Star Trek fans in Los Angeles are in for a treat this summer with all of the original cast Trek feature films being shown on the big screen in two different film festivals, each with Star Trek celebrities, including Leonard Nimoy, Nicholas Meyer, George Takei, Walter Koenig and more. Get all the details below.
Meyer, Takei, Koenig + more to appear at Trek film series in 70mm
This summer Laemmle Theaters (in conjunction with Ledjer Film & Theater services and TrekMovie.com) is running all six of the original crew Star Trek features in a series of midnight movies at the cavernous Royal Theatre in West L.A. The Simply 70(mm) STAR TREK Spectacular-Spectacular Saturdays will present each film in 70mm and 6-channel Stereo. Each film will also have a Q&A session with a Star Trek celebrity. The talks will be moderated by TrekMovie’s Anthony Pascale (hey, that’s me!).
Here is the schedule:
|June 12||STAR TREK: THE MOTION PICTURE||Arlene Martel
|June 19||STAR TREK II: THE WRATH OF KHAN||Nicholas Meyer
|June 26||STAR TREK III: THE SEARCH FOR SPOCK||TBA|
|July 10||STAR TREK IV: THE VOYAGE HOME||Catherine Hicks
(Dr. Gillian Taylor)
|July 17||STAR TREK V: THE FINAL FRONTIER||Walter Koenig
|July 24||STAR TREK VI: THE UNDISCOVERED COUNTRY||George Takei*
* pending professional commitments.
Tickets for each film cost $10 for general admission and $45 for a six-film ticket package. You can buy tickets at the box office or online at www.laemmle.com. Laemmle’s Royal Theatre is located at 11523 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90025, (310) 478-3836
here is the promo trailer for the series
Nimoy to talk at LA Times screening of Star Trek IV
Also on Friday June 11th Star Trek IV will be shown as part of the LA Times Hero Complex Film Festival at the Chinese theater in Hollywood. Each film in the Festival will include a Q&A and Leonard Nimoy will be appearing on Friday for STIV. On Saturday Christopher Nolan will appear with a double-feature of The Dark Knight and Insomnia, and on Sunday Ridley Scott will appear with a double feature of Alien and Blade Runner.
Tickets for the Star Trek IV Nimoy event are $29.75. The double-features with Nolan and Scott cost $43.50. More details and tickets at latimes.com/herocomplexfilmfest