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TrekMovie’s Guide to Cosplay at #STLV 2015 August 1, 2015

by Michael A. Nguyen , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions , 4 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 , 21 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 , 23 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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Do We Still Really Need Star Trek Conventions? July 29, 2015

by Jared Whitley , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,Editorial , 79 comments

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As we at Trek Movie are preparing to deploy to Las Vegas for the largest annual Star Trek convention in the world, I am forced to pause and ask… do we really need conventions just for ourselves any more? Just because we always did it, just because we started fandom and cosplay, do we need to keep doing it?
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Star Trek Beyond Adds Joe Taslim To The Cast, Becomes Faster, More Furious July 27, 2015

by Jared Whitley , Filed under: Celebrity,Star Trek Beyond , 115 comments

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With less than a year until Star Trek Beyond beams, warps, or is hurtled by a powerful alien known as the Caretaker into theaters near you, news of the production is beginning to trickle in. The most recent news item is that actor/martial artist Joe Taslim is joining the cast.

The actor was relatively unknown outside of his native Indonesia until he jump-kicked his way on to screens with 2013’s Fast & Furious 6, directed by Justin Lin, who is also helming Star Trek Beyond. The Hollywood Reporter broke the story over the weekend.
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Star Trek Fan and Presidential Hopeful Ted Cruz: “Kirk Is A Republican” July 23, 2015

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Humor , 262 comments

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Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz spoke out today on what is surely the only real question we should be asking candidates for the highest office in the United States: Kirk or Picard? In a New York Times interview, the Texas senator picked Kirk as the best captain, stating, “I think it is quite likely that Kirk is a Republican and Picard is a Democrat.”
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Star Trek Beyond Set Construction Spotted in Vancouver July 19, 2015

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Star Trek Beyond , 221 comments

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TrekCore is reporting new photos of a massive green screen set for Star Trek Beyond being constructed in Kent Hangar Field, Vancouver.

UPDATE: See the sets…. froooom spaaaaaace!
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This Con Season, Chase Masterson and the Pop Culture Hero Coalition Take On Bullying

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions , 146 comments

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The Pop Culture Hero Coalition, an organization created by Chase Masterson (Leeta: Star Trek Deep Space Nine) with “heroism experts” Carrie Goldman and Matt Langdon, combines actors and activists to triumph over bullying and encourage everyday heroism. John Barrowman (Capt. Jack Harkness: Doctor Who) joined the PCHC on stage at San Diego Comicon to share his stories and empower fans.
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“Star Trek: To Boldly Go” initiative gives fans a chance to win walk-on role July 14, 2015

by Brian Drew , Filed under: Star Trek Beyond , 559 comments

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You could win a walk-on role in Star Trek Beyond, and we have the details.
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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 , comments closed

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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 , comments closed

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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 , comments closed

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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 , comments closed

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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 , comments closed

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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 , comments closed

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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 , comments closed

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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 , comments closed

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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 , comments closed

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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 , comments closed

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 , comments closed

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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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