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April 2011

FedCon Day 3: Costumed Trekkies Record Broken + David Mack & Nicole de Boer Panels

It’s day three of FedConXX here in Düsseldorf, Germany, but the con is just as crazy as ever. In addition to setting the new world record for most costumed Trekkies in one place at one time, there were two Star Trek panels today: David Mack, author of Star Trek novels and screenplays for DS9 plus Nicole de Boer (Ezri Dax, DS9). Read on for highlights.


Watch William Shatner’s Charity Horse Show Live Saturday 6:30 Pacific + More ShatWatch News

Time once again to check in with Star Trek’s first captain, William Shatner. First up watch live video of Bill’s Horse Show Charity event for Saturday Night (6:30 PM Pacific). Plus we have news on Bill injecting himself into Canadian politics and video of Bill discussing a "Charlie Sheen secret." Finally, find out how you can see Bill with big celebrities reading Shakespeare in LA next week.  


Science Saturday: Moon Base + Commercial Mars + SETI On Hold + LeVar @ NASA + Universal Translator/Browser

While Kayla is busy in Germany, your humble editor takes on Science Saturday starting off with renewed hope for a Moon Base. We also look at commercial plans for manned trips beyond Earth, visit NASA with LeVar Burton, find out why SETI has is putting aliens on hold, get ready to say goodbye to Endeavor, and see how Google turns your browser into a universal translator.


Patrick Stewart Talks Merchant of Venice & Star Trek: TNG + Awarded Shakespeare Birthday Prize

This week Sir Patrick Stewart delivered the Shakespeare Birthday Lecture in Stratford, England. The actor spoke about his Shakespearean experiences, his upcoming performance in “The Merchant of Venice,” his recent trip to the Middle East and his time on Star Trek. Stewart is also being awarded with a Shakespeare Prize tonight. Report and details below.


FedCon Day 2: Bakula On Star Trek 2009 & Promised Enterprise Movies + Sirits On Crashing Enterprise(s) + Robbie McNeill, Paul McGillion & Richard Dean Anderson

Friday was epic at FedCon XX with Scott Bakula talking about JJ Abrams Star Trek and promised Enterprise movies, Marina Sirtis explaining crashing the two USS Enterprises, Paul McGillion lobbying for return to Star Trek, Robert Duncan McNeill and Garrett Wang bantering and Richard Dean Anderson talking about hopes of a collaboration with Jonathan Frakes. Dive in for all the details below. 







FedConXX Day 1: Wil Wheaton Talks JJ Abrams Star Trek + Garrett Wang Talks Voyager + more

FedCon, Europe’s biggest sci-fi and Trek con, is celebrating its 20th anniversary, and they’ve brought in some big guest stars like Scott Bakula, Richard Dean Anderson, Wil Wheaton, Garrett Wang, Robbie Duncan McNeill, and more! TrekMovie is in Dusseldorf, Germany to bring you all the highlights. See below for report and pictures from Day One at FedConXX.












CelebWatch: Jeri Ryan Talks Star Trek Mafia, Park’s New Play, Mulgrew’s New Movie, Picardo Planetary Roast, Fedcon Preview + more

It is time once again to catch up on some more Star Trek celebrity news. Linda Park is in a new play, Kate Mulgrew is in a new movie, Bob Picardo is doing a Planetary roast, Jeri Ryan talks Star Trek mafia, and a bunch of celebs are headed to Fedcon this weekend. Details below.




Sci-Fi TV Saturday: Game of Thrones, Doctor Who, Fringe, Stargate Universe, Falling Skies, Wonder Woman + more

In Sci-Fi TV this week, we have news on the early season two renewal of Game of Thrones, updates on the Wonder Woman pilot, Leonard Nimoy discussing Fringe, season six of Doctor Who begins, plus we get an extended look at Steven Spielberg’s upcoming TNT series Falling Skies. All that plus much more, including the latest television ratings, and new images and video previews.



Science Saturday: Easter Egg Chemistry & Robots + Commercial Spaceships + Underground Telescope + Binary-Star Flora + Sunspot Evolution + more

Welcome back to another exciting edition of Science Saturday. Celebrate the vernal equinox with the chemistry of Cadbury Creme Eggs, peer beyond the Big Bang with an underground telescope, imagine life on alien worlds, see the latest from SDO solar observatory, and check out four possible commercial manned spacecraft. All this and more plus an Easter Egg Gadget and our DIY gadget of the week: Phi wall art!


Star Trek Gaming Update: STO Adds Oberth Class + Infinite Space Producer Authentic DS9 Experience

Time to check in with the two big Star Trek computer games, Star Trek Online and the upcoming browser-game Star Trek: Infinite Space. Cryptic has added the Oberth class to STO, check out a video below. Plus there are new comments from the producer of Star Trek: Infinite Space promising an authentic Deep Space Nine experience.




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