Exclusive: JJ Abrams On Trek Lessons For Star Wars + How New Director Could Make Next Star Trek Better May 17, 2013by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Interview,ST: Into Darkness Sequel,Star Trek Into Darkness , 99 comments
Speaking exclusively with TrekMovie.com Star Trek Into Darkness director JJ Abrams talked about lessons he learned from Star Trek that he can apply to Star Wars, his hopes for a 2016 Star Trek movie, and how he thinks a new director could do it better, and more. Watch the interview and read full transcript below.
Exclusive: Saldana Not Ready For Spock/Uhura Pon Farr + Win Zoe-signed iPad Mini from a+ mag May 16, 2013by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Contest,Interview,Star Trek Into Darkness , 96 comments
Speaking exclusively with TrekMovie, Star Trek Into Darkness star Zoe Saldana explains how she got a fight scene for Uhura, why she isn’t ready for Spock and Uhura to settle down and more. Watch the video below and also find out how you can win a new iPad Mini signed by Saldana (courtesy of the new a+ iPad Magazine).
Speaking exclusively to TrekMovie.com, actress Alice Eve revealed a deleted scene from Star Trek Into Darkness that explains her British (and not American) accent. The actress also talks about her Trek fandom, hopes for the next Star Trek movie and more. Watch the interview below (minor spoilers).
Exclusive: Pine and Quinto Talk To TrekMovie About Their ‘Moments Of Shatner and Nimoy’ & more May 15, 2013by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Interview,Star Trek Into Darkness , 20 comments
And here is the second TrekMovie interview from the official Star Trek Into Darkness junket, this time with Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto where we talk about how they both pepper their performances with moments of Shatner and Nimoy. We also talked about working with Cumberbatch and more. Watch it below.
Exclusive: Simon Pegg Told JJ ‘Dont Forget Us’ After Landing Star Wars Job + More From Pegg/Karl Urban Interviewby Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Interview,Star Trek Into Darkness , 24 comments
At the official Star Trek Into Darkness junket, TrekMovie.com had a chance to sit down with the two biggest Star Trek fans in the new cast – Karl Urban and Simon Pegg. We talked about Pegg upping his Scottishness, Karl showing McCoy’s warmth, the triumvirate, the future of Star Trek with a possible new director and more.
One of the more interesting new chraracters on the bridge of the USS Enterprise is played by British actor Joseph Gatt. Known previously for more physical roles (including playing a Frost Giant in Thor), Gatt landed a spot on the bridge of the USS Enterprise. In an exclusive interview wtih TrekMovie.com, Gatt talks about life on the birdge and about his "unique features." Read on for details below, but there are minor spoilers.
Video: TrekMovie Talks To Abrams, Saldana & Eve On Mexico Into Darkness Red Carpet + Premiere Pix May 9, 2013by Alfredo Ruanova , Filed under: Interview,Star Trek Into Darkness , 23 comments
On Tuesday the Star Trek Into Darkness world tour arrived in Mexico City. TrekMovie was on the red carpet and had quick moments to chat with JJ Abrams, Alice Eve and Zoe Saldana. Watch the video below, plus see pictures from the Mexico premiere.
Paramount has released a number of EPK ‘Soundbite’ videos from the cast and crew of Star Trek Into Darkness and we will be sharing them with you here at TrekMovie but we thought we would start with actor Peter Weller’s vid. If you pay attention to the video you will be able to discern a clue about his character from the movie. Watch it below. [beware of spoilers]
Exclusive: Roberto Orci & Alex Kurtzman Reveal How Fans Influenced Into Darkness + Talk Next Movie & more May 4, 2013by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Interview,ST: Into Darkness Sequel,Star Trek Into Darkness , 183 comments
Star Trek Into Darkness co-writers spoke exclusively with TrekMovie.com at the London premiere. The pair talked about secrecy, revealed how TrekMovie.com fan community, and gave an update on Paramount’s plans for the next Star Trek movie. All that and more in the video interview below. (minor spoilers discussed).
Exclusive: Lindelof Talks When Into Darkness Villain Was Chosen + Chance Of Abrams Directing Next Trek & Moreby Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Interview,ST: Into Darkness Sequel,Star Trek Into Darkness , 52 comments
At the Star Trek Into Darkness London premiere TrekMovie had an exclusive chance to speak to writer/producer Damon Lindelof who gave a frank appraisal of the chances of JJ Abrams returning to the director’s chair for the next movie along with talking about how long ago they decided on their approach for Into Darkness, and more. Watch the interview below.
At the Sydney premiere of Star Trek Into Darkness TrekMovie had a team on the red carpet who were able to nab some exclusive interviews with actors Chris Pine and Karl Urban as well as director JJ Abrams. Abrams talked a little Star Wars & Trek, Chris talked about Kirk’s arc and Karl talked about nerding out and more. Watch the video and read excerpts below.
Star Trek Into Darkness will be the ninth film in the franchise with a Doohan on board the Enterprise. Once again Chris Doohan (son of James Doohan) has a role, playing a trasnporter officer. In an exclusive interview with TrekMovie.com, Chris talks about returning for Into Darkness and more.
The new Star Trek Video Game is due in just two days. TrekMovie sat down with Paramount producer Brian Miller for an exclusive talk about the game and the future of Star Trek gaming. Read the full interview below plus we share some more game play and behind the scenes video for the game..
Exclusive: Cumberbatch, Pine, Quinto, Urban & Cho Talk ‘Into Darkness’ And Future Star Treks December 14, 2012by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Interview,ST09 Cast,ST: Into Darkness Sequel,Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed
At the Bad Robot press day, TrekMovie had time to quickly chat with some of the stars of Star Trek Into Darkness. Find out what Benedict Cumberbatch, Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Karl Urban and John Cho had to say about the movie. I also asked all the regular crew if they will stick around past the three contracted movies.
Exclusive: Kurtzman On Villain Testing Crew + Lindelof On Changes 3D Brings To Trek + Abrams On Next Project December 13, 2012by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Abrams,Interview,Lindelof,Orci/Kurtzman,Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed
TrekMovie had the opportunity to briefly chat with some of the people behind the camera for Star Trek Into Darkness at a cocktail reception at Bad Robot this week. Today we present Alex Kurtzman talking about the importance of the villain in the film and where the crew is on their arc. Also Damon Lindelof talks about how 3D has changed things this time around. And finally JJ Abrams talks about what he will do after Into Darkness.
Exclusive: Kurtzman & Orci Talk Reveal Of ‘Into Darkness’ Villain Name December 11, 2012by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Interview,Orci/Kurtzman,Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed
Yesterday Benedict Cumberbatch’s Star Trek Into Darkness character finally got a name, but this name didn’t exactly line up with what we had been lead to believe about the character. Luckily TrekMovie had a chance to dig deeper into this by talking to two of the film’s screenwriters: Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci. See what they had to say, but again beware of spoilers.
Save the bridge! A behind the scenes look at the project to restore the Enterprise D bridge October 26, 2012by Joseph Dickerson , Filed under: Fan Productions,Interview,Memorabilia , comments closed
“Imagine being a Star Wars fan driving past Lucasfilm, and seeing the Millennium Falcon in a dumpster.”
Would never happen, right? Well, it did. Only it wasn’t Star Wars, and it wasn’t that infamous Corellian freighter found in a trash heap, it was the bridge of the finest ship in the galaxy, the USS Enterprise-D. And the Star Trek fan that found it is named Huston Huddleston, and he’s currently working to restore the bridge set to its former glory.
I talked at length with Huston about how he was able to acquire the Bridge, the details of how he started his project to restore the set, how the project is going, and the support he has gotten from fans and Star Trek professionals alike.
Extensive Interview w/CBS Digital on Star Trek TNG Blu-Ray October 6, 2012by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: CBS/Paramount,DVD/Blu-ray,Interview,TNG Remastered , comments closed
The Next Generation is currently being digitally remastered for release on Blu-Ray, and it’s a huge job to say the least. Our friends over at TrekCore recently sat down with the CBS Digital remastering team and talked with them about the process. The extensive 5-part interview is a very in-depth and technical look at the project, and it reveals some interesting tid bits like how the team is digging up 25-year old bloopers and outtakes thought to be lost. More after the jump.
Exclusive Interview: Roberto Orci Reveals Star Trek Sequel Character Details + Talks Title, Trailer & more July 14, 2012by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Interview,Orci/Kurtzman,Spoilers,Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed
There has been a lot of chatter in the last week so TrekMovie thought it was time again to check in with Star Trek co-writer/producer Roberto Orci who not only contradicted Karl Urban’s latest comments but also gave details on post-production and revealed some spoilers on the new characters in the film, talked titles and more…and this is only in the first part of the exclusive interview below.DVD/Blu-ray,Interview,TNG,TNG Remastered , comments closed
The first season of Star Trek: The Next Generation will be released on Blu-ray in just a couple of weeks. Mike and Denise Okuda are working on the project of bringing TNG into the HD world and they took some time out to talk exclusively to TrekMovie about the project. The interview is below, along with some new images released today for Comic Con.