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I could never get into the original Star Trek franchise neither have I watched the reboot. Is the reboot welcoming for newcomers or will I be completely lost if I start watching it?
May 13 - 08:52 PM
Tony Eddard Stark
If you didn't care too much for the original Star Trek TV shows and movies, then I would say that you would have a better chance of liking the reboot. It has the same characters, but it is a more action packed retake of the originals. You can look at it as a fun action-science-fiction movie. If you are not a fan of scifi, then I would suggest you steer clear of the 2009 version and this one as well. Long answer short, the reboot is welcoming for newcomers imho.
May 13 - 09:13 PM
I like Science fiction movies and I'm willing to give this reboot a chance. I just wasn't sure if this was strictly for star trek fans. Thanks for the reply.
May 13 - 09:26 PM
No problem. Hope you enjoy. 2009 was a good movie and I am hoping STiD will be just as good.
May 13 - 09:46 PM
JJ and the cast signed on for 3 films, so I'd imagine he'll do one more...I also don't think he will do every Star Wars film considering it would be far too many with a major installments every other year with spin-offs. The new Star Wars films will be much like what Disney is doing with it's Marvel films.
May 7 - 12:58 PM
I hope Brad Bird gets to direct one of the new Star Wars films so JJ can go do Star Trek 3 if he really, really has to. And I nominate Kenneth Branagh for the third movie in the new Star Wars trilogy. He's very talented and he did an OK job on Thor, which was, for me, unprecedented. It'd be cool to see what he brings to the table. The spinoffs, I could care less, because they'll probably suck anyway.
May 8 - 11:25 AM
The spin-offs will follow a single character leading up to episodes 8 and 9. Just like how Iron Man or Thor lead into The Avengers. An interesting take, I think. I can see Brad Bird directing a Star Wars film. It wouldn't surprise me if Disney chose directors who've already worked in their Marvel universe either.
May 10 - 12:26 PM
I don't want Joss Whedon touching star wars, if that's what you mean. Personally I have nothing against him.... but he should stick to ruining marvel movies; not star wars movies.
May 12 - 08:12 PM
Not Joss in particular, though he isn't a terrible director. I mean just the directors who have contributed to the Marvel universe (the director of Iron Man, Thor, etc.). It'd be...convenient for Disney to bring those directors onboard. In the meantime I'm sure JJ will do great with Star Wars. I think his 'Star Wars' will be more on par with Super 8, the way it's shot anyway.
May 13 - 05:38 PM
Agreed. I would love to see Kenneth Branagh direct a Star Wars film. However, it was recently reported that Disney is hoping for JJ to return for episodes 8 and 9 so we may never get this.
May 13 - 09:31 PM
We may for the spin-offs which will act like the Marvel films that lead up to the Avengers. I don't think JJ would go back. He'll most likely do great, but he still has to do the third Star Trek and he has the Mission: Impossible franchise to balance. I'd have know problem seeing him come back, but I don't think he would. Then again, he wasn't going to direct Star Trek Into Darkness at first, but he eventually did.
May 14 - 06:53 AM
It's time for him to move on. I don't want JJ becoming star trek's slave.
May 6 - 09:10 AM
The idea that he'll be helming all annual SW releases is impossible, even for a single director. But it is possible for him to leave the directorial chair for ST franchise but will still get attached maybe as a producer.
May 6 - 09:08 AM
There is no way he will be helming all the sw projects. Whoever reported that he is going to do all the sw movies is really on crack. From what i understand is they want to do it like marvel is so different directors are going to be doing different movies. Im guessing he will produce it and someone like brad bird would direct but it would still be his project
May 6 - 05:20 AM
Looking at his schedule on IMDB, it looks like he will not be the director. But he will have his influence as a producer. Looks like he will be very busy for a very long time. That means more good movies to watch. If he keeps this pace, I think he might be crowned the modern day Steven Spielberg.
May 5 - 09:42 PM
Absolutely not. Almost positive he will AT LEAST produce ST 3. I think the #1 choice for his replacement would absolutely be his good friend Brad Bird. Made a phenomenal MI4. Has a good direction for action.
May 5 - 06:51 PM
I can't wait to see the next Mission Impossible. MI: Ghost Protocol was the best one in the series in my opinion. I have high hopes for MI:5.
May 5 - 09:43 PM
John Tyler McClane
I think J.J. will be a producer on a third ST film. For a director, they could get Alex Kurtzman. He made his directorial debut with People Like Us and he co-wrote ST '09 and STID.
May 5 - 06:31 PM
Yes, sadly J.J. will be leaving the Star Trek franchise for Star Wars giving the probable third installment to a new director. Man I'm gonna miss him but if he can bring back the Star Wars franchise like he did Star Trek, I'm gonna believe that man can do anything.
May 5 - 06:29 PM