TODAY | May 13, 2013
>> from blockbuster books to blockbusters, j.j. abrams , upcoming director of " star trek into darkness ." good to have you back.
>> good to be back thank you.
>> an iconic film franchise for the second one in this particular installment you basically almost built a spaceship as i understand. i've been hearing from some of the stars by this last week the set was amazing.
>> the set was incredible. the key for this movie was two things, one to make it feel like a standalone thing, you don't need to have seen the other films or original tv show and the set felt authentic, a lot of things are green screen , blue screen , you feel it's not real. we have an amazing set.
>> we've had a couple actors from the movie on already. they told us nothing, absolutely nothing. we have done --
>> i love them.
>> we've done interviewed where people stared at us. they said you had threatened them is what they all said. so tell us.
>> i am going to kill them. no, this say movie about a group of people who work together as a family, put up against incredible -- cumberbatch is an amazing guy and it's a test, like how far will you go to protect the ones you love. it's a pretty harrowing crazy fun adventure.
>> you're not staying far from space. you've been partially chosen by george lucas to carry on the " star wars " episodes.
>> yes, that's the next thing i'm working on.
>> it's got to be terrifying.
>> it's a thrill, it's something i loved when i was a kid. " star trek " i was never a huge fan of growing up but i came to love it working on it but " star wars " is something i loved when i was a kid.
>> any idea when the first film will roll out.
>> i know when they want it to be. they say 2015 but you know, maybe 2115.
>> oh, my.
>> any clues on the finale of "revolution"?
>> it's amazing, eric did an extraordinary job and the end of the year is unbelievable so we're excited about that and have a great story for next season.
>> he's full of projects, not full of information this morning but we love having you. i'm just kidding. we should mention " star trek " opens nationwide