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Abrams: Star Trek Into Darkness in IMAX Is Mind-Blowing December 3, 2012

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Abrams,Celebrity,Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed

Before JJ Abrams jetted off to Tokyo to show the Japanese press some of Star Trek: Into Darkness on IMAX, the producer/director showed up at an event celebrating 100 episodes of Fringe over the weekend. While there Abrams spoke a bit about how the Star Trek Into Darkness footage is "mind-blowing." More details below.   
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Patrick Stewart Reprising Role For Next X-Men Movie + Watch Sir Pat Channel Colbert For PBS November 27, 2012

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Celebrity,TNG , comments closed

Sir Patrick Stewart is returning to sit in a chair made famous for iconic role in a big budget genre movie. Nope not Star Trek Into Darkness, alas, but he is set to appear in the next X-Men movie. More details below plus we catch up on the latest from Sir Pat including a video where he does a parody of Stephen Colbert.

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Pine: William Shatner’s Kirk More Iconic Than Ford/Baldwin/Affleck’s Ryan November 26, 2012

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Shatner,ST09 Cast,Star Trek (2009 film),Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed

Star Trek’s new Kirk Chris Pine is currently shooting on another big role for Jack Ryan. In a new interview promoting Rise of the Guardians, Pine discussed the differences in stepping into Jack Ryan’s shoes to Kirk’s space boots, noting how William Shatner is more iconic. Watch the video bellow.

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Rumor: Into Darkness Quinto’s Last Star Trek? Unlikely [UPDATE: ZQ Tweets 'Simmer Down'] November 18, 2012

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Celebrity,ST09 Cast,ST: Into Darkness Sequel , comments closed

Looks like we have another ‘will Zachary Quinto return to the role of Spock?’ scare going on. In a new interview promoting his work on American Horror Story, Zach said something which could (if viewed in a certain way) be interpreted as possibly saying he might not return for a third Trek film, following Star Trek Into Darkness.

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Pine: Kirk Earns Captain’s Chair In Star Trek Into Darkness + Talks Abrams Tinkering, Cumberbatch Scene & more November 16, 2012

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed

As we reported yesterday, Chris Pine was in the UK to do press and attend the premiere of Rise of the Guardians. Of course Pine ended up talking about Star Trek Into Darkness as well. We have collected quotes from Pine talking about Kirk’s journey, Benedict Cumberbatch, JJ Abrams and more. See the quotes below along with video and photos of Pine at the premiere as well.  

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Exclusive: Chris Pine Responds To Star Trek IMAX Preview News – Calls Abrams ‘Master Puppeteer’ November 15, 2012

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Celebrity,Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed

Yesterday the big news was the announcement that the first nine minutes of Star Trek Into Darkness was going to be shown at IMAX 3D screenings of the Hobbit movie opening on December 13th. Today Star Trek’s new Kirk Chris Pine reacted to the news and we have that exclusive below. 

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Watch: George Takei Sings In New Old Navy XMas Ad + New Takei Memoir Coming Soon

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

As we reported earlier this week, Trek stars have been showing up a lot on TV lately. Not to be outdone, the original Sulu is featured in a new campaign for Old Navy. Below we have a first look at George Takei’s ‘Cheermageddon’ singing commercial . George also has a new memoir coming out, and you can probably guess the title. 

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Watch: Frakes on Castle + Sir Pat On Daily Show + Wheaton & Burton on Big Bang + Dorn’s Dart Ad + Shatner Pitches New App November 12, 2012

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

The last week has been a big one for Star Trek stars appearing on TV. Last week’s Castle was directed by TNG’s Jonathan Frakes and it was full of Star Trek references and DS9 star Armin Shimerman. TNG’s Patrick Stewart popped up on The Daily Show, Wil Wheaton and LeVar Burton were on Big Bang Theory, William Shatner is pitching his new app and Michael Dorn can bee seen pitching cars in between. Watch all the clips below.   [NOTE some vids US only]

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Star Trek Crew Turns Out To Celebrate Walter Koenig’s Hollywood Star [PIX & VID] September 11, 2012

by Albert L. Ortega , Filed under: Celebrity,TOS , comments closed

On Monday Star Trek’s original Chekov became the final member of the TOS crew to get a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Walter’s Trek co-stars and other celebs came out to Hollywood to celebrate the event. See below for a full report and lots of photos of Walter’s big day.       

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Karl Urban Talks ‘Character-Driven’ Star Trek Sequel + How He Approached Role Of McCoy September 7, 2012

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Celebrity,ST09 Cast,Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed

Karl Urban is back on the big screen in a couple of weeks, starring in the new Judge Dredd movie. While doing publicity he is trying hard to not talk about his role as Dr. McCoy in the 2013 Star Trek sequel, but some bits are sneaking through. Below we have some excerpts from recent interviews, plus the latest Dredd commercial. 

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Zachary Quinto Talks About “Bigger and Bolder” Star Trek Sequel [Video]

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed

Star Trek’s new Spock has some new things to say about the sequel this week. Zachary Quinto gave a brief video interview and an awards show this week where he talked about how the new Star Trek was "bigger" and "bolder" and how he was more challenged this time around. Watch the video below.       

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Cumberbatch Talks Trek, Is “Bored of Denying it’s Khan” August 31, 2012

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Celebrity,Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed

Benedict Cumberbatch, the new mystery villain in the upcoming Star Trek film, sat down with Shortlist to talk mostly about his role on Sherlock, but also spoke a bit about what it was like to play a villain in Trek. When asked about who his character is, he said (once again) that he could not talk about it and is “bored of denying it’s Khan now, because people keep saying it”. Hit the jump for more.
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Patrick Stewart to Guest Voice on Futurama Tonight + LeVar Burton Supports Seth MacFarlane to Bring Back Trek to TV August 29, 2012

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Celebrity,Rumor,Trek Franchise,Trek on TV , comments closed

In two pieces of animated news, Patrick Stewart will lend his voice to the hit animated series Futurama in an hour long midseason finale episode set to air tonight (Aug 29). Plus, LeVar Burton replies to rumors about Seth MacFarlane bringing Trek back to TV saying at Fan Expo that he would support MacFarlane to do the job right.
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Benedict Cumberbatch Talks About Jumping Into Star Trek Sequel With Little Prep August 12, 2012

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Celebrity,Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed

Much of the buzz around the new Star Trek sequel focuses on actor Benedict Cumberbatch. In a new interview the actor doesn’t reveal any spoilers, however he does talk about what it was like being thrown into Trek with little time to prepare for the role, and how his increased fame is changing his life. 

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STLV12 Friday Recap: Behr, Livingston, Keating, Trinneer, Muldaur, Guest Stars + more

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions,Trek on TV , comments closed

On Friday at the Vegas con fans got a great mix with very interesting behind the scenes panels with writer/producer Ira Steven Behr and producer/director David Livingston, along with fun celebrity panels, including a joint panel with the Enterprise pair of Dominic Keating and Connor Trinneer, plus Diana Muldaur, and a giant panel of guest stars from various Star Trek series. See below for more details and photos. 

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STLV12: Thursday Recap & Pix – Nichols, deLancie, Picardo, Masterson, Combs, Gerrold & more August 10, 2012

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions,Trek Franchise , comments closed

Thursday at the big Star Trek convention featured a wide variety of celebrity panels, including Nichelle Nichols, John deLancie, Robert Picardo, Jeffrey Combs. Casey Biggs, David Gerrold, Martha Hackett. and Chase Masterson. We have details and photos from their appearances and more in our first daily recap from the con. We also have the results of the fan pick for ultimate villain from the first TrekMovie panel. 

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Watch: Patrick Stewart Scalping Olympic Tickets With Simon Pegg In Funnny or Die Video August 9, 2012

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,ST09 Cast,TNG,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed

The only Star Trek TV captain not appearing at this week’s Star Trek con in Las Vegas is Patrick Stewart. And now we know why. It appears that Mr. Stewart is too busy in London making big money as an Olympics tickets scalper (or touter as they say across the pond). Watch the new Funny or Die video with Sir Patrick below, which also feature’s Star Trek’s Simon Pegg.

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Watch William Shatner Throw The First Pitch For Dodgers Star Trek Night August 8, 2012

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions,Shatner , comments closed

Over the weekend the LA Dodgers held a "Star Trek Night" and part of the festivities included William Shatner throwing out the first pitch. Watch video of the original Captain Kirk’s time on the mound below, along with video of the fireworks show set to Star Trek music.

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Michael Dorn Looking To Fans To Fund Romantic Comedy With Star Trek Actors August 7, 2012

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Celebrity,DS9,TNG , comments closed

In May TrekMovie broke the news that Michael Dorn, Star Trek’s Worf, was planning to launch a production company and Kickstarter campaign to help fund a romantic comedy starring other Trek actors including his TNG co-star Marina Sirtis. Now Dorn has launched the campaign and announced his cast. You can watch his intro video and get more details blow.        

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Watch: Wil Wheaton & William Shatner’s Dueling Narrations For NASA’s New Mars Rover July 30, 2012

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Science/Technology,Shatner,TNG,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed

Once again NASA looks to Star Trek to help tell their story. Today the space agency released two versions of a video about the Curiosity Rover (aka Mars Science Laboratory) which is scheduled to touch down on the surface of Mars next week. And to satisfy fans of different generations one version of the video is narrated by original Star Trek star William Shatner and the other has Next Generation’s Wil Wheaton. Watch both below.        

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