Star Trek 3

Former ‘Star Trek 3’ Director Roberto Orci Breaks Silence on His Departure, Really Enjoys Emoticons

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by Britt Hayes December 9, 2014 @ 7:41 PM
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Last Friday news broke that writer Roberto Orci will no longer be making his directorial debut on ‘Star Trek 3.’ The sequel, which will be released the same year as the television show’s 50th anniversary in 2016, is now without a director as Paramount seeks to replace Orci. Although no details were given at the time, online reports suggest that Orci was booted due to the studio’s unhappiness with his script and vision. But what does the notoriously contentious Orci have to say about all of this? The former director popped up on a ‘Star Trek’ fan site to leave a few messages.

UPDATE: 'Star Trek 3' Has Lost Director Roberto Orci

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by Britt Hayes December 5, 2014 @ 5:42 PM
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It’s been a while since we’ve heard much about ‘Star Trek 3,’ and it seems like that might be for a good reason: the upcoming sequel has just lost director Roberto Orci, who also co-wrote the first two films with partner Alex Kurtzman. Orci was initially given the job to replace J.J. Abrams when Abrams departed to direct ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens,’ and the third ‘Star Trek’ installment would have been Orci’s directorial debut. It looks like the sequel needs to beam itself up a new director, and fast.

'Star Trek 3' Director Wants to Reunite William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy

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by Nick Romano September 23, 2014 @ 9:20 AM
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While 'Star Trek' alum Leonard Nimoy make an appearance in both 'Star Trek' and 'Star Trek Into Darkness,' William Shatner, another one of the most recognized figures from days of 'Trek' past, hasn't, but this could all change for 'Star Trek 3.' Roberto Orci, who's been attached to the project for some time following J.J. Abrams' move to 'Star Wars: Episode 7,' reportedly wants to reunite these two buddies onscreen for the third installment.

'Paranormal Activity 5,' 'Beverly Hills Cop 4,' 'Transformers 5' and More Coming in 2016

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by Britt Hayes June 18, 2014 @ 2:59 PM
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We've been hearing buzz about some of Paramount's major plans for a while now, but the studio finally confirmed their 2016 release line-up recently at CineEurope (the European version of CinemaCon, a major theater convention), and included on the list are lots of sequels, like 'Beverly Hills Cop 4,' 'Transformers 5,' and -- wait, what's this? -- 'Paranormal Activity 5,' which has been bumped back once again.

'Star Trek 3' Update: Roberto Orci in Early Talks to Direct

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by Jacob Hall May 9, 2014 @ 11:45 AM
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Ever since J.J. Abrams ditched the Enterprise to go make 'Star Wars: Episode 7,' fans have been wondering who would take the captain's seat on the rebooted franchise and make 'Star Trek 3.' After months of rumors, the most nefarious choice of them all is apparently just about to sign on the dotted line: Roberto Orci.

'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.