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Old November 13 2013, 06:26 AM   #16
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Re: Budget cut/location change for Trek 3

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I wish they would film it in Sydney like ROTS. Then I could camp out and beg to be an extra.
But then you'd have to sign a secrecy agreement and wouldn't be able to tell us about it. Or publish any on-set pictures. Would you survive?
I have a friend who was on the set for Anakin falling into the lava in ROTS. He had to sign his soul away to see it.

It was very hard on ME not to beg him to tell me something
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Old November 13 2013, 06:28 AM   #17
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Re: Budget cut/location change for Trek 3

The joke about ST: Into Vancouver gets me wondering, though. Nicholas Campbell as an admiral? Ian Tracey or Venus Terzo as one of Kirk's peers in ship-captaincy? :-)
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Old November 13 2013, 06:28 AM   #18
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Re: Budget cut/location change for Trek 3

I WANT MIKE DOPUD.
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Old November 13 2013, 06:29 AM   #19
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I wish they would film it in Sydney like ROTS. Then I could camp out and beg to be an extra.
But then you'd have to sign a secrecy agreement and wouldn't be able to tell us about it. Or publish any on-set pictures. Would you survive?
I have a friend who was on the set for Anakin falling into the lava in ROTS. He had to sign his soul away to see it.
To have been there, to witness that? I'd sign my soul away...if it didn't already have a couple of liens on it between the wife and the Devil.
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Old November 14 2013, 04:23 AM   #20
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Re: Budget cut/location change for Trek 3

Yeah, this makes sense. Into Darkness performed below expectations and reducing the budget is just good business sense. They did the same with Wrath of Khan and we all know how that turned out. If anything, a budget cut is a good thing. A smaller budget means less pressure for the film to succeed and more creative freedom for the writer and director.
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Old November 14 2013, 05:47 AM   #21
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god why cant it be 2016 NOW.
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Old November 14 2013, 07:24 PM   #22
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god why cant it be 2016 NOW.
What? And deny ourselves three years of speculating, whining, bitching, and trashing. Let's have no more of that kind of talk now.
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Old November 14 2013, 07:36 PM   #23
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Yeah, this makes sense. Into Darkness performed below expectations and reducing the budget is just good business sense. They did the same with Wrath of Khan and we all know how that turned out. If anything, a budget cut is a good thing. A smaller budget means less pressure for the film to succeed and more creative freedom for the writer and director.
Yes, I agree with what you're saying, but the budget cut for the next Bad Robot outing will likely be fairly trivial in comparison to the dramatic drop between TMP and TWOK.

From what I've read, you can count on pretty much the same production values and "on screen" money for Trek 3.
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Old November 15 2013, 07:17 AM   #24
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Re: Budget cut/location change for Trek 3

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god why cant it be 2016 NOW.
What? And deny ourselves three years of speculating, whining, bitching, and trashing. Let's have no more of that kind of talk now.
Why can't they make three movies in a row and release them yearly like LOTR and the Hobbit??
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Old November 16 2013, 05:06 PM   #25
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Re: Budget cut/location change for Trek 3

Because Peter Jackson doesn't do Trek...




Yet.

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Old November 16 2013, 08:19 PM   #26
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god why cant it be 2016 NOW.
What? And deny ourselves three years of speculating, whining, bitching, and trashing. Let's have no more of that kind of talk now.
Why can't they make three movies in a row and release them yearly like LOTR and the Hobbit??
I'd say the biggest reason is that the studio doesn't want to front that much money at the risk of not making it back.
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Old November 17 2013, 08:41 AM   #27
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They should film it here in South Africa. We've got great locations, lower taxes, and if you want strange new worlds, there really is no stranger place anywhere. The only problem is that it nearly killed Benedict Cumberbatch.
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Old November 17 2013, 09:58 AM   #28
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How did it nearly kill him?
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Old November 17 2013, 11:27 AM   #29
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His car was stolen and he was locked in the boot (trunk for Americans). I believe he was held captive for a whole night.
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Old November 17 2013, 01:03 PM   #30
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This is for the best. STID cost a little too much, and had a little too many huge action scenes. I'm ready for something more small scale and more personal movie.
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