Today the BBC, CBS and IDW (enough acronyms?) made official what was leaked last week…the Star Trek and Doctor Who franchises are headed for a mashup collision in a new comic book. We now have new details (and the first cover) from the the "Assimiliation2" comics which will tell the tale of how the crew of Star Trek: The Next Generation and the Doctor will face off against the Borg and the Cybermen.
Bruce Greenwood made no secret of the fact that he wanted to return to the role of Christopher Pike for the Star Trek sequel. And last month we revealed he got his wish. In a new interview promoting his new show The River, Greenwood talked about returning to Trek and how he is "content" with Pike’s role in the sequel.
Star Trek co-write producers Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman are working on bringing the vampire Lestat back to the big screen. A new report says the pair are working with some other big Hollywood names and Anne Rice on a deal for her fourth vampire book "The Tale of the Body Thief," In other Orci news, he has tweeted some more of his photos from the last Star Trek movie.
Before we see Karl Urban return to the big screen as Dr. McCoy in the 2013 Star Trek sequel, the actor will be taking on another iconic sci-fi role…Judge Dredd. Some new images for the film have been released, check them out below.
For the last couple of summers TrekMovie has reported the fun Trek in the Park plays from the Atomic Arts theater company in Portland, OR. Now the group has gained new famed, being featured in the latest episode of IFC’s comedy Portlandia. Check out a clip of that below, plus a clip of Star Trek and Battlestar Galactica’s Ron Moore guest starring in a BSG-themed segment.
Pilot season continues to heat up, with Star Trek producer/director JJ Abrams selling another pilot, his second this week. This time JJ and his fellow Trek producer Bryan Burk are returning to sci-fi with a mysterious post-apocalyptic series for NBC titled Revolution. Details below.
In is an undisputed fact that Star Trek has led the way in the sub-genre of Space Nazis, but the Finnish filmmakers behind 2005’s Trek parody Star Wreck: In The Pirkinning are taking the 3rd Reich to the next level with Iron Sky – a film about Nazis on the moon. Check out the latest trailer below. We also look back at Star Trek’s Space Nazis.
George Take recently tried to call for a peace in the ongoing Star Trek / Star Wars “feud”, but William Shatner is more interested in keeping it going. Watch Bill’s video reply to George below.
We wont be getting a new Star Trek movie until the summer of 2013, but sequel co-writer/producer Damon Lindelef does have a big sci-fi movie coming out next summer: Prometheus. Lindelof wrote the Alien (sort-of) prequel for director Ridley Scott and the first trailer has been released. Check it out below. We also have a quick sci-fi movies update bit with trailers for The Dark Knight Rises, The Hobbit, and GI Joe 2.
Getting a chance to appear in a Star Trek movie would be a fan’s dream come true. Well Paramount and JJ Abrams are going to give you a chance with their new "Super 8: Watch It & Walk-On" Sweepstakes. Details below, plus a very brief comment from Abrams on the status of the sequel.
The Spike Scream Awards which aired Tuesday night featured a few of Star Trek’s new luminaries, including Zoe Saldana who presented the Best Sci-Fi Movie to JJ Abrams (for Super 8). Also appearing as a presenter was John Cho. Check out photos below, plus photos from Zachary Quinto’s Margin Call premiere. .
In Sci-Fi Movies this week, we get a closer look at the cast of Joss Whedon’s The Avengers, get an update on the director search for Thor 2, learn new details about Ridley Scott’s Prometheus, discover a directors short list for Twilight Zone and more, including release date plans for the Red Dawn remake and updates on Man of Steel, RoboCop, The Wolverine, John Carter and Wanted 2. All that plus much more, including an official announcement for the Mortal Kombat remake and the latest images and video previews.
In Sci-Fi TV this week, Guillermo del Toro offers a brief update on the status of the ABC series The Hulk, we have news on a comics legend making a guest star appearance on Chuck season 5 and much more, including the latest television ratings for Terra Nova and Fringe, and the latest new images and video previews.
This week’s Sci-Fi Movies includes updates on Fantastic Voyage, Frankenstein, Prometheus and the next Terminator, the first look at the cast of Dark Shadows, release date news for the Captain America sequel and possible director news for Thor 2. All that plus Star Wars blu-ray sales data and much more, including the latest images and video previews.
In this week’s edition of Sci-Fi TV, we get ready for the fourth season of Fringe, discover new details about Terra Nova, get confirmation on a Doctor Who delay and a new The Walking Dead live after-show. Plus more including an update on the passed-over Fox pilot Locke & Key. All that plus much more, including the latest new images and video previews.
Sci-Fi Movies is back with updates on the latest in sci-fi and genre movies, including The Amazing Spider-Man, The Avengers, The Dark Knight Rises, Man of Steel, World War Z and even news on a sequel to Beetlejuice. All that plus much more, including the latest images and video previews.
The debate over whether Star Trek is better than Star Wars — or vice versa — is one that has been going on for decades. And now, with this week’s release of Star Wars: The Complete Saga on Blu-ray, Captain Kirk himself is putting his two cents into the discussion. Details and video after the jump.
Super 8, the original sci-fi project written and directed by J.J. Abrams, will be released on DVD and Blu-ray on November 22, 2011. The movie will be available as a two-disc Blu-ray/DVD Combo pack or a single-disc DVD. Details over the jump.
Sci-Fi TV is back with a look at the latest in sci-fi and genre television, including The Walking Dead, Fringe, Terra Nova and Supernatural, plus news on a TV adaptation of the sci-fi thriller Source Code. All that plus much more, including the latest television ratings, and new images and video previews.
Some Star Trek vets will be appearing on a couple of sci-fi shows over the next few days. First up Star Trek: Deep Space Nine’s Nana Visitor and TNG’s John de Lancie will be on tonight’s Torchwood: Miracle Day. And on Monday Star Trek: Voyager’s Kate Mulgrew begins her arc on Warehouse 13. Watch previews below.
If you aren’t going to Dragon*Con and looking for something to do this Labor Day weekend, you can stay home and visit the 24th century as Syfy is once again holding a Star Trek: The Next Generation marathon. And this time they are looking to the fans to help pick the episodes. Details below.
This week’s episode of Syfy Warehouse 13 once again dipped into the world of Trek for a gag, this time with the Gerald Fried’s classic fight music from Star Trek’s Amok Time. Watch the clip below.
Appearing at the Las Vegas Star Trek convention over the weekend, Star Trek’s Walter Koenig broke some news for another franchise: Babylon 5. Koenig says that B5 creator J. Michael Straczynski is currently in negotiations to develop more Babylon 5. Walter also compared working on B5 to Star Trek, details below. [UPDATE: Straczynski denial]
Back in the 90s Star Trek’s Leonard Nimoy and Next Gen’s John de Lancie released a series of "Alien Voices" audio dramas of classic sci-fi stories with casts that included a number of other Star Trek stars. These Alien Voices audio dramas have been re-released as digital downloads, details below.
Star Trek’s William Shatner is about to drop his new record "Seeking Major Tom" where he collaborates with all sorts of rockers doing a number of sci-fi themed cover songs. Watch a promotional video below where Shatner talks about the album and reveals some sample tunes. And if that wasn’t enough, Shatner is going on the road (in Canada eh) with an "Evening with William Shatner" tour. Get all the details below.
Today the Syfy channel confirmed earlier reports (and reversed itself from a statement last week) and officially cancelled Eureka, which currently features Star Trek: The Next Generation’s Wil Wheaton in a recurring role. The decision to many by surprise, including Wheaton and the cast. See below for the official Syfy statement and Wil’s reaction.
Mondays on Syfy are becoming the place for Star Trek vets to show up. The latest addition to be announced is Star Trek: The Next Generation’s Brent Spiner, who will be doing a guest spot on Syfy’s new show Alphas. Spiner joins a number of other famous faces announced for the show, details below.
As reported before, Syfy’s Monday nights are now full of Star Trek guest star appearances. Last week Star Trek: DS9’s Rene Auberjonois joined Warehouse 13 and this week it is Star Trek Voyager’s Plus Star Trek: TNG’s Wil Wheaton is back on Eureka tonight. And later in August Voyager’s Kate Mulgrew heads to Warehouse 13. See video previews of tonight’s episodes plus the first image of Mulgrew on Warehouse 13 below
TrekMovie has put together some fun Star Trek celeb stuff from Saturday at San Diego Comic Con including photos of Patrick Stewart and video of the crowd singing him happy birthday. Plus Bob Orci reveals the truth about a government conspiracy, and finally video of Zachary Quinto and Damon Lindelof "audition" for Fringe.
Corrected: On Monday night two of Syfy’s shows will feature Star Trek vets, with DS9’s Rene Auberjonois showing up on Warehouse 13 and TNG’s Wil Wheaton returning to Eureka. Check out clips and previews below, including full video of the SDCC Syfy panels (including Wil Wheaton moderating the Eureka panel). Correction: Voyager’s Jeri Ryan to appear on the August 1st W13 episode.