RSS iconTwitter iconFacebook icon

The Trek BBS title image

The Trek BBS statistics

Threads: 144,497
Posts: 5,675,438
Members: 25,622
Currently online: 462
Newest member: CaptJaneway

TrekToday headlines

Trek-Themed Roku Home Screen
By: T'Bonz on Apr 20

July Star Trek Comics
By: T'Bonz on Apr 20

Star Trek Vegas Convention Sweepstakes
By: T'Bonz on Apr 20

Retro Review: Parallax
By: Michelle on Apr 17

New ThinkGeek Trek Shirts
By: T'Bonz on Apr 17

Star Trek Online Adds Voyager Actor
By: T'Bonz on Apr 17

Project Enterprise Campaign Debuts
By: T'Bonz on Apr 16

Star Trek Live In Concert Update
By: T'Bonz on Apr 16

Crofoot: Angel One And The Offspring
By: T'Bonz on Apr 15

Inner Light Screenwriter Brooklyn Appearances
By: T'Bonz on Apr 15


Welcome! The Trek BBS is the number one place to chat about Star Trek with like-minded fans. Please login to see our full range of forums as well as the ability to send and receive private messages, track your favourite topics and of course join in the discussions.

If you are a new visitor, join us for free. If you are an existing member please login below. Note: for members who joined under our old messageboard system, please login with your display name not your login name.


Go Back   The Trek BBS > Entertainment & Interests > TV & Media

TV & Media Non-Trek television, movies, books, music, etc.

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old August 19 2008, 08:56 PM   #1
Flying Spaghetti Monster
Vice Admiral
 
Flying Spaghetti Monster's Avatar
 
Location: Flying Spaghetti Western
movies that are delayed to 2009`

Well, maybe it started with the new Trek film, and now Harry Potter. And there are probably others. Apparently the writers strike forced studios to move their franchise films from winter to summer. My question is: what kind of crap are they now gonna play for the poeple that enjoy going to films over the holidays?
Another question: If every studio makes such a move, won't the summer season become over crowded? Where is the increase in earnings potential. Look at Prince Caspian this year, wedged between a lot of summer blockbusters, and I think it would have played better over the holidays. I think the same thing is going to happen to many films next summer.

I think the studios are being too rash.
__________________
"Savor the fruit of life, my young friends. It has a sweet taste when it's fresh from the vine. But don't live too long... The taste turns bitter... after a time."
Flying Spaghetti Monster is offline   Reply With Quote
Old August 19 2008, 09:35 PM   #2
Starbreaker
Fleet Admiral
 
Starbreaker's Avatar
 
Location: Chattanooga, TN
View Starbreaker's Twitter Profile
Re: movies that are delayed to 2009`

December is chock full of movies that look good to me.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2008_in_film
__________________
Currently Reading: A Song of Ice and Fire Series by George R.R. Martin
Currently Watching: The World at War
Starbreaker is offline   Reply With Quote
Old August 19 2008, 09:47 PM   #3
ManOnTheWave
Vice Admiral
 
ManOnTheWave's Avatar
 
Location: ManOnTheWave
Re: movies that are delayed to 2009`

A bunch of scripts that had been sitting around like next summer's GIJoe got greenlit because of the writers' strike. A whole bunch of stuff was rushed into production so the writers' strike and possible actors' strike would not effect product flow. I believe Star Trek and Harry Potter are just being moved to take advantage of weak competition. Other movies like the afore mentioned GIJoe are being put in odd spots like August in order to (theoretically) expand the blockbuster season.
__________________
"Didn't I?" — Leonard Nimoy
ManOnTheWave is online now   Reply With Quote
Old August 19 2008, 09:51 PM   #4
Out Of My Vulcan Mind
Vice Admiral
 
Out Of My Vulcan Mind's Avatar
 
Location: Wherever you go, there you are.
Re: movies that are delayed to 2009`

There are movies that were aiming for summer 2009 which have been delayed (Prince of Persia), put on indefinite hold (Justice League), or haven't started filming and are unlikely to make a summer 2009 release date (The A-Team).

So 2009 won't be any more overcrowded than any other summer (in fact it may be less so), since the studios have had to make some scheduling changes just to get summer 2009 to a regular level given the relative scarcity of films in the production pipeline due to strike action.
__________________
"I'll see you in another life, brother."
Out Of My Vulcan Mind is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 18 2008, 06:37 AM   #5
Australis
Writer
 
Australis's Avatar
 
Location: The Electric Age
Re: movies that are delayed to 2009`

Bump.

I'm looking forward to this:



Ohh, yeeeeaaahhh
__________________
1984? We're way beyond that!
Australis is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 18 2008, 06:41 AM   #6
Aragorn
Admiral
 
Aragorn's Avatar
 
Re: movies that are delayed to 2009`

Sarah Michelle Gellar's "Possession" was supposed to come out in 2007, then 2008, now 2009... but that's because the studio is incompetent and also because the movie probably sucks big time.
Aragorn is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Tags
movies

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



All times are GMT +1. The time now is 02:33 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
FireFox 2+ or Internet Explorer 7+ highly recommended.