Can ‘Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker’ Finally Solve J.J. Abrams’ Mystery Box?

By William Hume (Twitter: @Serious_George) The most fascinating contradiction about Writer/ Director/ Producer J.J. Abrams is that he’s staked his entire film career on creating mysteries that lie within established branded boundaries. The Rabbit’s Foot – Mission: Impossible III Is Cpt. John Harrison Khan? – Star Trek Into Darkness (12) Rey’s Parentage – Star Wars:…

Star Trek, Paramount and The Pine-Bluff Variant

When Salary Talks Stall Star Trek, It’s Time for the Enterprise to Look Within and Go Where Kirk Is Gone. Star Trek Box Office: #1 BUDGET $150M, GROSS $257M/ $385M WW, NET <$235M after Publicity & Ads. #2 BUDGET $190M, GROSS $228M/ $467M WW, NET <$277M after P&A. #3 BUDGET $185M, GROSS $158M/ $343M WW, NET <$158M after P&A. Star Trek 4 talks…