Video of the Day: Phoenix CC Star Wars v Star Trek Commercial + Trek Celebs Celebrate Star Wars Day May 4, 2011by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions,Fandom,Sci-Fi,Trek Franchise,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , trackback
Today, May 4th, is also known as "Star Wars Day," which is why you may see all sorts of "May the Fourth Be With You" greetings today on social media. In honor of that we share a new commercial for this month’s Phoenix Comic Con which takes on Star Trek v Star Wars. We also look at how some Trek celebs are with the force today, and more Star Trek/Wars connections.
Phoenix Comic Con Commercial: Star Trek v Star Wars
This Memorial Day weekend fans of many franchises will descend on Phoenix, AZ for Phoenix Comic Con. Here is a new commercial for the event.
TrekMovie will be at Phoenix Comic Con, along with George Takei, Leonard Nimoy and more guests. Find out more at www.phoenixcomicon.com.
Trek Celebs tweet Star Wars greetings
In the spirit of detente and mutual nerd love, many Star Trek celebrities sent out tweets about Star Wars Day today, including Simon Pegg, Damon Lindelof, Jeri Ryan and Bryan Fuller.
Star Trek & Star Wars connections
The Star Wars and Star Trek franchises have intersected and influenced each other since Star Wars began the 70s. There have been many shared cast and crew and a few references, such as a a tiny R2-D2 showing up in Star Trek (2009). For more on the connections see:
R2-D2 makes a flyby in “Star Trek”
POLL: Go To A Galaxy Far Far Away Too?
Do you have dual fandom?