John Cho 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.
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.
3:59 PM 2/4/2013 by Jeff Giles
Feel like J.J. Abrams is being unreasonable by making you wait until May 17 to see Star Trek Into Darkness? Good news: You'll get to see it earlier than that! A little earlier, anyway -- and provided you live near a theater with one of those fancy-schmancy really big screens.
4:50 PM 1/23/2013 by Jeff Giles
J.J. Abrams upped the action quotient in a famously talky franchise with his Star Trek reboot a few years ago, and the trailers for the follow-up promise more of the same. But if his latest comments are to be believed, he's also aiming for something a little more sensitive: Your sweet, sweet Trekkie tears.
3:52 PM 1/13/2013 by Jeff Giles
There's a sizable percentage of the Trekkie fanbase that thinks the Star Trek franchise never needed to boldly go into 3D -- and although Star Trek Into Darkness will boast an added third dimension when it touches down in theaters on May 17, those fans can at least take solace in the knowledge that director J.J.
9:52 AM 12/6/2012 by Jeff Giles
Beloved as they are, the Star Trek movies aren't exactly known for being action-packed -- but it looks like that's about to change in a big way.
3:14 PM 11/27/2012 by Jeff Giles
With just about six months to go before it touches down in theaters, Star Trek Into Darkness has itself a brand new official synopsis.
6:22 AM 11/15/2012 by Jeff Giles
Scientists have yet to figure out a workable model for cold fusion, but IMAX is already perfecting some next-level techniques for fusion of the fanboy variety.
ign.com – I recently spoke to John Cho about his two new television projects, NBC’s Go On and a potential Harold & Kumar animated series for Adult Swim. But of course, I also had to ask about the Star Trek sequel Cho shot earlier this year, opening next summer. At this point, we all know the Trek cast are under strict orders not to give up any plot details, but Cho and I did talk about what it was like reuniting with his castmates and working with newcomers to the series, Benedict Cumberbatch and Alice Eve. 1 year 49 weeks ago via theothersenhman