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If Abrams Does <i>Star Wars</i>, What Happens to <i>Star Trek</i>?

If Abrams Does Star Wars, What Happens to Star Trek?


The news – still officially unconfirmed at time of writing – that JJ Abrams will direct the next Star Wars movie sent the Internet insane yesterday, with social media filled with jokes about lightsabers and lens flare and excitement about the prospect of the director taking on the most beloved of geek culture, but few asking what seems like an obvious question: If true, what does this mean for Star Trek?

J.J. Abrams Passed On <i>Star Wars</i>

J.J. Abrams Passed On Star Wars


J.J. Abrams, who revived Paramount Pictures’ Star Trek franchise, reveals Disney offered him a chance to direct Star Wars: Episode VII. “I declined any involvement very early on,” he says. “I’d rather be in the audience not knowing what was coming, rather than being involved in the minutiae of making them.”

More Theories About <i>Star Trek’s</i> ‘Unstoppable Force of Terror’

More Theories About Star Trek’s ‘Unstoppable Force of Terror’


John Harrison. John Harrison. John Harrison. Nope. No matter what emphasis I put on it, the name given to Benedict Cumberbatch’s character in Star Trek Into Darkness still means nothing in particular to me, and you know what? That’s perfectly okay with me, because the movie isn’t out for another half-year. But there are others who need to know just who John Harrison is right now… So here are some of the possibilities.

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