This is a story that keeps on giving so once again we’ve got news via other sources that Roberto Orci, the original director and screenwriter of Star Trek 3 (2016) who, vacated the captain’s chair a few weeks ago, also has apparently left the writing process as well. About the only hat he has left, though it is still a big one, is being one of the film’s producers.
I was too lazy to report a few weeks ago that Bob Orci had left the director’s chair for the upcoming Star Trek 3 due to unknown circumstances. Since then Hollywood has been abuzz as to who would be his replacement with names such as Duncan Jones and Rupert Wyatt bandied about. Now, according to Deadline and other websites it looks as if Paramount has found their man.
Here’s the second full-length trailer for Transformers Age of Extinction that once again shows that director Michael Bay knows how to blow things up with aplomb. In a summer movie season that most box office prognosticators deem as weak there is no doubt that Age of Extinction has a strong chance of topping the charts once again.
Well, I’m on a roll today with all these updates so here’s another one that is in line with yesterday’s Batman vs. Superman reveal showing the new Batmobile and, more importantly, Ben Affleck as Batman. Today we’ve got a featurette showcasing the new Gotham series on Fox that focuses on young Jim Gordon long before he became the commissioner in the Batman universe.
We are just days away from Godzilla opening here in Canada/USA so those who don’t want to be spoiled should probably avoid this Extended International Featurette as it contains a ton of new footage as well as story elements. This is a pretty meaty 13 minute video containing cast and crew interviews along with footage from the film and though it is marketing material it certainly is better than most which are only superficially informative.
Finally! After what seems a lifetime Paramount Pictures has decided on a director to take over the reins of the rebooted Star Trek franchise left vacant when J.J. Abrams bolted to helm Star Wars Episode VII. After taking their sweet time trying to figure out who the perfect candidate should be tonight trade magazine Variety is reporting that the job has gone to…