Peter Weller Talks Star Trek Into Darkness, on Blu-ray and DVD September 10
While the primary cast of 2009's Star Trek reprised their roles for this summer's sequel Star Trek Into Darkness, there were several new characters added. One of them was Peter Weller's Admiral Marcus, the father of Alice Eve's Carol Marcus, who plays a pivotal role in this sci-fi action-thriller, debuting on Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray and DVD September 10th. I recently had the chance to speak with the talented actor over the phone, where he laid out the amazing story about how he landed this role, his thoughts on the RoboCop remake, his dual role as star and director on Season 6 of Sons of Anarchy, and more.Read More
Robocop star Peter Weller voices Batman in Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2, debuting on Blu-ray and DVD January 29. Warner Home Video has provided us with three more video interviews segments with the star, following the first interview clip that debuted last week. The actor discusses Batman's "cranky" nature, becoming a part of Batman's legacy, and how he approached The Dark Knight as a "fascist." The studio has also provided us with a new photo of Batman, as he swoops down on an unsuspecting victim.
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2 was released January 29th, 2013.Read More
Paramount Pictures announced that principal photography has commenced in Los Angeles, CA on Star Trek 2, the sequel to Star Trek from director J.J. Abrams. The film will be released on May 17, 2013 in 3D. The 2009 re-launch of the "Star Trek" franchise by J.J. Abrams was met with critical acclaim and a worldwide gross of over $385 million at the box office.
Paramount Pictures and Skydance Productions present a Bad Robot Production of a J.J. Abrams Film. Returning to their posts on the Enterprise are John Cho, Bruce Greenwood, Simon Pegg, Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban, and Anton Yelchin. They are joined by new cast members Benedict Cumberbatch, Alice Eve and Peter Weller.Read More
Actor Peter Weller has joined the cast of Star Trek 2 for Paramount Pictures and director J.J. Abrams.
Character details weren't released for Peter Weller's role. We reported last week that Alice Eve signed on to play a character created specifically for this sequel. We also reported last month that Benicio Del Toro has been offered the villain role in Star Trek 2, which some speculate is popular franchise heavy Kahn, a notion that has yet to be confirmed.Read More
Deadline Hollywood reports that Peter Weller (Robocop) has joined Showtime's hit show Dexter for the fifth season.
Season five is presently in production for its September 26 premiere.Read More
The hit Fox series Fringe is returning from its hiatus with brand new episodes starting tonight, April 15 at 9 PM ET on Fox. The show is also welcoming guest star Peter Weller to the series and the actor recently held a conference call to discuss his involvement on the show. Here's what Weller had to say.
Peter, tell us a little bit about how this opportunity came about for you?Read More