Alex Kurtzman

Star Trek: Picard

First Impressions: Star Trek: Picard strikes a tentative but intriguing balance between the old and the new

January 23, 2020

Star Trek as a franchise has been going for more than fifty years and its fans are definitely known for their passion and devotion to the characters and stories. One such character is Captain Jean-Luc Picard, portrayed by Sir Patrick Stewart. A new series from CBS All Access, created by Alex Kurtzman, and distributed by Amazon Prime […]

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Amazon Prime Video and CBS team up to “Make It So!” for Star Trek‘s Picard spin-off

May 15, 2019

With filming on the as yet untitled Picard Star Trek spin-off series underway, this week it’s been announced that Amazon Prime Video will, under a multi-year agreement with CBS, be the exclusive streaming home of the new series in more than two hundred countries and territories outside the U.S. and Canada, including here in Australia. Each […]

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The Mummy (USA, 2017) Director Alex Kurtzman talks about launching the Dark Universe, Russell Crowe and that airplane scene

June 7, 2017

The Mummy Director Alex Kurtzman sits down in Australia with The Iris’s Larry Heath to talk about bringing Russell Crowe into the Dark Universe, the responsibility on him to launch the new cinematic series, working with Sofia Boutella, *that* airplane scene and more. Watch our full interview here: The Mummy hits Australian cinemas today, Thursday, […]

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John Noble talks Lord Of The Rings and Elementary with The Iris

May 26, 2016

Aussie John Noble has some pretty prolific pop culture roles under his belt. Since his time as an All Saint, John has found himself the covetable intelligent, slightly wicked choice for Hollywood producers looking to cast someone with that versatility (it’s not by his choice he swears). The result has been a flourish of eloquent […]

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Russell Crowe joins Tom Cruise in The Mummy film

May 5, 2016

It’s been reported that Russell Crowe will be joining Tom Cruise in the film The Mummy. Crowe will be playing the role opposite to Cruise’s character in the film, set to be directed by Alex Kurtzman. Word is that Crowe will be playing the famed Dr Jekyl – a role that seems more than worthy […]

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Hannibal‘s Bryan Fuller announced as showrunner of Star Trek reboot

February 11, 2016

Taking a lead on a new venture, creator of  Hannibal, Bryan Fuller has been announced as the new showrunner of television series, Star Trek. Alongside Alex Kurtzman, he will also serve as an executive producer for  the sci-fi reboot. “My very first experience of Star Trek is my oldest brother turning off all the lights in the […]

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