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William Shatner’s TNG documentary “Chaos on the Bridge” debuts online July 1, 2015

by Brian Drew , Filed under: TNG,Trek Franchise,Trek on TV , 41 comments

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William Shatner’s documentary about the tumultuous early years of Star Trek: The Next Generation goes straight to the web, and we’ve got the details.

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Director Justin Lin Confirms ‘Star Trek Beyond’ Title, Teases Starfleet Uniform Patch in Tweet June 29, 2015

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Star Trek Beyond , 208 comments

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Justin Lin, director of Star Trek 3 took to Twitter today saying, “Let the next Starfleet voyage begin! #StarTrekBeyond #LLAP” confirming suspicions many had held since TrekMovie broke the news about the title back in April. Attached to the tweet is an image of what appears to be the shoulder of a Starfleet uniform featuring a familiar patch.
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With Big Raises, Pine and Quinto Signing On for Star Trek 4 June 26, 2015

by Jared Whitley , Filed under: Star Trek XIV , 393 comments

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Paramount is doubling down on the rebooted Trek movie franchise – spurring lazy entertainment reporters around the world to reuse clichés about “boldly going.” The reboot actors – Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, etc. – originally signed contracts committing them to just three pictures, but according to The Hollywood Reporter, Paramount and Spyglass Entertainment are in the process of signing them on for a fourth installment.
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Star Trek Beyond Begins Production With Outdoor Shoot *UPDATED* June 25, 2015

by Brian Drew , Filed under: Star Trek Beyond,Trek Franchise , 109 comments

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After months of rumor and speculation, Star Trek Beyond finally begins principal photography today in Vancouver, British Columbia.
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BREAKING: Paramount Has Likely Acquired StarTrekBeyond.com June 24, 2015

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Star Trek Beyond , 71 comments

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The URL www.StarTrekBeyond.com, has now been registered in the ICANN database by brand protection company MarkMonitor, the same company used by Paramount to register the official Star Trek Movie website www.StarTrekMovie.com, www.areyouthe1701.com, and other Paramount properties.
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Star Trek Actors Seen Around Vancouver, Still No Official Word From Paramount June 23, 2015

by Brian Drew , Filed under: Star Trek Beyond , 184 comments

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Several cast members of Star Trek Beyond are now in Vancouver, enjoying the city and preparing for principal photography to begin.
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James Horner dies in plane crash

by Brian Drew , Filed under: Feature Films (TMP-NEM),Music , 70 comments

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TrekMovie is saddened to report that Oscar and Grammy-winning film composer James Horner died in a plane crash Monday in California.  He was 61.
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Will #WeWantWorf Have Us All Saying “QAPLA!” To A New Trek Series? June 22, 2015

by Jared Whitley , Filed under: DS9,TNG,Trek Franchise , 138 comments

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Michael Dorn wants to put Worf in the center seat, and he’s asking fans for their help.
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EXCLUSIVE: Paramount Invites “Star Trek Beyond” Fan Creator to Pitch TV Series June 18, 2015

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: CBS/Paramount,Star Trek Beyond , 567 comments

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TrekMovie has learned that Michael Gummelt, owner of www.StarTrekUncharted.com (formerly www.StarTrekBeyond.com) and creator of the fan concept of the same name has been invited by Paramount to pitch his idea for a new Star Trek television series to the network, an unprecedented opportunity rarely (if ever) afforded to non-industry professionals. The concept, now titled Star Trek Uncharted, has been in the works for 20 years and takes place several decades after the time of Captain Kirk and the original Enterprise.
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Eyeing new episodes, New Voyages launches 2015 Kickstarter June 13, 2015

by Bill Watters , Filed under: Fan Fiction,Fan Productions,New Voyages/Phase II , 102 comments

c0a9444a13c8d1d6c36f2cacacfaade0_originalStar Trek: New Voyages/Phase II has been going strong for 13 years now, and it feels like they are just hitting their full stride. With nine full episodes under their belt and three more in various stages of production they’re turning back to the fans to help them keep moving along at warp speed with a fresh Kickstarter campaign.

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Fan Film Review: Star Trek Continues “The White Iris” June 9, 2015

by Robert Lyons , Filed under: Fan Productions,Star Trek Continues , 105 comments

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After an opening blow to the head during Federation membership talks, James Kirk is forced to navigate some very personal waters in order to save a planet which finds itself firmly in its neighbor’s targeting sights. The TrekMovie review of “The White Iris” follows the jump…
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Trekkin’ at Wonderfest Hobby Expo 2015 June 8, 2015

by Robert Lyons , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions , 29 comments

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Phoenix and Washington D.C. weren’t the only spots to get your geek on last weekend. Star Trek was represented loud and proud at Wonderfest 2015 in Louisville, Kentucky over the weekend. Learn more about this scale modeling and collectibles convention and get an update on Round 2’s plans for Star Trek models over the remainder of this year after the jump.
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Nichelle Nichols Suffers Stroke [UPDATE 2] June 4, 2015

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Celebrity,TOS , 88 comments

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Nichelle Nichols (Uhura of Star Trek The Original Series) suffered a mild stroke while in her LA home last night. She is currently undergoing testing, with no word yet on how severe the stroke was. We will bring you updates as they are reported.

[UPDATE] CAT scan results are back and Nichelle is reported to be in good spirits.

[UPDATE 2] MRI results are back indicating the stroke was minor. Nichelle starts therapy today and is reportedly bright and cheerful

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Rumor Control: CBS Not Pulling Fan Films From YouTube June 3, 2015

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: CBS/Paramount,Fan Productions , 96 comments

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Two days ago and just after its release, the latest episode of Star Trek Continues, “The White Iris” was pulled from YouTube with a message saying that it had been taken down due to a copyright claim by CBS. Rumors as to why this happened have spread like wildfire along with speculation about who was next and whether a big crack-down on fan productions was about to happen. We’re here to clear things up. CBS did not pull Star Trek Continues. Read on for details.
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Justin Lin talks Trek 3

by Brian Drew , Filed under: Star Trek Beyond , 976 comments

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Justin Lin finally speaks about the next Star Trek movie, and how the decision to direct the film was an emotional one.
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“Star Trek Beyond” Fan Creator Makes His Pitch For A New Series

by Michael Chang Gummelt , Filed under: Trek Franchise , 163 comments

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Star Trek turns 50 next year. Yet it feels like it’s at a nadir in its cultural importance. A movie every few years just isn’t enough. Iconic cinematic franchises continue to churn out movie after movie: Harry Potter, DC, Marvel, Hunger Games, Marvel, Star Wars, Marvel, Fast & Furious, Marvel. Michael Chang Gummelt, creator of fan-made story Star Trek Beyond (coincidentally the same name chosen for the new Star Trek feature film) and owner of www.StarTrekBeyond.com, takes a look at the state of the franchise through the eyes of a fan creator in the below essay.

UPDATE: The project is now officially titled “Star Trek Uncharted” and is hosted at www.StarTrekUncharted.com.
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Wrap-Up of Phoenix Comicon 2015: The Best PhxCC Ever June 2, 2015

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions , comments closed

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The weekend is over, which means we have to go back out into the “real” world. But, before the post-con blues set in too heavily, take a look at the highlights from what we’re officially naming as the best Phoenix Comicon ever.

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Shatner, Takei Headline DC Awesome Con June 1, 2015

by Jared Whitley , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,Trek Franchise , comments closed

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Further proof that the current generation of fandom con-going takes its lead from decades’ worth of Star Trek conventions, William Shatner and George Takei headlined the annual Washington, DC, Awesome Con this weekend.
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TOS Bird of Prey Round 2 model kit: Review and Unboxing

by Robert Lyons , Filed under: Merchandise , comments closed

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As summertime approaches, the folks at Round 2 Models have given Trek fans a potential summer project… the Original Series Romulan Bird-of-Prey makes its debut in June. TrekMovie has a look at the kit after the jump.
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CBS’s TV Domination Means Trek Might Only Return As A Sexy Procedural May 29, 2015

by Jared Whitley , Filed under: CBS/Paramount,Editorial,Trek on TV , comments closed

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Regardless of how much you and I want to see Star Trek return to the TV, we aren’t the ones who control the latinum.
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