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Posts Tagged ‘Viacom’

Star Trek 2 In 2013

Monday, November 14th, 2011

Fans hoping for Star Trek 2 in 2012 are in for a bit of a disappointment, as it’s more likely that the J.J. Abrams sequel will arrive in theaters in 2013 instead.

Viacom CEO Phillippe Dauman mentioned Star Trek 2 during a Viacom quarterly earnings call.  Abrams is “focused on developing the next installment of our Star Trek franchise” for a possible release in 2013, Dauman said.

Star Trek 2 had originally been slated to release on June 29, 2012.

Viacom Profits With Help From Star Trek XI

Thursday, February 11th, 2010

The fourth quarter and full year revenue results for Viacom Inc. (parent company of Paramount) were released and the company did better than had been expected by Wall Street.

Viacom, which owns media properties such as MTV and Nickelodeon cable networks, as well as Paramount, attributes the increase in profitability to its Filmed Entertainment segment as well as to cost containment measures throughout the company.