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Two Trek Actors To Host Sci-Tech Awards

Thursday, January 17th, 2013

Chris Pine and  Zoë Saldana will be hosting the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Scientific and Technical Awards next month.

First presented in 1931, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Scientific and Technical Awards “honor achievements that improve the production, distribution and exhibition of movies.”

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New Star Trek Into Darkness Revelations

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

Several of the Star Trek actors spoke recently to MTV about Star Trek Into Darkness, and in the interviews, they revealed a bit more about Benedict Cumberbatch‘s character, the peril of the Enterprise crew and Kirk’s interaction with Alice Eve‘s character.

As usual, potential spoilers are behind the cut.

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Star Trek Into Darkness Press Event

Wednesday, December 5th, 2012

Several of the actors from Star Trek Into Darkness spoke about their characters and the movie while on a promotional tour in Japan.

The Japanese press saw the first nine minutes of the movie, but have to keep mum on what they saw until the preview officially debuts on December 14 at the IMAX screenings of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.

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Trek Stars In Japan

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

Star Trek Into Darkness actors Chris Pine and Benedict Cumberbatch arrived in Japan to promote the movie.

The actors arrived at Narita Airport (which serves the Greater Tokyo area) where they were met by hundreds of Star Trek fans.

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Pine: Star Trek Pressure

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

While Chris Pine feels fortunate to have landed roles such as James T. Kirk in the rebooted Star Trek franchise, there is anxiety that comes with appearing in a sequel to a successful movie.

“It’s a multi-million dollar movie,” said Pine, explaining why the anxiety exists. “A lot is riding on it to be a success.”

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Pine: Kirk Vs. Ryan

Monday, November 26th, 2012

For Chris Pine, taking on the role of James T. Kirk was a bit scarier than playing the latest version of Tom Clancy‘s Jack Ryan.

The reason for that was Star Trek‘s passionate fanbase. “Star Trek has a very fervent, avid fanbase that is very protective of their characters and their stories,” said Pine “Jack Ryan not so much.”

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Pine: Kirk’s Journey Plus Cumberbatch

Monday, November 19th, 2012

In an interview promoting Rise of the Guardians, Chris Pine, who voices Jack Frost, touched briefly on Star Trek Into Darkness.

Pine talked about what Kirk would do in Star Trek Into Darkness, and he also praised Benedict Cumberbatch.

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Pine Talks Cumberbatch

Friday, November 16th, 2012

Details about Star Trek Into Darkness have been kept under wraps, including Benedict Cumberbatch‘s role in the movie, but actors like Chris Pine are able to compliment their fellow actors’ work in the movie.

Pine had praise for Cumberbatch, in a “key scene” from the movie. “There’s one scene in it that’s like, you know … in all kinds of heavy science fiction there’s got to be the exposition scene where it’s like, what the hell’s going on? It’s a really, really, really hard scene.”

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Pine As Jack Frost

Thursday, November 15th, 2012

Star Trek‘s Chris Pine‘s latest project, the computer-animated Rise of the Guardians, will be released next week.

Pine will be voicing Jack Frost, a loner and a “classic rebel without a cause,” who has “incredible weather powers that he controls with the help of his magical staff.”

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Pine: Star Trek 2 Threat

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012

According to Chris Pine, Star Trek 2 will not be “like the original but darker.”

Star Trek will be taking its own direction, not following that of another recent franchise reboot. “We’re not making Batman,” said Pine. “That is not our deal.”

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Pine Jack Ryan Reboot For 2013

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012

Star Trek 2‘s Chris Pine will be starring in the untitled Jack Ryan reboot set to be released next year.

The main cast has finally been set and the first rebooted Jack Ryan film will be released in the fourth quarter of 2013.

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Star Trek 2: The Growth of James T. Kirk

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

Chris Pine wasn’t able to say much about Star Trek 2 in a recent interview with MTV, but he gave a little insight into the character played by Benedict Cumberbatch and was full of praise for Cumberbatch.

“There is so much happening in [the] script,” said Pine. “I can’t say much of anything.”

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Star Trek 2: False Assumptions

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

Don’t make assumptions about Star Trek 2 based on the end of Star Trek XI, says Alex Kurtzman.

At the end of Star Trek XI, Kirk was in the captain’s chair and the crew was all together, but that doesn’t mean everything is hunky-dory.

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Pine: Working On Trek Like Summer Camp

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

For Chris Pine, working on Star Trek 2 was like being at summer camp, and getting paid for it.

Part of the enjoyment of working on Star Trek 2 was knowing that the writers have written a good story. “The great thing that Alex [Kurtzman], Bob [Orci], Damon [Lindelof] and J.J. [Abrams] are good at is marrying small character driven films with big blockbuster action,” said Pine.

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Star Trek 2: Go Boldly!

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

Although some decisions made in Star Trek XI were apt to upset fans, Star Trek 2 Co-writer Alex Kurtzman believes that bold moves are what make for a great movie.

For Chris Pine though, it’s the people, not the major action sequences, that make for a good movie.

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