Universal Buys an Original Sci-Fi Idea From the Writers of ‘Star Trek’

It’s true that a lot of Star Trek’s praise came from its stellar cast and the visual flare of its director, Jj Abrams, and that most of its criticisms came from the holes and coincidences in its plot, but one can’t discount the role that the story Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman’s script told had in taking a property that was traditionally thought of as being a niche thing for sci-fi geeks and turning it into a summer blockbuster that appealed to mainstream audiences. So it might be interesting to hear what else they have up their sleeves when it comes to ideas for science fiction movies. Universal, at least, seems to have liked something that they’ve heard, because Deadline is reporting that they’ve just purchased a pitch from the writing duo that’s tentatively titled Sagittarius A. It’s described as being a sci-fi thriller, and
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