January 2012


CBS: All 7 Seaons Of Star Trek: TNG On Blu-ray By 2015 + ‘Consdering’ Other Series + Watch S1 Trailer

The the four-episode sampler “Star Trek: The Next Generation – The Next Level" Blu-ray has hit the stores, but there is more to come for TNG on HD. The set includes a trailer for the first season on Blu-ray and you can watch that below, plus some new details on when you will be able to pick up more seasons.


Photos & Video of Chris Pine At ‘This Means War’ UK Premiere + Saldana & Bakula At SAG Awards

Chris Pine took some time out from playing Captain Kirk for the currently filming Star Trek sequel to travel to the UK yesterday for the premier of his new action comedy, This Means War. We have photos and videos of Chris and co-star Tom Hardy (Star Trek: Nemesis) from the premiere below, plus photos of Zoe Saldana and Scott Bakula from the SAG Awards on Sunday.






Watch Patrick Stewart & Liam Neeson Preside Over Battle Of Star Trek v Star Wars Action Figures

Over the weekend there was a meeting of the franchises on the BBC’s The Graham Norton Show. Star Trek: The Next Generation’s Sir Patrick Stewart and Liam Neeson were both guests and at one point Norton decided to compare their respective interactive toys. Watch how it worked out below, plus see Patrick talk about his surprising love for Beevis and Butthead. 


Orci Talks Star Trek Sequel Script “Polish” + Reveals Bit On Time Passed Between Films

Earlier this week we reported how Star Trek’s new Spock (Zachary Quinto) had made a comment about how the script for the Star Trek sequel currently in production is still going through changes. Now here at TrekMovie, co-writer/producer Roberto Orci has detailed the nature of these new "polishes." Orci also revealed something about the time setting between the two films. See below for more details.







Watch: Space Nazis On The Moon In ‘Iron Sky’ Trailer – From Makers Of ‘Star Wreck’

In is an undisputed fact that Star Trek has led the way in the sub-genre of Space Nazis, but the Finnish filmmakers behind 2005’s Trek parody Star Wreck: In The Pirkinning are taking the 3rd Reich to the next level with Iron Sky – a film about Nazis on the moon. Check out the latest trailer below. We also look back at Star Trek’s Space Nazis.



Interview: Mike & Denise Okuda Talk Star Trek – TNG The Next Level [Part 2]

Today TrekMovie presents the second part of our interview with Mike and Denise Okuda, discussing the upcoming "Star Trek: The Next Generation – The Next Level" Blu-ray coming out next week. This time we get more detail on how the approach to bringing the Next Generation to HD differs from the remastering of the original Star Trek, and how the focus this time is to make the process even more seamless. Details below, plus more images. 



Cumberbatch Picks Up UK Theater Acting Award + Quinto’s Margin Call & Plummer Nominated For Oscars

Yesterday brought good awards news for two actors working on the Star Trek sequel. First up Benedict Cumberbatch won an acting award for his work on the UK stage in the play Frankenstein. Plus Zachary Quinto’s first film as a producer picked up an Oscar nomination for writing. Star Trek VI’s Christopher Plummer also picked up an Oscar nomination. More details below, plus TrekMovie puts to rest a report coming out of the UK award show that Star Trek is filming in Canada.


Interview: Mike & Denise Okuda Talk Star Trek – TNG The Next Level [Part 1]

Next week Star Trek: The Next Generation begins its 25th anniversary year celebration with the release of "Star Trek: The Next Generation – The Next Level" on Blu-ray. TrekMovie spoke to veteran Star Trek designers Mike and Denise Okuda, who are working on the project, to get more information on how TNG is being brought into the HD world. See below for part 1 of the interview. We also have some new images from the set to share.


Divorce Forcing ‘Trekkies 2’ Fan To Destroy Star Trek Flat

If you saw the Star Trek documentary Trekkies 2, then you will remember the guy in the UK who redesigned his flat in 24th century Star Trek style. For the last few years that fan has been trying to sell the flat as is, but has not had any takers and now a divorce is forcing him to rip out the Trek stuff and sell the place as a standard flat. More details below.




Video of the Day: Barcelona’s Messi Inspires Star Trek Accolades

Yesterday Americans were glued to their TVs watching the final four teams vie for spots in the Super Bowl (alas San Francisco, future home of Starfleet, lost). However, Europeans were also watching their own football, and in a match between Malaga and Barcelona, the announcer went to the final frontier in describing a goal by Barcelona’s Lionel Messi. Watch and listen below. 



Star Trek Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? Trivia Game Coming To XBox360/PS3 In February

In February a new Star Trek trivia game is coming to international markets. The Star Trek special edition of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? The Star Trek/Millionaire for XBox 360 and Playstation 3 will feature animated Trek characters on board the classic Enterprise asking questions about your favorite franchise. See below for more details and screenshots. 



New Commercial & Details For Shatner’s One Man Broadway Show [UPDATE: US Tour Dates Announced]

Yesterday, we learned that William Shatner’s Priceline.com Negotiator character is being retired. But that doesn’t mean the Shat will ever retire! A new commercial for the “William Shatner’s World: We Just Live in It” Broadway one man show is now available. Watch it below, along with more info on the show. 


First Impressions of Star Trek: The Next Generation – The Next Level on Blu-ray

The "Star Trek: The Next Generation – The Next Level" sampler disc comes out on January 31st and TrekMovie got an early review copy. Closer to release, our home video editor Matt Wright will be doing a more detailed review with more technical stuff, but I wanted to share my initial thoughts on this major project in the world of Star Trek. 



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