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Book Review: Fun With Kirk and Spock July 25, 2014

by Robert Lyons , Filed under: Books,Humor,Review,TOS , 5 comments

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Welcome to your childhood, with some adult panache! Robb Pearlman sends up the very best of Star Trek (and its worst as well) in the new hootfest of a Star Trek parody book that is "Fun with Kirk and Spock."

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Star Trek Events: SF Improv + Indiana Beer Parties + Louisville Parody + Seattle Outdoor & Burlesque

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,Humor,Trek Franchise , 2 comments

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A lot of attention is paid to the big cons like this weekend’s San Diego Comic-Con, next weekend’s Las Vegas Star Trek Con, Labor Day Weekend’s Dragon Con in Atlanta and others. But there are other ‘unconventional’ ways to experience live Star Trek at events around the country over the coming weeks in Seattle, Indianapolis, San Francisco and Louisville. See below for details.

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Altman & Gross Writing ‘Unauthorized Oral History’ Of Star Trek For 50th Anniv. + More Non-Fic Trek Announced July 24, 2014

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Books,History,Trek Franchise , 8 comments

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A couple of weeks ago TrekMovie previewed upcoming non-fiction Star Trek books, and now the list is getting longer with newly announced titles covering the history of the franchise, Trek fashion and even Trek ‘travel books.’ More details below. 

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New Mission Log: Okudas Talk TOS Remastered + How ‘Spock’s Brain’ Influenced Effects For Star Trek V

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Mission Log Podcast , 22 comments

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Now that the original series Star Trek movies have been dissected, this week’s Mission Log podcast takes a pause before starting in on Star Trek: The Next Generation. This ‘Supplemental’ pocast revisits some of the TOS movies and includes a conversation with Mike and Denise Okuda. Listen to it below.
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Saldana Talks Star Trek/Avatar 2015 Productions Coordination + Pregnancy Confirmed July 23, 2014

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Sci-Fi,ST: Into Darkness Sequel , 74 comments

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Zoe Saldana is going to have a busy 2015. The actress has confirmed speculation that she and her husband are expecting. She is also talking about shooting the next Star Trek and Avatar movies. More details below

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‘Free Enterprise’ Prequel TV Series Seeking Crowdfunding For Pilot July 22, 2014

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Fan Productions,Free Enterprise 2 , 46 comments

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The team behind the 1999 Star Trek-themed comedy Free Enterprise have developed a TV series prequel to the movie and are looking to the fans to help fund the pilot. The Kickstarter campaign debuted today with more info on the show set to be announced this Friday at Comic-Con. See below for the first details on this exciting new project.

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TheCollective: Guide To SDCC Star Trek Merchandise Exclusives & Giveaways

by James Edward , Filed under: Merchandise , 6 comments

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At the San Diego Comic Con this week Star Trek licensees will be out in force, showing of their ranges, and premiering new items. For those in attendance you’ll also be able to pick up quite a collection of Star Trek stuff available exclusively at the Con. Read on below to see what will be on offer.

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TrekInk: Review of Star Trek: The City on the Edge of Forever #2 + Preview

by Mark Martinez , Filed under: Comics,Review,TOS , 21 comments

All past history has been changed and the machines of the ancients are traumatized! This week IDW Publishing releases the second installment of their adaptation of Harlan Ellison’s original teleplay for The City on the Edge of Forever. Chronometric spoilers, a preview, and more after the break.

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Star Trek Documentary With Lost Roddenberry Interview Footage Seeking Kickstarter Funding

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: History,TOS , 16 comments

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A lengthy rare interview with Gene Roddenberry that was believed to have been lost has now been found, and is hoped to become the basis for a new documentary on the birth of the Star Trek series he created. Catch a glimpse of the footage below, plus find out how you can help.

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TheCollective: Custom TOS Mini-Figs + Mirror Beach Towel + Sheldon Spock + Enterprise-A + more July 21, 2014

by James Edward , Filed under: Collectibles,DS9,ENT,Merchandise,TNG,TOS,Toys , 16 comments

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Whether you like to play Trek, display Trek, or even lay out on the beach with Trek, the good people at CBS are always finding new ways to bring Trek into your life. Continue below for all the latest Star Trek stuff, fresh from 3D printers, the mirror universe, shipyards, and the office of Doctor Sheldon Cooper.

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JJ Abrams Offering Chance To Win Role In New Star Wars – Shows Off Elements From Ep. VII

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Abrams,Sci-Fi,Star Wars , 57 comments

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Star Trek and Star Trek Into Darkness director (and 2016 Star Trek movie producer) JJ Abrams is currently helming the next Star Wars movie and just like he did with Star Trek he has a charity promotion going to give someone a chance to win a role in Episode VII. And in a new video he shows off a couple pieces from the movie. watch it below.

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Your Guide to Trekking Out at San Diego Comic-Con 2014 July 20, 2014

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions,Trek Franchise , 15 comments

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San Diego Comic-con kicks off this week. With the next Star Trek movie two years away and still in scripting, we don’t expect to have any formal presentation from Paramount, however there are tons of Star Trek-related panels and booths to check out. TrekMovie  has compiled an all-inclusive list of every Trek related item on the agenda for this year’s big con – get it all below.
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George Takei: Star Trek Cast Were ‘Cool’ About Him Being Gay + Talks Shatner Feud & Roddenberry [VIDEO] July 19, 2014

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Shatner,TOS,Trek Franchise , comments closed

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George Takei was on HBO’s Real Time With Bill Maher on  Friday night and his feud with Star Trek co-star William Shatner came up with Takei taking a few shots at Bill. He also talked about his attempt to get Gene Roddenberry to tackle LGBT issues. Watch the segment below.

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Friday Funnies: Watch Simon Pegg Voice C-3PO In ‘Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars’ July 18, 2014

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Humor,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , 18 comments

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Simon Pegg is a big part of the Star Trek universe and an official nerd, but his first love may be Star Wars and he has had another chance to play in that galaxy far far away by voicing C-3PO and another character for an upcoming special episode of the animated series Phineeas and Ferb. Watch a clip below.

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Orci Talks ‘New Discoveries’ For 2016 Star Trek Movie

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Orci/Kurtzman,ST: Into Darkness Sequel , 127 comments

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Roberto Orci remains cautious but he had a little more to say about the 2016 Star Trek movie at a recent event – talking about the setting, character arcs and directing the film. Details below.

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First Look: ‘Return to Tomorrow’ Book On Making Of Star Trek: TMP Coming This Fall

by Brian Drew , Filed under: Books,Feature Films (TMP-NEM),History,Trek Franchise , 55 comments

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Just in time for the film’s 35th Anniversary, a new book detailing the production of Star Trek: The Motion Picture is coming this fall, and TrekMovie has a first look at the details. Find out more and how you can pre-order below.

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Quinto: Not Confident Enough (Yet) To Direct Star Trek – Talks About Trek Cast’s Future After 2016

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: ST09 Cast,ST: Into Darkness Sequel,Trek Franchise , 95 comments

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Zachary Quinto has talked much about how he and Leonard Nimoy bonded during the making of the 2009 Star Trek movie, however he doesn’t appear ready to follow the original Spock to Trek director’s chair. Details below, plus Quinto’s comments on the future of the franchise following the third Star Trek for the new crew in 2016.

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Patrick Stewart Joins Star Trek: TNG Reunions In Chicago and London – To Be Moderated By Shatner July 17, 2014

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Shatner,TNG , 7 comments

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Just announced today, Sir Patrick Stewart has signed on to appear at Chicago Comic Con on August 24th – completing their line-up for a full Star Trek: The Next Generation reunion. Even better it will be moderated by William Shatner. And Stewart has also signed on for a TNG reunion at the London Star Trek Destination con in October – also moderated by Shatner. Details below.

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Star Trek Online Season 9.5 Now Live – TrekMovie Talks To Cryptic About New Crafting System, Uniforms & More

by Kyle Hadyniak , Filed under: Interview,Star Trek Online , 6 comments

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This morning Cryptic Studios launched an update for  Star Trek Online. They have completely revamped the game’s crafting system, introduced a new standard uniform for Federation players, and added the Xindi too. TrekMovie spoke exclusively with Cryptic’s Thomas Marrone to get the lowdown on the changes for STO. Get the details below.

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‘Star Trek Live In Concert’ With Giacchino This Wkd In Houston + Next Wkd At SDCC + More Cities

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,Music,Star Trek (2009 film),Star Trek Into Darkness , 14 comments

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This weekend composer Michael Giacchino brings his “Star Trek Live in Concert” screenings of Star Trek and Star Trek Into Darkness with a full orchestra to the USA, performing with the Houston Symphony. Next weekend he does it again at San Diego Comic Con and then moves on to Philadelphia at the end of the month and more cities after that. More details below.

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