Paramount Owns Galaxy Quest?

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  1. Ensign Ricky

    Ensign Ricky Ensign Newbie

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    So wait, Paramount Pictures owns Galaxy Quest now? How did that happen? I'm asking this because I just rented the DVD and it has the Paramount Logo on the label. I have also noticed that licensed merchandise also carries the Paramount copyright. I was under the impression that GQ was a Dreamworks picture. Would someone care to explain this to me?
     
  2. JarodRussell

    JarodRussell Vice Admiral Admiral

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    I think Dreamworks was sold to Paramount Pictures in 2008 or something.
     
  3. Sindatur

    Sindatur Vice Admiral Admiral

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    Studio - WB (Per Amazon)
    Distributor - Dreamworks (Per Galaxy Quest Wikipedia)

    From Dreamworks Wikipedia:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DreamWorks

     
  4. Out Of My Vulcan Mind

    Out Of My Vulcan Mind Vice Admiral Admiral

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    That Amazon listing of Warner Bros as the studio behind the Blu-ray release seems to be in error. Other sites list Paramount as the Blu-ray distributor.
     
  5. sojourner

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    So, it's canon now?
     
  6. Terror Door

    Terror Door Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    Warner Bros. has a three-year deal with Paramount to distribute their titles.
     
  7. MacLeod

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    ^That might depend on the market, somes a film with have a different distributer in different countries. So WB might distribute a film in N. America whilst Paramount distributes is everywhere else.
     
  8. mos6507

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    Feels more canon than JJ Trek.
     
  9. EnsignRicky

    EnsignRicky Commodore Commodore

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    I thought JJ Trek WAS Galaxy Quest.
     
  10. davejames

    davejames Vice Admiral Admiral

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    Hard to believe this movie is 14 years old now. I just rewatched it, and unlike a lot of scifi movies from back then, it looks like it could have been made yesterday.

    Thank god they went with using models instead of CGI.
     
  11. MacLeod

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    Model work and CGI both have their place. It's knowing when to use one or the other or a combination of both. To me the model work for the space battle in ROTJ, looks far superior to the CGI work for the battle at the start of ROTS.
     
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  13. MacLeod

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    By Grabthar's hammer, are you trying to make us all feel old(er) by mentioning how long it's been? ;)
     
  14. publiusr

    publiusr Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    And ILM did it too.

    Any time someone asks me what my favorite Trek movie is, I always say Galaxy Quest. Now Cinefex said that there were designs that looked too much like Enterprise but didn't show them--argh! Maybe now they can be shared!

    The best scene is when the detached bridge-lifeboat hits the stage and products go flying.

    Now THAT'S a Convention!
     
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  16. Alidar Jarok

    Alidar Jarok Everything in moderation but moderation Moderator

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    What'd you do, do a search for Galaxy Quest and bump two old threads on the subject?

    ETA: Nevermind, three old threads.