Watch: Frakes on Castle + Sir Pat On Daily Show + Wheaton & Burton on Big Bang + Dorn’s Dart Ad + Shatner Pitches New App November 12, 2012by 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]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.
Karl Urban Talks ‘Character-Driven’ Star Trek Sequel + How He Approached Role Of McCoy September 7, 2012by 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.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.
Cumberbatch Talks Trek, Is “Bored of Denying it’s Khan” August 31, 2012by 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.
Patrick Stewart to Guest Voice on Futurama Tonight + LeVar Burton Supports Seth MacFarlane to Bring Back Trek to TV August 29, 2012by 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.
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.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.
STLV12: Thursday Recap & Pix – Nichols, deLancie, Picardo, Masterson, Combs, Gerrold & more August 10, 2012by 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.
Watch: Patrick Stewart Scalping Olympic Tickets With Simon Pegg In Funnny or Die Video August 9, 2012by 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.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.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.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.Celebrity,Feature Films (TMP-NEM),History,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed
For the second weekend in a row The Dark Knight Rises is the top movie at the box office. In just ten days the film has taken in over half a billion dollars worldwide. This film cements Tom Hardy, who plays the villain Bane, as an even bigger star. But, it was just 10 years ago that Hardy got his big break in Star Trek: Nemesis. A video of his screen test with Patrick Stewart has been going viral again this week. Check it out below.Abrams,Celebrity , comments closed
A JJ Abrams project that had seemed dormant is now getting more active. A new report says that the Star Trek producer/director is moving ahead on a reboot of Universal’s 1974 disaster movie Earthquke. Abrams has now hired a writer for project. More details below.
Watch: LeVar Burton’s Star Trek TNG Event Q&A + Responds To ‘Jheri Curl Geordi’ Viral Image July 28, 2012by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions,History,TNG,TNG Remastered , comments closed
Earlier this week in our review of the Star Trek: The Next Generation theater events we also reported that TNG actor LeVar Burton surprised fans at the Times Square theater screening in New York. Video of Burton’s Q&A with the fans. Burton also tried to clarify that an image from the set that has gone viral is not him.
Bruce Greenwood Talks Star Trek Sequel Sets & Secrecy July 27, 2012by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,ST09 Cast,Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed
Bruce Greenwood is returning to the role of Admiral Christopher Pike for the 2013 Star Trek sequel. The actor was at the Saturn Awards last night and tried to stay within the confines of the film’s secrecy but did say some thigns about sets, the mood on the set and more. See excerpts and video below.Celebrity,ENT,Star Trek Into Darkness,TNG , comments closed
Also showing up at the Saturn Awards was Star Trek alums Scott Bakula from Enterprise and Marina Sirtis from Next Generation. Both were asked about the new JJ Abrams Star Trek films and (of course) both said they would love to be part of the new feature films. Sirits also took issue with one element of the 2009 movie. Excerpts below.Celebrity,Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed
Trek’s new villain Benedict Cumberbatch star is on the rise around the world, but in the UK he has already made the big time. The BBC chose Cumberbatch to kick off their coverage of the Olympics in a short film with the Star Trek villain actor talking about London and the games. Watch it below.
Season 4 Of Warehouse 13 (Featuring Brent Spiner) Kicks Off Tonight – Preview Vid & Pix July 23, 2012by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Sci-Fi,TNG , comments closed
On tonight’s fourth season premiere of Syfy’s Warehouse 13, Star Trek: The Next Generation’s Brent Spiner joins the show in a recurring role. We have images from tonight’s episode along with video for season 4 to get you started. Check it all out below.