Tag Archives: Roberto Orci

Simon Pegg To Write Star Trek 3

Talk about multi-tasking. Not content with playing chief engineer Montgomery Scott of the USS Enterprise in the “Star Trek” reboot films, Simon Pegg is now taking on screenwriting duties as well. According to a report in Deadline today, Pegg will join Doug Jung (TV’s “Banshee”) in co-writing the third instalment in the update of theContinue Reading

Roberto Orci’s Star Trek 3 Script To Be Discarded

Last week, we brought you the happy news that hack writer Roberto Orci was no longer directing the 3rd “Star Trek” movie. That job is now filled by Justin Lin (“Fast & Furious” parts 4 to 6). The rumour was that he had clashed with the studio over his handling of the project, chiefly inContinue Reading

Star Trek Screenwriter To Direct 3rd Star Trek Film

File this under S for “Screwed”. That’s the future of the “Star Trek” franchise going down the toilet. Why? Because the new guy in charge is going to screw us all over. Today, Variety reported that screenwriter Roberto Orci, one of the worst things to come out of Hollywood in recent times, has been confirmedContinue Reading

Spider-Man Producers Discusses Sinister Six & Venom Spinoffs

“The Amazing Spider-Man 2” is due to premiere soon, but recent talk among fanboy circles has been about the spin-off feature films, namely “Venom” and “The Sinister Six”. You’ve already seen the former in Sam Raimi’s “Spider-Man 3”, while certain other members of the Six have also appeared in the previous franchise. Sony, wanting toContinue Reading

Producer Bob Orci Talks Spider-Man Spinoffs Sinister Six & Venom

Like Warner Bros, Sony Pictures is trying to emulate the successful interlinked franchise-building approach pioneered by Marvel Studios. Last month, they announced their plans to do a “Spider-Man” spin-off with standalone films featuring villains Venom and The Sinister Six. To manage this prospective cash cow, Sony hired a so-called brain trust comprised of Alex Kurtzman,Continue Reading

Sony Pictures Officially Announces Venom & Sinister Six Spinoff Films

If at first you don’t succeed, try try again. That’s what the people who own the rights to comicbook villain Venom have been preaching, and now practicing. After studio interference screwed up the character of Eddie Brock/Venom in Sam Raimi’s “Spider-Man 3”, they’re now hoping to do things right. Sony today officially announced what industryContinue Reading

Trekking Into Old Territory

After a successful reboot, why is “Star Trek Into Darkness” revisiting former glories? We answer all that and more in our SPOILER review…

Van Helsing Reboot Producer Wants A Totally Different Approach

Last month, Electroshadow reported that Universal Pictures had plans to do a new “Van Helsing” movie, with Tom Cruise in the starring role. Today, Craveonline broke the news that it will be a complete reboot, leaving behind all traces of the awful Hugh Jackman-starring, Stephen Sommers-directed version in the mud (where it belongs). With anyContinue Reading