King Daniel wrote:
I've never been a Star Wars
fan, but I loved JJ Abrams' version of Trek.
If this is true, I have a bad feeling about Star Trek XIII
for Trek's 50th...
Maybe there'll be a TV project of some kind on the air by Sept. 8, 2016? The actual fiftieth anniversary doesn't necessarily have to be honored on the wide screen.
Actually, this is a good idea.
When you think about it, for a series that began on television, and IMO is best fit for television, to not be on the air in the era TV has finally surpassed film in the storytelling craft is unusually conspicuous. This might be the excuse it needs to return.
Orci and Kurtzman can run a Trek TV series while Abrams prances around the galaxy far, far away.
Considering how the Bond50 promotional push helped Skyfall become the most successful film in its franchise (it was always likely to do well, but breaking the Thunderball barrier was extraordinary) I suspect Paramount will move heaven and Earth to get a film out in 2016, with or without Abrams.
Word of mouth had a lot more to do with Skyfall's
success than the anniversary which was trivial for most people.