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Back in mid-August, writer/director Roberto Orci announced that the first draft of Star Trek 3, which he is is overseeing with writers Patrick McKay and J.D. Payne, had been completed. Now, Zachary Quinto has come forward to reveal that the sci-fi franchise sequel will begin shooting sometime in the next six months, with a likely spring start date being planned.Zachary Quinto recently appeared on NBC's Today show, where he was asked about Star Trek 3. No big revelations were revealed, but he did say this:"I think it's on the horizon.

First Draft of 'Star Trek 3' Script Has Been Completed While star Simon Pegg has confirmed that Roberto Orci is directing Star Trek 3, Paramount has still not issued an official statement or release. Orci, an executive producer and writer on both 2009's Star Trek and 2013's Star Trek Into Darkness, is in charge of writing the next sequel alongside Patrick McKay and J.D. Payne, and he revealed to TrekMovie this weekend that the first draft of the screenplay has been completed."p & m & I wrote, "fade out" yesterday on first draft.


'Flash Gordon' Movie in the Works at Fox (Exclusive)

feedproxy.google.com – "Star Trek 3" scribes J.D. Payne and Patrick McKay will work off a treatment by George Nolfi to write the script. 7 years 26 weeks ago via theothersenhman

'Star Trek 3' Writers Are Working on New Version of 'Flash Gordon'?

feedproxy.google.com – When the comedy Ted hit theaters in 2012, we got a taste of Flash Gordon all over again, albeit in the form of coked up 80s film star Sam Jones. But now it looks like the hero who was given his own sci-fi film and turned into a cult classic (with a catch theme song from Queen) will be given a facelift for an all-new adaptation on the big screen. 7 years 27 weeks ago via brucelee

'Star Trek 3' Gets Two New Writers; Joe Cornish Not Directing

6:53 PM 12/9/2013 by Binh Ngo
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Work for Star Trek 3 is about to get underway, and the first order of business is to have the script written. Series veterans Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci were originally in talks to write and produce, but that's no longer the case. Only Orci will be working on the script, along with newcomers J.D.


STAR TREK 3 News: Screenwriters J.D. Payne and Patrick McKay Join Roberto Orci Sans Alex Kurtzman

collider.com – Although we still haven't heard any official word on whether or not Joe Cornish (Attack the Block) will direct Paramount/Skydance's Star Trek 3, it appears that a trio of writers have been hired to tackle the script. Newcomers J.D. Payne and Patrick McKay will join Roberto Orci for the task. 7 years 45 weeks ago via donnieyen

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Posted July 15th, 2013 by Binh Ngo


Paramount, Bad Robot Set Scribes For 'Boilerplate'

deadline.com – Paramount Pictures and JJ Abrams’ Bad Robot have hired JD Payne and Patrick McKay to write the script for Boilerplate, based on the Paul Guinan and Anina Bennett graphic novel Boilerplate: History’s Mechanical Marvel. Bad Robot will produce with Outlaw Productions’ Deborah Newmyer. The storyline: the robot Boilerplate was built in the late 19th Century to replace men in battle. 9 years 50 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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