IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX; TSX:IMX) and Paramount Pictures Corporation, a unit of Viacom Inc., today announced that the sequel to J.J. Abrams’ 2009 blockbuster Star Trek, will be released in the immersive IMAX® 3D format on May 17, 2013. The film represents the second feature in the ground-breaking franchise to be released in IMAX following Star Trek, which grossed more than $375 million at the worldwide box office.
The complete press release is included after the jump.
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The first photos from the set of J.J. Abrams’ follow-up to 2009’s Star Trek have surfaced on the internet. The photos feature Zachary Quinto (Spock), Zoe Saldana (Uhura) as well as our first look at Benedict Cumberbatch (who play’s the film’s villain). Click over the jump to see more photos.
One of the shots also confirms that at least some scenes from the film will be shot with IMAX cameras:
The Untitled Star Trek Sequel is scheduled to hit conventional, 3D and IMAX theaters on May 17, 2013. Click over the jump to check out more photos.
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Jon Favreau will direct Eric Kripke/J.J. Abrams’ NBC drama pilot Revolution, Deadline reports:
The project, written by Supernatural creator Kripke, is being described as a high-octane action drama following a group of characters struggling to survive and reunite with loved ones in a world where all forms of energy have mysteriously ceased to exist. Abrams, […]
Paramount Pictures has officially announced that principal photography began January 12, 2012 in Los Angeles, CA on the sequel to 2009’s Star Trek from director J.J. Abrams. The complete press release is included after the jump.
The Untitled Star Trek Sequel is scheduled to hit conventional and 3D theaters on May 13, 2013.
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Peter Weller has joined the cast of producer/director J.J. Abrams Star Trek sequel.
No details on the role were revealed by Variety, who broke the news, but the part is expected to be that of the previously reported secondary villain, who Variety previously reported as being “someone who’s older and in more of a […]
J.J. Abrams has selected Alice Eve to join the ensemble cast of his Star Trek sequel. According to Variety, Eve will be playing a character that is believed to be new to “Star Trek” canon.
Variety also confirmed that Benicio del Toro’s deal is pending to play an as-yet-unannounced villain in the project.
Paramount Pictures will release J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek sequel on May 17, 2013. The original report surfaced at Deadline but has since been confirmed by TrekMovie who confirms that the film will be released in 2D and 3D.
As previously reported, production on the project begins January 15, 2012. There will be a four year […]
TrekMovie is reporting that J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek sequel will begin shooting on January 15, 2012. Set locations are currently being scouted, including a location in Hawaii that is being considered for a “jungle planet”. Shooting will also take place at a museum in Los Angeles that will stand in for a “famous Star […]
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Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman revealed that J.J. Abrams’ sequel to Star Trek could be released in 2013, confirming recent reports that the film would slip out of 2012.
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News is breaking that director J.J. Abrams has his eyes set on Benicio Del Toro to play the villain in the upcoming Star Trek sequel.
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Paramount Pictures has acquired a mystery adventure film from screenwriter Billy Ray and produce J.J. Abrams. No other details are known about the untitled project.
NBC has given a a pilot production commitment to producer J.J. Abrams (“Persons of Interest”, “Fringe”, “Star Trek”) and writer/producer Eric Kripke (“Supernatural”) thriller Revolution. Abrams will executive prdouce with Kripke and Bryan Burk.
Details are being kept under wraps, but according to Deadline it’s being described as an “epic adventure thriller”.