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Watch the New Star Trek Into Darkness International Trailer

Isn’t Star Trek supposed to be about star trekking? Ya know, exploring strange new worlds, seeking new life and new civilizations, and possibly going where no man has gone before? This may look like a decent action thriller, but it also feels like a painfully generic adventure that happens to[...]

Chris Pine and Zoe Saldana will host the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Scientific and Technical Awards

Actors Chris Pine and Zoe Saldana will host the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Scientific and Technical Awards on Saturday, February 9, at The Beverly Hills Hotel. They will present nine awards to 25 individual recipients during the evening. “We are thrilled to have Chris and Zoe host[...]

Benedict Cumberbatch snags major “Star Trek” sequel role

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: J.J. Abrams’ “Star Trek” sequel already ranks high on our Need-To-See list (though we’ll have to wait until 2013) until we’re able to take the next adventure with Capt. Kirk (Chris Pine), Dr. Spock (Zachary Quinto) and the crew of the Enterprise. But new casting news has[...]

J.J. Abrams officially coming back for “Star Trek” sequel

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The “will-he-or-won’t-he” dance between J.J. Abrams and the inevitable “Star Trek” sequel came to a close late last night, and fans of the recent reboot should be thrilled to learn that the director confirmed he’ll return to the franchise to hopefully take it to the next level. Insiders[...]

Japanese “Super 8” poster has Spielberg written all over it

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: J.J. Abrams’ “Super 8” landed near the top of our summer movie must-see list long before Paramount’s publicity machine started ramping up. But an onslaught of recent promos bits have us convinced that Abrams has tapped into something special. Telling the story of young friends who encounter an[...]

‘Fringe’ is renewed by FOX for fourth season

By Pat Ryder HollywoodNews.com: Any ‘Fringe’ fans worried about the future of their show can rest easy – FOX is renewing the popular television drama for a fourth season. The ‘Fringe’ renewal was announced today, Mar. 25, by Kevin Reilly, President, Entertainment for Fox Broadcasting Company. ‘Fringe’ has truly hit a creative[...]

Natalie Portman circling “Alien” prequel as Lindelof’s script earns raves

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: In the long run, saying goodbye to “Lost” might be the best thing to have happened to Damon Lindelof. The celebrated co-creator of the groundbreaking island drama has moved on to some truly mouth-watering projects since departing “Lost.” He co-wrote “Cowboys & Aliens” for director Jon Favreau. He’s[...]

J.J. Abrams Alcatraz project will go as a Fox pilot

HollywoodNews.com: J.J. Abrams’ Alcatraz is open for business. The secretive TV project produced by Warner Bros. and the director-producer’s Bad Robot label has found a place at Fox. Per the Hollywood Reporter, the network has given the project a pilot order. The plotline per the trade: “A show about mysteries,[...]

J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot smooches thriller pitch ‘7 Minutes’

HollywoodNews.com: J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot production label is bulking up its projects. Abrams’ director on the “Lost” finale, Jack Bender, pitched an idea which he is set to helm entitled “7 Minutes in Heaven.” Bad Robot is currently looking for a screenwriter to flesh out the idea. The thriller is based[...]

Jennifer Garner’s next move should be an “Alias” movie

Hollywoodnews.com: Why not, right? Television-to-movie adaptations are the current craze, and have been for the past few years. Hollywood is going back to the archives for “The A-Team,” celebrating present-day hits with “Avatar: The Last Airbender,” and looking ahead to future big-screen stories from the “24” and (possibly) “Lost” universe. “Alias,”[...]
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