October 2011

Science Saturday: Roddenberry Research Center + Skeptic-Funded Climate Study + A Star is Born + Tractor Beam Tech + More

Bored during your late-night duty shift in Cargo Bay 2? Take a break and read about this week’s science news! This week: Roddenbery’s new stem cell research center, the results of a skeptic-funded climate change study, witness a star being born (literally), and try out the new astronaut tractor beam! All this and more, plus our gadget of the week: the Holodesk!



Quinto Gearing Up For ‘Imminent’ Star Trek Sequel (& Eyebrow Shaving)

On Friday Zachary Quinto’s new movie Margin Call opens and the actor says that after he finishes up his latest publicity trip he is headed back to LA to prep for the Star Trek sequel which he says is "imminent." Quinto also talks about facing getting his eyebrows shaved again to play Spock. See below for excerpts and videos of Quinto talking Trek. 


PHOTOS: Zoe Saldana Presents JJ Abrams Best Sci-Fi Scream For Super 8 + Zachary Quinto Margin Call Premiere

The Spike Scream Awards which aired Tuesday night featured a few of Star Trek’s new luminaries, including Zoe Saldana who presented the Best Sci-Fi Movie to JJ Abrams (for Super 8). Also appearing as a presenter was John Cho. Check out photos below, plus photos from Zachary Quinto’s Margin Call premiere. .



Watch: Kirk v Shinzon – Chris Pine & Tom Hardy Face Off In ‘This Means War’ Trailer

A couple of Star Trek’s new Stars have new movies coming out over the next few months, including Chris Pine in This Means War where he takes on Star Trek: Nemesis villain Tom Hardy. Check out the new trailer below along with trailers for John Cho’s A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas and Quinto’s Margin Call, both opening in upcoming weeks. [UPDATE: Red Band Harold and Kumar trailer]






William Shatner’s ‘The Captains’ Showing At Canadian Theatres Thursday + Canada TV Next Week

If you are a Canadian and feel left out of all the fun with William Shatner’s new Star Trek documentary The Captains, now you are in luck. The Captains will be showing on movie theaters across Canada tomorrow (Thursday) and will also be showing on Canadian TV next week. See below for details.




Orci & Kurtzman Sell Political Conspiracy & Western Pilots + Abrams Adds Another Movie Project

The last week brings more business deal news from the team behind the last and next Star Trek movie. Writer/producers Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman have sold a couple more pilots for the next seasons, and JJ Abrams has added another film to his future schedule (after the Star Trek sequel).






Watch: William Shatner Talks ‘Beam Me Up’, Dilithium, Economy, Celebrity & More On NYC Media Tour

Star Trek’s original Captain Kirk has been in New York City for the last couple of days promoting his new book and CD. Bill spoke about "Beam Me Up" with GMA, the economy and Gold with the Wall Street Journal webcast, the Takei feud with Nightline, dilithium with Fox, and he even hangs with the ladies of The View. Watch the videos below.





Pegg & Lindelof Tweet About Star Trek Sequel + Orci Drops Pike Hint?

Star Trek fans are anxious for things to get started on the Star Trek sequel, but apparently we are not alone. Today Star Trek’s new Scotty Simon Pegg took to Twitter to express his anticipation (using some adult language). Check that out below, plus see Damon Lindelof’s response and the latest cryptic comments from Bob Orci here at TrekMovie.


Sci-Fi Movies Sunday: The Avengers, Thor 2, The Dark Knight Rises, Man of Steel, RoboCop, Prometheus, Mortal Kombat + more

In Sci-Fi Movies this week, we get a closer look at the cast of Joss Whedon’s The Avengers, get an update on the director search for Thor 2, learn new details about Ridley Scott’s Prometheus, discover a directors short list for Twilight Zone and more, including release date plans for the Red Dawn remake and updates on Man of Steel, RoboCop, The Wolverine, John Carter and Wanted 2. All that plus much more, including an official announcement for the Mortal Kombat remake and the latest images and video previews.





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