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As one of the longest-running and most expansive sci-fi universes that's ever existed, Star Trek has become so big that even its fans split off into separate categories. You can be a Next Generation fan who has no use for the original series, or a Deep Space Nine devotee who wholly rejects J.J. Abrams' cinematic reboot
Star Trek fans have endured a lot over the years, from the inevitable middle school teasing to the really dark days of Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country. But all this time one of the people who's always had their back was William Shatner, Captain Kirk himself, who would stand by the Trek faithful even when pop culture didn't
When it was announced yesterday that J.J. Abrams has been selected as the director of Star Wars Episode VII, nerds around the world immediately began to question the decision...and with good reason. After all, Abrams was the director responsible for bringing Star Trek back to life in 2009 and as long as both franchises have existed their fans have been at war with one another.
You might want to steer clear if you don’t want to be tipped about where Into Darkness is heading (or coming from). And while Benedict Cumberbatch’s character hasn’t shown up in the comic series yet, there is a reveal to a familiar Trek character that could get pulses racing.
The time for coy teasing is over. Star Trek Into Darkness now comes out this calendar year, on May 27, and director J.J. Abrams will no longer be able to play coy about what his hugely anticipated sequel entails. We've recently gotten a look at a new trailer and even a nine-minute prologue from the film, and now a huge batch of new images has been released
That first one shows Spock (Zachary Quinto) in a tough spot. I’m already loving the steely-blue color hue. But where is he? The second image gives us yet another look at what we’re assuming will be a pivotal confrontation between Chris Pine’s Capt. Kirk and Cumberbatch’s “John Harrison.”
"When J.J. described the role to me … he described someone who was, in movie terms, a mixture of Hannibal Lecter, Jack in The Shining, and the Joker in Batman," Cumberbatch said.
J.J. Abrams dropping clue for a giant viral marketing scheme? I know, I know, you've never heard something so crazy. But yes, the famous lover of games and hints has dropped a big one in the new trailer for Star Trek Into Darkness, and something only the most eagle-eyed fans going through the movie frame by frame could notice
You can feel the anticipation for Star Trek Into Darkness out there, can't you? Sure, the movie doesn't open until next May, and in the meantime we've got movies like The Hobbit and Django Unchained to look forward to, but in the last few days J.J. Abrams has chosen to lift back the veil on his super-secret sequel-- just a tiny bit, and enough to get us good and excited
We're about to get a very in-depth look at Star Trek Into Darkness, thanks to the nine-minute trailer that will be attached to The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey next week. But to make sure the geek world is really riled up before then, Paramount has released a quick "announcement," which is basically the dreaded trailer-for-a-trailer but crammed with enough new footage to keep you from complaining
Simon Pegg Tweets that the trailer will debut online on Thursday, Dec. 6. “Get ready to boldly go again,” he writes. Pegg didn’t clarify where or when we’ll see the trailer, but you can guess the moment it drops, 99% of the Internet will turn its attentions to the first footage from Abrams’ anticipated sequel, so just be on alert.
The lid is still very, very tight on the upcoming sequel Star Trek Into Darkness, no about thanks to director J.J. Abrams's love of secrecy and the fact that they can keep a Star Trek movie completely secret until the day before release, and the Trek diehards will still show up ind roves on opening day. But at some point they've got to start drawing in everyone else
We've been fooled once already with promises of footage from Star Trek Into Darkness, when Karl Urban arrived at Comic Con swearing up and down he'd bring a clip from the set of the film… and following through with four-minute video of him surfing, then a snippet of J.J. Abrams standing around on the set. Now Abrams himself has gotten in on the silliness, premiering the first legitimate footage from the film on Conan… but doing it in his own, unique, secretive way
After three years of patiently waiting we still have a solid eight months before the release of J.J. Abrams' still untitled Star Trek sequel. Production has wrapped on the project, which features the return of the cast from the first movie and includes additions like Benedict Cumberbatch (as the central villain), Peter Weller, Alice Eve and Noel Clarke.
Star Trek director J.J. Abrams wants to make moviemaking less expensive. The sci-fi director thinks the budgets for Hollywood blockbusters today are "preposterous." He also wants more big-name directors to take responsibility for spending money from a movie studio.