deal With JJ Abrams & Bad Robot February 22, 2012by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Abrams,CBS/Paramount,Celebrity,Star Trek (2009 film),Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed
The love fest between Star Trek director/producer JJ Abrams and Paramount Pictures looks like it will continue into the future. This afternoon Paramount Pictures announced they are extending their deal with Abrams and his Bad Robot production company. More details below.
Abrams Sells Post-Apocalyptic ‘Revolution’ Pilot To NBC February 3, 2012by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Abrams,Sci-Fi , comments closed
Pilot season continues to heat up, with Star Trek producer/director JJ Abrams selling another pilot, his second this week. This time JJ and his fellow Trek producer Bryan Burk are returning to sci-fi with a mysterious post-apocalyptic series for NBC titled Revolution. Details below.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]
Abrams and Burk sell ‘Shelter’ Pilot To CW February 1, 2012by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Abrams,Celebrity , comments closed
Pilot season is warming up again and so it is time for Star Trek director/producer JJ Abrams to pitch new shows to add to his growing TV portfolio. And today the CW announced they ordered a pilot called Shelter from Abrams Bad Robot production company. More details below.
Orci Talks Star Trek Sequel Script “Polish” + Reveals Bit On Time Passed Between Films January 29, 2012by 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.
Orci Talks Star Trek Sequel Budget, Scale Of The Film, & Engine Room January 18, 2012by 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.Abrams,Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed
The Star Trek sequel is very close to start of production. In a new interview director/producer JJ Abrams has given some more details on the production logistics and on the decision to covert the film to 3D. He also talked about the recent casting of Benedict Cumberbatch. See below for details.Abrams,Merchandise,Science/Technology , comments closed
Do you want to make your own action movies, complete with effects, like Star Trek director JJ Abrams? Well now there is an app for that. Abrams company Bad Robot has released a new iPhone and iPad app that adds movie FX to videos. And it is free!
JJ Abrams: Star Trek 2009 Was “Dream Project” + Plus Talks Alternate v Prime Timelines December 22, 2011by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Abrams,Star Trek (2009 film),Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed
In a new podcast interview, Star Trek producer/director JJ Abrams talks about why he took on the Trek project and how his views on the franchise changed during the process. JJ also dove into the thorny issue of the alternative timeline and what it means for the original "prime" timeline of Star Trek lore. See excerpts below.Lindelof,Prometheus,Sci-Fi , comments closed
We wont be getting a new Star Trek movie until the summer of 2013, but sequel co-writer/producer Damon Lindelef does have a big sci-fi movie coming out next summer: Prometheus. Lindelof wrote the Alien (sort-of) prequel for director Ridley Scott and the first trailer has been released. Check it out below. We also have a quick sci-fi movies update bit with trailers for The Dark Knight Rises, The Hobbit, and GI Joe 2.
JJ Abrams Gives Star Trek Sequel Update – To Be Shot in 2-D & Converted December 20, 2011by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Abrams,Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed
At the world premiere of the new Mission: Impossible: Ghost Protocol, JJ Abrams gave an update on progress on the Star Trek sequel talking about the sets, lessons learned from the 2009 movie and how he will be handling 3-D. Watch his comments below.