While J.J. Abrams is busy with "Star Wars'" galaxy, it looks like "Star Trek" is falling to Roberto Orci.
According to multiple reports, the writer and producer is in talks to helm the third installment of the rebooted "Star Trek" films that date back to Abrams' 2009 outing, "Star Trek."
J.J. Abrams isn't going to run off and leave his "Star Trek" franchise high and dry.
The director has confirmed that he won't lead the charge on a third "Star Trek" film, but he tells StarTrek.com that he will be involved in both the creation of the story and its production.
"Star Trek Into Darkness" had mixed reviews, but there's one scene in particular that the sequel's creators are re-thinking.
At one point, Alice Eve's Dr. Carol Marcus is changing and appears in her bra and underwear, but without an explicit reason.
It was so random that MTV's Josh Horowitz pointedly ask co-writer Damon Lindelof about it. The scribe's response - that there's a very good answer, but he wasn't telling - didn't go over so well.
"Star Trek Into Darkness" has already grossed $3.3 million after Wednesday night and midnight showings, putting it on a path to potentially rake in $100 million by Monday.
Reviews for the film, however, might not help sell tickets for those who are on the fence.
Not everyone would be OK with their body weight being displayed on the cover of a national magazine, but Zoe Saldana doesn't mind.
The 34-year-old covers the June issue of Allure magazine, which not only reveals a little skin but also the star's weight with the headline: "115 pounds of Grit and Heartache."
Much like Luke Skywalker, director J.J. Abrams doesn't have much of a targeting computer when it comes to the Death Star-sized questions surrounding "Star Wars Episode VII."
"I don't know because we're just getting started," Abrams told Empire Magazine when asked about how he will take on the much anticipated sequel. "There are infinitely more questions than answers right now."
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