Star Trek’s Simon Pegg (author of "Nerd Do Well") and Star Trek: The Next Generation’s Wil Wheaton (author of "Just A Geek") had a Twitter exchange this afternoon that will go down as the nerdiest, geekiest Trekkiest chat ever, involving comparing Enterprises, nannites, Spock’s harp, Riker’s holodeck programs and more. Check it out for yourself below.
This week we reported that director JJ Abrams has literally erected a wall around location shooting on the Star Trek sequel. And in the latest comment from Simon Pegg (aka the new Scotty) shows that this quest to maintain the film experience has been "installed" into the actors as well. See Pegg’s latest comment below and sound off in our new poll on Star Trek’s secrecy.
TrekMovie is back and there are more of those leaked spy pics from the Star Trek sequel production. This time actors Zoe Saldana (Uhura) and John Cho (Sulu) have been spotted, both in a uniform not seen in the 2009 Star Trek film. Check out a few of the images below but beware of spoilers.
A couple of Star Trek luminaries are set to return to TV screens (in addition to Leonard Nimoy heading to The Big Bang Theory). First up, Star Trek's new Spock Zachary Quinto will be returning for the second season of American Horror Story. Plus John deLancie (aka Q) is set for a guest spot on the CW show about witches, The Secret Circle.
Star Trek's new Spock Zachary Quinto has once again given some insight into the process of making the new sequel. In new comments from Oscars over the weekend, the actor talked about how director JJ Abrams is still 'defining' the film. He, along with Zoe Saldana, also talked about the grueling schedule. Details below.
The leaked photos from the Star Trek sequel set have flown around the internet and created a lot of buzz, along with proving some spoilers for the film. Over the weekend a couple Star Trek stars attending award shows talked about the leaks and JJ Abrams isn’t too happy. Zoe Saldana also talked about her new co-star Benedict Cumberbatch and Zachary Quinto talked about the challenges of making the movie. Watch the videos below.
On Saturday Star Trek’s Zachary Quinto picked up a couple of Independent Spirit awards for Margin Call, for his debut film as a producer. Also on hand presenting at the Spirit Awards was his co-stars Chris Pine and Zoe Saldana. And in a small Star Trek world connection, Saldana presented a Spirit award to Christopher Plummer (Chang from STVI). Plummer also won an Oscar on Sunday. See below for photos and videos of the Star Trek celebs over the weekend.
Star Trek’s Simon Pegg is a big fan of comics publisher 2000 AD and so yesterday he decided to send them a special birthday greeting. He did this in the form of a video he shot with the help of Star Trek’s Karl Urban, and it gives us our first (spoiler-free) glimpse from the sequel set. Check it out below.
Chris Pine, Star Trek’s new Kirk, has a new movie opening today (This Means War) so last night he took some time off from shooting the sequel set to appear on Jimmy Kimmel Live. While there Chris talked briefly about shooting Trek, travel, cartoon crushes, and his Kardashian connection. Jimmy also arranged a phone call with Chris’ high school crush Kristy Swanson (the original Buffy The Vampire Slayer). Watch it below.
Star Trek’s new Kirk Chris Pine is being sued by his former talent agency. Pine left the agency in late 2011 and now they are alleging he owes them compensation for a number of current and future projects. The suit also reveals Pine’s Star Trek salary. More details below.
Today is the birthday for Star Trek’s new Scotty. Simon Pegg turns 42 today and so we here at TrekMovie want to wish Simon a happy bday. Of course Pegg is currently in LA shooting the new Star Trek movie, and director JJ Abrams gave Simon a special present. See a pic of Pegg showing it off below.
Recently Star Trek’s new Mr. Spock Zachary Quinto sparked a lot of discussion when he talked about how the script for the Star Trek sequel currently in production had been evolving. Now he is saying that the actors had some input into this process.
At the Hollywood premiere for his new comedy This Means War, Star Trek’s Chris Pine opened up a little on his new co-star Benedict Cumberbatch. Watch Pine talk about Cumberbatch’s talent and" intensity" below. Plus check out pics of Chris from the premiere.
Bruce Greenwood made no secret of the fact that he wanted to return to the role of Christopher Pike for the Star Trek sequel. And last month we revealed he got his wish. In a new interview promoting his new show The River, Greenwood talked about returning to Trek and how he is "content" with Pike’s role in the sequel.
Before we see Karl Urban return to the big screen as Dr. McCoy in the 2013 Star Trek sequel, the actor will be taking on another iconic sci-fi role…Judge Dredd. Some new images for the film have been released, check them out below.
A new nerdy short film is going viral around the web this week. Created by Max Landis, writer for the recently released sci-fi film Chronicle (and son of director John Landis), the film features Max retelling the story of the death of Superman from DC comics in the early 90s. It also features a number of celebrity cameos, including Star Trek’s Simon Pegg.
As reported earlier this week, Chris Pine took some time away from Star Trek production and popped over the pond to London to attend the premiere of his new action-comedy This Means War. While there he spoke briefly about how the Trek shoot is going, and how the the new and returning members of the cast are getting along?
Chris Pine took some time out from playing Captain Kirk for the currently filming Star Trek sequel to travel to the UK yesterday for the premier of his new action comedy, This Means War. We have photos and videos of Chris and co-star Tom Hardy (Star Trek: Nemesis) from the premiere below, plus photos of Zoe Saldana and Scott Bakula from the SAG Awards on Sunday.
Last night Zoe Saldana was in Utah for the Sundance Film Festival, appearing at the premiere of her next film, The Words. While there she took some questions about the Star Trek sequel currently in production, including talking a bit about the Spock/Uhura relationship. Details below. [UPDATED]
For most of the time the last Star Trek film was in production, Hollywood was working under a Writer’s Guild strike. This time that isn’t an issue and, according to actor Zachary Quinto, the writing team is taking advantage of the opportunity to make changes as they are going along. More details below.