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'Star Trek 3': Screenwriter Roberto Orci Lobbying Hard to Direct

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by Jacob Hall April 22, 2014 @ 1:46 PM
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The 'Star Trek' franchise had all kinds of ups and downs over its 50-year history -- there have been great shows and a bad shows, brilliant movies and insipid ones, memorable starship Captains and Captain Janeway. Now, however, the franchise faces its greatest threat yet. Please don't let Roberto Orci direct 'Star Trek 3.'

'Star Trek 3' Adds New Writers and Loses Alex Kurtzman

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by Damon Houx December 6, 2013 @ 7:14 PM
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Though 'Star Trek Into Darkness' producer/director J.J. Abrams has his attentions elsewhere, 'Star Trek 3' is moving forward, with Joe Cornish the most recent director rumored to take Abrams' place. Now it appears the writer's room has had a bit of a shake-up as J.D. Payne and Patrick McKay have joined the film, while Alex Kurtzman has jumped off the project.

George Romero's 'Tales from the Darkside' Up for CW Reboot

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick November 13, 2013 @ 8:40 AM
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Just when you started to worry that TV would never come up with another original property, what's one more reboot for the pile? More exciting than 'Murder, She Wrote,' it's George Romero's classic horror serial 'Tales from the Darkside' on deck for the reboot treatment at The CW, courtesy of Stephen King's progeny Joe Hill, Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci!

The 'Avengers' of Horror? 'Van Helsing' Producer Talks Creating a Universe of Monsters

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by Jacob Hall October 18, 2013 @ 11:03 AM
Universal
Early last year, we learned that the screenwriting team of Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman were tasked with bringing 'Van Helsing' and 'The Mummy' back to the big screen for Universal Studios. And since then ... silence. But now Orci, while on the road promoting the upcoming film adaptation of 'Ender's Game' (on which he's a producer), spoke more about the projects. Turns out, it seems that what Universal is planning may be bigger than we thought.

Could 'Star Trek' Return to TV With Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman?

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick October 14, 2013 @ 7:25 PM
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Given the increasingly negative press trail that follows 'Star Trek Into Darkness' the farther along we go, and franchise director J.J. Abrams' eventual ship-jump to 'Star Wars,' countless fans have wondered if 'Star Trek' might end up back on the small screen before long. Abrams himself recently refuted the idea, but have franchise writers writers Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman gotten the idea back on track?

FOX's 'Sleepy Hollow' Adds 'Fringe' Vet John Noble, We're Very Ok with This

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick September 20, 2013 @ 2:15 PM
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FOX's time-turning thriller 'Sleepy Hollow' got off to an exceptionally good start this past week in spite of only moderate critical reactions, but the modern headless thriller has really begun to hit the 'Fringe.' FOX favorite John Noble has been announced for a major role on the series to unite with producers Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman, but how long will our old pal Walter Bishop be sticking around?

'Star Trek 3' Hires Screenwriters Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman (Again)

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by Damon Houx August 5, 2013 @ 8:08 PM
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Though J.J. Abrams won't be around to pilot the next episode of the 'Star Trek' franchise as he'll be too busy with 'Star Wars: Episode 7' (he'll just be producing), Paramount seems to want to keep some consistency and has hired Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman to pen 'Star Trek 3.'

Robert Rodriguez to Launch a Latino James Bond For Television

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by Damon Houx June 5, 2013 @ 10:54 PM
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Robert Rodriguez is someone who likes to keep busy. On top of the upcoming releases of 'Machete Kills' and 'Sin City: A Dame to Kill For,' and his involvement with a 'From Dusk Till Dawn' TV adaptation, he'll also be directing the pilot for a series that will mimic the James Bond films, but give them a Mexican flavor.

FOX Picks Up J.J. Abrams' Robot Cop Drama 'Almost Human,' Modern 'Sleepy Hollow' and More

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick May 8, 2013 @ 10:05 PM
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The news from Upfront presentations will be pouring in over the next few days, and FOX is the latest to make some bold announcements. In addition to J.J. Abrams' futuristic cop thriller 'Almost Human,' the network has given series orders to its modern 'Sleepy Hollow' procedural, a 'Gang Related' drama featuring 'LOST's Terry O'Quinn, and Greg Kinnear's 'House'-like lawyer drama 'Rake,' from the UK series of the same name. Preview FOX's fall drama line-up inside!

'Star Trek's John Cho Joins NBC's Kurtzman-Orci Pilot 'Sleepy Hollow'

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 15, 2013 @ 7:00 PM
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Given the success of 'Star Trek' and its upcoming sequel 'Star Trek Into Darkness,' we wouldn't expect either film's stars to follow up with regular TV careers. Yet, shortly following news that Karl Urban had joined FOX's J.J. Abrams-produced drama 'Human,' we've learned that 'Go On' star John Cho has booked yet another NBC role for upcoming pilot 'Sleepy Hollow,' written by 'Star Trek' writer Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci, but how long will Cho stick around?