Why Every Big Summer Movie
Is Going To Suck

Let’s see if you can follow this: The director who rebooted Star Trek by remaking it as Star Wars beat-for-beat is now going to make Star Trek: The Empire Strikes Back at the same time he’s prepping to make the next episode of Star Wars? That’s a recipe for a movie that’ll have its head thoroughly up its own warp drive. The early buzz was, “Is Benedict Cumberbatch playing JOHN HARRISON?” and “ZOMG! Alice Eve is Carol Marcus? THE Carol Marcus?” It was the dullest movie rumor mill of all time.