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'Star Trek Into Darkness' Plot Synopsis Unveiled

By: Sean OConnell on November 27, 2012 at 6:59AM Comments (5)

Long previews for J.J. Abrams' Star Trek Into Darkness will hit theaters beginning on Dec. 14 (attached to prints of The Hobbit). With that in mind, Paramount has revealed a longer plot synopsis. Do you want to read it, or would you rather avoid spoilers? 


J.J. Abrams Passes on 'Star Wars: Episode VII'

By: Sean OConnell on November 12, 2012 at 8:55AM Comments (4)

J.J. Abrams will not be doing for Star Wars what he did for Star Trek. The director admitted over the weekend that his passion for the original Star Wars films likely would prevent him from stepping up to helm Part Seven. So who is going to direct this thing? 


'Star Wars: Episode VII' May Have Writer; Brad Bird, Steven Spielberg in Talks to Direct

By: Sean OConnell on November 8, 2012 at 2:59PM Comments (4)

Star Wars: Episode VII might have landed itself an Oscar-winning screenwriter with direct ties to Pixar and The Hunger Games. And that's not all. We're hearing three names that are being floated as possible directors … and they are massive!


J.J. Abrams Teases 'Star Trek' Sequel on Conan O'Brien … Sort Of

By: Sean OConnell on October 5, 2012 at 6:52AM Comments (4)

J.J. Abrams knows his Star Trek sequel is one of the most anticipated movies of 2013. So when he appeared on Conan O'Brien with some footage, fans went crazy … until they found out how many frames of footage he brought by. 


J.J. Abrams on Benedict Cumberbatch and Using 3D in 'Star Trek' Sequel

By: Derrick Deane on January 11, 2012 at 4:39PM Comments (8)

The world of the Star Trek sequel continues to pick up momentum. Director J.J. Abrams spoke to Collider about the addition of Benedict Cumberbatch to the cast as a yet-to-be-named villain as well as converting the film to 3D.


'Star Trek' Sequel Gets Release Date, Will Be Shot in 3D

By: Derrick Deane on November 28, 2011 at 2:19PM Comments (18)

J.J. Abrams' highly-anticipated and indefinitely delayed Star Trek sequel has nailed down a release date and Abrams has revealed he'll shoot the movie in 3D. So, how does Star Trek 2 in 3D sound to you?


Sequels: 'Man of Steel' Sequel, 'Star Trek 2' Moves Toward Production and Chris Tucker Sparks Buzz For Another 'Friday'

By: Derrick Deane on November 16, 2011 at 12:34PM Comments

Warner Bros. is pressing forward with a sequel to Zack Snyder's yet-to-be-released Superman reboot. Also, Star Trek 2 moves closer to beginning filming and Chris Tucker is looking to get the Friday crew back together for another movie.


Sequels: Benicio Del Toro in 'Star Trek 2,' Ridley Scott Talks 'Blade Runner 2,' 'Harold & Kumar' Get Animated

By: Derrick Deane on November 7, 2011 at 1:37PM Comments (3)

J.J. Abrams has reportedly offered Benicio Del Toro the villain role in Star Trek 2, though he's keeping who exactly that villain is a secret. Also, Ridley Scoot spoke briefly about his pending Blade Runner sequel and Harold and Kumar are getting animated for cable TV.


Hasbro in Talks with Michael Bay for 'Transformers 4,' J.J. Abrams to Produce 'Micronauts' Movie

By: Derrick Deane on October 17, 2011 at 2:21PM Comments (13)

On the strength of third quarter profits from their line of Transformers toys, not to mention the $1.1 billion the third movie raked in worldwide, Hasbro is in talks with Steven Spielberg and Michael Bay for Transformers 4. CEO Brian Goldner also revealed the company is in talks with J.J. Abrams to produce a Micronauts movie. Do either sound appealing?


'Back to the Future,' 'Three Musketeers' and J.J. Abrams' Latest Take Center Stage At Comic-Con Preview Night

By: Derrick Deane on July 20, 2011 at 11:57PM Comments (1)

The DeLorean at Comic-Con.To say that this year's Comic-Con is scaled back is a bit misleading. While studios may be playing their cards a bit more carefully, there were still plenty of attendees on hand to soak in the Preview Night experience. The big event (after the Shark Night 3D Sneak Peek was canceled) was a special Sneak Peek screening...


Hot Trailer: 'Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol' Trailer Explodes Online

By: Derrick Deane on June 28, 2011 at 6:02PM Comments (13)

The first trailer for Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol starring Tom Cruise has arrived and finds Cruise's Ethan Hunt teaming up with Jeremy Renner and Paula Patton. Does it look like the best of the four? Check it out and sound off!


'Super 8' IMAX Prize Pack Giveaway!

By: John Halecky on June 6, 2011 at 11:40AM Comments (797)

'Super 8' IMAX Prize Pack Giveaway!

 ***Note: This blog giveaway ended at 12 midnight PST, June 13th. Thanks again to everyone who submitted their comments! We'll be randomly selecting the winners, and will be in contact soon! Stay tuned to our Freshly Popped Movie Blog for more giveaways upcoming!***


Fun Find: ‘Super 8’ Interactive Trailer

By: Erik Davis on April 21, 2011 at 9:47AM Comments (3)

Super 8We may be looking at the future of movie marketing right here, and if so then it’s pretty cool, especially if you’re a gamer who’s also a movie geek. Hidden as part of the extra features in the game Portal 2 is an interactive trailer for the upcoming movie Super 8, directed by J.J. Abrams. Unlike other interactive trailers that may allow you to click on...


Here's What J.J. Abrams' 'Superman' Would've Looked Like

By: Erik Davis on December 7, 2010 at 4:35PM Comments (10)


Most of you probably already know how Superman's Hollywood past is a bit checkered, to say the least. A number of different Superman films were in development over the years – from one written by Kevin Smith and starring Nicolas Cage to another written by J.J. Abrams that was originally supposed to be directed by McG. It's that latter project, titled Superman: Flyboy, that is back in the news again.


J.J. Abrams’ ‘Super 8’ Casts Elle Fanning as Set Photos Hit

By: Erik Davis on September 20, 2010 at 3:40PM Comments (7)

Elle FanningOne of the more secretive films of 2011 is J.J. AbramsSuper 8. It’s a film that sort of popped out of nowhere, and is set to become Abrams’ directorial follow-up to Star Trek. What we know about the film so far is that it’s a sci-fi flick about...


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