Give Thanks and Trek Out Your Holiday With One Free Month of CBS All Access and These Five Thanksgiving Episodes November 25, 2015by Jared Whitley , Filed under: CBS/Paramount,List , 20 comments
As you’re celebrating Thanksgiving this weekend, we wanted to share a few Thanksgiving-appropriate episodes of Trek to enjoy with loved ones while you’re digesting turkey, pie, and plomeek soup. And, as a special holiday treat from CBS, you can stream all of Star Trek ad-free with one free month of CBS All Access.
Editorial: With Execs Calling for ‘Star Trek: Zero Dark Thirty’, Does Paramount Just Not Get Trek? November 17, 2015by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: CBS/Paramount,Editorial , 251 comments
The president of Paramount’s Motion Picture Group recently told WIRED that he wants to “take advantage” of unexplored parts of the Star Trek universe going forward with future films, throwing out such “ridiculous” ideas as “Star Trek: Zero Dark Thirty” and meeting the SEAL Team Six of the Star Trek universe. After the action-adventure shoot-em-up blow-em-up blockbuster that was Into Darkness, Paramount wanting a “less Star Trek-y” script, and the head of the reboot proclaiming that Star Trek is “too philosophical”, is this another indication that Paramount really has no idea how to do Star Trek?
What Star Trek’s Move to CBS All Access Means For The Franchise November 16, 2015by Brian Drew and Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: CBS/Paramount,Star Trek All Access , 155 comments
CBS’s announcement that Star Trek will be returning to the small screen caught many fans and media by surprise. Perhaps most intriguing is that the 7th incarnation of Trek on television will be available exclusively on CBS’s online streaming platform. Can Star Trek All Access succeed as the network’s flagship venturing into a new frontier? Now that we’ve all had some time to digest it, we here at TrekMovie thought it might be fun to dissect CBS’s press release and see what we can glean from it.
In the TNG episode “The Neutral Zone”, Data comments that television as an entertainment form went extinct in 2040. If it doesn’t go extinct, it’s certainly evolving and the good people at CBS are hoping they can win in this survival of the fittest.
CBS announces new Star Trek series to premiere in January 2017 November 2, 2015by Brian Drew , Filed under: CBS/Paramount,Orci/Kurtzman,Trek Franchise,Trek on TV , 890 comments
This morning CBS Television Studios announced the production of a new Star Trek series, set to premiere in January 2017.
The Star Trek Strange New Worlds Writing Contest Is Back – Get Your Fanfic Published In An Official Star Trek Anthology October 9, 2015by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Books,CBS/Paramount,Marketing/Promotion , comments closed
In celebration of Star Trek’s 50th anniversary in 2016, CBS has brought back the popular Star Trek: Strange New Worlds fan fiction writing contest, which gives amateur authors the chance to get their stories in an official Star Trek anthology book published by Simon & Schuster.
It may be just another Star Trek DVD box set to add to your collection, but the TOS Megapack is one you might want to invest in. The 25-disc set, which is now available for pre-order and ships November 3rd, contains all 79 episodes of the original series, remastered to absolutely stunning quality, alongside a trove of previously released bonus material. What’s more is that this baby is available on Amazon for a measly $54.88 USD.
TrekMovie has learned that Michael Gummelt, owner of www.StarTrekUncharted.com (formerly www.StarTrekBeyond.com) and creator of the fan concept of the same name has been invited by Paramount to pitch his idea for a new Star Trek television series to the network, an unprecedented opportunity rarely (if ever) afforded to non-industry professionals. The concept, now titled Star Trek Uncharted, has been in the works for 20 years and takes place several decades after the time of Captain Kirk and the original Enterprise.
Two days ago and just after its release, the latest episode of Star Trek Continues, “The White Iris” was pulled from YouTube with a message saying that it had been taken down due to a copyright claim by CBS. Rumors as to why this happened have spread like wildfire along with speculation about who was next and whether a big crack-down on fan productions was about to happen. We’re here to clear things up. CBS did not pull Star Trek Continues. Read on for details.
Regardless of how much you and I want to see Star Trek return to the TV, we aren’t the ones who control the latinum.
Reflections On 10 Years of Trek-less TV May 13, 2015by Jared Whitley , Filed under: CBS/Paramount,ENT,Trek on TV , comments closed
Once a franchise has been around as long as Star Trek – and seen so many highlights – the opportunity for milestones multiply like Tribbles on their honeymoon. 2012 was the 25th anniversary of TNG. 2013 was the 20th anniversary of DS9. This year is the 20th anniversary of VOY. Next year is the 50th anniversary of TOS.
BUT TODAY is actually a milestone of a low-light: the 10th anniversary since a new episode of Star Trek aired on TV.
Pegg talks “Trek 3” *UPDATE* March 24, 2015by Brian Drew , Filed under: CBS/Paramount,Star Trek Beyond,Trek Franchise , comments closed
While doing press interviews for an upcoming film, Simon Pegg gave some details about how he landed the screenwriting gig for the next Star Trek movie, and what he hopes to bring to it. More after the jump.
BREAKING: Next Star Trek Film Set for July 8, 2016 December 23, 2014by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: CBS/Paramount,Star Trek Beyond , comments closed
Paramount has a Christmas present for the fans with the announcement of a release date for the next Star Trek feature film, which is now set for July 8th, 2016.CBS/Paramount,Star Trek Beyond , comments closed
According to a new report, the list of possible directors for the next Star Trek film is narrowing. More details below.
Orci Responds To Star Trek 3 Rumors and Speculation December 12, 2014by Brian Drew , Filed under: CBS/Paramount,Feature Films (TMP-NEM),Star Trek Beyond,Trek Franchise , comments closed
Ever since news broke last week that Roberto Orci would no longer be directing the next Star Trek film, there has been a great deal of confusion, speculation, and misinformation regarding Orci’s continuing role as well as the future of the feature film franchise. We don’t profess to have all the facts here, but we’re going to try and provide some clarity, using Orci’s comments here at TrekMovie, and elsewhere on Twitter.
REPORT: Orci out as “Trek 3” director December 5, 2014by Brian Drew , Filed under: CBS/Paramount,Orci/Kurtzman,Star Trek Beyond , comments closed
BREAKING: Deadline Hollywood’s Mike Fleming is reporting that Roberto Orci will no longer be at the helm of the next Star Trek film:
Roberto Orci is beaming off the bridge of the Starship Enterprise on Star Trek 3. Rampant rumors are swirling and I’ve confirmed there is fire behind the smoke that he won’t be directing. I even hear that Edgar Wright and others are on a short list to take the job. Orci stays on the project as producer, I’ve heard.
The film is intended to be Orci’s debut as a film director, as well as his first solo project after parting with long-time writing and producing partner Alex Kurtzman.
This story is very fluid at the moment, and TrekMovie will bring you more details as we get them.
UPDATE: Variety is also reporting that Orci is no longer directing.
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Today CBS launched a new subscription service which delivers live TV, full seasons of current programming and full seasons of "CBS Classics," including all five live-action Star Trek TV series. More details below.
TrekMovie Is Giving Away 2 Copies Of Star Trek: The Compendium September 9, 2014by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: CBS/Paramount,Contest,DVD/Blu-ray,Star Trek (2009 film),Star Trek Into Darkness,TrekMovie.com , comments closed
The new Star Trek: The Compendium Blu-ray set was released today. And TrekMovie is giving away two copies. Find out how you can win one below.
“Star Trek: The Compendium” rebate offer detailed August 19, 2014by Brian Drew , Filed under: CBS/Paramount,DVD/Blu-ray,Merchandise,Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed
Today, Paramount Home Video announced details about a mail-in-rebate offer for their upcoming “Star Trek:The Compedium” Blu ray release. More after the jump.CBS/Paramount,Editorial,Star Trek Beyond,Trek Franchise , comments closed
The next Star Trek film is due in 2016, but fans want to know exactly when. Could it be on the 50th anniversary? And what about competing with JJ Abrams’ Star Wars movie which was just put on production hold – might Star Wars slip into 2016 and go head-to-head with Trek? TrekMovie has invited Hollywood writer/producer (and release date bingo aficionado) Kay Reindl to take a look at the 2016 landscape. Read the full analysis.