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Video of the Day: Tom Hardy’s Star Trek: Nemesis Screen Test July 30, 2012

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: 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.        

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Abrams Hires Writer For ‘Earthquake’ Reboot

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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.

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Watch: LeVar Burton’s Star Trek TNG Event Q&A + Responds To ‘Jheri Curl Geordi’ Viral Image July 28, 2012

by 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.

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Bruce Greenwood Talks Star Trek Sequel Sets & Secrecy July 27, 2012

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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.       

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Bakula & Sirits Joke About Getting Into Next Star Trek Movie

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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.       

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Watch: Benedict Cumberbatch Opens BBC’s Olympic Coverage

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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.      

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Season 4 Of Warehouse 13 (Featuring Brent Spiner) Kicks Off Tonight – Preview Vid & Pix July 23, 2012

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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.    

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Patrick Stewart Carries Olympic Torch For London Games [UPDATED]

by Ronan O'Flaherty , Filed under: Celebrity,TNG , comments closed

Today Star Trek: The Next Generation’s Sir Patrick Stewart carried the Olympic Torch on its relay of London, ahead of Friday’s opening ceremony for the games. See photo and video below. [UPDATED with more video of Stewart talking about carrying torch]

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Robert Picardo Talks To TrekMovie About ‘Femme Fatales’ & His ‘Hope’ To Get Into Next Star Trek Movie June 29, 2012

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Celebrity,Interview,Star Trek (2009 film),VOY , comments closed

On Friday night Star Trek: Voyager’s Robert Picardo will be back on TV, this time on Cinemax’s sexy anthology series Femme Fatales. We have a new preview of this and other Femme Fatales Season 2 episodes. Plus Picardo talks to TrekMovie about the episode and about meeting JJ Abrams.
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Damon Lindelof Developing ‘Leftovers’ Post-Rapture Series For HBO June 28, 2012

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

Star Trek sequel co-writer/producer Damon Lindelof is adding a new writing project to his slate, and it is his first return to television since Lost wrapped up two years ago. Now he is set to adapt the post-Rapture novel "The Leftovers" into a series for HBO.

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Watch: Kirks Chris Pine & William Shatner Share Funny Anecdotes On Late Night TV

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

Over the last couple of nights both Captains Kirk have been telling funny stories on late night TV, and we have the video. Firstly there is Chris Pine talking about being chased by a crazed fan in New York, and then we have William Shatner talking about dropping his pants at an airport. Check it all out below.
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Chris Pine Says Trek Sequel Has ‘Better Story’ + Kurtzman Says It Has ‘Bold Moves’ June 26, 2012

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Chris Pine’s new movie People Like Us opens up this weekend and the actor has been out doing lots of publicity. While promoting his new film he and director Alex Kurtzman also been talking some Trek, Pine saying the sequel has a better story and Kurtman talking about "bold moves." Check out all the latest video from Chris’ publicity tour below, inlcuding talking about his small butt and how he would do a nude scene.

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Khan30: New Video of Leonard Nimoy Talking About Last Minute Change To His Final Scene In TWOK June 21, 2012

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Celebrity,Feature Films (TMP-NEM),History,Nimoy , comments closed

Over the weekend Leonard Nimoy appeared at the LA Festival to introduce and talk about Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan. The film, which is enjoying its 30th anniversary this month, was being shown for free at an outdoor screening. Nimoy talked about how [spoiler alert] his death scene was changed at the last minute to give them an out to bring him back in the next movie. Watch the video below. Plus see how Nimoy is a little upset over how the video was edited.
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Watch Karl Urban Grimace His Way Through New Trailer For ‘Dredd’

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Celebrity,Sci-Fi,ST09 Cast , comments closed

Karl Urban, Star Trek’s new Dr. McCoy, is starring in another big sci-fi movie – Dredd – coming out in September. And today Lionsgate released a full trailer for the film adaptation of the comic book. Check out all the Karl grimacing in a bleak future goodness below. We also have the official synopsis, the new poster and some images from the movie too.
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LeVar Burton Re-Launches Reading Rainbow As iPad App + Flashback To RR Visit To Star Trek: TNG Set June 20, 2012

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

Star Trek: The Next Generation’s LeVar Burton is also famous for his 21 seasons as the host of the kids show Reading Rainbow. After PBS stopped airing reruns of the series in 2009, Burton was determined to bring it back. Today Reading Rainbow was re-launched as an iPad app. More details and LeVar’s video intro below. Plus we flash back to 1988 with a video from when LeVar and Reading Rainbow went behind the scenes on Star Trek: TNG.
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Jonathan Frakes: Riker ‘Stiff’ and ‘Not Fun’ in Early Seasons Of Star Trek TNG

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In July, just in time for the 25th anniversary, the first season of Star Trek: The Next Generation will be re-released, remastered in HD on Blu-ray. And now the first officer of the Enterprise D is reflecting on his time in the 24th century and it "was not real fun" at the beginning. More details below
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Kurtzman: Cumberbatch’s Villain is Scary + Star Trek Sequel Delayed To ‘Protect’ Franchise [UPDATED] June 15, 2012

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

Alex Kurtzman’s directorial debut People Like Us hits theaters in two weeks, and while out promoting the movie he is also talking a little Star Trek. In a couple of new interviews the co-writer/producer of the sequel explains why the team chose to delay instead of rushing it out for a 2012 release. He also confirmed our earlier report about no Trek for next month’s San Diego Comic Con. [UPDATE 2: Also talks about Benedict Cumberbatch & 'connected' USS Enterprise sets]

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Shatner’s ‘Get A Life!’ Doc Premiering at Comic Con + on EPIX Channel July 28 June 14, 2012

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions,Fandom,Shatner , comments closed

JJ Abrams may not be bringing his latest Star Trek project to Comic-con, but William Shatner is. The EPIX Chanel is sending Bill to San Diego Comic-con for a panel on his new Trek fan documentary "Get a Life!" which will also be screened for the first time. The documentary will premiere later in July on the EPIX chanel. More details plus exclusive first image below.

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Brent Spiner Joins Warehouse 13 For Recurring Role In Season 4 June 13, 2012

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When it returns for its fourth season this summer, the Syfy series Warehouse 13 will once again feature a Star Trek luminary. This time Star Trek: The Next Generation’s Brent Spiner is coming on board for multiple episodes. More details and a first look below.

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Watch: Entire 5 Star Trek TV Captains Panel From Philadelphia Comic Con

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions,DS9,ENT,TNG,TOS,Viral Video/Mashup/Images,VOY , comments closed

A couple of weekends ago, all five Star Trek TV captains appeared together at a convention, at Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con. For the first time ever, William Shatner, Sir Patrick Stewart, Avery Brooks, Kate Mulgrew and Scott Bakula were on the same stage together. Watch the full thing (almost one hour) below.

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