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In 2009, Paramount handed the reigns to one of its most successful franchises, Star Trek, to their in-house wunderkind, J.J. Abrams. The film that Abrams delivered was a fun throwback to the Trek of old, with plenty of action thrown in to hold the attention of viewers not used to the more leisurely pace of Gene Roddenberry’s creation. The film was a surprise hit that summer, and expectations could not be higher for the follow-up, Star Trek Into Darkness.
So could the film live up to those expectations? Read on to find out…
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We always hear about the big Hollywood franchise films or remakes in development like Point Break or that Ghostbusters sequel that was whispered about for a few years. But what about the indie movies; future festival darlings or imaginative films from new directors?
Here’s a few interesting projects we’ve found to be in development even with the indie film biz in a funky state:
A romantic dramedy in the veign of ‘500 Days of Summer’ and ‘Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.’ When Jimmy, an agoraphobic blurb writer, signs up for a mysterious dating service, he has no idea that the girl that walks into his life is going to change it forever.
Written by: Rachel Noll, Michael May, and Ben Gillman
Directed by: Michael May
Produced by: High Performance Films, LLC and Maymark Entertainment
Hector and the Search for Happiness
A psychiatrist searches for the secret of happiness.
Cast: Rosamund Pike, Simon Pegg, Toni Collette
Directed by: Peter Chelsom
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
No description available but, you know, there are zombies.
Producers: Ted Hamm, Richard Kelly
We are Monsters
Lorna Thompson, a lonely suburban schoolgirl, joins a mutant gang of teenagers on a quest to discover their true identities. They uncover a global conspiracy, which they must find the strength to fight before civilization is enslaved.
Director: John Shackleton
Cast: Maisie Williams, Doug Jones
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