First Script For Roberto Orci's STAR TREK 3 Has Been Completed
In July, screenwriter Roberto Orci, who is making his directorial debut with the next Star Trek film, revealed that a first draft of the script wasn't even completed, but has now informed trekmovie.com that it is completed. Yahoo!
Roberto Orci ("The Amazing Spider-Man 2"), who has never directed a can of corn let alone a feature film was given the reins on the next installment of the Star Trek film franchise that J.J. Abrams ("Star Wars VII") nurtured for the past two films. In July, Orci gave fans pause as he revealed that Paramount hadn't given a greenlight to the project because not even the first draft was completed. But a few days ago, Orci dropped by trekmovie.com and left two messages confirming the first draft was completed. His first post, "p & m & I wrote, "fade out" yesterday on first draft. things are moving." The "P" and the "M" are referring to his two fellow screenwriters Patrick McKay and JD Payne. Orci's second message clarified any confusion by stating, "First draft is done."
When the crew of the Enterprise is called back home, they find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organisation has detonated the fleet and everything it stands for, leaving our world in a state of crisis. With a personal score to settle, Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to a war-zone world to capture a one man weapon of mass destruction. As our heroes are propelled into an epic chess game of life and death, love will be challenged, friendships will be torn apart, and sacrifices must be made for the only family Kirk has left: his crew.
STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS was directed by J.J. Abrams ("Super 8"), from a screenplay written by Damon Lindelof, Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci. Returning for the sequel are Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Karl Urban, John Cho, Bruce Greenwood, Simon Pegg, Zoë Saldana, and Anton Yelchin. Joined by new cast members Benedict Cumberbatch, Alice Eve and Peter Weller. Now available at your local Blockbuster.
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