Tag Archives: Roberto Orci

“Star Trek Beyond” is a rare success for the 2016 summer movie season

It hasn’t been a particularly great summer movie season, I think we can all agree with that sentiment. Outside of a small handful of releases, it has been one disappointment after the next. This week, however, things pick up with the emergence of Star Trek Beyond, a sequel that not[...]

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[...]

Chris Pine doing “Star Trek” sequel before Jack Ryan

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: In the battle of big-budget franchises vying for Chris Pine’s attentions, the “Star Trek” sequel may be winning out over a planned reboot of Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan franchise. That makes sense on some level, as anticipation for a new “Star Trek” is extremely high right now while[...]

‘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[...]

Jon Favreau’s ‘Cowboys & Aliens’ stirs writers’ war

HollywoodNews.com: The writers of Jon Favreau’s upcoming summer action film “Cowboys & Aliens” are having a shoot-out. Turns out titan scribes Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman and Damon Lidelof are getting their names listed along with Scott Mitchell Rosenberg who authored the graphic novel. However, the earlier writers on the project want[...]

Steven Spielberg shepherds Alex Kurtzman’s ‘Welcome to People’

HollywoodNews.com: Alex Kurtzman, the blockbuster screenwriter behind “Transformers” and “Star Trek” is getting a chance to finally direct, thanks to mentor Steven Spielberg. Kurtzman will be dusting off his screenplay “Welcome to People” which he wrote six years ago with scribe partners Roberto Orci and Jody Lambert. Unlike his high[...]

Damon Lindelof diving into “Star Trek” sequel script

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Damon Lindelof went off the grid after “Lost” wrapped. Hard to blame him. The media blasted its white-hot spotlight on Lindelof and his creative partner, Carlton Cuse, as the primetime television phenom approached its highly anticipated conclusion. Those who follow Lidelof on Twitter (@DamonLidelof) received infrequent updates during[...]

Adam Sandler invited to join The Academy

HollywoodNews.com: Adam Sandler is gearing up for the release of his new film, “Grown Ups,” and has just been announced as one of 135 artists selected to join the Academy. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 135 artists and executives who[...]

Sandra Bullock nominated for dreaded “Golden Raspberry Award”

Sandra Bullock has been voted a Worst Actress nominee for the Golden Raspberry Awards for her role in “All About Steve.” Other nominees in the nominations are Michael Bay’s “Tranformers: Revenge of the Fallen” and Will Ferrell’s comedy “Land of the Lost,” which both picked up 7 nominations each. Other[...]

WGA Screen Nominees Announced

The Writers Guild of America have announced the nominations for the 2010 Writers Guild Awards on Saturday, February 20, 2010. ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY (500) Days of Summer, Written by Scott Neustadter & Michael H. Weber; Fox Searchlight Avatar, Written by James Cameron; 20th Century Fox The Hangover, Written by Jon Lucas & Scott[...]