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Remembering Gene Roddenberry on his birthday August 19, 2014

by Matt Wright , Filed under: Celebrity,Trek Franchise , comments closed

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August 19th is the day Eugene Wesley Roddenberry was born. Today would mark his 93rd birthday. Sadly, as we Trek fans well know, he died in October 1991 at the age of 70.

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Takei: We all had problems with Shatner on the Star Trek set August 13, 2014

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Shatner,TOS , comments closed

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George Takei is once again continuing his feud with William Shatner, this time in a sit down with Oprah. Watch the clip below. And in Out Magazine, George recalls a funny story from behind the scenes working on Star Trek.

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R.I.P. Arlene Martel August 12, 2014

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,TOS , comments closed

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There is more sad news today as it has been reported that actress Arlene Martel has passed away. Famous for her role as T’Pring in the original Star Trek, Martel was 78. More details plus condolences from some Trek luminaries below.

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Star Trek Celebrities Mourn Robin Williams + The Star Trek/Williams Connections

by Jared Whitley , Filed under: Celebrity,History , comments closed

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Yesterday the world was shocked by the death of actor/comedian (and Star Trek fan) Robin Williams. Many Star Trek luminaries, including some who worked with Williams, went to social media to express their condolences. We have compiled those below, plus take a look at some Star Trek/Williams connections – including the TNG role written for him (but played by someone else).

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Saldana Doesn’t Want Spock/Uhura Breakup In Star Trek 2016 + Zoe In Women’s Health UK Naked Issue July 31, 2014

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,ST: Into Darkness Sequel , comments closed

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Zoe Saldana is doing the publicity tour for Guardians of the Galaxy, which opens this weekend – and she has fielded a question on her thoughts about Spock and Uhura’s relationship in the next Star Trek movie. Details on that below plus check images of Zoe from Women’s Health UK’s new ‘naked’ issue and more.

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Ron Moore Talks Past & Future Star Trek, Space 1999 Reboot, I Robot 2, Outlander & more in Reddit AMA [UPDATED] July 29, 2014

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Feature Films (TMP-NEM),Trek on TV , comments closed

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Earlier today writer/producer Ronald D. Moore participated in a Reddit "Ask Me Anything" to promote his upcoming time-travel in Scotland show "Outlander" (premiering on Starz August 9th). While there he answered a number of questions about his time working on Star Trek as well as his thoughts on the future of the franchise (and his possible participation in that future). He also talked about some projects he has considered taking on, including rebooting Space: 1999. See below for some of the most interesting exchanges.

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Joe Gatt Talks Star Trek 2016 & Science Officer 0718’s ‘Full Frontal’ In Comics

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Celebrity,Comics,Interview,ST: Into Darkness Sequel,Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed

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At San Diego Comic-Con TrekMovie had a chance to sit down with Joseph Gatt, who played Science Officer 0718 in Star Trek Into Darkness. We talked about his hopes for the next movie, his Trek GE commercial, what he thought about his new comics back story…including his ‘full frontal’ image, and more.

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Cumberbatch: There Is ‘Room’ For Khan To Return For Star Trek 2016 + Quinto Agrees July 26, 2014

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,ST: Into Darkness Sequel , comments closed

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Could the 2016 Star Trek movie be a repeat for Benedict Cumberbatch? Well according to the actor, it’s possible. Find out what Cumberbatch (and Zachary Quinto) are saying at San Diego Comic-Con about the return of Khan. 

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Quinto: Orci ‘Will’ Direct Star Trek 2016 – Says Film Is ‘In Formation’ + 1st Look At Quinto In ‘Hitman: Agent 47

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Orci/Kurtzman,ST09 Cast,ST: Into Darkness Sequel , comments closed

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Zachary Quinto was at San Diego Comic Con to promote a couple of non-Star Trek projects but he did talk a little Trek, notably about whether or not Roberto Orci will be directing the next film. See what he had to say, plus get a first look at Zach in Hitman: Agent 47.

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Alexander Siddig Joins Game of Thrones Cast For Season 5 – Watch Announce Video July 25, 2014

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Sci-Fi , comments closed

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Today at San Diego Comic Con it was announced that Star Trek: Deep Space Nine star Alexander Siddig will be joining the cast of the hit HBO fantasy series Game of Thrones. More details (including Siddig in the Game of Thrones S5 cast video) below [Game of Thrones Spoilers].

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Saldana Talks Star Trek/Avatar 2015 Productions Coordination + Pregnancy Confirmed July 23, 2014

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Sci-Fi,ST: Into Darkness Sequel , comments closed

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Zoe Saldana is going to have a busy 2015. The actress has confirmed speculation that she and her husband are expecting. She is also talking about shooting the next Star Trek and Avatar movies. More details below

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Your Guide to Trekking Out at San Diego Comic-Con 2014 July 20, 2014

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions,Trek Franchise , comments closed

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San Diego Comic-con kicks off this week. With the next Star Trek movie two years away and still in scripting, we don’t expect to have any formal presentation from Paramount, however there are tons of Star Trek-related panels and booths to check out. TrekMovie  has compiled an all-inclusive list of every Trek related item on the agenda for this year’s big con – get it all below.
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George Takei: Star Trek Cast Were ‘Cool’ About Him Being Gay + Talks Shatner Feud & Roddenberry [VIDEO] July 19, 2014

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Shatner,TOS,Trek Franchise , comments closed

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George Takei was on HBO’s Real Time With Bill Maher on  Friday night and his feud with Star Trek co-star William Shatner came up with Takei taking a few shots at Bill. He also talked about his attempt to get Gene Roddenberry to tackle LGBT issues. Watch the segment below.

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Friday Funnies: Watch Simon Pegg Voice C-3PO In ‘Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars’ July 18, 2014

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Humor,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed

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Simon Pegg is a big part of the Star Trek universe and an official nerd, but his first love may be Star Wars and he has had another chance to play in that galaxy far far away by voicing C-3PO and another character for an upcoming special episode of the animated series Phineeas and Ferb. Watch a clip below.

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Saldana’s Guardians of the Galaxy co-star Chris Pratt Turned Down For Kirk Role + New Saldana Featurette July 15, 2014

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Sci-Fi,Star Trek (2009 film) , comments closed

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In August Star Trek’s Zoe Saldana will be seen in space on the big screen again in Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy. And it has just been revealed that her Guardians co-star Chris Pratt was rejected for the role of the new Kirk. Details below plus new featurette with Saldana.

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Orci Joins Power Rangers Movie Creative Team

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Orci/Kurtzman,Sci-Fi , comments closed

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Roberto Orci is currently co-writing the script for the 2016 Star Trek movie, but he has other projects going like the new TV series Matador (premiering tonight). And he just added another project to his plate – helping bring The Power Rangers back to the big screen. Details below.

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Quinto Ready For 5-Year Mission + Optimistic For Orci Directing Star Trek 2016 July 11, 2014

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,ST09 Cast,ST: Into Darkness Sequel , comments closed

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Today Zachary Quinto was at the Summer TCA event and spoke a bit about the 2016 Star Trek movie, expressing interest in seeing the characters evolve and showing enthusiasm to see Roberto Orci in the director’s chair. Quotes below.

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Mulgrew, Braga & Cumberbatch Nominated For Emmys July 10, 2014

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Awards,Celebrity , comments closed

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Today the 2014 Emmy nominations were announced and some Star Trek veterans are being honored for their work in Television, including Benedict Cumberbatch, Kate Mulgrew and Brannon Braga. Details below.

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Watch: Simon Pegg Reveals How He Pranked Benedict Cumberbatch Into Forgetting His Lines July 8, 2014

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions,Humor,Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed

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Over the weekend Simon Pegg made a somewhat rare con appearance at Fantasycon in Utah. The new Scotty actor talked about a number of things during his panel, including working on the Star Trek movies. Watch highlights from his talk below.

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Brannon Braga: Kirk’s More Fun Than Picard & Shatner More Fun Than Pine + Kirk v Picard POLL [UPDATED: Shatner Responds] July 5, 2014

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Star Trek (2009 film),TNG,TOS , comments closed

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One of the biggest debates for fans is Kirk v Picard, but what is unusual is for one of the creative forces behind Star Trek to pick a side – but that is what Brannon Braga did in a recent interview. Find out what he had to say on that, Generations death threats and more – plus watch Braga talking about his latest space adventure – the new Cosmos (now out on Blu-ray).

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