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Star Trek Into Darkness Aiming For More

Monday, March 18th, 2013

According to Star Trek into Darkness Producer Bryan Burk, both he and J.J. Abrams are looking to expand the Star Trek fan base.

Burk commented on their hopes for Star Trek into Darkness at one of the forty-minute preview screenings of the movie taking place at various locations world-wise; this one in Sydney, Australia.

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Star Trek Into Darkness And Beyond

Monday, March 11th, 2013

Star Trek into Darkness isn’t quite finished yet, but there is already talk about the movie to follow it.

Producer Bryan Burk introduced a screening of the first half-hour of the movie to reporters this weekend and gave an update on the progress of the movie, as well as looking ahead into the future of the franchise.

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Abrams Armstrong Project

Monday, January 21st, 2013

Paramount Pictures and Bad Robot (J.J. Abrams and Bryan Burk) are going to make a movie based on disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong.

A deal was just made for the screen rights to Cycle of Lies: The Fall of Lance Armstrong, a book proposal written by Juliet Macur for Harper Collins.

Macur is a New York Times sports reporter who has covered Armstrong for over a decade, including his seven Tour de France wins, his recovery from cancer and allegations of doping.

Burk: Star Trek Into Darkness To A Darker Place

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

Bryan Burk, producer of Star Trek into Darkness, explains what fans can expect from the movie.

According to Burk, Star Trek is about humans and their problems and interactions. “What attracted us to Star Trek is that it’s not just about space and aliens and what you might think it is, it’s actually about humans and how they all interact with each other, particularly Gene Roddenberry‘s vision of the future, where all the problems on earth kind of go away and we all come together and all the problems are out there.”

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New Abrams Drama Pilot Sold

Friday, October 12th, 2012

A new cop drama pilot from J.J. Abrams and Ken Olin (Alias) has been sold to The CW.

The title of the new Warner Bros. TV/Bad Robot drama is Electropolis.

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New Abrams Pilot

Monday, September 24th, 2012

The ever-busy J.J. Abrams has a new pilot in progress, this one featuring a girl with special powers.

The NBC pilot will be directed by the Oscar-nominated Alfonso Cuarón, and written by Mark Friedman (Home of the Brave).

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Bad Robot Options New Action/Thriller

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

Paramount Pictures and J.J. Abrams‘ Bad Robot production company have acquired the spec script Wunderkind.

Wunderkind, written by Patrick Aison, is set in the 1970s and is the story of two Nazi hunters; one of whom works for the CIA and the other for Mossad. The two Nazi hunters are obliged to reluctantly work with one another.

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Another Abrams Pilot Sells

Friday, February 3rd, 2012

 

Just days after the news that The CW picked up Shelter, a pilot produced by J.J. Abrams and Bryan Burk, comes the news that another Abrams pilot has been picked up by another network.

This time, the network is NBC and the pilot is Revolution, a dramatic thriller, to be written by Abrams, Bryan Burk and Eric Kripke (Supernatural).

In Revolution, a “group of characters” is “struggling to survive and reunite with loved ones in a world where all forms of energy have mysteriously ceased to exist.”

 

New Abrams/Burk Pilot Sold

Wednesday, February 1st, 2012

A pilot produced by J.J. Abrams and Bryan Burk is one of three ordered by the The CW.

The pilots include the Abrams/Burk Shelter pilot, The Selection and Joey Dakota.

Shelter is “set in a historic New England summer resort where the new and returning staff attend to the practical, emotional and often comical needs of the guests while navigating friendships, rivalries and romances of their own.

Shelter, a Bad Robot Productions project, is written by Mark Schwahn (One Tree Hill) and executive produced by Schwahn, Abrams and Burk.

To Khan Or Not To Khan

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

According to two people associated with Star Trek 2, Khan will probably not be making an appearance.

Simon Pegg and Bryan Burk recently nixed Star Trek 2 Khan rumors, or did they?

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Pegg Knows The Story

Monday, December 12th, 2011

Next month, shooting begins on Star Trek 2, and Simon Pegg knows some details about the plot.

The actor, best-known to Star Trek fans for his role of Scotty, believes that fans will like what they see, too. “It’s more of what we love as Star Trek fans…,” he said. “What’s not to love?”

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Abrams To Produce New Drama

Monday, September 26th, 2011

The ever-busy J.J. Abrams will be an executive producer on a new drama series created by Supernatural‘s Eric Kripke.

NBC has committed to a pilot for the drama, titled Revolution, which is described as an “epic adventure thriller.”

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Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol Trailer Released

Wednesday, June 29th, 2011

The first trailer for Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol has made its online appearance.

Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol, starring Tom Cruise, includes several Star Trek alumni amongst its cast and crew. J.J. Abrams and Bryan Burk are producers, Michael Giacchino is composing the music and Simon Pegg is reprising his role of Benji Dunn.

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Star Trek XII Character Hint

Monday, October 25th, 2010

Star Trek fans are abuzz with speculation after the revelation of the race of a potential female character that may appear in Star Trek XII.

Last month, a meeting to plot out Star Trek XII included J.J. Abrams, Damon Lindelof, Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman and Bryan Burk and out of that meeting came a hint as to one of the characters to appear in the film.

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Fox Commits To Abrams Pilot

Thursday, September 16th, 2010

J.J. Abrams, who co-created the popular Lost along with Jeffrey Lieber and Damon Lindelof, is working on another project which will be set on an island.

The pilot for Alcatraz, the new “top secret” project by Abrams, has been picked up by Fox.

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