UPDATE: 7/15/14: Roberto Orci (Transformers, Star Trek) has come aboard the Power Rangers movie as an executive producer. And that’s not all: the studio has also hired X-Men: First Class writers Ashley Miller and Zack Stentz (they also wrote Thor and Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles) to pen the screenplay.
So if you thought Lionsgate may have just been… Continue reading The 'Power Rangers' Movie Gets Serious With 'Star Trek' and 'X-Men: First Class' Talent
Update 5/9/14: It’s now being reported that screenwriter Roberto Orci is “the clear frontrunner” to direct the untitled Star Trek 3. He already has the blessing of Bad Robot and Skydance, two of the three main production companies behind the new film franchise JJ Abrams started, and now Paramount is apparently very close to signing off on him as well. If they do, Orci… Continue reading Update: Roberto Orci Now The Frontrunner To Direct 'Star Trek 3'
What with all the digital content at moviegoers’ fingertips, it can be difficult to get bodies into theaters. As Noel Murray at The Dissolve points out, one solution to our always-on culture could be to offer “more one-of-a-kind live performance elements to the theatrical experience.” Bringing moviegoers to other venues, like drive-ins and outdoor screenings in the summer, are attractive options, but they’re still pretty casual… Continue reading Get Ready for These 'Star Trek' Live Events
March is shaping up to be an interesting month for movies hailing from the geekier side of Hollywood. We’re getting a pseudo sequel to a popular film based on a graphic novel (which was itself based on historical events), a big-screen adaptation of a best-selling video game franchise, a movie based on a canceled television series, and a new adventure with the Muppets – and that’s just what’s hitting theaters.
Things… Continue reading March Geek Guide: 'Captain America,' 'Ghostbusters,' 'Back to the Future,' 'Star Trek' and More