BREAKING MOVIE NEWS
Taking over the script for Star Trek 3 Simon Pegg apparently has one big goal, to make it less Star Treky.
The upcoming third film in the rebooted, reenergized and retconned Star Trek series may have just set course with a title. Already rumored to be film focusing more on the exploration aspect of the original TV show, the threequel is reportedly looking to thrill audiences under the auspices of the title, Star Trek Beyond. Could this really be the title under which the U.S.S. Enterprises once again heads into warp speed?
Not many people in the U.S. know Sofia Boutella by name. Instead, she’s that girl with the samurai sword legs in Kingsman: The Secret Service. This could all change with her next role, however, as the 33-year-old Algerian actress has just been cast in Star Trek 3, and she has a major part to play.
The upcoming Star Trek 3, will be going into things with a new director untested in the genre with Justin Lin. Understandably, there’s a lot of curiosity regarding what Lin, who comes from the high-paced pedigree of the Fast & Furious films will bring to something like Star Trek. Well, in a recent interview, Chekov, himself, Anton Yelchin, reveals his take on the new man at the helm.
Many fans assumed Idris Elba is going to play a Klingon in Star Trek 3, but according to one of the writers, that is not the case.
Star Trek 3 is chugging along, powered by the creative dilithium crystals supplied by one of the film’s stars, Simon Pegg, aka, Montgomery Scott. After a shakeup last year would see Roberto Orci, a key member of the current iteration’s creative forces bow out of the film, our new Scotty found himself in the engine room of the creative process. In a recent interview, he candidly discusses the task of picking up the pieces left behind after Orci’s exit.
Simon Pegg has opened up about writing Star Trek 3, and he’s admitted that a necessary part of the process for him is that he he needs to follow certain rules in order to respect the original series. However Pegg also insisted that he has only used this as a starting off point, and he wants his own take on the material to shine through.
We love the idea of Idris Elba playing the villain in Star Trek 3, and we even have some ideas about who he should play.
Star Trek 3 is placed in a quandary. How does it up the villain ante after Benedict Cumberbatch’s Khan in Into Darkness? How about with Idris Elba?
It’s unclear whether this villain will be a brand-new one introduced specifically for Star Trek 3 or if he will have some continuity within the franchise. We’ve already see the Romulans in Star Trek and Khan in Star Trek Into Darkness, that it seems all too likely that Star Trek 3 will have some throwbacks to the original films or TV series as well.
Star Trek 3 is scheduled to be a triumphant celebration of the soon-to-be 50 year old franchise's healthy run in pop culture history. But, as anyone who's thrown a good party will tell you, such an event takes a lot of time and effort to prepare, and things can change at the blink of an eye.
Roberto Orci is attacking fans online again. This time, he's pushing back to fans upset about his plot plans for Star Trek 3.
July 2016 is shaping up to be an awesome year for blockbuster cinema. Don't believe us? Then check out what is in store!
Justin Lin has been named director of Star Trek 3. With a new director on board, we can expect a few changes in the Star Trek franchise.
Over the past couple weeks, we have been extremely curious who Paramount Pictures would find to replace Roberto Orci at the helm of the upcoming Star Trek 3, and now it seems as though they may have found their guy. Justin Lin is now the man attached to follow J.J. Abrams as the director of the rebooted sci-fi series that began back in 2009.
Star Trek 3 is going through a heck of a time landing on a director. Even though a shortlist of filmmakers was only revealed earlier this week, one of the individuals has already publicly and gracefully declined the offer.
As James Gunn's Guardians of the Galaxy box office numbers began to soar when the film was released this past summer, the big studios began to notice something: audiences really like big, sci-fi space adventures. The Marvel Studios was as much a comedy with oddball characters as it was a big space-set action adventure, and its success has already been having a big impact on the industry.
Paramount has released 5 names of directors it is pursuing for Star Trek 3. You'll be interested to see who is--and isn't--on the list.
Now that Robert Orci has officially bowed out of directing Star Trek 3, there is a great deal of speculation in the air regarding who will be directing instead. Though Edgar Wright has been said to be on the shortlist of directors, Twitter has been campaigning hard with the hashtag #BringInRiker in efforts to get Star Trek alum Jonathan Frakes in the Star Trek 3 director’s chair.
Robert Orci is no longer directing Star Trek 3. But he's finally talking a bit about the film and his departure.