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J.J. Abrams: Star Trek 2 will make fans cry

J.J. Abrams: Star Trek 2 will make fans cry

Jan 24 2013, 12:09am CST | by

'Star Trek: Into Darkness' will be an emotional rollercoaster. Director J.J. Abrams promises the sequel to 2009's franchise reboot will have audiences in tears at the end of the film thanks to its...

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J.J. Abrams: Star Trek 2 will make fans cry

Jan 24 2013, 12:09am CST | by

'Star Trek: Into Darkness' will be an emotional rollercoaster.

Director J.J. Abrams promises the sequel to 2009's franchise reboot will have audiences in tears at the end of the film thanks to its message of hope and love triumphing over fear.

He told MTV: ''The goal of this movie is to make you cry. If the movie does its job, then by the end of the movie, you will have had a reaction involving the eyes. If the movie works, then there's definitely an emotional component.

''[It is] very much about hope, about love, about romance, and about facing something that is truly terrifying and finding a way through the connection of your family and surviving and being stronger afterwards.''

Zachary Quinto, who plays Captain Spock, added that the Entreprise crew will be put in far greater danger than ever before by Benedict Cumberbatch's villainous ''terrorist'' character John Harrison.

He said: ''There's reason to worry. There is an insidiousness and ruthlessness and fierce intelligence to [Harrison] that almost undermines the interconnectivity of the crew. The stakes are much higher.''

Although famously secretive filmmaker J.J. has kept quiet about details of the project, he recently confessed he was counting down the days until fans got to see the finished product and the sheer brilliance of Benedict's performance.

He enthused: ''I just can't wait for people to see the movie. Benedict is unbelievable. It's a tall order, coming into that movie, because the crew of the 'Enterprise' - that cast - is so damn good and they're wonderful to work with and they're all good hearts.

''I not only love him in the movie, but I love him, as a human being. He's an amazing guy. I can't wait for people to see the movie and experience what he's done.''

Source: Bang Movies


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Anthony Hopkins and Evan Rachel Wood Join J.J. Abrams' 'Westworld'

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Anthony Hopkins and Evan Rachel Wood will star in the pilot episode of Westworld, based on the 1973 movie starring Yul Brynner, Richard Benjamin, and James Brolin. J.J. Abrams and Jonah Nolan are serving as executive producers for the proposed HBO series. Nolan, who has co-written The Prestige, The Dark Knight, The Dark Knight Rises, and Interstellar with his brother, director Christopher Nolan, also created the successful TV show Person of Interest. He has written the ...
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Anthony Hopkins and Evan Rachel Wood to Lead WESTWORLD for HBO

Jul 22 2014 7:03pm CDT | Source: Collider

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Source: Collider   Full article at: Collider


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Jul 21 2014 5:28pm CDT | Source: Screen Rant

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‘Star Wars: Episode 7′: J.J. Abrams Reveals X-Wing Design & Contest Details

Jul 21 2014 10:17am CDT | Source: Screen Rant

Star Wars: Episode VII director J.J. Abrams previously announced the “Force for Change” charity contest via a video from the Episode VII set in Abu Dhabi, thereby revealing part of a practical set for the film in the process. Today, Lucasfilm has unveiled another video announcement featuring Abrams, this time from the Episode VII shoot in London – providing an early look at a practically-built X-Wing, as will be featured in the new live-action Star Wars movie installment. ...
Source: Screen Rant   Full article at: Screen Rant


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STAR WARS: EPISODE VII Reveals Practical X-Wing in Video for “Force for Change”

Jul 21 2014 9:36am CDT | Source: Collider

A couple months ago, director J.J. Abrams revealed "Force for Change", which gave fans a chance to win a visit to the set of Star Wars: Episode VII and cameo in the film in exchange for making a donation to UNICEF.  Even if you didn't win the top prize of the visit and the cameo, there were still prize levels based on the amount of your donation, and most importantly, you were contributing to a good cause.  With onl ...
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X-Wing Appears in New Star Wars: Episode VII Vid

Jul 21 2014 8:11am CDT | Source: ign

Star Wars: Episode VII director J.J. Abrams has posted another behind-the-scenes video from the film’s set, this one featuring a first look at one of the new movie’s X-Wing fighter jets. The video has been created to promote ‘Force For Change' – a charitable initiative to support UNICEF. By donating $10 fans will be entered into a competition to win a trip to the set and appear in the movie. In this video, Abrams reveals that the prize will also include an advan ...
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1 week ago

‘Star Wars Episode 7′ X-Wing Officially Revealed

Jul 21 2014 7:52am CDT | Source: Slash Film

To promote the final week of the Star Wars: Force for Change campaign, director J.J. Abrams has released a video unveiling the Star Wars Episode 7 X-Wing. See the video now embedded after the jump to check out the Star Wars: Episode VII X-Wing design. Star Wars Episode 7 X-Wing Here is a screengrab of the Star Wars Episode 7 x-wing: Notice that the Star Wars Episode 7 X-Wing looks different that the ships we saw in the original trilogy: The circular design on the wings are more ...
Source: Slash Film   Full article at: Slash Film


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Hot Trailer: J.J. Abrams Unveils ‘Star Wars VII’ X-Wing Starfighter

Jul 21 2014 7:22am CDT | Source: Deadline

In this video, director J.J. Abrams unveils the X-Wing Starfighter that will be used in next year’s Star Wars VII, a further enticement to fans to donate to the fundraiser Disney, Abrams’ production company Bad Robot and LucasFilm are running on the website Omaze.com to benefit Unicef’s Innovation Labs and Programs. The fundraiser is also upping the stakes for donors in this final week of what is essentially a giant and very cool raffle on Omaze.com: not only will the winner ...
Source: Deadline  Full article at: Deadline


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J.J. Abrams Reveals X-Wing Prototype in New Star Wars: Force for Change Video

Jul 21 2014 7:17am CDT | Source: Coming Soon

On the set of Star Wars: Episode VII, director J.J. Abrams was interrupted by an X-Wing pilot and rogue robot as he announced the chance for fans to win an advance private screening of Star Wars: Episo ...
Source: Coming Soon   Full article at: Coming Soon


1 week ago

Star Wars: Episode VII Plot Details Revealed?

Jul 21 2014 3:51am CDT | Source: Empire Online

Could these be the first clues to Abrams' plans?Director J.J. Abrams has, as you'd expect, been keeping his plans for Star Wars: Episode VII close to his chest and/or under lock and key at Pinewood Studios where he's shooting the film. But word of the rumoured plot of the film has emerged via Badass Digest, and it all sounds extremely promising - although we would stress that this is not by any means an official announcement. The following seems ...
Source: Empire Online   Full article at: Empire Online


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