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Princess Leia and R2-D2 in 'Star Wars'AP Photo/20th Century-Fox Film Corporation

Turns out J.J. Abrams has gotten a head start on his transition from “Star Trek” to “Star Wars.” Readers of blogs io9 and Gizmodo have spotted a familiar character from “Wars” in both of Abrams’s “Trek” films: R2-D2.

The Dissolve notes that the droid first popped up… Continue reading 'Star Trek Into Darkness' Gets 'Star Wars' Cameo: R2-D2, Is That You?

Star Trek Into Darkness

The Star Trek franchise continues with this follow-up to 2009’s J.J. Abrams-directed reboot. Abrams returns to direct from a … Read More

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With “Star Trek Into Darkness” at the top of the box office right now, die-hard Trekkies have only one thing on their minds: What’s next?!

J.J. Abrams’s revamped take on the space-exploring franchise has introduced Kirk, Spock, and Bones to a… Continue reading 'Star Trek 13': What Will Happen Next?

LOS ANGELES — “Star Trek: Into Darkness” has warped its way to a $ 70.6 million domestic launch from Friday to Sunday, though it’s not setting any light-speed records with a debut that’s lower than the studio’s expectations.

The latest voyage of the starship Enterprise fell short of its predecessor, 2009’s “Star Trek,” which opened with $ 75.2 million.

Since premiering Wednesday in huge-screen IMAX theaters and expanding Thursday to general cinemas… Continue reading Box Office: 'Star Trek Into Darkness' Misses $100M Domestic Mark on Opening Weekend

NOTE: This review contains SPOILERS. If you have not yet seen Star Trek Into Darkness, it is strongly recommended that you do so before reading this review.

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the release of J.J. Abrams’ first Star Trek film in 2009, and what it meant to me personally. Not only as a huge fan of the franchise, but as someone who prefers the situations and characters of the original series

When J.J. Abrams relaunched the Star Trek franchise on the big screen back in 2009, he needed to broaden the appeal of the franchise to entice a younger audience who didn’t grow up obsessing over years of preexisting materials. At the same time he wanted to give those loyal fans something they could be excited about too, and the result was popular and successful enough to warrant… Continue reading 'Star Trek Into Darkness' Is Fun, Exciting and Everything You'd Want from a Summer Blockbuster