Lee Rosenthal on the Creation of J.J. Abrams’ ‘Star Trek’ Reboot

by Lee Rosenthal, Paramount Pictures

Many of J.J. Abrams’ films are cloaked in secrecy, and Star Trek was no exception.

The film began with a script printed on silver paper that couldn’t be photocopied. The paper was reflective and impossible to read with the lights on so it had to be read in the dark. This was the first and only script that I’ve read with the lights off. Read More