STID "tracking" for $85-90 million opening [U.S. box office]

Discussion in 'Star Trek Movies: Kelvin Universe' started by RAMA, Apr 26, 2013.

  1. Out Of My Vulcan Mind

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    Bird's next film is currently scheduled to be released in December 2014. Whether he'd be available for the next Trek depends on how fast they want to make it.
     
  2. Flake

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    I mean for Star Wars.

    Lucas and Kathleen Kennedy approached Brad Bird first but he is currently making Tomorrowland for release in summer 2015 which is the same date they want for Star Wars, he said no.

    JJ was asked when he was in the middle of post-production for Star Trek Into Darkness and was not committed to any film after STID is complete, therefore he is free to direct a movie coming out in Summer 2015, unlike Brad Bird.

    Paramount want Trek in 2016 and I doubt they will wait for another 4 years next time, assuming the box office is enough.
     
  3. Out Of My Vulcan Mind

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    As I said above, Tomorrowland is currently scheduled for December 2014, which would still preclude him from making Star Wars for summer 2015.
     
  4. Flake

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    Ah I thought that movie was summer 2015. Still, it conflicts with Star Wars and thats why he couldn't direct Star Wars.

    Star Trek Into Darkness started filming in Jan 2012, so to make May 2016 it needs to start Jan 2015. I don't think that gives Brad Bird enough time. If Paramount release ST3 in Nov-Dec 2016 then that gives him time.
     
  5. Dream

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    My hope is that most people are waiting until the weekend to see STID. I like the movie and would like a sequel.

    Those hoping this movie fails don't seem to understand that if it does, Trek really is completely dead.
     
  6. Out Of My Vulcan Mind

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    From BoxOffice.com:

     
  7. Phily B

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    RIP Star Trek

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  8. Flake

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    Please Q let it be true ! :beer:
     
  9. Dream

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    Anything over 100M over the four day opening would be very good. :)
     
  10. SalvorHardin

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    I'm telling you now, if STID flops I'm holding you responsible for jinxing it.
    I'll be coming for you :klingon::p
     
  11. thumbtack

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    Ah. Well, then I won't pack up and go home then.



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  12. Flake

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    *engage cloaking device*

    :p
     
  13. Dream

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    You spending the entire day at the movie theater watching STID? ;)
     
  14. I am not Spock

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    I'm definitely going to see it a few more times. I want a sequel, dammit! I usually don't care much about box office, but I like it when films I support, do well. If I want a sequel, I'll usually post about it on my facebook, tell friends how good it is, go see it myself several times.

    Maybe they waited too long? ST 09 was four years ago. Audiences are very fickle these days. The general audience has probably already forgotten Trek 09 and moved on to the next thing. The last one generated positive buzz, or so you'd think. I hope I'm wrong, and people just couldn't make it to the cinema Thursday night because of work or school.
     
  15. Dream

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    Box office is pretty important since it determines if we get sequels or not. I'm hoping for good numbers because of that.
     
  16. RAMA

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    Let's face it, some people will never go see a ST movie, but they'll go see Iron Man. Considering that, a $100 million for 5 days is pretty good.
     
  17. I am not Spock

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    Which is odd, as you'd have to pay me to see Iron Man.

    I don't understand the fascination with costumed superhero movies
     
  18. Flake

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    Kids and teens love superhero movies (+ Star Wars) and they continue to watch when they become young adults. Its all ideal demographics!
     
  19. Phily B

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    The demos are a lot younger and it's something Trek just hasn't nailed compared to other franchises. IM2 was a huge pile of shit but was still a huge success.

    I mean there is nothing in STID promotional materials that shouts to me it'll appeal to the teen and kids It's still Star Trek.
     
  20. Jeff O'Connor

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    I understand it, but I don't like it. Heh.

    We've all been out to pasture for a long time, now. Which is sad considering how many of us are pretty darn young, even.