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 [...]
For one week only, IMAX will partner with AMC theaters to present Star Trek, Inception and Fast Five at a discounted rate of $7.
The three movies will begin filming starting today Friday, September 30 and will run through Thursday, October 6. Go to amctheatres.com/imaxbigmovies for more details and to buy tickets.
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Star Trek celebrated its 45th anniversary this past Thursday, and Science has announced that they are working with Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry’s son Rod to produce the documentary Trek Nation that will air on Science November 30.
The complete press release is included after the jump.
Continue reading Trek Nation to debut on Science November 30
TrekMovie.com has confirmed with Netflix that all five live-action Star Trek series will begin streaming on their Instant Streaming service beginning this July.
Those five series are: “Star Trek”, “Star Trek: The Next Generation”; “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine”; “Star Trek: Voyager” and “Star Trek: Enterprise”. The only series that won’t be streamed is [...]
As previously reported, Karl Urban (“Star Trek”, “Lord of the Rings”) has already confirmed that he is in negotiations to play the title role in the new Judge Dredd movie. Urban was interviewed by Collider and offered a few more thoughts:
“I’ve met with [the Director] Pete Travis, Andrew McDonald and we’ve [...]
In a recent article from the NY Times about the success of Avatar and its influence on studios and filmmakers, several high-profile properties are listed as potentially being shot in 3D. They include Bryan Singer’s Jack the Giant Killer, the second Star Trek feature from J.J. Abrams, Michael Bay’s third go with Transformers and Sony’s upcoming Spider-Man reboot. Here are two excerpts:
Shortly after seeing “Avatar” last month, for instance, Bryan Singer, who in the past directed summer blockbusters like “X-Men” and “Superman Returns,” asked New Line to consider using 3-D in filming his planned fantasy “Jack the Giant Killer.” The debate continues, according to people who have been briefed on the matter and spoke on condition of anonymity because of studio policy.
Katie Martin Kelley, a spokeswoman for Paramount, said that studio had made no decision about whether its planned “Transformers” and “Star Trek” sequels would make the leap to 3-D, possibly giving the audience another sampling of the kind of immersive world devised by Mr. Cameron.
More after the jump.
Continue reading Jack the Giant Killer, Spider-Man, Star Trek 2 and Transformers 3 Could Be 3D
Paramount Pictures has set a release date for the follow-up to J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek. The film will be released on June 29, 2012, roughly three years after the release of Star Trek (May 8, 2009). There are currently no other films slated for June 2012, although the month before has The Avengers (May [...]
The Producers Guild of America has announced the 10 films nominated for the Darryl F. Zanuck Producer of the Year Award. The 10 films are: Avatar, District 9, An Education, The Hurt Locker, Inglourious Basterds, Invictus, Precious: Based on the Novel “Push” by Sapphire, Star Trek, Up and Up in the Air.
Meanwhile after voting this weekend, the National Society of Film Critics awarded The Hurt Locker with Best Picture. The film’s director, Kathryn Bigelow, was also awarded Best Director. Head on over the jump to see the PGA press release, and the rest of the National Society of Film Critics winners.
Continue reading Nominations for the 2010 PGA Awards + National Society of Film Critics Names The Hurt Locker Best of 2009
Speaking at the 2009 Screenwriting Expo, Star Trek writers Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci gave an update on the planned sequel, revealing that they expect it to be released in 2012, not 2011 as some had suspected:
“We’re rereading some of our favorite ‘Star Trek‘ novels now and watching the original series [...]
Producer/writer/director J.J. Abrams about several of his current and upcoming projects, including Fringe, Star Trek and Mission: Impossible IV. Here are some excerpts:
On the possibility of shooting the “Star Trek” sequel in 3-D:
Abrams: Paramount talked to me about doing the first one in 3-D and, having it only [...]
J.J. Abrams’ hit blockbuster Star Trek will be re-released in 85 IMAX theaters beginning this Friday, September 4th. The film will have a limited two-week run in the large-screen format, cutting out once again just in time for the release of Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs.
Star Trek had a strong domestic run this summer, currently sitting at $256.69 million which is tops for the franchise in both overall ticket sales and adjusted for inflation box office (although the film did under perform internationally, taking in just $126.39 million for a worldwide cume of $383.08 million).
Head on over the jump to see the list of theaters. Continue reading Star Trek Headed Back to IMAX Theaters for Limited Two-Week Engagement
Star Trek producers Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman were at the Wrath of Con party at Comic-Con last night, and Orci let slip a quote that surely sounds like they and the studio are already planning ahead to a third film:
Roberto Orci: Nothing was decided [at the last meeting]. It was [...]