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Locke & Key Film Trilogy

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012

Although Locke & Key, produced by Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman, did not survive as a television series, a film trilogy is now in the works for the comic book adaptation.

In Locke & Key, the Locke family moves into Keyhouse, the Locke family mansion in Massachusetts, where the Locke children find supernatural keys that unlock doors in the house that transport them to different worlds and grant special powers.

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Kurtzman And Orci To Produce Fantasy Adventure

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

Star Trek 2‘s Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci have a new project on their plate; this one based on a children’s fantasy book series.

The duo will produce Dragonology, a series of books based on the idea that dragons really exist.

First published in the UK in 2003, followed by a US publication, the twelve-book Dragonology series is about a team of dragonologists, led by Ernest Drake, who “embark on a quest to avert a plot to use the world’s remaining dragons to wipe out humanity.”

Leonard Hartman will be executive producer on the project.

Orci Drops Trek 2 Character Hints

Monday, July 16th, 2012

In an interview with TrekMovie.com, Star Trek 2 Co-writer Roberto Orci cleared up some information regarding some characters to appear on Star Trek 2 – well, perhaps.

Orci again debunked a rumor about the character to be played by Benedict Cumberbatch, and explained which characters played by actors new to the franchise would be portraying canon characters and which would not.

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Star Trek 2 Villain Revealed?

Monday, July 9th, 2012

An inadvertent slip by Karl Urban may have let slip the name of the villain for Star Trek 2.

While doing promotion for Dredd for SFX, Urban’s comment on Benedict Cumberbatch may have revealed the character being played by Cumberbatch in Star Trek 2.

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Orci: Characters Not In Star Trek 2

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

Star Trek 2 Co-writer Roberto Orci tells fans which characters (and one race) will not be seen in Star Trek 2.

Four specific original series characters and one race were mentioned by Orci as being absent from Star Trek 2.

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Fringe Syndication Rights Announced

Friday, May 25th, 2012

The Science Channel has acquired the off-network syndication rights to Fringe, the science-fiction series created by J.J. Abrams, Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci.

The agreement grants the network rights to the current four seasons plus the fifth season, which is due to air on FOX this fall.

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Orci Updates Ender’s Game

Friday, May 18th, 2012

For Star Trek 2′s Roberto Orci, his work on Ender’s Game differs from his work on other projects in one major way.

In Ender’s Game, Andrew “Ender” Wiggin is a young boy who has been sent away to Battle School to hone his military skills in hopes of saving the world from an impending alien invasion.

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Kurtzman And Orci Sign New Deal

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

Star Trek XI‘s Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci have signed a new production deal with Universal Pictures.

The deal is a two-year, “first-look” production deal.

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Kurtzman And Orci Join Spider-Man

Thursday, April 26th, 2012

Star Trek 2 Co-writers Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci will be turning their talents to the sequel to The Amazing Spider-Man.

The Amazing Spider-Man will open this summer, and the sequel to it, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, will appear on movie screens in May of 2014.

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Orci: Star Trek 2 Evolving Script

Monday, January 30th, 2012

Star Trek 2 Co-writer Roberto Orci explained why it took so long to get the Star Trek script finished and what type of changes will occur in the story during production.

Orci spoke, according to TrekMovie.com, to calm fans who were worried about changes happening so close to filming.

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No Original Series Actors In Star Trek 2

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

For fans hoping to see William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy or other actors from the original series in Star Trek 2, it looks like you’re out of luck. Plus: the possible return of Captain Pike, and an Abrams Star Trek 2 progress report.

The word over at Showbiz 411, from a “source close to the next film,” claims that none or the original series actors would be returning for Star Trek 2.

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Trek 2 To Begin Filming In January

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011

TrekMovie.com is reporting that although Star Trek 2 probably won’t be released until 2013, filming will begin on January 15.

The original script has already been, “done for a while,” according to Roberto Orci, and the writers are working on a third draft. “Rewriting is a good thing which normally makes the script better,” Orci added. “We like to keep pushing the script, even if no one gives us notes.”

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Kurtzman And Orci Split From DreamWorks

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

Star Trek XI‘s Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci are in negotiations to move their K.O. Paper Products company.

Kurtzman and Orci’s deal with DreamWorks is due to expire at the end of the year, and the split from DreamWorks is “said to be a friendly one.”

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New Abrams Project Plus Trek 2 Talk

Monday, October 3rd, 2011

Another project from J.J. Abrams has been announced.

This time, Abrams is teaming with screenwriter Billy Ray on the untitled project, which is said to be a mystery adventure. The project has been purchased by Paramount.

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Orci And Johnson: New Trek

Friday, September 30th, 2011

Writers Mike Johnson (Star Trek #1 comic) and Roberto Orci (Star Trek XI) share their thoughts on the new Star Trek production; including Star Trek XI, the comics based on the Abrams’ Star Trek crew, and Star Trek 2.

Once Star Trek XI hit the movie screens, co-writer Orci found out that the reaction to the film was diverse – with some loving the new take on the original series and others not happy with some of the events of Star Trek XI. “I’d like to say I was surprised [by the reactions], but as a fan I was going through all of those reactions myself as we came up with the story and how to revisit the characters for the new movie,” he said. “The only surprise was how well-received it was.”

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