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Pegg Teases Star Trek Trailer Speculation + Saldana Talks Cumberbatch’s Sexy Voice [+ New Zoe PHOTOS] December 7, 2012

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

The big news this week is the Star Trek Into Darkness announcement trailer. And now two of the films stars are talking (a little) about it. Zoe Saldana weighs in on the sexiness of costar and villain Benedict Cumberbatch, whereas Simon Pegg seems to be enjoying sitting back and watching all the wild speculation. More details below plus photos of Zoe from an awards event last night. 

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Watch: Frakes Talks Riker’s TNG S2 Beard + Burton On Engineer Geordi December 6, 2012

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,DVD/Blu-ray,TNG,TNG Remastered , comments closed

We have another interview with TNG stars promoting the new Season 2 Blu-ray set. This time it is LeVar Burton and Jonathan Frakes appearing on G4′s Attack of the Show where Frakes gives the backstory on his S2 beard and Burton talks about moving to engineering. Watch that below, plus another clip from AOTS with Goerge Takei talking about appearing in Archie comics..

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Patrick Stewart Talks ‘Measure of a Man’ & Tiresome’ Attempts At Picard Romance December 5, 2012

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,DVD/Blu-ray,TNG,TNG Remastered , comments closed

Season 2 of Star Trek: The Next Generation was released on Blu-ray yesterday and the set includes an extended version of "Measure of a Man," one of Trek’s most memorable episodes. In a new interview Sir Patrick Stewart talks about how that is one of the few early TNG episodes he can even remember. He also talks about show’s attempts at romance with Picard. Excerpts below.

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Frakes: JJ Abrams Could ‘Pepper’ TNG Stars Into New Star Trek December 4, 2012

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

Jonathan Frakes inhabited the role of William T. Riker for seven seasons on Star Trek: The Next Generation and into four feature films (two of which he directed). And now Frakes says he thinks its possible that someone from TNG can get ‘peppered in’ to a new Star Trek movie from JJ Abrams. Details below.

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George Takei Appearing In Archie’s Riverdale In New Comic Book

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

Star Trek’s George Takei has taken a bold new step into the world of comics. The actor is taking his advocacy to the world of comic books by appearing as himself this week in Archie Comics’ "Kevin Keller," a new series about the only gay teen in Riverdale. More details below.

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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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