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.
Yesterday brought good awards news for two actors working on the Star Trek sequel. First up Benedict Cumberbatch won an acting award for his work on the UK stage in the play Frankenstein. Plus Zachary Quinto’s first film as a producer picked up an Oscar nomination for writing. Star Trek VI’s Christopher Plummer also picked up an Oscar nomination. More details below, plus TrekMovie puts to rest a report coming out of the UK award show that Star Trek is filming in Canada.
While she is filming her role as a space hero in the Star Trek movie, Zoe Saldana took some time out to act as a Good Samaritan. The new Uhura actress was spotted in Culver City on Wednesday coming to the assistance of victims of a car crash. See photos below.
The path to the 2013 Star Trek sequel has got a bit more real this week. Star Trek’s new Scotty has arrived in Los Angeles to prepare for the role. Actor Simon Pegg is also talking about how much he loves the new "slightly annoyed" Scotty. Details below.
While promoting his role in Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol, Simon Pegg says that he knows about the story for the Star Trek sequel but hasn’t heard any confirmation of many of the previously reported rumors regarding the film’s villain. Pegg also talked about his hopes to get more serious. Watch the video clips below. [Potential SPOILERS below]
Most Trek fans agree that Bruce Greenwood excelled in his performance as Captain Pike in the 2009 Star Trek movie. And now a co-writer/producer for the sequel has revealed we should probably expect Greenwood to return for the sequel.
New trailers have been released for Star Trek’s new Kirk Chris Pines’ next film, This Means War. The McG-directed action comedy is a "spy vs. spy" face-off with Pine fighting Tom Hardy (aka Shinzon from Nemesis) to win the heart of Reese Witherspoon. Check it out the new trailers below, plus the new poster.
The Star Trek sequel starts shooting next month and the team is busy casting, but details on the film are still being kept under wraps. At a gala event last Thursday, the returning Star Trek stars Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, John Cho, Anton Yelchin and (new star) Alice Eve joined producer/director JJ Abrams at a charity event in Beverly Hills, where some revealed they still haven’t seen the sequel script. More details below, plus photos from the event.
Star Trek sequel producer/director JJ Abrams has one last thing to get off his desk and that is the release of Mission: Impossible: Ghost Protocol on December 21st. Also returning for the fourth Mission is Star Trek’s new Scotty Simon Pegg, reprising his role as Benji the tech. Paramount has released a featurette and clip with Pegg. Check those out below, plus publicity photos and previews.
Anton Yelchin has been out promoting his new indie film Like Crazy, but of course he has also been getting some questions about Star Trek. Star Trek’s new Chekov explains how he is preparing to return to the role and even opines on the possibility of Benicio Del Toro as the villain. Details below.
In two months the new stars of Star Trek will be getting back together to shoot the sequel, but last night (Thursday) most of Trek’s new leading men were together at GQ’s Men of the Year 2011 party. On hand at the LA event were Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Anton Yelchin and John Cho. Check out the photos below, plus photos of Zoe Saldana at another LA event from this week.
Recently, several cast members from Star Trek, including Zoe Saldana (Uhura), Zachary Quinto (Spock), Anton Yelchin (Chekov) and John Cho (Sulu), have spoken out about the upcoming sequel — which is rumored to be going into production early next year. Click over the jump for some excerpts from the cast.
On Friday Zachary Quinto’s new movie Margin Call opens and the actor says that after he finishes up his latest publicity trip he is headed back to LA to prep for the Star Trek sequel which he says is "imminent." Quinto also talks about facing getting his eyebrows shaved again to play Spock. See below for excerpts and videos of Quinto talking Trek.
The Spike Scream Awards which aired Tuesday night featured a few of Star Trek’s new luminaries, including Zoe Saldana who presented the Best Sci-Fi Movie to JJ Abrams (for Super 8). Also appearing as a presenter was John Cho. Check out photos below, plus photos from Zachary Quinto’s Margin Call premiere. .
A couple of Star Trek’s new Stars have new movies coming out over the next few months, including Chris Pine in This Means War where he takes on Star Trek: Nemesis villain Tom Hardy. Check out the new trailer below along with trailers for John Cho’s A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas and Quinto’s Margin Call, both opening in upcoming weeks. [UPDATE: Red Band Harold and Kumar trailer]
Star Trek’s new Spock Zachary Quinto made big news over the weekend by revealing his is gay. In an interview and blog post the actor explained why it was important for him to come out after hearing about the suicide of a gay teenager. More details and reactions from some of Quinto’s fellow Star Trek stars below.
Two sit comes last week dipped their toe into the world of Star Trek. The most overt was the CBS series The Big Bang Theory which included guest spots with TNG stars Brent Spiner and Wil Wheaton, while the NBC show Community had a more subtle homage to Star Trek. Watch both below.
Star Trek’s new Spock has a new movie opening next week (Margin Call) and while the actor is out promoting that film, he is also gearing up and preparing for to return to the USS Enterprise. In a new interview Zachary Quinto gives a little update on the Star Trek sequel.
Today we share a video of Star Trek’s new Spock Zachary Quinto learning about the game Rock Paper Scissors Lizard Spock (popularized by The Big Bang Theory). Quinto also tries his hand at the game.
Star Trek fans are anxious for things to get started on the Star Trek sequel, but apparently we are not alone. Today Star Trek’s new Scotty Simon Pegg took to Twitter to express his anticipation (using some adult language). Check that out below, plus see Damon Lindelof’s response and the latest cryptic comments from Bob Orci here at TrekMovie.