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Posts Tagged ‘Spielberg’

New Super 8 Clip

Tuesday, May 17th, 2011

With the release of Super 8 due next month, new clips of the J.J. Abrams’ movie have been emerging, giving movie fans an idea of what is in store for them.

The latest clip shows a train barreling down the railroad tracks towards a pick-up truck which is in its path.

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Pegg Tintin Trailer

Tuesday, May 17th, 2011

A trailer for The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn, in which Simon Pegg plays Detective Thompson, is now online.

In The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn, Tintin and his friends set off to find a treasure left behind by Tintin’s ancestor Sir Francis Haddock. Pegg and Nick Frost will play bumbling detectives Thompson and Thomson.

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Pegg: Paying Homage To Other Movies

Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

Paul, Simon Pegg‘s newest movie about a pair of pair of sci-fi fans (Pegg and Nick Frost) headed to Comic-Con, contains plenty of references to other sci-fi franchises, including Star Trek.

The references are sure to please science fiction fans, but Pegg is also aware that trying to please everyone is a futile effort which often results in an inferior movie. “The trouble is that a lot of the time people try to just blanket appeal to everyone,” said Pegg, “and in doing so, the material just gets dumber and broader and things end up being bland because it’s obviously a desperate attempt to please everyone.”

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Kurtzman To Direct Drama

Friday, August 27th, 2010

Alex Kurtzman will soon have his first film directing job, courtesy of Steven Spielberg.

Kurtzman will direct Welcome to People, a film written by Kurtzman, Roberto Orci, and Jody Lambert.

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More Details On Spielberg’s Terra Nova

Monday, June 7th, 2010

In April, TrekToday reported that Brannon Braga would be a part of Steven Spielberg‘s prehistoric dinosaur drama, Terra Nova. More details on Terra Nova and casting news have emerged.

Jason O’Mara (Life of Mars, U.S. version) is in talks to play the lead in Terra Nova.

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Abrams Super 8 Teaser

Tuesday, May 11th, 2010

The teaser for Super 8, the J.J. Abrams-Steven Spielberg movie project, is now available online.

Super 8 will be released next summer, but the promotion for the movie has already begun with the release of a teaser trailer last weekend that was shown in theaters before Iron Man 2.

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Abrams Super 8 Project

Thursday, May 6th, 2010

Some details about a preview of Super 8, to be directed by J.J. Abrams and shown this weekend before Iron Man 2 at theaters, have emerged.

Abrams is working on Super 8 with Stephen Spielberg, who will produce the film which has a forty-five million dollar budget and will be released next summer.

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Rumor Mill: Abrams-Spielberg Collaboration

Monday, May 3rd, 2010

According to New York Magazine’s Vulture blog, J.J. Abrams is now finishing a script on a film that is a tribute to as well as a collaboration with Stephen Spielberg.

The script is described as “a tip of the hat to [Spielberg's] movies of the 70′s and early 80′s,” and Abrams supposedly will “roll up his sleeves and direct the script himself” for Paramount this fall.

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Quinto Gershwin Rumor Mill

Monday, February 1st, 2010

Recently, Zachary Quinto mentioned working on other non-science fiction projects and rumor has it that one of those will be a Stephen Spielberg project.

Quinto020110The rumor mill has it that Quinto will play George Gershwin, the composer/pianist who with his brother Ira was responsible for a dozen Broadway musicals as well as popular songs. Gershwin died at the age of 38 of a malignant brain tumor.

According to the rumor, Dreamworks has provided a voice coach for Quinto to help with the Brooklyn accent. Gershwin was born in Brooklyn to Russian parents.

More information will be forthcoming as details emerge.