THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2 Writer Roberto Orci Keen To Direct STAR TREK 3

THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2 Writer Roberto Orci Keen To Direct STAR TREK 3

While they still have a number of projects in development (including The Amazing Spider-Man 3), Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci are set to part ways in order to build their own separate careers as directors. Kurtzman will tackle Venom, while Orci is said to be keen on Star Trek 3...


The writing talents of Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci are debatable to say the least, especially after the mixed reaction to the story and dialogue in The Amazing Spider-Man 2. However, Variety now reports that the duo have decided to call it quits on their working relationship and while they will continue to work together on small screen projects, both men will no longer be collaborating on the big screen. What does this mean for The Amazing Spider-Man 3? Their status is unknown for both that and all the of already announced movies they've both been linked to. However, with Kurtzman setting his sights on Venom, the site goes on to reveal that "Orci is currently laser focused on the upcoming “Star Trek 3.” He’s already been tapped to pen the picture along with Patrick McKay and John D. Payne and he’s heavily lobbying to direct the production. The film’s co-producers, J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot and David Ellison’s Skydance, appear to be in favor of that, but people familiar with the situation say that Paramount is being cautious." It's no wonder they're being cautious, especially as it would be Orci's directorial debut...
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Josh Wilding
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Filed Under "Star Trek" 4/22/2014 Source: Variety
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