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.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.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.
Exclusive: Academy Award-Nominee Barney Burman Talks Star Trek Makeup, Oscars & Sequel Klingons March 5, 2010by 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.
Exclusive: CBS Products VP Van Citters On Future of Star Trek Books, Attractions, Videogames & more March 1, 2010by 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.
Exclusive: Roberto Orci Gives Star Trek Sequel Update & More [VIDEO] January 24, 2010by 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.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.
Exclusive Video Interview: Leonard Nimoy Talks Star Trek Sequel, Shatner + more [UPDATED] November 23, 2009by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Interview,Nimoy,Star Trek (2009 film),Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed
One of the fan highlights for the new Star Trek movie was Leonard Nimoy coming out of retirement to play Spock Prime TrekMovie talked to Mr. Nimoy at the Star Trek DVD/Blu-ray release party to see if he thinks he might have one more in him, to check up on that invite he gave William Shatner to watch the movie together, and more. [UPDATE: The video embed is fixed now]
Exclusive Video: Cho, Saldana, Quinto, Urban & Greenwood On What They Want In Star Trek Sequel November 22, 2009by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Interview,Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed
The returning stars for the Star Trek sequel expected in 2012 may not know what to expect, but they do have some ideas about what they would like to see. At the Star Trek DVD release party TrekMovie talked to John Cho, Zoe Saldna, Karl Urban, Zachary Quinto and Bruce Greenwood about their hopes for their characters and got an earful on ass kicking, chair blinking and more.
Exclusive Video Interview: Orci and Lindelof Talk Star Trek Sequel (+ Fringe & Lost) November 20, 2009by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: DVD/Blu-ray,Interview,Orci/Kurtzman,Star Trek (2009 film),Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed
For the sequel to Star Trek, the writing team of Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman will be augmented by producer Damon Lindelof. At the Star Trek DVD/Blu-ray launch party TrekMovie talked to Orci and Lindelof about the next Trek, getting a status update, thoughts on their approach and what research they are doing. Bob also talked Fringe and Damon talked about the final season of Lost. See video interview below
Exclusive Video Interview: JJ Abrams Talks Star Trek Sequel November 18, 2009by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Abrams,Interview,Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed
Everyone wants to know what is going to happen in the Star Trek sequel. At the Star Trek DVD/Blu-ray launch party TrekMovie had a moment to talk to JJ Abrams. The producer talked about the status of the project, what he will do to boost international sales, if he will direct it, and yes, Khan, and more. See below for video.
Exclusive Interview: JJ Abrams Talks Allegories, Design, and Release Date For Star Trek Sequel November 16, 2009by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Abrams,Interview,Star Trek (2009 film),Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed
Yesterday TrekMovie put up the first part of our exclusive interview with JJ Abrams, talking about his Star Trek movie and the home video release. Today we finish off the the interview, talking to Abrams about the sequel, including his thoughts on “going deeper”, the engineering sets and his best guess at a release date.
Exclusive Interview: JJ Abrams Talks DVD/Blu-ray and About What Worked (and didn’t) with Star Trek 2009 November 15, 2009by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: DVD/Blu-ray,Interview,Star Trek (2009 film) , comments closed
With the imminent release of his new Star Trek movie on home video, TrekMovie thought it would be nice to check in again with director JJ Abrams to talk about the DVD and Blu-rays and look back on what worked (and maybe what didn’t). See below for (part 1) of our TrekMovie’s exclusive new interview with JJ Abrams.Interview,Orci/Kurtzman,Star Trek (2009 film),Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed
Last week we put up a partial transcript of the Bob Orci and Alex Kurtzman Q&A from the Paramount Home Video press event promoting the upcoming Star Trek DVD & Blu-ray releases. That focused on the sequel and other projects. Today we have the rest of the Q&A, with discussions of the Star Trek movie, the DVD & Blu-ray, their writing process, and a bit more on the sequel as well.Interview,Star Trek Online , comments closed
In 2010 the long wait will be over when Cryptic releases its massive multiplayer online game, Star Trek Online. In an exclusive interview with TrekMovie, STO executive producer Craig Zinkievich talks about how he will balance between hardcore and first time gamers, what you can do besides blow things up, We also have three exclusive new screenshots.
Exclusive: Interview with Star Trek: TNG-Enterprise Production Designer Herman Zimmerman September 26, 2009by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: DS9,ENT,Feature Films (TMP-NEM),Interview,TNG , comments closed
Yesterday TrekMovie put up our interview with Scott Chambliss, Star Trek’s new production designer. The man who held that position for the last couple of decades was Herman Zimmerman, who will join Chambliss at an event on Sunday honoring the design of Trek over the years. In an exclusive interview with Zimmerman below, we talk to him about his time with Trek, and also get his thoughts on the new Star Trek.
Exclusive: Interview with Star Trek Production Designer Scott Chambliss September 25, 2009by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Art,Books,Interview,Star Trek (2009 film) , comments closed
Scott Chambliss had worked with JJ Abrams for years, including on Alias and Mission: Impossible: III, but redesigning the Star Trek universe was probably his most ambitious undertaking. In an exclusive interview with TrekMovie, the production designer talks about the challenges of taking on Trek, fan feedback, and also what we can look forward to in the upcoming Art of Star Trek book.
Wil Wheaton Geeks Out On Leverage — Interview + See A Clip August 25, 2009by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Celebrity,Interview,TNG , comments closed
TNT’s heist show Leverage is no stranger to Star Trek, earlier this year TrekMovie talked to Jonathan Frakes about an episode he directed with some Trek vet guest stars. The show also makes regular Star Trek references. This week it has both, with Wil Wheaton coming on for a guest spot. TrekMovie participated in a conference call and talked to the actor about what it was like playing a geek on Leverage (big stretch!).
Exclusive Interview: Roberto Orci & Alex Kurtzman Talk Transformers Revenge Of The Fallen (and Trek Too) June 23, 2009by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Interview,Orci/Kurtzman,Sci-Fi , comments closed
Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman are being called the ‘boys of Summer’ for their involvement in this season’s Star Trek, The Proposal, and Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, which opens tomorrow. TrekMovie check in with the pair to talk bout their Transformers follow-up (and to get a little update on what’s next for Star Trek).