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VIDEO & AUDIO: JJ Abrams Interviews With Daily Show, JKL, & NPR June 15, 2011

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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.


Bruce Greenwood’s Super 8 Role Revealed + Poll: Rate JJ Abrams Super 8 June 13, 2011

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JJ Abrams apparently liked working with Bruce Greenwood who played Capt. Pike in the Star Trek movie. Bruce’s name appears in the credits for Abrams new movie Super 8, and now his surprising role has been revealed [spoilers below]. We also have a new poll on JJ Abrams Super 8.


Patrick Stewart Gets Into Starfleet Costume For Skit + Stewart Voicing New War of the Worlds Videogame

by Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Games,Humor,Sci-Fi,TNG,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed

Sir Patrick Stewart put on his Jean Luc Picard costume from Star Trek: The Next Generation for a skit on the UK’s Channel 4 TV. In addition, Sir Patrick is returning to Paramount sci-fi as the narrator in a new "War of the Worlds" video game. Details below.


Jeri Ryan, Kate Mulgrew & Rene Auberjonois Coming To Warehouse 13 Season 3

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The upcoming third season of the Syfy series Warehouse 13 is going to be chock full of Star Trek stars. Star Trek Voyager’s Jeri Ryan and Kate Mulgrew along with Star Trek: Deep Space Nine’s Rene Auberjonois are all lined up for guest spots, details below.


Sci-Fi Movies Saturday: The Hobbit, The Dark Knight Rises, The Avengers, The Hunger Games, Terminator 5, Tron 3, Super 8 + more June 11, 2011

by Rosario T. Calabria , Filed under: Sci-Fi , comments closed

In this week’s Sci-Fi Movies column, we have box office news for J.J. Abrams’ Super 8 [Updated], official title and release date announcements for The Hobbit movies, a first look at Bane in The Dark Knight Rises, more sequel news (Tron, Terminator, Pirates), plus more news including for Hunger Games, Avengers and Oz: The Great and Powerful. Plus the latest casting bites, images and videos.


JJ Abrams Promises Star Trek Sequel News “Soon” + Abrams To Moderate WGA Panel w/ First Lady June 10, 2011

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Abrams,Celebrity,Star Trek Into Darkness,Super 8 , comments closed

JJ Abrams Super 8 hits theaters today, and everyone wants to know what is coming next (and when) from Abrams. In a brief comment at the Super 8 premiere, Abrams talked about the ongoing talks with Paramount about the Star Trek sequel shedule and how there should be news "soon." And in other Abrams news, next week he will be moderating panel with Michelle Obama.    


Damon Lindelof inks Disney deal to write Sci-Fi feature film “1952″ June 9, 2011

by Rosario T. Calabria , Filed under: Sci-Fi , comments closed

Star Trek sequel co-writer Damon Lindelof has signed a 7-figure deal with Disney to write and produce a sci-fi film called 1952 (working title). The project is described as a large-scale science fiction feature film geared towards a family audience. Details over the fold.


Review: JJ Abrams Super 8

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Abrams,Review,Super 8 , comments closed

On Friday June 10th JJ Abrams follows up his 2009 Star Trek movie with Super 8. With the help of producer Steven Spielberg, Abrams has returned to his own childhood for a mysterious monster movie, which turns out to be an effective coming-of-age story. Find out more in the review. [Some Spoilers Ahead]   


JJ Abrams On More Star Trek Sequels + Talks “Overusing” Lens Flares & Super 8 June 8, 2011

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We have already heard this week from JJ Abrams on how he won’t rush the Star Trek sequel to meet it’s June 29, 2012 release date. Now in a new interview, Abrams talks about Star Trek beyond the next Star Trek movie. We also have a few video clips of Abrams talking about possible delay, lens flares and Super 8.    


Sci-Fi TV Saturday: The Walking Dead, True Blood, Teen Wolf, Falling Skies, Warehouse 13 spinoff + More June 4, 2011

by Rosario T. Calabria , Filed under: Sci-Fi , comments closed

Sci-Fi TV is back and we’ve got you covered with a rundown on the 2011/2012 new show pickups (as well as new looks at the passed on NBC pilot Wonder Woman), plus updates on the new seasons of The Walking Dead and True Blood, a video from the series premiere of MTV’s Teen Wolf reboot and news on TNT’s Falling Skies and a possible Warehouse 13 spinoff. All that plus much more, including the latest television ratings, and new images and video previews.


Sneak Peek Of Syfy’s “Alphas” – Produced By Star Trek: DS9′s Ira Steven Behr June 3, 2011

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In July Syfy are launching a new series – Alphas. This new show about ordinary people with extraordinary abilities is executive produced by Ira Steven Behr – known to Trek fans as the writer/exec. producer and show-runner for Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. We have pictures, a sneak peek preview and more details on Alphas below.


Clip: Star Trek Reference In Transformers: Dark of the Moon June 2, 2011

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Transformers: Dark of the Moon, the third live-action film in the Transformers franchise comes out in a few weeks and will feature Star Trek’s Leonard Nimoy’s voice as Sentinel Prime. But it will also feature at least one Star Trek reference. Check it out in the clip below.


Video of the Day: Revenge Of George Lucas June 1, 2011

by Staff , Filed under: Fan Productions,Humor,Sci-Fi,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed

A funny new fake trailer called "George Lucas Strikes Back" is going viral this week. It features the "real" George Lucas who has apparently been held captive while an impostor released the prequels as part of an insidious plot. What does this have to do with Star Trek? Well watch the trailer below to find out.


JJ Abrams Compares His Process For Super 8 & Star Trek + Video Interview of JJ w/ Spielberg May 27, 2011

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JJ Abrams Super 8 hits theaters in two weeks, and more promotional interviews with the director are dribbling out. Below we have Abrams comparing his process for Super 8 and Star Trek, plus video of JJ with Steven Spielberg and more.

John Cho Cast In Total Recall Remake May 26, 2011

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It looks like regardless to what happens with the Star Trek sequel, John Cho will be appearing in a sci-fi movie coming summer 2012. Star Trek’s new Sulu has been cast in the remake of Paul Verhoeven’s 1990 film Total Recall, details below


2 More Clips From JJ Abrams Super 8 + Cool Japanese Poster May 19, 2011

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Two more clips for Star Trek director JJ Abrams new movie Super 8 have been released. This brings the total to four clips released this week, and all four link together. Watch them all below, plus check out the Spielberg-esque Japanese poster for Super 8


UDPATED: First 2 Clips From JJ Abrams Super 8 May 16, 2011

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Abrams,Super 8 , comments closed

Paramount has just released the first full clip from Star Trek director JJ Abrams new movie  Super 8. Take a trip back to the late 70s to watch the train crash that starts the mystery at the heart of the movie. Oh yes, and there are lots of lens flares. [UPDATE: 2nd clip added] 


New Trailers For JJ Abrams Alcatraz & Brannon Braga’s Terra Nova + Fox Announces Schedule

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Fox is making Monday into time-travel night for their next season, with two shows produced by Star Trek vets. Today Fox Broadcasting announced their full schedule for the 2011/2012 season along with releasing trailers for their new shows, including JJ Abrams’ Alcatraz and Brannon Braga’s Terra Nova. Watch those and read the new official synopses below.


3 New TV Spots For JJ Abrams Super 8 + Cool New iPhone App May 12, 2011

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On June 10th director JJ Abrams debuts his follow up to Star Trek, the Steven Spielberg homage/collaboration Super 8. Tonight three new TV spots for the movie debuted. Check them all out below. Plus find out how you can turn your iPhone into a Super 8 camera. 


Leonard Nimoy Talks Fringe and Star Trek May 9, 2011

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Star Trek’s original Spock Leonard Nimoy is appearing tonight at Boston University. The school newspaper has a new interview with the actor promoting the event, where Nimoy talks about coming out of retirement for Fringe and Star Trek. Excerpts below.

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