Joel Goldsmith, son of famed film composer Jerry Goldsmith and a talented composer in his own right, died of cancer at the age of 54. Joel was the eldest of six children by Jerry Goldsmith, and he reportedly began assisting his father with electronics in his scores as early as 1976 on the science fiction adventure Logan’s Run.
This afternoon CBS provided TrekMovie with the scoop on their upcoming season one release of Star Trek: The Next Generation on Blu-ray, due July 24th. See below for the official box art, and full disc by disc details on what you can expect for this major release.
Following up on yesterday’s reported spy pictures from behind the scenes at a Star Trek sequel location, a new set of pictures featuring Chris Pine have emerged. These now appear to confirm that the pair are wearing a new Starfleet uniform variant. Check it out below, minor spoilers.
There have been a lot of rumors and spoilers floating around the web in the last few months, including some new ones today. So TrekMovie has checked with sources and can confirm some of these reports as well as adding some new info into the mix. See below for 3 spoilers about the Star Trek sequel but do not click below if you don’t want to spoil the fun (seriously don’t…just for Spoiler-fans).
While today’s big news is about next year’s Star Trek sequel, TrekMovie is also keeping an eye on our most-anticipated summer 2012 film – Prometheus – co-written by Trek’s Damon Lindelof. Another international trailer (this time in English) has been released and it has lots of details and spoilers. Watch it below.
In January we got the four-episode "Next Level" teaser disc, but now we know when the first HD season of Star Trek: The Next Generation will be available. Announced today, TNG Season 1 Blu-ray hits stores on July 24th. There is also a new clip from Season 1 to check out and some details on the set.
Meet Logan Kugler, a space enthusiast/trekkie with one simple goal: to send Captains Picard and Kirk into near-space — well, their action figures at least! Kugler has started a now fully funded (but still taking pledges for the next 24-hours) Kickstarter project to finance a high-altitude balloon that will send action figures of Captains Kirk and Picard along with their respective starship models (and a few of their friends) to a height of 120,000 feet along with cameras to capture the entire event. They are even selling the Kirk action figure and the model of the USS Enterprise that he flies to space on for the next 24-hours on their Kickstarter page!
Saturday evening drew visitors from around the world, to share the first convention reunion of the Star Trek: The Next Generation cast. The nine members of the crew were in Canada at the special "TNG: Exposed event at the CalgaryExpo. See below for a full report and even more pictures.
A few more photos from behind the scenes on a location shoot for the Star Trek sequel have shown up online, featuring Zachary Quinto in Spock make-up, featuring the actor having a moment and answer the question: What does it look like when a Vulcan sneezes. Quinto is also wearing what could be another uniform variant, check it out below.
The big event for Calgary Expo this weekend was the on stage reunion of the nine members of the crew of the USS Enterprise D. On Saturday night the TNG cast wowed the crowd of thousands. TrekMovie will have a full report from the event, but for now check out pictures and some video below.
This weekend the entire cast of Star Trek: The Next Generation are in Canada at the Calgary Expo to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the series. TrekMovie is there all weekend and on Friday the first event featured a couple of the ladies of TNG, Denise Crosby and Gates McFadden. See below for our Friday report.
Since appearing in the 2009 Star Trek movie, Leonard Nimoy has supposedly re-retired from acting. However, while appearing at the landing of the Shuttle Enterprise in New York it appears the actor may have hinted another possible appearance in the 2013 sequel. [UPDATE 2 w/ video]
After being delayed due to weather earlier in the week, today the Space Shuttle flew (atop a 747) from Washington DC to New York City, on its way to a new home. And none other than Star Trek’s original Spock, Leonard Nimoy was there to greet it. Full report, pictures and video below.
Star Trek’s new Kirk Chris Pine isn’t talking spoilers, but he is ready reveal that the next Trek is just as action packed as the 2009 film. See below for Chris’ latest thoughts on the movie he is currently shooting.
The casting for the Star Trek sequel came down to the wire and in a new interview, actor Benedict Cumberbatch reveals that he has a friend’s iPhone to thank for getting him the part. Details below. Cumberbatch also finally admitted that he is playing a bad guy, along with talking about working with Abrams and shooting at the Budweiser plant.
And once again there are some spy shots from the Star Trek sequel set floating around the Interwebs. This time no actors were spotted, but the set dressing for the location is interesting. Check them out below, with spoilers.
Star Trek scribes Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman have been tapped to take on another sequel, this time for Marvel’s Spider-Man franchise. The trades are reporting that the pair have been tapped to write a new draft for the sequel to The Amazing Spider-Man, which hasn’t even opened yet.
In the better late than never category, Cryptic has notified registered users of Star Trek Online that back in late 2010 they were the vicitims of a hacker and that user information was comprimised. They are now suggesting users change their passwords to avoid future problems, details below.
This week in Science Saturday, watch the peak of tonight’s Lyrid meteor shower, watch an explosion on the sun, look forward to asteroid mining becoming a reality in the near future, and feel the volcanic tremors of Popocatépetl volcano. All this and more, plus our gadget of the week: the high-speed evacuated tube transport system.
Once again Bryan Fuller is talking about his goal of bringing Star Trek back to the small screen. The Star Trek writing and producing vet is currently busy launching two other TV series, but in a new interview he expressed his hopes that after the 2013 Star Trek sequel he could work with JJ Abrams on a new Trek TV series.
More images from the Star Trek set have emerged. The latest batch are more from the same scene with Spock wearing that cool new suit. You can check them out below but they are a bit spoilery.
The Enterprise is about to buzz Manhattan – the Space Shuttle Enterprise. Next Monday the shuttle named by Star Trek fans moves from Washington DC to its new home in New York and on its way it will be making a low pass over the city. More details on the new home of Shuttle Enterprise and an update on the final voyage of the Navy’s USS Enterprise.
Without a Star Trek movie, TrekMovie has adopted Prometheus as our most anticipated film for the summer. Written by Trek sequel co-writer Damon Lindelof, the film looks to be a cool addition to the Alien universe. And today they released another cool viral video for the film showing off a Weyland robot. Plus there is a new Russian trailer that reveals more cool visuals (and dialog if you speak Russian). Check it out below.
Star Trek’s new bad guy Benedict Cumberbatch picked up another prestigious acting award, with the Oliver for Best Acting for his work in the play Frankenstein, which will be showing in theaters in June. And starting next month Americans can see Cumberbatch in the second season of Sherlock and if you are in New York you can join Benedict for a screening and Q&A session on May 2nd. Details below.
Star Trek’s latest starlet Alice Eve is not going to reveal any spoilers for the upcoming sequel, and in a new interview she explains how director JJ Abrams is able to keep the cast mum. But the actress did reveal how she prepared for her role in the upcoming film.
In 2013 Trek will return to the world of console gaming with the new "Star Trek" co-op game for XBox 360 and Playstation 3. And today Paramount and Namco/Bandai have released a new teaser trailer and some concept art. Check it out below.
It has happened again. Even with the Great Wall of Secrecy, another image from the Star Trek sequel production has leaked out. This time it is another image of Zachary Quinto as Spock in a very interesting outfit. Check it out below, but it is a bit spoilery.
The original 1996 soundtrack for Star Trek: First Contact was limited to about 45 minutes, and as such, much of the music was excised. Now, GNP Crescendo’s Star Trek: First Contact Complete Motion Picture Soundtrack restores the entire soundtrack, giving fans the chance to listen to isolated tracks never before available. TrekMovie.com makes contact with the CD to provide this review of Jerry (and Joel) Goldsmith’s compositions for one Star Trek’s best loved feature films.
The 25th anniversary of Star Trek: The Next Generation is bringing more interest and some cool new stuff. Two replica makers have announced new products you can wear. First up QMx is giving a sneak peek at TNG replica pins. And Anovos has announced they will be making TNG uniform replicas. More info below.
This fall an unprecedented Star Trek event will take place in London, England. For the first time ever, all five of Star Trek’s TV captains will appear on stage together at an official Star Trek convention at "Destination Star Trek London," a three-day event with more guests and Star Trek activities. More details below.