Star Trek Sequel (2013): Bigger in Scope With Increased Budget



Robert Orci, writer and producer on the 2013 Star Trek sequel, briefly spoke with the fans at TrekMovie.

Orci was asked about the budget for the movie, and responded that it is bigger than 2009’s Star Trek, which was at $145 million.

Another fan questioned Orci if the sequel will also be bigger in scope, with Orci replying in the affirmative.

DS9 IN PRIME TIME:  boborci. What is the budget for this film? Is it the same as the last or are they giving you more?
boborci: More
Commodore Mike of the Terran Empire: Do you think in scope that Trek 13 will be bigger then Trek 09
boborci: Bigger? Yup.

The as-of-yet unnamed Star Trek sequel has a May 17th, 2013 release date in 3D, is directed by J.J. Abrams and stars Chris Pine as Capt. James T. Kirk, Zachary Quinto as Spock, Karl Urban as Leonard “Bones” McCoy, Zoe Saldana as Nyota Uhura, Simon Pegg as Scotty, Anton Yelchin as Pavel Chekov and John Cho as Hikaru Sulu,.

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