Chris Pine News
3:06 PM 5/17/2013 by Jeff Giles
It's become something of a scapegoat for Hollywood's current love affair with loud, effects-reliant, mostly soulless tentpole pictures, but CGI spectacle isn't necessarily a bad thing. It's only when filmmakers use it to try and distract from under-developed ideas that it ends up feeling hollow; like any tool, it's only as effective as its user allows it to be.
1:08 PM 5/17/2013 by Sara Vizcarrondo
I may spoil by suggestion, inference, allusion and omission. That still spoiling? Like Harve Bennett before him, J.J. Abrams rebooted Star Trek for Paramount. Both took a loved but semi-popular franchise and had to reimagine it to serve the fair-weather fan and the audience who treated the mythology like a religion.
variety.com – With his movie only days away from bowing, “Star Trek Into Darkness” star Chris Pine looks to have found his next project as he, Amanda Seyfried and Chiwetel Ejiofor are set to co-star with Tobey Maguire in the indie “Z For Zachariah.” Craig Zobel will direct from a script by Nissar Modi. 1 week 2 days ago via jetli
fb.indiewire.com – A long, long time ago, before Chris Pine was Captain Kirk, he had a very different kind of role; one of the three psychotic Tremor Brothers (alongside Kevin Durand and Maury Sterling), "Mad Max"-like neo-Nazis who stole the show in Joe Carnahan's fun-on-paper, less-so-in-practice "Smokin' Aces." The film didn't make much of an impact, and many forget that Pine was even in, but he clearly made an impression on the director; Carnahan wanted to cast Pine alongside George Clooney in his film version of James Ellroy's "White Jazz" (and in his Escobar movie "Killing Pablo") only to be foiled when Pi 1 week 4 days ago via brucelee
screenrant.com – Paramount is going to release director J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek Into Darkness into U.S. theaters later this month. It will arrive four years after Abrams proved able to breath fresh life into the geek-favorite sci-fi franchise – which is nearing the 50 years of existence (and relevance) benchmark – with his critically-acclaimed and lucrative cinematic reboot. 3 weeks 2 days ago via jetli
comingsoon.net – A Japanese trailer for Star Trek Into Darkness is now online, courtesy of TrekMovie . Check it out in the player below along with a new still that gives an up-close look at the film's Dreadnought-class Federation warship (as seen in the recent CinemaCon footage ). 4 weeks 3 days ago via brucelee
11:57 AM 4/22/2013 by Jeff Giles
Ever since J.J. Abrams debuted that blink-and-you'll-miss-it clip of Spock in a volcano, we've been wondering how Star Trek Into Darkness would place our favorite Vulcan into seemingly intractable peril. Well, Paramount has just released the first extended clip from the movie, and while it doesn't get into any of that, it does at least give us a longer look at Abrams' Trek sequel -- and of, you know, Spock in a volcano.