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STAR TREK 3: Simon Pegg Calls The Writing Process “Terrifying!”

STAR TREK 3: Simon Pegg Calls The Writing Process “Terrifying!”

STAR TREK 3: Simon Pegg Calls The Writing Process “Terrifying!”

While Simon Pegg was recently attending a press event for his upcoming film Kill Me Three Times, he spoke with Collider, and talked about the writing process for Star Trek 3, why he took on the role, and the due date for the actual script.
STAR TREK 3: Simon Pegg Calls The Writing Process "Terrifying!"
Collider asked Pegg what it felt like writing the script for Star Trek 3, his answer: “Terrifying!”He then went into detail to explain what made made the writing process so frightening to him, saying
“The timeframe we’re working in is extremely tight. It means we’re having to come up with the goods. We can’t be lazy about it. We can’t procrastinate. We have to come up with the stuff because the production is hammering on the door” 

Pegg also reveals that taking on the writing duties weren’t otiginally his idea, but producer Bryan Burk’s, who asked Pegg if ihe was up for it. “I owe J.J. [Abrams] and Bryan an awful amount. I love those guys. I want to do right by them, so I felt like I should man up and do it,” Pegg said, revealing why he took the job. Along with this Pegg also reveals that the script is do by this June, but it will ultimately continue up until next year, because “never really, truly start writing a movie until the edit.”

Star Trek 3 is still in pre-production and is set for a release date of July 8th 2016.

Source: Collider

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