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Posts Tagged ‘Orci’

Trek Writers Honored At Charity Ball

Monday, June 10th, 2013

Star Trek into Darkness writers Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci were honored Saturday at the Chrysalis Butterfly Ball.

Chrysalis is a Los Angeles-based “nonprofit organization dedicated to creating a pathway to self-sufficiency for homeless and low-income individuals by providing the resources and support needed to find and retain employment.”

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Orci: Why This Certain Villain

Friday, May 24th, 2013

Star Trek into Darkness Co-writer Roberto Orci explained why a certain villain was included in the film.

According to Orci, the villain was a result of wanting to relate to Star Trek history. Spoilers behind the cut for those who haven’t yet seen the film.
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Fox Orders Fall Dramas From Trek Alumni

Thursday, May 9th, 2013

Four dramas were ordered by Fox for this fall season, and two of the shows come courtesy of J.J. Abrams, and Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci.

The two shows ordered by Fox are: Almost Human and Sleepy Hollow.

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Cho Joins Sleepy Hollow

Friday, March 15th, 2013

Star Trek into Darkness actor John Cho will be guest-starring in Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci‘s Sleepy Hollow pilot.

Sleepy Hollow will be a modern-day supernatural drama, in which Ichabod Crane finds himself transported to present-day Sleepy Hollow, where troubles await him.

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Kurtzman And Orci’s Sleepy Hollow

Thursday, February 21st, 2013

More details have emerged regarding Sleepy Hollow, a modern-day supernatural drama from Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci.

In Sleepy Hollow, Ichabod Crane finds himself transported to present day Sleepy Hollow, where troubles await the time-traveler.

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Fox Picks Up Kurtzman-Orci Drama

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

A new drama by Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci was one of the pilots picked up by Fox last night.

Sleepy Hollow, written by Kurtzman, Orci and Phil Iscove, is a “modern-day supernatural thriller” based on the Legend of Sleepy Hollow.

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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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