Wednesday, August 25, 2010
Damon Lindelof Compares Star Trek Sequel to The Dark Knight
Posted by JPX
Last time we heard about the film, producer Bryan Burk made mention of Christopher Nolan’s Batman films as an example of what they were trying to achieve with the sequel. Apparently that wasn’t just an off-handed remark, either, as now co-writer Damon Lindelof (co-creator of LOST) has expanded on the comparison in a recent interview. Read what he had to say after the break.
E! Online caught up to Lindelof at a pre-Emmys party, and coaxed him into sharing some details on the film. The clip is included below, but here’s the relevant excerpt:
We’re looking at a movie like The Dark Knight, which went one step beyond Batman Begins. It was really about something, and at the same time it was a superhero movie. We don’t want to abandon all the things that made the first movie work and have it be fun and emotional, but we also really want the movie to thematically resonate.
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