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'Star Trek 2' Poll: What Did You Think of 'Into Darkness'?

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by Eric Walkuski May 20, 2013 10:00 AM
Paramount Pictures
Now that the smoke has cleared and the box office numbers are in, we can surmise that a lot of you (if not as many as Paramount hoped) checked out 'Star Trek Into Darkness' this past weekend. And now comes the time where you tell us what you thought of it! Vote in our poll after the break!

'Star Trek 3' - Everything We Know About the Upcoming Sequel

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by Sean O'Connell May 20, 2013 07:45 AM
Paramount Pictures
The cash registers just stopped ringing for ‘Star Trek Into Darkness,’ which raked in an estimated $84 million over the 4-day weekend and an additional $80M internationally since opening on May 9. And, of course, talk has already turned to 'Star Trek 3.'
The effort at rebooting the Star Trek brand for a new generation has been a success and even though J.J. Abrams is departing this particular universe to play in Lucasfilm’s sandbox, that doesn’t mean the Trek franchise will crumble without him. Quite the opposite.
Plans already are underway for the third installment in this rebooted Trek franchise and as a handy guide, here’s everything we know about the as-yet-untitled ‘Star Trek 3.’

15 Things You Didn't Know About 'Star Trek Into Darkness'

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by Jacob Hall May 18, 2013 09:00 AM
Paramount
Now that 'Star Trek Into Darkness' is in theaters, director J.J. Abrams' "mystery box" has been shattered and the once-mysterious film is available for anyone to see. All of its secrets have finally been exposed! Well...most of them. There may still...

'Star Wars: Episode 7' -- The Real Reason J.J. Abrams Left 'Star Trek'

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by Jacob Hall May 17, 2013 11:44 AM
Paramount
The geek world was torn asunder when J.J. Abrams jumped off 'Star Trek' and signed on to direct 'Star Wars: Episode 7.' However, it turns out that his decision to do so went beyond simply preferring one franchise over another. According to a new report, Abrams felt strangled by legal red tape wrapped around the 'Star Trek' franchise, which prevented him from creating a true multimedia platform (and making a lot more money).

J.J. Abrams Annoyed by Unsolicited 'Star Wars: Episode 7' Advice From Audience

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by Eric Walkuski May 16, 2013 09:55 AM
ABC
Remember a few weeks back when Harrison Ford appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live! to field questions from the audience? Kimmel once again turned to the audience for 'Star Wars' advice when he had 'Star Trek Into Darkness' and 'Star Wars Episode 7' director J.J. Abrams on. And you won't believe who showed up and had some very interesting ideas for 'Star Wars.'

'Star Wars: Episode 7' -- Simon Pegg Says It'll Have Everything We Loved About the Originals

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by Nick Romano May 10, 2013 08:28 AM
Paramount
One of the main questions regarding 'Star Wars: Episode 7' is, "Will J.J. Abrams be able to follow in George Lucas' footsteps?" Many, including 'Star Trek Into Darkness' star Simon Pegg, believes yes, as he's already reinvigorated the 'Star Trek' universe. But what exactly will he bring to the next chapter? As Pegg said, "All the things that we loved about the first three."

NBC Picks Up 'About A Boy' Remake, J.J. Abrams' 'Believe,' 'Crisis' and More

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick May 09, 2013 01:50 PM
NBC
While we anxiously await news of NBC's existing bubble series, the peacock network has officially begun handing out its pilot orders for 2013-2014. Jason Katims' 'About a Boy' remake featuring David Walton and Minnie Driver will go to series, as well as J.J. Abrams drama 'Believe,' Dermot Mulroney's 'Crisis' and 'Will and Grace' star Sean Hayes' new sitcom. Get the latest on NBC's new lineup inside!

'Star Trek Into Darkness' Clip: Spock's Volcano Mission Hits a Snag

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by Jacob Hall May 09, 2013 11:30 AM
Paramount
If 'Star Trek Into Darkness' is anything like its predecessor, it's going to be a visually stunning film filled with some seriously intense action. Well, if there was any doubt about that, go ahead and erase it. A new clip from the film has arrived and it looks to be very much in line with what has come before.

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

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick May 08, 2013 10:05 PM
FOX
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 Wars: Episode 7' -- Watch J.J. Abrams and Simon Pegg Discuss the Franchise

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by Jacob Hall May 05, 2013 02:40 PM
Paramount
For some 'Star Trek' fans, it was a slap to the face when director J.J. Abrams stopped going where no man has gone before and decided to journey to a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away. How will they feel when they see Abrams discussing how great 'Star Wars' is with the chief engineer of the Enterprise, Montgomery "Scotty" Scott (aka Simon Pegg)?