'Star Trek Into Darkness' may have lost its director - J.J. Abrams - to the 'Star Wars' universe, but before he treks off into the darkness of the Empire, Abrams still has a few 'Star Trek' tricks up his sleeves. With all the 'Star Wars' hubbub over the past few days, let's not forget about 'Star Trek Into Darkness' and to help get you (even more) excited, we've got five new 'Star Trek Into Darkness' pics plus some new details about the upcoming sequel.
J.J. Abrams left the 'Star Trek' universe in a bit of a lurch when he agreed to direct 'Star Wars: Episode 7' for Lucasfilm. Up until this point, Team 'Star Trek' has been very diplomatic, saying that Abrams would still be around to produce 'Star Trek 3' and that they wish him the best on 'Star Wars 7.' But 'Star Trek Into Darkness' star Chris Pine says he's still "disappointed" that Abrams won't be around to direct 'Star Trek 3.'
While we go gonzo thinking about JJ Abrams' future 'Star Wars' film, it's still worth noting that, hey, his new movie, 'Star Trek Into Darkness', looks really, really cool. A short and sweet featurette has emerged for the film and it reenforces that sentiment fully, with a few fresh shots for good measure. Watch it after the break!
It hasn't taken long for the Lance Armstrong story to become the hottest new biopic in town. Shortly after the cyclist confessed to doping on Oprah, J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot snatched up the rights to an upcoming book about Armstrong. And everybody wants to be in the J.J. Abrams business right now.
Turns out a certain handsome, Oscar-nominated actor has aggressively thrown his hat into the ring to portray the embattled athlete: None other than Bradley Cooper. But how close is he to securing the part?
Unless you've been living under a rock, you've heard the news: JJ Abrams is officially directing 'Star Wars: Episode VII.' Even if you didn't hear it, you surely felt the rumble that shook the entire planet after the news caused the entire internet to break in half. While fans and critics alike debated what this meant for the 'Star Wars' franchise, another question arose. With Abrams departing for a galaxy far far away, what was going to happen to the 'Star Trek' franchise?
No, you're not dreaming. Though it might seem these days that J.J. Abrams has a little too much on his plate between directing the next 'Star Wars' and whatever will become of the re-booted 'Star Trek' franchise, the prolific producer is keeping his hands in TV as well. FOX has officially ordered to pilot a futuristic new drama from Abrams and former 'Fringe' producer/showrunner J.H. Wyman, but will the latest effort fare better than its predecessor? Find out the latest on Abrams' and Wyman's robotic future-cops inside!
There were rumors a few weeks back that 'Star Wars: Episode 7' could have a female lead and now we know where those rumors came from. It turns out director Matthew Vaughn did meet with Lucasfilm about directing 'Star Wars' and he had a very specific idea on who he wanted to star in his version of 'Star Wars: Episode 7' - Chloe Grace Moretz.