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Watchmen Season 2 In Doubt

Watchmen Season 2 is in doubt, which is not really a surprise, but what comes as a surprise is all the claims that it is a successful show. Obviously, if Watchmen Season 1 was a smash hit, a Season 2 would definitely be happening, as it is confirmed the actors signed on for an ongoing …

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Watch: HBO’s The Leftovers Season 2 Trailer

Check out a first look at The Leftovers Season 2 as HBO has released a preview trailer.

The series is based on the best-selling post-Rapture novel by Tom Perrotta that sees 2% of the world’s population having disappeared.

Season 2 starts out three years after the event and gets a new supporting cast and location, this time taking place in the the little town of Jarden where no one has vanished.

The Leftovers Season 2 stars Regina King, Justin Theroux and Amy Brenneman.

Look for it this Fall on HBO.

Season 2 synopsis:

More than three years ago, 2% of the world’s population inexplicably vanished. 140 million people, gone in an instant. No country, no state, no city was spared, except for one small town in eastern Texas. Population: 9261. Departures: Zero.

Series is created by Damon Lindelof and Tom Perrotta. Season 2 is executive produced by Damon Lindelof, Tom Perrotta, Mimi Leder, Tom Spezialy and Peter Berg; co-executive produced by Jacqueline Hoyt, Gene Kelly, Ron Yerxa & Albert Berger. Produced for HBO by White Rabbit in association with Warner Bros. Television. Lindelof serves as showrunner. Now in production in Texas, the ten-episode second season debuts this fall.

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Watch The HBO Trailer For The Leftovers

Check out the trailer for the upcoming new post-Rapture series on HBO for The Leftovers, which is from Damon Lindelof and Tom Perrotta.

The series is based on the novel of the same name.

Starring in The Leftovers is Justin Theroux, Amy Brenneman, Christopher Eccleston, Liv Tyler, Chris Zylka, MargaretQualley, Carrie Coon, Emily Meade, Amanda Warren, Ann Dowd, Michael Gaston, Max Carver, Charlie Carver, Annie Q, Paterson Joseph and Brad Leland.

The Leftovers premiers Sunday, June 29th at 10pm ET.

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Star Trek 3 Gets Two New Writers: Kurtzman Out

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Both Alex Kurtzman and Damon Lindelof will not be back for Star Trek 3 as it’s reported that joining Bob Orci is two new writers with newcomers J.D. Payne and Patrick McKay.

There is no release date or title for Star Trek 3, but it’s thought it will be released in conjunction with the 50th Anniversary in 2016.

J.J. Abrams will also not be back due to Star Wars, but the latest rumor has Attack of the Block director Joe Cornish being eyed.

It’s noted by THR that both Payne and McKay do have a relationship with Abrams as they wrote the script for Boilerplate.

I can’t say I’m sad to see Kurtzman, Lindelof and Abrams go as I thought Star Trek Into Darkness was awful.

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Christopher Nolan Clip From The Dark Knight Trilogy: Ultimate Collector’s Edition

The Dark Knight Trilogy: Ultimate Collector’s Edition Blu-Ray goes on sale September 24th, and now a clip has become available with director Christopher Nolan.

In the clip, Nolan talks how his Batman movies feature a heightened realistic take and are operatic in nature.

“But it’s about what I suppose you might term a cinematic reality,” Nolan explains to USA Today. “It’s about giving the world of the films and the characters as much weight and validity as they would if your source material were not a comic book — if he was a character in another genre of film you were having to introduce to the audience for the first time and get them to believe it. That’s what my use of the reality is about. It’s not about a literal reality.”

Check out more from Christopher Nolan below.

The Dark Knight Trilogy: Ultimate Collector’s Edition includes “The Fire Rises: The Creation and Impact of the Dark Knight Trilogy,” with Guillermo del Toro, Damon Lindelof and Zack Snyder; a Nolan and Superman director Richard Donner taling about bringing iconic superheroes to the big screen; the IMAX sequences in The Dark Knight and The Dark Knight Rises; a trio of Hot Wheels  the Tumbler, Batpod and The Bat vehicles; collectible art cards and a 48-page hardcover book. 

The Ultimate Edition can be ordered through Amazon at a discount.

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HBO Green Light’s The Leftovers: Damon Lindelof Post-Rapture TV Series

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HBO has announced they are going ahead with The Leftovers, Damon Lindelof’s TV adaptation of Tom Perrotta’s Post-Rapture novel of the same name that was originally planned for last Summer.

It’s reported by Deadline that The Leftovers has received a ten-episode order from HBO with the pilot directed by Peter Berg and co-written by Lindelof and Perrotta.

Lindelof will be the series showrunner and continue on as executive producer with Berg and Perotta; Warner Bros. TV will serve as producer.

The Leftovers follows Lindelof’s first TV series following Lost, and is stated to be about those left on the world after the Rapture takes place.

Starring in The Leftovers is Justin Theroux (Wanderlust, Parks and Recreation) and co-starring: Amy Brenneman, Christopher Eccleston, Liv Tyler, Chris Zylka, Margaret Qualley, Carrie Coon, Emily Meade, Amanda Warren, Ann Dowd, Michael Gaston, Max Carver, Charlie Carver, Annie Q, Paterson Joseph and Brad Leland.

The Leftovers novel is described as follows on Amazon:

What if—whoosh, right now, with no explanation—a number of us simply vanished?  Would some of us collapse? Would others of us go on, one foot in front of the other, as we did before the world turned upside down?

That’s what the bewildered citizens of Mapleton, who lost many of their neighbors, friends and lovers in the event known as the Sudden Departure, have to figure out. Because nothing has been the same since it happened—not marriages, not friendships, not even the relationships between parents and children. 

Kevin Garvey, Mapleton’s new mayor, wants to speed up the healing process, to bring a sense of renewed hope and purpose to his traumatized community. Kevin’s own family has fallen apart in the wake of the disaster: his wife, Laurie, has left to join the Guilty Remnant, a homegrown cult whose members take a vow of silence; his son, Tom, is gone, too, dropping out of college to follow a sketchy prophet named Holy Wayne.  Only Kevin’s teenaged daughter, Jill, remains, and she’s definitely not the sweet “A” student she used to be.  Kevin wants to help her, but he’s distracted by his growing relationship with Nora Durst, a woman who lost her entire family on October 14th and is still reeling from the tragedy, even as she struggles to move beyond it and make a new start.

With heart, intelligence and a rare ability to illuminate the struggles inherent in ordinary lives, Tom Perrotta has written a startling, thought-provoking novel about love, connection and loss.

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Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci Will Write Star Trek 3; Abrams on As Producer

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It looks as if Paramount will not be changing much with the new Star Trek 3 film as it’s being reported that Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci are being brought back for the third movie.

It’s also stated Damon Lindelof, who helped out with Star Trek Into Darkness, will not be brought back on Star Trek 3.

Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci wrote and produced both Star Trek movies under the directorial leadership of J.J. Abrams, with Abrams also said to be in negotiations with Paramount to produce.

THR also says that Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto and Zoe Saldana are expected to return for Star Trek 3 as well.

Previously, it was rumored that Paramount was going with a batch of new writers for Star Trek 3, but which is often the case when it comes to the ST movies, that turned out not to be the case.

The report makes no mention of a director on Star Trek 3, but J. J. Abrams is still not completely ruled out as he does start production on Star Wars: Episode VII with a recent report stating as early as this month, which may end up giving the director enough time to take on the third Star Trek film in time for the franchise 50th Anniversary in 2016.

The announcement of Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci on Star Trek 3 also comes after the news of Len Wiseman leaving The Mummy reboot, of which Kurtzman and Orci are involved with.

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Ultimate Wolverine Vs. Hulk Motion Comic Movie Available September 10th

Marvel Knights is releasing a motion comic movie based on the Ultimate Wolverine Vs. Hulk graphic novel series by Damon Lindelof and Leinil Francis Yu.

Below you can check out the box art which is based on the comic book as well.

Marvel Knights: Ultimate Wolverine Vs. Hulk can be ordered through Amazon at a discounted price of $10.96.

Synopsis
Dr. Bruce Banner (a.k.a. the Hulk) has been presumed dead since his execution, following his murderous rampage through Manhattan as the Hulk. But when reports start cropping up of an unidentified creature appearing around the globe, Nick Fury begins to get worried. Not because Banner can turn from man to unstoppable monster in seconds, but because Banner’s existence is the one secret that can bring down Fury. So Fury turns to the only man he can trust: Wolverine. And he’s only too glad to take care of Banner–by any means necessary.

Special Bonus Content:
A retrospective interview with legendary artist Leinil Francis Yu and Marvel Knights Animation’s Supervising Producer Kalia Cheng gives fans an exclusive look into the making of “Ultimate Wolverine Vs. Hulk.”

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Damon Lindelof Offers Thoughts On Justice League Movie & Takes Shots At Man of Steel PG-13 Rating

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Damon Lindelof, the man who wrote Star Trek and Prometheus, offers thoughts on the Justice League movie and the new Superman, Man of Steel.

THR asked Lindelof how he would solve the “Justice League problem” with the writer questioning that notion and responding as follows:

The Justice League problem? I think a lot of that depends on Man of Steel. The Justice League problem is not a problem of, who is the bad guy that Wonder Woman and Green Lantern, Superman, whoever you decide to pit them against. The problem is: What’s the tone of that movie? They’ve been struggling with launching their own tone. The tone of Green Lantern is very different from the tone of The Dark Knight. They clearly inhabit two entirely different worlds. You want to feel like someone is establishing a world where the Justice League can exist, maybe Man of Steel is that movie. If Man of Steel works, and it’s great, I think it starts to make sense where Paradise Island is in that world. Because that’s an entirely different world than the one Christopher Nolan introduced.

Lindelof continues with mention of the Man of Steel PG-13 Rating and seems to say they just made the movie darker (like Star Trek) for the sake of it?

It should be PG. In the spirit of not throwing stones from the glass house in which one resides, the same should be said of Star Trek. The limitation between PG and PG-13, particularly as it pertains to violence — there’s no sex in Star Trek; there are a couple of “s-words,” but only because we already knew we were going to get PG-13. They are easily excisable. I always loved that moment in Temple of Doom when Indy says, “Shit.” Because that’s exactly what he would say. You don’t use it to be gratuitous, but it’s what a character would say in that moment. Donner’s Superman is a very adult movie. It doesn’t feel like it’s being whitewashed or watered down in any way. It feels real, cool, fun, escapist and upbeat. The larger thing for Man of Steel, is like, “Yes, we all are consuming darker stories.” Again, glass house. But it’s like, “Is there any way we can get the word dark in it?”

(Correction: Article has been updated to reflect that Damon Lindelof was the subject of the interview, not J.J. Abrams)

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Damon Lindelof Plugs Jeff Lemire, Gail Simone, Peter Milligan & Dan Abnett (audio)

Damon Lindelof, the writer behind Lost, Prometheus and Star Trek Into Darkness, recently participated in QnA where he plugged comic book creators Jeff Lemire, Gail Simone, Peter Milligan and Dan Abnett.

All five writers are featured in the Vertigo Comic Book, Time Warp, which went on sale this week.

Lindelof praises Jeff Lemire who did the art for his story and mentions Simone, Milligan and Abnett.

We also previously heard Lindelof discuss plot holes, Prometheus, Back to the Future and The Dark Knight Rises in a podcast for charity with SlashFilm.

Listen for yourself and check out preview pages for Time Warp below.

TIME WARP #1

Writers: Dan Abnett, Matt Kindt, Damon Lindelof, Peter Milligan, Toby Litt, Ray Fawkes, Simon Spurrier, Tom King, Gail Simone

Art: Mark Buckingham, Jeff Lemire, MK Perker, Victor Santos Montesinos, Jorge Corona, Rafael Albuquerque, Tom Fowler, I.N.J. Culbard, Various

Price: $7.99
 
Pages: 80
 
In Stores: March 27, 2013
 
Description:
 
Let’s do the time warp again! It’s time for another fantastic Vertigo anthology filled with spectacular sci-fi stories. Robots, deep space and lots of time travel twists by a bevy of comic greats and the up-and-coming stars of tomorrow. Damon Lindelof and Jeff Lemire bring us a blast from DC’s past, plus another installment of the “Dead Boy Detectives” from Toby Litt, Buckingham and Victor Santos, Matt Kindt presents a stirring story of man vs. machine—and so much more!
 

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Damon Lindelof Talks Plot Holes & Prometheus; Mentions Back To The Future & The Dark Knight Rises (Audio)

[[wysiwyg_imageupload:6445:]]Recently, it was rumored that Prometheus 2 was in trouble with the reason cited being writer Damon Lindelof‘s departure.

Lindelof came on board Prometheus re-writing an earlier sript, with some in part blaming the writer for the film’s neutral reception.

Lindelof confronted the Prometheus 2 rumor and stated that it was news to him, and that he didn’t walk away when the going got tough.

Now, Damon Lindelof talks more about Prometheus as he was a featured guest for SlashFilm‘s 10-hour podcast for charity.

The writer is asked about his thoughts on plot holes for Prometheus, as they previously discussed the Marty McFly Back To The Future time travel paradox.

Lindelof brings up the fact that there is a difference between what transpired in Back To The Future, with what happened in Prometheus – in that it was a part of the character – and not necessarily a plot hole as seen in The Dark Knight Rises.

It’s a fun QnA; check it out:

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Prometheus 2 Rumored To Be In Trouble; But We Already Knew That From Watching The First One

[[wysiwyg_imageupload:6392:]]Though Prometheus might have been one of the worst movies yours truly has ever seen, Fox still gave the sequel the green light as it was a box office smash.

If you were left scratching your head after watching the movie – or just plain disappointed like everyone else – it seems the blame in part lies with Damon Lindelof (and who are we kidding, director Ridley Scott as well) whom Fox brought on board to do rewrites to the Jon Spaihts script.

Spaihts original script was to connect to Alien more by having Prometheus occur on the same planet, with the Space Jockey ship being the same one that Sigourney Weaver and crew discover.

But that’s not what happens as reportedly Lindelof changed the name of the planet, and hence the connection to Alien.

Getting back to news of the sequel, it was recently learned that Damon Lindelof will not be coming back for Prometheus 2.

Now, according to Bloody Disgusting, Fox is in a panic because they are left with an end of a movie they really don’t know what to do with, and are taking pitches from any writer that can clean things up.

It’s said Lindelof’s departure has put Prometheus 2 in a “state of flux,” and in a “state of jeopardy.”

We’re guessing Lindelof most likely had no clue what to do with the sequel as well.

Lindelof also wrote Lost, Cowboys and Aliens and Star Trek Into Darkness.

Update:

Slashfilm asked Lindelof for a comment; here it is:

As to whether Ridley and Fox are ‘freaking out’ about me not working on a sequel, well that’s news to me. I retain awesome relationships with both. More importantly, the idea that there aren’t many, MANY writers out there capable of taking the reins is sort of ridiculous. I did not map out a trilogy and then walk when the going got tough. Anyone who says otherwise doesn’t know me and doesn’t know the truth.

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Dan Abnett, Star Trek’s Damon Lindelof Among Many Others Part Of Vertigo’s Time Warp SF Comic

DC Comics and Vertigo will be launching an all-new science-fiction comic book at Vertigo Comics dubbed Time Warp in March of 2013.

MTV Geek released the news with mention that the new series will feature a plethora of popular talent.

Included is Cosmic Book News fan-favorite writer Dan Abnett as well as Star Trek Into Darkness writer/producer Damon Lindelof, Jeff Lemire, Matt Kindt, Toby Litt, Mark Buckingham, Peter Milligan, Ray Fawkes, Simon Spurrier, Gail Simone, Rafael Albuquerque, Tom Fowler, and others.

We’ll update when more becomes available.

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Jon Spaihts’ Prometheus Movie Script Now Online

[[wysiwyg_imageupload:2454:]]The script for Ridley Scott’s Prometheus is now online, albeit in a form previous to when writer Damon Lindelof came on board and made adjustments.

The movie has received mixed reviews, but does the following script from Jon Spaihts paint a better picture revealing Lindelof may have messed things up?

Check it out for yourself and decide (via Prometheus-Movie).

A sequel for Prometheus has aready been green lit for 2014 or 2015, with it said that Lindelof might not be coming back.

CBN’s own Lawrence Napoli said in his movie review for Prometheus, “The way I see it, without the Alien films, Prometheus would have nothing going for it because at the end of the day people want to see the moment that explains why human beings are the ideal host body for the most feared alien predator the universe has come to know, and guess what? This film implies exactly that at the very end, so get your tents packed up to wait outside the theater for the sequel because it’s going to happen.”

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Star Wars Episode VII “Biggest Event Movie In The History Of Modern Cinema” Says Star Trek’s Damon Lindelof

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We previously heard from Damon Lindelof, the writer and producer on the likes of Lost and the Star Trek movies, in series of tweets where the screenwriter revealed his enthusiasm for the new Star Wars movie in 140 characters or less.

Now, Rolling Stone Magazine has given Lindelof a pulpit to further explain his thoughts and feelings on the big Star Wars news.

The co-creator of Lost explains how he was in a production meeting for a new movie when the news came down. Someone wrote “Disney buys Lucasfilm” on a napkin and passed it around. Then, when it came around that a new Star Wars movie was slated for 2015, the meeting actually came to a halt, with the participants going online to check out the news.

Following are some excerpts from Lindelof’s article at Rolling Stone.

Lindelof starts off by writing that he never thought another Star Wars movie would come to be and is especially exited that he gets to see a new movie with his son.

My first knee-jerk reactions was just a tremendous level of excitement and enthusiasm. I really believed that I would not see another Star Wars movie as long as George Lucas was still alive. You know, he’s a pretty hale and hearty guy, so that’s a long time from now. I had totally written off the idea of ever seeing a Star Wars movie with my six-year-old son. So for that to all change in the space of five seconds, where suddenly two summers from now that’s gonna happen – it’s just about the most awesome thing ever.

He also mentions his thoughts on the casting and compares it to the Rolling Stones, meaning you at least have to have the originals make an appearance.

As far as casting, my feeling is that they have to bring back the original actors. How can you express that these movies take place after the original trilogy unless some of those characters are in it? I don’t feel that they have to be at the epicenter of the drama, and I definitely think they should introduce new characters. People don’t want to hear the same songs over and over again, but if you see the Rolling Stones, they better do “Satisfaction” as an encore.

Lindelof continues with mention of how he thinks the direction of the next Star War movies should proceed.

I like the idea of the original characters being Obi-Wan’s age now. Previous movies have opened at a time of incredible galactic conflict. As opposed to this next series opening where everybody is happy, I imagine that something happens between this Return of the Jedi and this new film that has split everybody up and created some turmoil that needs to be resolved. The arc of the first movie, if not the first trilogy, would be about getting some of our favorites back together for one last hurrah, in partnership with whoever’s going to be carrying the torch forward.

He goes on to discuss bringing back Harrison Ford, and that if Ford really wants Han Solo to die, then so be it. Lindelof also makes mention of the potential filmmakers involved and whether Disney will be going a route similar to The Dark Knight Trilogy or Star Trek with one director handling all the chores — writing, directing, and producing. Or what about bringing on a relative newcomer, with Rian Johnson of Looper being named.

Lindelof does say that whoever does come on board the new Star Wars needs to be a fan of the film and offers that when the film does hit theaters it’s going to be the “biggest event movie in the history of modern cinema” and be more anticipated than Phantom Menance.

By the time you walk into that theater in 2015 you’ll have some sense of what the movie is going to be like. You’ll know whether or not some of the original actors are returning. You will have seen the trailer and all that stuff. But it is going to be – I can say this with 100 percent confidence three years out – the biggest event movie in the history of modern cinema. The level of excitement and anticipation about Episode VII is going to be double what it was for Episode I.

Head on over to the link above for more from Damon Lindelof. 

For more Star Wars news check out the Cosmic Book News Star Wars Movie Hub.

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Star Trek’s J.J. Abrams and Damon Lindelof React To Disney Star Wars News

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You can’t have Star Wars without Star Trek, can ya?

That debate is always a hot topic among fans and now with the news that more Star Wars movies are on the way it looks only to get even hotter.

Star Trek saw a resurgence in 2009 with J.J. Abrams reboot of the same name, with the sequel, Star Trek Into Darkness set for 2013 as well. Of course, two years later Star Wars Episode 7 will be released followed by two more in 2017 and 2019, and with Star Trek Into Darkness most likely not being the last of that series, there will be plenty of time to debate which is better.

While we ponder that, Star Trek creator’s J.J. Abrams and Damon Lindelof react to the news that Disney is purchasing and putting forth new Star Wars movies.

Of course, we may never know if Abrams and Lindelof already knew, but their reactions are still fun.

And regarding Lindelof, it seems he’s the leading fan-favorite choice to pen the upcoming Star Wars movie.

“Part of me? Thrilled. Part of me? Terrified. Most of me? Thrillified,” Abrams told EW.

Lindelof had a bit more to say on the topic to EW as well as on his Twitter account.

“All I can say is my heart literally started racing when I heard,”  Lindelof said to EW.

And via Twitter:

The reason I didn’t tweet immediately is due to the heart attack I just had. Holy SHIT. #EpisodeVII

My twitter feed: 38% : “You should write the new Star Wars!” 47% : “Don’t fucking touch the new Star Wars!” 15% : Undecided.

Chewbacca’s great-great grandson is named Drewbacca and he must overcome his allergies to lasers and meat. #IdeasForEpisodeVII

Yoda’s Ghost gets annoyed by Obi-Wan’s Ghost (too much whining) and they fight with Ghostsabers. #IdeasForEpisodeVII

My Halloween Costume: Disney Lawyer. AND I WIlL SUBPEONA EVERY KID IN A STAR WARS COSTUME I SEE TONIGHT!!!

Me to Kid in Stormtrooper Costume: “You excited for the new movies?” Kid: “What?” Me: “New Star Wars in 3 years.” Kid: “Shut UP!”

I’m not sure which way Ohio will swing, but Disney should buy it either way.

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Star Trek 2 (2013): Won’t Be Named Part 2; Batman Movies Cited

Trekkies have been eagerly anticipating the actual title of J.J. Abrams “Star Trek 2” as the movie is as-of-yet unnamed.

But one thing is for sure it will not be called “2” or “Part 2,” or even “Stark Trek: —” (meaning use of colon).

Star Trek’s Damon Lindelof attended the recent Comic-Con and co-hosted an event for MTV.

The writer spoke about naming the movie.

He said there is already a Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, so they wouldn’t be using “Star Trek 2,” and cites how Christopher Nolan titled his Batman films without numbers.

Lindelof even goes on to state they want to get away from using the colon as well, and jokes about the last part of his digestive system and notes the use of it by certain Trek movies that were not that well received.

So what could the title be?

They seem to like “Star Trek: Transformers 4” the best “because it’s technically available.”

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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, John Cho as Hikaru Sulu and Benedict Cumberbatch as an unnamed villain.

Warp on over to the Cosmic Book News Star Trek Movie Hub for more news.

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Lindelof Would Do Star Trek 3; Compares To Christopher Nolan

[[wysiwyg_imageupload:1854:]]J.J. Abrams Star Trek 2 is under wraps, and already there is some discussion of a Star Trek 3.

While it’s basically just co-writer/producer Damon Lindelof mentioning that he would do a third Trek movie, what he has to say is rather interesting. And with that we hear mention of Christopher Nolan of The Dark Knight Rises.

It would be very hard to not be involved in Trek moving forward. We certainly don’t feel that a third movie is a foregone conclusion. Hopefully the second movie turns out well and we are really happy about everything so far. So three movies, again not to do everything that Christopher Nolan does, but if you do it right it’s a good model. But that idea, whether you want to call it a trilogy or not, although I reserve the right to when we are talking four years from now to say “this is the third movie in our trilogy,” but it does feel that three movies is the right responsibility for us to have the baton for before we then pass it off to the people who are take Trek to wherever they want to take it. So if this movie turns out well, would I be writing on the third movie? Who knows? But, we did talk a lot in the writing of this movie and during production about what the next movie might be and started getting excited about some of the ideas, so it would be hard to say no to that. This is a once in a lifetime experience.

(Via Blastr via Trek Movie via Trek Web)

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, John Cho as Hikaru Sulu and Benedict Cumberbatch as an unnamed villain.

Warp on over to the Cosmic Book News Star Trek Movie Hub for more news.