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Koenig: Straczynski Negotiating To Bring Back Babylon 5 + Walter Compares Bester To Chekov [UPDATED]

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]



Video Interview/Preview For Shatner’s “Seeking Major Tom” Album + Bill Going On Canadian Tour

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.


Syfy Abruptly Cancels Eureka – Wil Wheaton Not Amused [UPDATED]

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.



Previews of Jeri Ryan and Wil Wheaton On Tonight’s Warehouse 13 & Eureka + First Look At Kate Mulgrew on W13

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


SDCC Crowd Sings Happy Birthday To Sir Patrick + Orci Reveals Alien Truth + Quinto & Lindelof’s Fringe Audition

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. 


Previews of Jeri Ryan & Rene Auberjonois On Warehouse 13 & Wil Wheaton on Eureka

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.


Watch Jon Favreau Interview Orci, Kurtzman & Lindelof For Cowboys & Aliens

Cowboys & Aliens opens next weekend and to help promote the film director Jon Favreu has been posting a series of interviews with the cast and crew of the film, three of whom are part of Star Trek’s new core creative team. Today he posted his chat with producer/co-writers Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman along plus his his chat with co-writer Damon Lindelof. Watch the video interviews below (nothing new about Star Trek, but good insights into the team).



ST09 CelebWatch: New Previews w/ Yelchin, Urban & Pegg + Cho & Quinto To SDCC + Pine Rumor Update + Zoe w/ Royals

This week the new Star Trek crew have been making news. There is a new TV spot for Fright Night featuring Anton Yelchin, a new trailer for Tintin with Simon Pegg, and a new image of Karl Urban as Dredd. Also John Cho and Zachary Quinto are headed to Comic Con next week and there is also an update on that Chris Pine RoboCop rumor And rounding it out we have some lovely pictures of Zoe Saldana at a recent polo match (attended by Royals).




Michael Bay Talks About Leonard Nimoy & Star Trek Nods In Transformers: Dark Of The Moon

Yesterday we talked about Paramount’s big Star Trek movie for next 4th of July weekend (at least officially). For this 4th of July weekend Paramount’s big movie is Transformer: Dark of the Moon, and it turns out that it contains some Star Trek of its own. Today director Michael Bay is talking about the Trek references in TF3, including Leonard Nimoy’s voice work.  


Sci-Fi Movies Tuesday: Transformers, Man of Steel, The Dark Knight Rises, The Hobbit, Prometheus, Pacific Rim, The Wolverine + more

In this week’s Sci-Fi Movies column we get ready for giant robots of Transformers 3, find out who is Superman’s daddy, get a look at The Hobbit, ponder a Green Lantern sequel, learn how Prometheus is related to Alien, and reveal a Batman 3 casting spoiler. All that plus more, including the latest casting bites, images and videos.


Watch Epic 2 Hour 40 Minute Interview With Damon Lindelof (Sorry No Star Trek 2012 News)

Want to learn lots about Star Trek producer (& sequel co-writer/producer) Damon Lindelof? Yesterday Damon spent 2 hour & 40 minutes on The Kevin Pollak Chat Show. Amazingly they barely touch on Star Trek, but Lindelof talks about his genesis as a writer, a lot about Lost plus Twitter feuds Cowboys & Aliens, Prometheus, collaborating with JJ Abrams and Ridley Scott, and more.



Look Inside Cowboys & Aliens With Bob Orci & Alex Kurtzman [UPDATED]

JJ Abrams (with Super 8) isn’t the only Star Trek honcho who has teamed up with Steven Spielberg for sci-fi adventure this summer. Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman and Damon Lindelof are the scribes behind the sci-fi western Cowboys & Aliens, coming at the end of July. Watch a new behind the scenes featurette (including Bob and Alex) below. [UPDATE: New trailer added]


VIDEO & AUDIO: JJ Abrams Interviews With Daily Show, JKL, & NPR

Director JJ Abrams has been doing the rounds of media interviews in the last few days to promote his film Super 8. He hasn’t revealed anything new about the Star Trek sequel, but has talked about his process, how he got to know Spielberg, fan feedback and more. Full video (and audio) interviews from The Daily Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live and Fresh Air below.