Anne Rice's 'Vampire Chronicles' in the works at Universal

Anne Rice's 'Vampire Chronicles' in the works at Universal

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 8 (UPI) --Anne Rice's "Vampire Chronicles" novels include "Interview with the Vampire," "The Vampire Lestat" and "The Queen of the Damned," among others.
Annie Martin
Sakina Jaffrey joins 'Sleepy Hollow' for Season 2

Sakina Jaffrey joins 'Sleepy Hollow' for Season 2

LOS ANGELES, May 27 (UPI) --Sakina Jaffrey has joined the cast of Sleepy Hollow for the show's upcoming second season.
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'Spider-Man' sequel, spinoffs in the works at Sony

'Spider-Man' sequel, spinoffs in the works at Sony

CULVER CITY, Calif., Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Hollywood's Sony Pictures Entertainment and Marvel Entertainment say they are developing several new projects in the Spider-Man franchise.

J.D. Payne, Patrick McKay tapped to write 'Star Trek' film

HOLLYWOOD, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- U.S. screenwriters J.D. Payne and Patrick McKay will co-write the third installment of the "Star Trek" franchise reboot, the Hollywood Reporter said.

CBS orders 'Hawaii Five-O' pilot

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- CBS has ordered a pilot for an adaptation of the classic police television series "Hawaii Five-O," industry sources told Variety.
'Star Trek' sequel already in the works

'Star Trek' sequel already in the works

LOS ANGELES, March 31 (UPI) -- The new version of "Star Trek" doesn't open in U.S. theaters until May 8, but Paramount Pictures is already working on its sequel, one of the producers says.

Joshua Jackson signs on for 'Fringe' role

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Hollywood actor Joshua Jackson is the latest star to sign up for a role in the pilot for J.J. Abrams' new TV series, "Fringe."

Sandra Bullock gears up for 'Proposal'

HOLLYWOOD, May 24 (UPI) -- Hollywood actress Sandra Bullock has agreed to star in Touchstone Pictures' romantic comedy "The Proposal."

Live action 'Transformers' due in 2007

LOS ANGELES, July 13 (UPI) -- A live-action film of "Transformers" will open in U.S. theaters July 4, 2007, DreamWorks Pictures, Paramount Pictures and Hasbro, Inc. announced Wednesday.

Michael Bay may take on 'Transformers'

LOS ANGELES, April 6 (UPI) -- DreamWorks is considering Michael Bay to direct its upcoming co-production with Paramount, "The Transformers," Daily Variety said Wednesday.

Writers chosen for 'Transformers' movie

LOS ANGELES, March 15 (UPI) -- Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci will write the live-action movie based on the popular Transformer toys, The Hollywood Reporter said Tuesday.

Banderas, Zeta-Jones up for 'Zorro' sequel

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- Antonio Banderas and Catherine Zeta-Jones are set to reprise their roles in a sequel to "The Mask of Zorro."

Roberto Gaston Orci (born July 20, 1973) is a Mexican-American film producer, television producer and screenwriter.

Orci was born in Mexico City to a Mexican father and a Cuban mother, who left Cuba for Mexico after Fidel Castro came to power. He is the older brother of screenwriter-producer J. R. Orci. He was raised in Canada, Texas, and Los Angeles, where he met his longtime friend and collaborator Alex Kurtzman. He attended The University of Texas at Austin.

His producing credits include Star Trek, The Legend of Zorro, Mission: Impossible III, Transformers, and Xombie animated. He is the creator alongside with J. J. Abrams and Alex Kurtzman of the FOX hit TV show Fringe.

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