As the show runner for the mysterious show Lost, it should be no surprise that Damon Lindelof is no fan of leaks and spoilers. The producer for the new Star Trek movie tells Wizard magazine that “leaks totally ruin a project.” Defending the ultra secret Trek project, the producer states…
I believe most people want to be surprised. I also believe most people can’t resist the temptation of peeking. The only solution is to give them nothing to peek at….but the Net makes that practically impossible.
Another exceprt from the article talking about leaks and fandom
Oftentimes, the fans feel protective of these franchises and in many cases, they rightfully feel more protective than the filmmakers themselves. If you’re doing a Superman or a Indiana Jones movie, us geeks have so much of our time and childhood emotionally invested in those characters, we actually feel like we’re owed a taste of what’s going on before we put down our 12 bucks.
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