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Justin Lin Confirms Star Trek 3 Title

30 June 2015 7:29 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

As he gears up to shoot Paramount and Skydance’s third Star Trek, director Justin Lin has simultaneously declared his love for all things Trekkie and revealed the actual title of his anticipated threequel: Star Trek Beyond.

Captioning the first image from the set, of the iconic emblem, Lin “Let the next Starfleet voyage begin! #StarTrekBeyond #Llap.” Of course, that second hashtag is a reference to the late, lamented Leonard Nimoy, who portrayed Spock in the original series and films. It stands for his catchphrase, “Live long and prosper.”

Let the next Starfleet voyage begin! #StarTrekBeyond #Llap pic.twitter.com/VZh9YvJgqA

Justin Lin (@trailingjohnson) June 29, 2015

It’s been a long road to production for Star Trek Beyond. Producer Roberto Orci lobbied the studios to write and direct the pic, and they eventually gave him the green-light to write a treatment last year, only to kick him to the curb »

- Isaac Feldberg

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Star Trek 3 officially titled Star Trek Beyond

30 June 2015 2:20 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

With Star Trek 3 finally moving into production, director Justin Lin has announced the official title of the movie via Twitter – Star Trek Beyond.

The director also tweeted out a photo from the set, which you can see below:

Let the next Starfleet voyage begin! #StarTrekBeyond #Llap pic.twitter.com/VZh9YvJgqA

Justin Lin (@trailingjohnson) June 29, 2015

And here’s the photo:

See Also: Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto locked in for Star Trek 4

See Also: Simon Pegg says Paramount felt original Star Trek 3 script was “too Star Trek-y”

Star Trek Beyond is set for release on July 8th, 2016 and will be directed by Justin Lin (Fast & Furious 6) based on a script written by Simon Pegg with returning cast members Chris Pine as James Kirk, Zachery Quinto as Spock, Simon Pegg as Scotty, Zoë Saldana as Uhura, Karl Urban as Bones, John Cho as Sulu and Anton Yelchin as Chekov. »

- Luke Owen

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'Star Trek 3' Title Is 'Star Trek Beyond', Starfleet Uniform Teased

29 June 2015 6:17 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

With production currently under way on Star Trek 3, we have already seen the first set photos from actors Zachary Quinto and Zoe Saldana, which they posted to their Instagram accounts last week. Today, director Justin Lin sent out his own set photo, which confirms the new title is Star Trek Beyond, and gives us our first look at the Starfleet uniform. Here's what the director had to say through his Twitter account earlier today.

"Let the next Starfleet voyage begin! #StarTrekBeyond #Llap"

This is the first time we've had confirmation of the Star Trek Beyond title, after it was revealed that Paramount registered the new Star Trek title with the MPAA back in April. Very little is known about the story at this point, but the plot is rumored to follow the U.S.S. Enterprise as it begins its 5-year mission, which will explore new worlds that »

- MovieWeb

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‘Falling Skies’: Noah Wyle gets high praise from co-star Moon Bloodgood

28 June 2015 9:00 AM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

It’s the beginning of the end for “Falling Skies” tonight. The TNT series, produced by Steven Spielberg, airs the finale of its fifth and final season, when all manner of beasts and mutants are running rampant on Earth. Season 5 picks up right where season 4 left off (a first for a “Falling Skies” premiere — find out why in HitFix’s Q&A with the series' showrunner). Dr. Anne Glass, played by Moon Bloodgood, is dealing with the likely loss of her alien hybrid child and her husband (“ER” alum Noah Wyle) when the two of them haven’t returned from their crucial mission to the moon. Here Bloodgood tells HitFix how Anne steps up as a leader in the fight for humanity’s survival against the invading aliens. The actress also talks about which character gets an intense showdown with Anne, how becoming a mother has changed her as an actress, »

- Emily Rome

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Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto locked in for Star Trek 4

27 June 2015 12:08 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Yesterday it was announced that production is underway on the third instalment of the Star Trek franchise – reportedly titled Star Trek Beyond – but it seems that Paramount Pictures is already looking further ahead on the five year mission.

According to reports, the cast of Star Trek 3 have signed new contracts giving them bumper pay rises over the previous movies, while a condition for both Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto was an option for a fourth movie, with Paramount keen to lock in the pairing of Kirk and Spock for another sequel.

See Also: Director Justin Lin talks Star Trek 3, says it’s “all new and fresh”

Star Trek 3 is set for release on July 8th 2016, with Justin Lin (Fast & Furious 6) directing returning stars Chris Pine (Kirk), Zachary Quinto (Spock), Zoe Saldana (Uhura), Karl Urban (Bones), Simon Pegg (Scotty), John Cho (Sulu) and Anton Yelchin (Chekov) and »

- Gary Collinson

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Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto have been locked in for Star Trek 4

26 June 2015 10:03 AM, PDT | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

Despite a few bumps in the road along the way, Star Trek Beyond has finally started up production in Vancouver and according to THR one of the the final stumbling blocks was the need to renegotiate the contracts with the cast. Let's backtrack a bit; when the original cast of Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban, Simon Pegg, Anton Yelchin, and John Cho signed on for the original... Read More »

- Kevin Fraser

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Chris Pine And Zachary Quinto Will Return For Star Trek 4

26 June 2015 8:24 AM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the returning cast members for Paramount's Star Trek 3 or Star Trek Beyond, have scored huge raises.  When the cast first signed up for 2009's Star Trek, they did so with an option for two sequels.  THR further reports that for the most part, Pine, Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban, Simon Pegg, Anton Yelchin and John Cho did not recieve a  substantial raise from their initial contract for Star Trek Into Darkness, despite the usual Hollywood trend that stars recieve a big pay-raise if a film does well-enough to garner a sequel. In terms of salaray specifics, Chris Pine reportedly recieved $600,000 for the 2009 Star Trek film and $1.5 million for Into Darkness. For Star Trek Beyond, Pine is reportedly set to make a whoping $6 million dollars! There's no specific intel on the pay raises for the other cast members but it's thought they also »

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Star Trek Beyond: filming finally begins

25 June 2015 11:43 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Production on the 13th Star Trek movie, penned by Doug Jung and Simon Pegg, is underway.

The next Star Trek film, which is reportedly set to be called Star Trek Beyond, has finally commenced photography. The movie has had a race against time to get its screenplay ready in time (not an unwelcome problem, given that blockbusters used to shoot without something as inconvenient as a script!), with Simon Pegg and Doug Jung putting together the final script for the movie. Justin Lin, who has helmed four Fast & Furious films, is calling the shots on this one. Jj Abrams, as you know, is on Star Wars duties.

And the shoot has now begun. The first shots for Star Trek Beyond have been captured in British Columbia, where location work is taking place. It's anticipated that much of the new Star Trek film will be shot behind closed doors, though. Don't »

- simonbrew

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Star Trek 3 to Start Filming as Zachary Quinto Gets in Character

25 June 2015 8:43 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Justin Lin's Star Trek 3 is set to open in theaters July 8, 2016, so the film should start shooting any day now. Star Zachary Quinto, who plays Spock in the franchise, gave fans a behind-the-scenes glimpse at his own preparation for the shoot as he gets into character. Despite popular fan-fiction to the contrary, Quinto does not spend his days sporting Spock's signature bowl cut, arched eyebrows, and pointed ears; it takes a fair bit of manscaping (Vulcanscaping?) to do the character justice. Star Simon Pegg has joined the screenwriting team for this untitled installment of the franchise and will join Quinto in front of the camera as well, along with returning stars Chris Pine, Zoe SaldanaKarl UrbanJohn Cho, and Anton Yelchin. Check out Quinto's behind-the-scenes image as he preps to shoot Star Trek 3: someone is preparing to emerge. A photo posted by Zachary Quinto (@zacharyquinto »

- Dave Trumbore

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Star Trek: 27 geeky things about the Jj Abrams films

25 June 2015 2:45 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Here are more nerdy spots in the final two Trek films to date: Star Trek (2009) and Star Trek Into Darkness...

Spoilers for Star Trek and Star Trek Into Darkness lie ahead.

Like their forerunners, the two latest Star Trek films, in their semi-rebooted, alternative universe, are replete with famous faces from outside the franchise, surprising cameos and multiple little touches that raise a smile.

With the third film in the rebooted series coming next year, the 50th anniversary of the debut of Star Trek on TV in 1966, let's take a look at a few of the geeky nods in Jj's Trek films.

1. Star Trek Nemesis left a lot of dangling threads, on purpose, as a story treatment for a direct sequel was already being worked on. Unfortunately due to some less than stellar decisions by executives, the release date of the film was repositioned and the decision was made to »

- simonbrew

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‘The Loft’ Review

17 June 2015 8:01 AM, PDT | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

Stars: Karl Urban, James Marsden, Wentworth Miller, Rhona Mitra, Eric Stonestreet, Matthias Schoenaerts, Isabel Lucas, Rachael Taylor, Valerie Cruz, Kali Rocha, Elaine Cassidy, Margarita Levieva, Kristin Lehman, Robert Wisdom, Ric Reitz | Written by Bart De Pauw, Wesley Strick | Directed by Erik Van Looy

I often question why movies are remade, especially those where it seems the remake has come just to remove subtitles and translate it to an English-speaking audience. This seemed to be the case with The Loft which is a new version of the director Erik Van Looy’s own movie Loft

When five married men conspire to buy a penthouse loft which they can share as a place to have their affairs and live out their fantasies. The last thing they thought would happen though is that it would lead to a death, a murder of a women from their past. When they try to work out what has happened, »

- Paul Metcalf

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Bryce Dallas Howard

15 June 2015 10:48 AM, PDT | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »

Universal Pictures

Bryce Dallas Howard has steadily grown as an actress, melding a string of side roles in big films with lead parts in minor ones. However her latest success, Jurassic World, has ripped through box office figures and could see her placed among the most sought-after actresses around.

The 34-year-old starred alongside Chris Pratt in the fourth entry to the Jurassic Park series, though the film is good enough to banish the mediocre middle two instalments, and edge it closer to the all-conquering original.

Jurassic World is enjoying huge commercial success and recorded the most successful opening weekend in cinema history, raking in $511 million (£328 million) globally in that time. It’s a roaring success for Universal, and for Howard as she looks to secure further lead blockbuster roles.

She has featured in The Village (2004), Spider Man 3 (2007) as Peter Parker’s love interest Gwen Stacy, Terminator Salvation (2009) and 50/50 (2011) alongside Joseph Gordon-Levitt, »

- Michael Potts

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DVD Review – The Loft (2015)

15 June 2015 3:52 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

The Loft, 2015.

Directed by Erik Van Looy.

Starring Karl UrbanJames MarsdenWentworth Miller, Eric Stonestreet, Valerie Cruz, Isabel Lucas, Elaine Cassidy, Matthias Schoenaerts and Rachael Taylor.

Synopsis:

A group of married men rent a city penthouse to indulge in extra marital affairs but it all goes disastrously wrong when a dead body is discovered.

The Loft is an English language remake of Loft, a 2008 thriller from Belgium directed by Erik Van Looy, who also directs this version. The story concerns five married men – Vincent (Karl UrbanDredd), Chris (James MarsdenStraw Dogs), Marty (Eric StonestreetModern Family), Luke (Wentworth MillerThe Flash) and Chris’ half-brother Phil (Matthias SchoenaertsThe Drop) – who all have the use of the titular loft, a city centre apartment designed and built by architect Vincent. Each man has a key to the loft and is able to use the apartment to carry out any extra »

- Gary Collinson

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100 Essential Action Scenes: Battles & Combat

9 June 2015 8:00 AM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Sound on Sight undertook a massive project, compiling ranked lists of the most influential, unforgettable, and exciting action scenes in all of cinema. There were hundreds of nominees spread across ten different categories and a multi-week voting process from 11 of our writers. The results: 100 essential set pieces, sequences, and scenes from blockbusters to cult classics to arthouse obscurities.

Whether storming a beach or a besieging castle, marching on foot or charging on horseback, in a historical epic or a fantasy extravaganza, battles scenes are some of the most complex and intricately choreographed of all action scenes. Capable of zooming in to a one-on-one fight between two foes or zooming out to show a big picture look at the action–and featuring anywhere from dozens to hundreds to thousands of extras, either flesh and blood or digital–these are the scenes in which wars are fought, tides are turned, and glory is won. »

- Shane Ramirez

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Director Justin Lin talks Star Trek 3, says it’s “all new and fresh”

6 June 2015 11:55 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

With production on Star Trek 3 set to get underway later this month, Justin Lin (Fast & Furious 6) has been speaking to Deadline about taking over the director’s chair from J.J. Abrams and setting out to create strange new worlds and civilizations with next year’s threequel.

“As great as J.J.’s films were, there’s still a lot to be mined from these characters. They haven’t really gone on their five-year mission, so what we experienced in the TV show hasn’t been touched on yet. That sets up an opportunity for exploration and the deeper you go, the more you are examining humanity. Those are the things that I absorbed as a kid and hope to tap into and embrace and celebrate. By the time this movie comes out, Star Trek will have been around for 50 years. [This film] is all new and fresh. The Klingons, Romulans and other species are great, »

- Gary Collinson

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Watch: Karl Urban Prepares to Spill It All in Exclusive Clip From 'The Loft'

29 May 2015 8:08 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

[Editor's Note: This post is presented in partnership with Time Warner Cable Movies On Demand in support of Indie Film Month. "The Loft," is available now On Demand. Need help finding a movie to watch? Let TWC find the best fit for your mood here.] Read More: Watch: James Marsden and Karl Urban Get What They Deserve in 'The Loft' Trailer Everyone has something to hide in "The Loft," Erik Van Looy's remake of his 2008 Belgian thriller that follows five friends who find a dead woman in the apartment they set aside for affairs and one night stands. Over the course of the film, the men attempt to piece together the truth of what's really been going on in their shared loft, unearthing dark secrets about one another in the process. In this exclusive clip, Karl Urban's character is confronted about his whereabouts from the day before, but is interrupted before revealing his secret to James Marsden, Wentworth Miller and co.  Watch the clip »

- Becca Nadler

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Watch: James Marsden and Karl Urban Get What They Deserve in 'The Loft' Trailer

28 May 2015 8:54 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

[Editor's Note: This post is presented in partnership with Time Warner Cable Movies On Demand in support of Indie Film Month. "The Loft," is available now On Demand. Need help finding a movie to watch? Let TWC find the best fit for your mood here.] Read More: Watch: James Marsden is Reluctant to Go 'Into the Grizzly Maze' in Exclusive ClipIf you like your thrillers full of twists, "The Loft," based on the 2008 Belgian thriller of the same name (minus the "The"), should do the trick. The film follows five men who begin to turn on each other after finding a murdered woman in the penthouse apartment they share for extramarital affairs. The story of what happened is unraveled slowly, through flashbacks involving each man's individual encounters in the apartment. Erik Van Looy, who directed the original, also handled the English-language remake. James Marsden ("X-Men," "Superman Returns") and Karl Urban ("Star »

- Becca Nadler

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New VOD and Digital HD Releases; Plus: Watch an Exclusive Clip of the 'Taken' Spoof 'Tooken'

26 May 2015 4:30 PM, PDT | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

Our resident VOD expert tells you what's new to rent and/or own this week via various Digital HD providers such as cable Movies On Demand, Amazon, iTunes, Vudu and, of course, Netflix. Cable Movies On Demand: Same-day-as-disc releases, older titles and pretheatrical exclusives for rent, priced from $3-$10, in 24- or 48-hour periods The Loft (thriller; Karl Urban, James Marsden, Wentworth Miller; rated R) Barely Lethal (comedy; Sophie Turner, Samuel L. Jackson; premieres 5/29 on cable Mod and in theaters; rated PG-13) Results (comedy; Guy Pearce, Cobie Smulders; premieres 5/29 on cable Mod and in theaters; rated R)   Digital Download: Rent from $4-$7 or own from $13-$20 (HD may cost more than Sd)   iTunes Offers the same movies as cable Movies...

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- Robert B. DeSalvo

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Exclusive – Damon Lindelof talks Star Trek 3 plot and Idris Elba for villain role

19 May 2015 8:00 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

To promote the release of his new movie Tomorrowland, writer Damon Lindelof (the man responsible for Lost, Star Trek Into Darkness and Prometheus) sat down with Flickering Myth’s Oli Davis, where they proceeded to talk about his new movie, but also the new Star Trek 3 film.

Lindelof produced the first two films in the relaunched franchise, writing the second instalment, but working on Tomorrowland and his HBO TV show The Leftovers meant he had to step away from the third. In the interview, Lindelof talks about what he knows of Star Trek 3’s story so far:

“It’s really about the beginning of the five year mission. It’s establishing the crew after they’ve been out there and together for a while. But I don’t know anything about the plot.”

Which is…pretty much what everyone expected, seeing how Star Trek Into Darkness ends with »

- Oli Davis

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Exclusive – Damon Lindelof: Working on Star Wars would be “a dream come true”

19 May 2015 4:32 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

To promote the release of his new movie Tomorrowland, writer Damon Lindelof (the man responsible for Lost, Star Trek Into Darkness and Prometheus) sat down with Flickering Myth’s Oli Davis, where they proceeded to talk about his new movie, but also the new Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Star Trek 3 movies. Because they’re both pretty geeky (and one of them is best buds with Star Wars director J.J. Abrams).

While getting excited about the impending return of Luke, Leia and Han, Lindelof spoke about whether he would ever take on a Star Wars movie down the line:

“Obviously Star Wars really made me want to be a filmmaker, so the possibility that I could work on one of those films in the future would be truly a dream come true.”

The Star Wars chat starts at 02:09 in the video interview below. See even lower »

- Oli Davis

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