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Exclusive: Robert Duncan McNeill On How He Would Improve Star Trek Voyager + Chuck Renewal Chances + More May 3, 2011

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Celebrity,Interview,VOY , comments closed

Since his seven seasons on Star Trek: Voyager wrapped up a decade ago, Robert Duncan McNeill has transitioned to TV directing and producing. In an exclusive FedCon interview with TrekMovie.com, Robbie explains how he would have done things differently on Voyager, and gives an update on the chances of his new show Chuck getting another season.

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Exclusive: The True Story Behind The Bryan Singer ‘Pitch’ of “Star Trek: Federation” April 14, 2011

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Interview,Trek on TV , comments closed

For years there has been talk about a Star Trek pitch made by director Bryan Singer, including a mention by Jonathan Frakes last week. Some details have been reported online, but TrekMovie has received an actual copy of the "Star Trek: Federation" proposal document, and has talked to one of the authors about the supposed pitch. Exclusive details below.

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Star Trek: Infinite Space Q&A With Mike & Denise Okuda April 12, 2011

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Celebrity,Games,Interview , comments closed

This summer Gameforge releases their browser game Star Trek: Infinite Space. Today the game publisher provided us with a new Q&A with Star Trek consultants Mike & Denise Okuda, along with some screenshots of the free to play role playing game.

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Interview: Michael Dorn On His History With TNG & DS9, Nemesis, the 2009 Star Trek & more December 3, 2010

by Henning Koonert , Filed under: DS9,Interview,TNG , comments closed

At FedCon XIX, Henning Koonert from our German partner TrekZone had a chance to speak with Star Trek: The Next Generation’s (and DS9′s) Mr. Worf, Michael Dorn. The full interview, where Dorn talks about his time on Trek, "Nemesis", the 2009 "Star Trek" and more is cross-posted here.

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VIDEO: Herman Zimmerman Talks Difficulties w/ Nemesis Director Baird, ST09′s Big Nacelles & More September 3, 2010

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,Feature Films (TMP-NEM),Interview,Star Trek (2009 film) , comments closed

Last week at the showing of Star Trek: Nemesis at the Star Trek Summer Screening series at the Royal Theater in West LA, veteran production designer Herman Zimmerman spoke frankly about his career in Trek, issues with Nemesis director Stuart Baird, and gave his thoughts on the look of the new Star Trek. Watch vidoe of that below.
 

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VegasCon10: Video Preview Of Sunday’s Star Trek Auction August 6, 2010

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,Interview,Memorabilia,Trek Franchise , comments closed

On Sunday there is going to be a live Star Trek auction at the Star Trek convention (you can also participate online). The original Star Trek memorabilia comes from the collections of a number of Star Trek vets, plus there are a number of pieces from Star Trek: The Experience. PropWorx CEO Alec Peters gave TrekMovie a guided tour of the preview on display in Vegas. Check out the video below.

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EXCLUSIVE Interview: Star Trek Online Exec. Producer Daniel Stahl on Season 2 & The Future of STO July 26, 2010

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Interview,Star Trek Online , comments closed

Star Trek Online is getting it biggest update since launch tomorrow with "Season 2: Ancient Enemies". TrekMovie spoke to new executive producer Daniel Stahl about what is new in S2 and how the game is adding more episodes, exploration and diplomacy. We also talked about the future of STO, including the C-Store, the possible move to a ‘freemium’ model, facing competition from Star Wars, and more. Check it out with exclusive new Season 2 screenshots below.

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EXCLUSIVE: Producer Bryan Burk Talks Schedule and ‘Bigger’ Scope Of Star Trek Sequel July 5, 2010

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

Last week Star Trek co-writers Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman told us they (and Damon Lindelof) were just starting to break the story for the sequel due June 29th, 2012. At the same event, TrekMovie also spoke to producer Bryan Burk, one of the other members of Star Trek’s five-member "Supreme Court", who gave an update on the plans for the production, and also talked about how the team want the sequel to be even bigger than the first.

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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: John deLancie on New Trek + Malcom McDowell On Killing New Kirk+ Catherine Hicks on being “Leonard’s Girl” July 3, 2010

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Celebrity,Feature Films (TMP-NEM),Interview,Star Trek (2009 film),TNG , comments closed

Last but not least from our video updates from the Saturn Awards, TrekMovie had some quick moments with three of Star Trek’s most famous guest stars: John deLancie, Malcolm McDowell and Catherine Hicks. deLancie talked Star Trek: The Music and the new movie, McDowell talked about killing the original Kirk and the new Kirk, and Hicks talked about how she is "Leonard Nimoy’s girl."

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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Star Trek Makeup Designer Burman Talks Oscar, Gorns, and Sequel Klingons Hopes June 30, 2010

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Interview,ST09 Creative,Star Trek (2009 film),Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed

Makeup designer Barney Burman brought glory to Star Trek by winning the franchise’s first Academy Award earlier this year. Last week Burman also won a Saturn award and before the event TrekMovie had a chance to talked to Burman about his Oscar, and what he wants to do in the Star Sequel.

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EXCLUSIVE: Producer Ralph Winter on Star Trek V: We Almost Killed The Franchise

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

Following the screening of Star Trek III over the weekend I had a short (and very frank) chat with Ralph Winter, who worked on five of the Star Trek films and he gave his assessment as to why Star Trek IV was so successful and why Star Trek V was a failure.  

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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Fringe’s Lance Reddick Is Trekkie & Wants Sequel Role + Anna Torv Talks Nimoy’s Last Day June 29, 2010

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Celebrity,Fringe,Interview,Nimoy , comments closed

Last Thursday JJ Abrams Fringe won two acting Saturn Awards (Ann Torv and Leonard Nimoy. TrekMovie spoke to Nimoy and Torv along with Fringe’s Lance Reddick before the show. Torv talked about season 3 of Fringe and being the last actress to work with Nimoy. Reddick talked about S3 and his goal of getting into the Star Trek sequel. And Nimoy reacted to Bill Shatner’s disbelief of his retirement. See video and more photos below

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VIDEO: Ralph Winter on Star Trek III, Trek v Wars, Bennett’s Trek exit, Singer’s Trek love, Abrams’ Trek film + more June 28, 2010

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,Feature Films (TMP-NEM),Interview,Star Trek (2009 film),Trek Franchise,TrekMovie.com , comments closed

On Saturday night the Simply 70(mm) Star Trek Summer movie series continued at the Royal Theater in West Los Angeles showing Star Trek III with guest associate producer Ralph Winter. Below are highlights and video of my chat with Winter, where he talks about saving money, differentiating Star Trek and Star Wars, how film making has changed, taking over after Harve Bennett’s fight with Paramount, Bryan Singer’s love for Trek and even JJ Abrams.

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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Roberto Orci & Alex Kurtzman On Status of Star Trek Sequel + Discuss Importance of Villain & Title Ideas June 26, 2010

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

This week Star Trek writer/exec producers Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman were honored with the George Pal Memorial Saturn Award. While at the event the pair spoke with TrekMovie about the award and also discussed the Star Trek sequel, giving an update on the script status, discussing the importance of the villain in a ‘second movie’ and even talked possible titles (or at least title styles). See highlights and video interview below, plus more photos.

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Exclusive: Robert Meyer Burnett Responds To Shatner/Free Enterprise 2 Rumor

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Interview,Rumor,Sci-Fi,Shatner , comments closed

The rumors about a sequel to the 1998 cult classic Free Enterprise (starring William Shatner) are heating up and this time it is Shatner himself who appears to be starting them. TrekMovie decided to check in with  Free Enterprise director and co-writer Robert Meyer Burnett to find out what is going on.

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Exclusive: Details and Image From New Gameforge Browser-based Star Trek Games June 14, 2010

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Games,Interview,Trek Franchise , comments closed

Today German game maker Gameforge announced they have signed a worldwide licensing agreement to publish free-to-play casual browser games based the Star Trek franchise. TrekMovie spoke exclusively to an executive producer from Gameforge to get the first details on the new Star Trek games. We also have the first look at concept art. Check it all out below.

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Exclusive: Academy Award-Nominee Barney Burman Talks Star Trek Makeup, Oscars & Sequel Klingons March 5, 2010

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: CBS/Paramount,Interview,Star Trek (2009 film),Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed

As noted yesterday’s Academy Award analysis, the Makeup category appears to be Star Trek’s best chance to take home an Oscar, which would be a first for the franchise. So TrekMovie thought it would be good to check in with nominee Barney Burman to see how he is dealing with the Oscar nomination, and to talk about his work on the first Star Trek, and what he would like to do in the next one.  

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Exclusive: CBS Products VP Van Citters On Future of Star Trek Books, Attractions, Videogames & more March 1, 2010

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Interview,Merchandise , comments closed

In exclusive interview, CBS Licensing VP of Product Development John Van Citters gave TrekMovie.com a briefing on the state of Star Trek licensing and a peek at some of what we can expect with Star Trek novels, non-fiction books, toys, video games, and much more.

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Exclusive: Roberto Orci Gives Star Trek Sequel Update & More [VIDEO] January 24, 2010

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Interview,Orci/Kurtzman,Star Trek (2009 film),Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed

After the WGA Star Trek screening and panel earlier in the week (see previous report), Roberto Orci spent a little time doing a video interview for TrekMovie. The writer talked about meeting Walter Koenig, gave an update on the status of the sequel, explained why writing it feels harder than the first, and also revealed how fan interaction at TrekMovie has worked its way into meetings with the Star Trek Supreme Court.

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VOY@15: Kate Mulgrew Talks To TrekMovie About 15 Years of Voyager & Beyond [AUDIO] January 19, 2010

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Celebrity,Interview,VOY , comments closed

Our 15h anniversary celebration continues today with a very special exclusive interview with Captain Janeway herself, Kate Mulgrew. The actress talks about what it was like at the beginning, the end, in between and beyond, including how she still hopes to once again play Janeway. We also talk about hair. You can read the full interview or listen to it, below.

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