Sunday, January 15, 2012

Paramount Starts "Star Trek 2"

Paramount Pictures reports that principal photography has now started in Los Angeles, on the sequel to the 2009 movie relaunch of "Star Trek" (worldwide box office of $385,680,446 on a budget of $150 million), from director J.J. Abrams.

The new film will be released May 17, 2013 in 3D.

From Paramount Pictures and Skydance Productions presenting a Bad Robot Production of a J.J. Abrams Film, returning cast for "Star Trek 2", include John Cho, Bruce Greenwood, Simon Pegg, Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban, and Anton Yelchin. New cast members include Benedict Cumberbatch, Alice Eve and Peter Weller.

Based on "Star Trek" the TV series, created by Gene Roddenberry, the film is produced by J.J. Abrams, Bryan Burk, Damon Lindelof, Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci, from a screenplay by Alex Kurtzman & Robert Orci & Damon Lindelof.

Jeffrey Chernov, David Ellison, Dana Goldberg and Paul Schwake are the executive producers.

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek "Star Trek"...