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William Shatner Still In The Dark About Star Trek 3 Role

The actor admits he had "some conversations early on" with Orci, and then sat and listened to a leaked plot when he ran into a well-informed reporter at an airport. Shatner tells...

Director Edgar Wright Wanted For Star Trek 3 After Roberto Orci's Departure

Filmmaker Edgar Wright has emerged as the frontrunner to take over the third instalment of the Star Trek franchise after Roberto Orci reportedly stepped down from the job.Orci signed on to make his directorial debut...

Is Roberto Orci No Longer Directing' Star Trek 3'?

It seems the producers of Stark Trek 3 are on a mission to find a new director, as Roberto Orci has reportedly given up the helm. Deadline reports that the writer and producer, who was...

William Shatner Linked To Role In 'Star Trek 3'

William Shatner could reprise the role of Captain Kirk in the 'Star Trek' sequel.The script for the eagerly-awaited new film - written by Roberto Orci, JD Payne and Patrick McKay - includes a part for...

Roberto Orci Drops Out Of Power Rangers Reboot

Roberto Orci has dropped out of the 'Power Rangers.'The screenwriter-and-producer has been forced to quit as executive producer in the Lionsgate and Haim Saban's upcoming big screen reboot as his 'Star Trek 3' directing obligation...

Star Trek 3 Will Begin Shooting 'In Next Six Months'

Zachary Quinto believes 'Star Trek 3' will begin shooting within the next six months.The 37-year-old actor - who has also appeared in the popular sci-fi show 'Heroes' - has confirmed he expects to return to...

Writers Of Star Trek 3 Complete Initial Draft

The script for 'Star Trek 3' is nearing completion.Roberto Orci, who is writing the script for the new flick alongside John D. Payne and Patrick McKay, confirmed an initial draft of the script has been...

Universal Pictures Secures Rights To Vampire Chronicles

Universal Pictures has secured movie rights to Anne Rice's novels in the 'Vampire Chronicles'. The popular book series tracks the journey of an 18th century French-aristocrat-turned-bloodsucker, and the movie studio will be hoping to transform...

Alex Kurtzman Set To Direct The Mummy

Alex Kurtzman could be set to direct a reboot of 'The Mummy'.The 40-year-old director - whose writing credits include 'The Legend of Zorro' and 'Cowboys and Aliens' - has already been confirmed as the...

Roberto Orci To Direct Star Trek 3

Roberto Orci is to direct 'Star Trek 3'.The screenwriter-and-producer is reportedly in talks with Skydance and Paramount to make his directorial debut on the next installment of the sci-fi franchise, Variety reports.Orci and his writing...

Is Roberto Orci The Right Choice To Direct 'Star Trek 3'?

Roberto Orci is allegedly in discussions to direct ‘Star Trek 3.’ The job had originally been pegged to go to J.J. Abrams, although (unless you noticed) Abrams has got his hands full directing the upcoming...

Roberto Orci To Direct 'Star Trek 3' - But, Uh, Who Is He?

Roberto Orci, the Hollywood screenwriter best known for writing the first two Star Trek reboot movies, has been promoted to the director's chair for Star Trek 3. J.J Abrams helmed the first two instalments of...

Roberto Orci In Talks To Direct Star Trek 3

Mexican screenwriter and producer Roberto Orci has emerged as the frontrunner to direct the third instalment of the Star Trek franchise.If Orci signs on to replace J.J. Abrams, the movie will serve as his directorial...

Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci Split Up

Blockbuster screenwriting duo Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci have split up.The writing team behind smash hit films such as the rebooted 'Star Trek' franchise and 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' have called it quits to concentrate...

Drew Goddard In Talks To Direct Sinister Six

Drew Goddard is in talks to direct 'The Amazing Spider-Man' spin-off 'Sinister Six'.The 39-year-old filmmaker wrote the script for the forthcoming film and is now negotiating a deal with the studio to helm the project,...

Sleepy Hollow Season 2, Or "What To Do When Your Son Becomes The Horseman Of War"

Fans packed into the Dolby Theatre on Wednesday event for a PaleyFest 2014 event about Fox's breakout drama 'Sleepy Hollow,' which is returning for season two this year. It's been two months since the thrilling...

Marc Webb Confirmed For Amazing Spider-man 3

Marc Webb has been confirmed to direct 'The Amazing Spider-Man 3'.The filmmaker will return to helm Andrew Garfield in the third instalment of the superhero franchise, ''securing his spot in helming all three films in...

Venom To 'Shake Up' Superhero Films

'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' writer Roberto Orci wants to ''shake up'' the superhero genre with the upcoming 'Venom' spin-off.The acclaimed screenwriter has been tasked with writing a spin-off to the popular web-slinging franchise, along with...

Sony Announces Spider-man Spin-off Films

Sony Pictures has announced two 'Amazing Spider-Man' spin-off films, 'Venom' and 'The Sinister Six'.The movie studio is planning to expand its comic book franchise in a manner similar to Marvel's 'The Avengers' by announcing two...

Star Trek 3 Hires Three Writers

'Star Trek 3' has hired three screenwriters.Roberto Orci - who co-wrote the first two J.J. Abrams-directed films with writing partner Alex Kurtzman and Damon Lindelof - will return to pen the script for the upcoming...

Amazing Spider-man 2 Writers Return For Third Movie

'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' writers will pen the third film in the series.Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci and Jeff Pinker have all signed on to write the next movie in the web-slinging superhero franchise, which is...

Mama Director To Helm The Mummy Reboot?

'Mama' director Andy Muschietti is in talks to direct 'The Mummy' reboot.The filmmaker - who had a surprise hit with his horror film starring Jessica Chastain earlier this year - is being eyed to direct...

Len Wiseman Departs The Mummy Reboot

Len Wiseman has quit as director of 'The Mummy' reboot. The 40-year-old helmer has left the motion picture due to scheduling issues, but Universal are still ploughing ahead with the movie and producers Sean Daniels,...

Star Trek Was 'Terrifying' To Write

Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci found writing 'Star Trek Into Darkness' ''terrifying and painful''.The writers admit they worried about penning a sequel to 2009's hit 'Star Trek' reboot - which starred Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto...

Len Wiseman To Direct The Mummy Reboot

Len Wiseman is to direct 'The Mummy' reboot. The filmmaker - who helmed this year's 'Total Recall' remake - revealed the Jon Spaihts-written film franchise, which will be produced by Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci,...

Star Trek Writer Refused To Rush Script

The writer of 'Star Trek' refused to ''rush'' the follow-up script.Alex Kurtzman - who wrote the first film starring Chris Pine as Captain Kirk and the follow-up with Roberto Orci - admits those involved behind...

Chris Pine: Working On Star Trek 2 Is Like Paid Summer Camp

Chris Pine says working on 'Star Trek 2' is like taking part in a ''summer camp you get paid for''.The 31-year-old actor - who is reprising his role as James T. Kirk in director J.J....

Tom Cruise To Star In Van Helsing Remake

Tom Cruise is to star in a reimagining of 'Van Helsing'.The 'Mission: Impossible' actor will also produce the remake of the 2004 Hugh Jackman vampire movie alongside Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci's K/O Paper Products...

Amazing Spider-man Sequel Confirmed

A sequel to 'The Amazing Spider-Man' is being written by Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci. Despite the film - starring British actor Andrew Garfield as the web-slinging hero and Emma Stone as Gwen Stacy -...

Harrison Ford Signs Up To Ender's Game

Harrison Ford has signed up to star in 'Ender's Game'.The 'Indiana Jones' actor will take on the role of Colonel Hyram Graff in the sci-fi movie, which will be directed by Gavin Hood.Ford will appear...

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