This is the best possible choice. Bryan Fuller—who worked on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and Star Trek: Voyager back in the day, before going on to create Pushing Daisies, Wonderfalls and Hannibal—will be the showrunner of the new Star Trek TV show.
Tom Cruise is about to go full Brendan Fraser. According to Variety, the iconic actor is in talks to star in the brand new Universal reboot of The Mummy, which sets up a new connected Monsters universe.
It’s only logical it would come to this. The rejuvenation of Star Trek on the big screen, eventually, had to do the same for the franchise’s native medium, television. And after months of rumors and speculation, it’s actually happening—Star Trek is coming back to TV.
CBS has made a commitment to produce a pilot for a Limitless series, based on the 2011 movie starring Bradley Cooper. The show was in development last year, but now you can officially get ready for Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman's take on a drug that enhances the brain with some intense side affects. [Deadline]
Universal has big plans for their stable of classic movie monsters, specifically beginning a "Universal Monsters cinematic universe" a la Marvel. And the studio has announced it will begin with Universal's Mummy: The First Monster, to be directed by Alex Kurtzman, and due out in 2016.
This week, we return to the Star Trek universe that J.J. Abrams rebooted using time travel. And meanwhile, Abrams is adapting Stephen King's book 11/22/63. So it's a great time to ask: How does time travel work in the Abrams-verse? If you're in a J.J. Abrams story and you build a time machine, what should you expect…
This is an interesting match-up: the Star Trek and Transformers writing duo Alex Kurtzman and Bob Orci are writing a new supernatural pilot for Fox with director Len Wiseman (Underworld). Wiseman has proven himself on television with his popular pilot for Hawaii Five-0, so there's that. Plus, maybe Orci and Kurtzman…
It looks like the Ender's Game movie is really moving forward, with Gavin Hood (Wolverine) as director. The film put out a ton of casting calls a couple weeks ago, including all the major characters.
The Star Trek 2 script was supposed to be finished by Christmas 2009, and it's still not done. So it should surprise nobody that there's talk that the Trek sequel may be delayed six months from June 2012 release date.
Transformers: Prime is the latest computer-animated incarnation of the long-running franchise, executive produced by the writers of the Transformers movies and reuniting the original voices of Optimus Prime and Megatron. After the show's initial five-part miniseries last year, Transformers Prime returns this Friday…
What's in store for us on television this fall? If the pilot scripts the networks have ordered are anything to go by, there'll be lots of zombies, fantasy police work, angels, and superheroes. Here's our complete run-down of the pilot scripts that each of the major networks is looking at for Fall 2011 at the moment.
We knew Wolverine: Origins director Gavin Hood was attached to a big-screen adaptation of Orson Scott Card's Ender's Game, but now the word is that Star Trek/Fringe scribes Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci are shopping the script around Hollywood.
Mark Romanek is joining the ranks of movie-makers turned TV directors. Rumor has it Romanek will be joining the list of impressive names working on Locke & Key including Sarah Connor Chronicles' Josh Friedman, Steven Spielberg, and Kurtzman and Orci.
The screenplay for the sequel to J.J. Abrams' better-than-we'd-dared-hope Star Trek is almost done, and news has been trickling out. We dig through all the evidence, and ask whether this film could avoid the dreaded ailment of sequel-itis.
It's been a while since we've heard anything about the second Star Trek, and finally Star Trek director J.J. Abrams and screenwriters Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman have dropped hints about the script-less sequel's baddies and tone.
Steven Spielberg, Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci are gearing up to make a television series from spooky supernatural comic Locke & Key, written by Joe Hill. And they've hired Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles' Josh Friedman to run the show.
Sam Rockwell has joined Jon Favreau's Cowboys And Aliens comic book adaptation — making this movie possibly the geekiest undertaking happening right now, thanks to a cast that also includes Harrison Ford, Daniel Craig and Olivia Wilde.
Is science fiction doomed on television? Hell no! Here are 18 TV series in the pipeline that could recharge your love of the fantastical, including alien invasions, dinosaurs, superheroes, time travel, super-spies, government conspiracies, zombies and changelings. Minor spoilers ahead.
Powerhouse writing team Orci and Kurtzman aren't done with Fox's TV line-up just yet. The Fringe duo signed a deal with Fox promising three more years of NEW mind-warping TV. Our pitch: a Walter Bishop origins series, Acid Dreams. [THR]