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Leonard Nimoy honored in final OMAZE clip + Quinto says more Spock/McCoy in STB August 26, 2015

by Brian Drew , Filed under: Star Trek Beyond , 30 comments

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Omaze’s final Star Trek: To Boldly Go clip pays tribute to Leonard Nimoy.
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Trekonderoga celebrates Star Trek this Labor Day weekend August 20, 2015

by Bill Watters , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,Fan Productions,Fandom,New Voyages/Phase II , 50 comments
Attendees of Trekonderoga will get to tour the New Voyages sets.

Attendees of Trekonderoga will get to tour the New Voyages sets.

Star Trek fans looking for an experience uniquely geared for them need look no further than what’s beaming in to Ticonderoga, New York, from September 4th – 6th. The new convention, Trekonderoga, will be celebrating all things Trek. In attendance will be an array of guests who were part of Star Trek both in front and behind the cameras. In addition to the more traditional celebrity aspect of a convention, they will also be hosting tours of actual sets, conducting make-up workshops, and special episode screenings with creators adding commentary along the way.

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At last! Set photos for Star Trek Beyond – Is that a Xindi skunk!? *SPOILERS*

by Jared Whitley , Filed under: Star Trek Beyond , 245 comments

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New photos and video from Star Trek Beyond have (finally!) made their way to the Internet.
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Editorial: With Lydia Wilson as latest addition to Star Trek Beyond cast, can we expect a strong female role or another Carol Marcus? August 19, 2015

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Celebrity,Editorial,Star Trek Beyond , 146 comments

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Lydia Wilson has just been announced as the latest addition to the growing call sheet for Star Trek Beyond, currently filming in Vancouver. As usual, no one has any clue as to what her role might be (although there is plenty of speculation abound). I am excited about the addition of another female presence on the screen, but I remain cautiously optimistic after our “strong female role model” Carol Marcus turned into a one-trick pony designed to catch Kirk’s (and the audience’s) romantic interest.
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Quinto Talks Filming Star Trek Beyond: It’s Different Without JJ

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Star Trek Beyond , 34 comments

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Zachary Quinto, currently filming his role as Spock in Star Trek Beyond recently spoke about how filming the third incarnation of the rebooted franchise has been different without JJ Abrams, currently busy filming Star Wars, directing them on set.
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Who had the best costume at STLV15? Let the judges decide in the official costume contest

by Michael A. Nguyen , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions , 6 comments

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One of the highlights of the Convention was the costume contest held on Saturday, August 8. Every year convention goers share their creativity and enthusiasm with their costume creations. This year Creation invited participants to compete in three categories: ensign (beginner), lieutenant (intermediate), and captain (expert). Contestants had to submit photos of their costumes ahead of time as well as participate in pre-judging. There were six judges that came from a variety of backgrounds such as actors from Star Trek, costuming professionals, and science fields.
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Batgirl, Orion Slave Girl Yvonne Craig Dies at Age 78

by Jared Whitley , Filed under: Celebrity , 12 comments

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In what is proving to be a very sad year for Trek fans, yet another star has passed: Yvonne Craig, who guest starred in the episode Whom Gods Destroy as the green Orion slave girl Marta. While we love her for the spunk and energy she brought to the episode, Craig much more widely known for her role as Batgirl in the Adam West Batman TV series.

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Hands On With Star Trek Timelines at STLV August 14, 2015

by Andrew Allender , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,Games , 22 comments

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There was much to see this past weekend at the Star Trek convention in Las Vegas, but I was excited for one thing in particular taking place in the merchandise hall and on stage Sunday afternoon. Disruptor Beam brought their brand new mobile game, Star Trek Timelines, to the show floor and I got a little hands-on time with it.
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Simon Pegg talks about “pressure” to write screenplay and reduced role in Star Trek Beyond August 13, 2015

by Brian Drew , Filed under: Star Trek Beyond , 177 comments

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While doing a promotional interview with Metro.co.uk for the upcoming comedy Absolutely Anything, Simon Pegg spoke of the challenges he’s facing writing Star Trek Beyond, and the possibility of reducing Scotty’s role in the new film.
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Patrick Stewart: Politicians should watch Star Trek

by Brian Drew , Filed under: TrekMovie.com , 62 comments

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In a recent interview with the Huffington Post to promote his upcoming series “Blunt Talk”, Sir Patrick Stewart was asked to name a part that he’s played that would be a good role model for today’s youth.
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STLV 2015 Day Four: DS9 Panel + George Takei + Sir Patrick + TNG Cast + Salute to Grace Lee Whitney + More August 9, 2015

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions , 84 comments

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The final day of the 2015 Las Vegas Star Trek Convention had some great guests on stage, including Sir Patrick Stewart, George Takei, and DS9 and TNG cast panels. All that plus a tribute to the recently departed Grace Lee Whitney, a new look at the upcoming mobile game Star Trek Timelines, great cosplay of the day, and more!
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STLV 2015: After 20 years, entire Voyager crew makes it home to Las Vegas

by Jared Whitley , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions , 49 comments

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To uproarious applause, the entire cast of Voyager took the stage of the Las Vegas Rio on Saturday to talk to fans, tell jokes, and reminisce on the show’s 20th anniversary.
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STLV 2015 Day Three: William Shatner + Chakotay Makeup + Women of Voyager + Cosplay + More August 8, 2015

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions , 33 comments

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Today was by far the busiest day of the convention both in terms of guests and stars on the stage. Bill Shatner headlined the day in the way only the Shat can do. Karl Urban, who was supposed to make an appearance today, had a last minute cancellation leaving no one from JJ Trek at this year’s con. Today was also the day to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Star Trek Voyager, with lots of VOY panels.
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STLV 2015 Day Two: Restoring the Enterprise + DS9 + Nimoy Tribute + Walter Koenig + TNG Cast + More August 7, 2015

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions , 21 comments

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We’ve wrapped up the second full day of the annual Las Vegas Star Trek Convention here at the Rio Hotel! With so many great things to see today, we could barely contain it all into one article. Learn about how the Smithsonian is restoring the 11-foot TOS Enterprise, be touched by a tribute to Leonard Nimoy, hear from your favorite DS9ers (some in costume!), Walter Koenig, and some of the TNG cast. Plus see today’s best cosplay including Star Trek minions!
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STLV 2015 Day One: Kicking it off with DS9 and Enterprise Panels August 6, 2015

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions , 15 comments

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And, we’re off! It’s officially Day One of the Official Star Trek Convention in Las Vegas! This year’s con started strong with two big panels: Enterprise (feat. Connor Trineer, Dominic Keating, John Billinglsey, Linda Park, and Anthony Montgomery) and Deep Space Nine (feat. Armin Shimerman, James Darren, and Nicole de Boer — plus a surprise cameo by our favorite “mute”). Plus, get a look around the con floor and see today’s best cosplay.
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Propworx VI auction arrives at Star Trek Las Vegas

by Bill Watters , Filed under: Collectibles,DS9,This Week In Trek,TNG,VOY , 110 comments

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Propworx will be holding the next installment of their Star Trek Auction series this weekend as part of Creation Entertainment’s Star Trek Las Vegas convention. With interest in Star Trek as keen as ever by both serious collectors as well as first time buyers, and happening in the midst of Creation’s flagship annual event, bidding is expected to be fast and furious this weekend.

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Behind The Scenes at Round 2, Part I: How a Star Trek Scale Model Gets Made August 3, 2015

by Robert Lyons , Filed under: Collectibles,Merchandise,Replicas , 30 comments

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For the better part of the last decade, Round 2 has owned the North American rights to manufacture and release scale models based on the Star Trek franchise. TrekMovie now takes you behind the scenes at Round 2 in this two part series to learn more about the process, and to give you a look at future releases.
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TrekMovie’s Guide to Cosplay at #STLV 2015 August 1, 2015

by Michael A. Nguyen , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions , 14 comments

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With just two weeks before Star Trek Las Vegas (STLV), Trekkies are in full swing, finishing final costume details for the biggest Star Trek convention in the country. For many Trekkies STLV is “the place” to showcase new costumes and strut their stuff.
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TrekMovie’s Guide to Star Trek Las Vegas 2015 July 30, 2015

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions , 26 comments

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It’s that time of year again: the Official Star Trek Las Vegas convention is only a week away! TrekMovie’s got your guide to getting the most out of this year’s con including celebs not to miss, costuming tips, details on the Landing Party on Wednesday night (including booze, a trivia contest, and some sweet giveaways), and how to attend a free screening of Star Trek Continues episode 4 (with sneak preview of episode 5) in a full sized theater.
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Pluto’s Moon Charon Gets the Star Trek Treatment With New Feature Names

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Science/Technology , 30 comments

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Scientists are giddy over the wealth of data returned from the recently successful flyby of Pluto and her moons (Charon, Hydra, Nix, Styx, and Kerberos). The super high-resolution imagery means we can see lots and lots of geologic features on the surfaces of these icy worlds, and that means we need names for them. NASA scientists have decided to propose a sci-fi themed naming scheme to Pluto’s largest moon Charon, including names like Vulcan Planum and Spock, Kirk, and Sulu Craters.
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