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‘Star Trek 3’ Casts ‘Kingsman’ Star Sofia Boutella

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by Jacob Hall April 10, 2015 @ 2:39 PM
20th Century Fox
Sofia Boutella was one of the many highlights in Kingsman: The Secret Service, so we’re happy to hear about her getting cast in any other high-profile project. But Star Trek 3? That’s just cool news, plain and simple. Between this and the rumored casting of Idris Elba, Paramount and director Justin Lin look to be making some pretty bold choices as they expand their ensemble.

‘True Detective’ Season 2 Trailer Sets June HBO Premiere, First Photos

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 9, 2015 @ 12:07 PM
HBO
After months and months of waiting, True Detective Season 2 is no longer a joke! Check out the first official trailer and photos for HBO’s dark and dreary masterpiece in its second incarnation, complete with June 21 premiere!

All Roads Lead to This: The Definitive Ranking of All Seven ‘Fast & Furious’ Movies

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by Matt Singer March 25, 2015 @ 12:38 PM
In a few days it will finally arrive: Furious 7, the latest and biggest installment of the Fast & Furious franchise. And while the death of series star Paul Walker does put a damper on some of the excitement, this is still a great time to celebrate one of Hollywood’s most reliable and inventive franchises. In 15 years, Fast & Furious has evolved from a simple B-movie about a couple of street racers to an international crime epic spanning multiple continents and dozens of characters.

‘Star Trek 3’ Promotes Simon Pegg to Co-Write the Screenplay

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by Britt Hayes January 21, 2015 @ 8:13 PM
Paramount
Here’s even more good news for you regarding the previously troubled production of ‘Star Trek 3’: now that ‘Fast and Furious’ director Justin Lin has taken over directing duties following the departure of Roberto Orci, the upcoming ‘Trek’ installment has just beamed itself up a new writer to course-correct the screenplay. Simon Pegg—Scotty himself—will now lend his writing talents to the script alongside Doug Jung.

‘Star Trek 3’ Will Not Be Written by Roberto Orci, Either

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by Britt Hayes December 26, 2014 @ 12:27 PM
Paramount
A couple of weeks ago, we learned that ‘Star Trek’ writer and producer Roberto Orci would no longer be making his directorial debut on ‘Star Trek 3.’ Shortly after, ‘Fast and Furious’ franchise helmer Justin Lin was tapped to direct the film, while rumors swirled that Orci had been booted over issues with the script. Those rumors seem to have been confirmed now, as Orci has revealed that he is only acting as a producer on ‘Star Trek 3' and nothing else.

‘Star Trek 3’ Hires ‘Fast and Furious’ Director Justin Lin

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by Britt Hayes December 22, 2014 @ 6:27 PM
Paramount
A few weeks back, Roberto Orci parted ways with ‘Star Trek 3,’ leaving the director’s chair vacant. While rumors about the reasons for Orci’s departure abounded (the script, clashes with Paramount), there was a much bigger concern: Who would step up to direct the third ‘Star Trek’ film, which is scheduled for release next year during the original series’ 50th anniversary? The answer is ‘Fast and Furious’ franchise director Justin Lin.

Paramount Narrows Down ‘Star Trek 3’ Director Shortlist

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by Matt Singer December 15, 2014 @ 11:07 AM
Paramount
trueBoy, when they named the last ‘Star Trek’ movie ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ they weren’t kidding. The finished film received decent reviews from critics, but did only so-so in theaters, and quickly became Trekkies’ least-favorite movie in the franchise...

'True Detective' Season 2 Confirms Colin Farrell and Vince Vaughn, New Plot Details

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick September 23, 2014 @ 1:47 PM
Tim P. Whitby / Jason Merritt, Getty Images
Finally! After months and months of speculation upon rumor, 'True Detective' season 2 has finally begun announcing its official cast leads. Colin Farrell and Vince Vaughn have been confirmed, along with 'Fast and Furious' director Justin Lin, but who else can we expect to join the HBO drama, and what new plot details have emerged?