J.J. Abrams' Star Trek is Nearly Finished and Ready to Go!
Imagine this - a mere 10 months ago, Paramount was planning to unveil J.J. Abrams' Star Trek in theaters tomorrow. Yep, the original stardate was December 25th, 2008. Thankfully they made a very smart decision to move it to May 8th next summer, but Abrams and crew have kept their same scheduled and have finished the movie as originally planned. Abrams updated fans via Facebook saying that "we're just making final tweaks to the movie -- we should be totally locked next week." It's a relief to know that Abrams wasn't rushed to finish this, like most big summer releases, and that he took his time to perfect it.
For those of you scoundrels who think that it'll end up pirated, guess again! "We're going to flash-freeze it so it's totally fresh for you in May." Just like Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, which was also finished recently and frozen, Paramount putting the final film in a vault that won't be opened until April. "I can't wait for you to see the movie. The cast is awesome. The action and effects pushed the stunt team and ILM beyond their limits. I'm so grateful to this cast and crew -- and to all of you for your interest and patience," Abrams says. Now we just have to wait another 5 more months - I'm sure it'll be worth it!