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Next week Star Trek: The Next Generation begins its 25th anniversary year celebration with the release of "Star Trek: The Next Generation – The Next Level" on Blu-ray. TrekMovie spoke to veteran Star Trek designers Mike and Denise Okuda, who are working on the project, to get more information on how TNG is being brought into the HD world. See below for part 1 of the interview. We also have some new images from the set to share.
Brannon Braga talks TNG, VOY, ENT, Star Trek Movies + more September 21, 2011by Rosario T. Calabria , Filed under: ENT,Interview,TNG,Trek Franchise,VOY , comments closed
From The Next Generation to Voyager to Enterprise — and Star Trek movies in between — Brannon Braga has had his hands in hundreds of hours of Star Trek. The writer/producer’s next project, however, is Fox’s prehistoric time travel series Terra Nova from producer Steven Spielberg. Braga took some time to reflect on his time with Star Trek in a new interview with StarTrek.com.
Exclusive Video Interview: Simon Pegg On A More Serious Scotty, Budgineering, Star Trek Critics & more June 23, 2011by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Interview,ST09 Cast,Star Trek (2009 film),Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed
Last week at the final stop on his mini book tour for his memoir "Nerd Do Well," Star Trek’s Simon Pegg sat down with TrekMovie.com to talk about growing up nerd, geeking out on Star Trek, critiques of the film, getting more serious with the role of Scotty in the sequel and more. Watch the video interview below.DS9,Games,Interview,Review , comments closed
Last week TrekMovie reported on E3 first impression of the exciting new video game tied to the new Star Trek movie universe. Gameforge was also at E3 showing off a pre-alpha build of their free to play multiplayer browser game Star Trek: Infinite Space. See below for first impressions, plus exclusive gameplay video and interview with game consultants Mike and Denise Okuda.
Exclusive Interview: Damon Lindelof, Roberto Orci & Alex Kurtzman Talk Star Trek Sequel June 15, 2011by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Interview,Lindelof,Orci/Kurtzman,Star Trek (2009 film),Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed
Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman and Damon Lindelof have been tasked to shape the story and script for the 2012 Star Trek sequel. In a new exclusive interview with TrekMovie.com the writer/producers talk about the sequel schedule, character development, getting the mix of old and new right, fan patience, and more. Watch the video and read the transcript below.Feature Films (TMP-NEM),Interview,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed
Last night at a screening of Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan in Hollywood, director Nicholas Meyer spoke about his time with Trek. One of the more poignant moments was when he spoke of his regret over a specific meeting with Gene Roddenberry shortly before his death. Watch video clip below.
Exclusive: Robert Duncan McNeill On How He Would Improve Star Trek Voyager + Chuck Renewal Chances + More May 3, 2011by 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.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.
Star Trek: Infinite Space Q&A With Mike & Denise Okuda April 12, 2011by 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.
Interview: Michael Dorn On His History With TNG & DS9, Nemesis, the 2009 Star Trek & more December 3, 2010by 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.
VIDEO: Herman Zimmerman Talks Difficulties w/ Nemesis Director Baird, ST09′s Big Nacelles & More September 3, 2010by 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.
VegasCon10: Video Preview Of Sunday’s Star Trek Auction August 6, 2010by 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.
EXCLUSIVE Interview: Star Trek Online Exec. Producer Daniel Stahl on Season 2 & The Future of STO July 26, 2010by 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.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.
EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: John deLancie on New Trek + Malcom McDowell On Killing New Kirk+ Catherine Hicks on being “Leonard’s Girl” July 3, 2010by 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."
EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Star Trek Makeup Designer Burman Talks Oscar, Gorns, and Sequel Klingons Hopes June 30, 2010by 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.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.
EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Fringe’s Lance Reddick Is Trekkie & Wants Sequel Role + Anna Torv Talks Nimoy’s Last Day June 29, 2010by 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
VIDEO: Ralph Winter on Star Trek III, Trek v Wars, Bennett’s Trek exit, Singer’s Trek love, Abrams’ Trek film + more June 28, 2010by 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.
EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Roberto Orci & Alex Kurtzman On Status of Star Trek Sequel + Discuss Importance of Villain & Title Ideas June 26, 2010by 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.