roberto orci

Roberto Orci Left Spider-Man For… The Power Rangers?

Word is that Roberto Orci has signed on to executive produce and help develop the story for the new Mighty Morphing Power Rangers movie. Along with Orci somes two writers from X-Men: First Class, Ashley Miller and Zack Stentz. Miller and Stentz began working together on Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, Fringe and Andromeda before […]

BC Mag #3: Star Trek: This Generation

Bleeding Cool Magazine article by Rick Verbanas In 2009, Star Trek was reborn for an all-new generation of fans, thanks to an amazing reboot by J.J. Abrams, best known at the time for his television series Alias and Lost. While some die-hard Trek fans may feel a bit betrayed, as there are reports Abrams will […]

Characters Not In The Next Star Trek Movie, According To Writer Bob Orci

As part of a headline farming exercise, Aint It Cool News’ Hercules pestered Star Trek co-writer Roberto Orci for some news on the Ask Mr. KERN radio show last weekend. He did quite well. One headline he could have opted for would have concerned the possibility of a new Star Trek TV series. I listened […]

Tom Cruise Will Be Van Helsing, With A Little Help From His Star Trek Friends

Transformers scribers Fringe co-creators Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci are busy fellows. Kurtzman’s directorial debut, People Like Us is due out in the summer, they’ve taken on rewrite duties for All You Need is Kill and the Amazing Spider-Man sequel, and they’ve got the Star Trek sequel wrapping up in the coming weeks. But like […]

First Entry From The Official Ender’s Game Production Blog Is Live

Shooting has begun on the big screen adaptation of Ender’s Game, next year‘s sci-fi film about kids being sent to their almost inevitable demise. I wonder if it will pick up the same kind of box-office heat as this year’s model? Also underway is the official production blog, kicking off with a rather modest on-set […]

Clues About Plotline For Star Trek Sequel In Today’s Comic

If you’ve been keeping up to date with the Star Trek movie tie-in comics you may already know that production of the comics is overseen by Roberto Orci, co-writer and producer of J.J. Abrams’ 2009 reboot. With Orci’s help the comics have been outlining the adventures that occur between the end of the first movie […]

Ender’s Game Finds Its Commanding Officer – He’s Little, But Little Enough?

Shelly Horwitz writes for Bleeding Cool There have been rumors of an Ender’s Game movie for years now, but apparently now it’s really happening: Gavin Hood (director of X-Men: Wolverine) has written a script, Kurtzman and Orci are set to produce, and they’ve have apparently just offered the lead role to Asa Butterfield, the 14-year old […]

The Steven Spielberg Director’s Western Starter Kit For Cowboys And Aliens

Cowboys and Aliens is a film of two halves. When Steven Spielberg brought in Jon Favreau to direct and Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman to write, Spielberg’s concern wasn’t for the alien side of things so much as the western. He solution was to given Favreau, Orco and Kurtzman a Western Starter Pack. In fact, […]

New Star Trek Game To Bridge Plot Between Movies, Be Canon

Who decides what is canon, and what is not? Bob Orci, co-writer of the JJ Abrams Star Trek and its upcoming sequel, has been speaking about the upcoming tie-in videogame, and addressing its relationship to canon: True fans will tell you that canon is only what’s filmed. I’m not an authority on what is canon. […]

Kurtzman And Orci Producing Gavin Hood’s Ender’s Game, Seeking Studio Finance

Gavin Hood, the unfairly fanboy-maligned director of X-Men Origins: Wolverine, is currently at work developing a big screen adaptation of Orson Scott Card’s Ender’s Game. The novel is set in a world where humanity is losing in war with a formidable alien race, and where children are trained from a young age to be members […]