The end of the AreYouThe1701.com viral campaign has now been fully revealed. The "chosen" 1701 fans who participated are just now getting special packages that direct them to a site for a new 3D trailer for Star Trek Into Darkness (with special 3D glasses to watch it). The trailer goes online on Thursday. See below for pictures of what the "chosen" are getting.
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The third and final "Disruptions" viral video message from John Harrison is out. This time the Star Trek Into Darkness bad guy has Uhura all figured out. Check out the video below, which includes some new Uhura footage – including a major first look at some characters (but beware of spoilers). [UPDATED: Screencaps with first look at new character]
There are two new USA TV spots for Star Trek Into Darkness, both of which have new bits of the movie and new bits of dialog. Watch them below with some caps and analysis (but beware of spoilers).
There is yet another poster for Star Trek Into Darkness (actually two). First up today Bad Robot revealed the official Into Darkness IMAX poster. Also the official Star Trek app is sending fans to Mazda dealers to scan a picture of their new cross-promotional poster and we have a shot of that too. [UPDATE: Hi-res version of IMAX poster added]
At the Berlin Star Trek Into Darkness premiere the celebrities spent most of their time taking pictures, being interviewed for the live webcast and talking to the big national TV press. But a few took a moment to stop by TrekMovie.com’s spot to just say before being whisked away by the PR people. See the video below for JJ and stars sending a greeting to TrekMovie readers.
Yesterday was the big Berlin premiere of Star Trek Into Darkness and for the event Paramount Germany broadcast live interviews with the cast and crew (which we had here at TrekMovie). Recordings of the interview clips are now available and you can watch those below along with a report and pix from yesterday’s press conference.
Tuesday morning brings a few new Star Trek Into Darkness clips to share. First up is a new clip featuring Kirk’s first meeting with Alice Eve’s character. And there is a new character profile, this time with Scotty (featuring new footage). Finally a new behind the scenes featurette. See it all below but beware of spoilers.
Monday night the Star Trek Into Darkness world tour arrived in Berlin, Germany for a gala premiere. On hand were JJ Abrams, Chris Pine, Zoe Saldana, Zachary Quinto, Alice Eve and Simon Pegg. We have photos from the premiere and new publicity photos from Germany too.
Another new USA TV spot is now online. The commercial called "reputation" has some of the sexier side of the Star Trek Into Darkness movie mixed in with the action. Watch it below plus caps and analysis of the new bits (minor spoilers).
There are a couple of new Star Trek Into Darkness tidbits to report. First up IMAX has revealed an new limited-edition print that will be given away at Fan Sneaks. You can check that out below. Plus Paramount and Bad Robot are holding a charity auction for VIP passes to the Hollywood premiere (including meeting cast/crew and after-party).
Monday morning brings a the third clip from Star Trek Into Darkness featuring Captain Kirk facing off against John Harrison. Watch it below but of course beware of spoilers! We also have some pictures of the prep for tonight’s Berlin premiere.
There’s more assorted bits of Star Trek Into Darkness news to share including two new images and a USA contest for a trip to the Los Angeles premiere. We also have another cool theater promotion from the Hollywood Arc Light.
As part of the world tour promoting Star Trek Into Darkness, JJ Abrams and various members of his cast are doing interviews at junkets and other events. Today we have a small collection of some of these to get a taste, including a very bizarre one from Germany and an hour long "Master Class" with JJ Abrams from France. (NOTE: some minor spoilers discussed in interviews)
The Star Trek Into Darkness movie opens on May 17th in North America (and May 9th in the UK, Australia, German and some other countries). The film has had two gala premiere so far and a handful of reviews have come out of Australia. There aren’t enough reviews yet to form a consensus, but we have compiled some spoiler-free comments from the early reviews below.
Another new image from Star Trek Into Darkness has emerged, included in an interview where Chris Pine talks about the real-world connections to the movie. Check that out below plus Damon Lindelof talks about how Into Darkness gets more technical on board the USS Enterprise.
Paramount has provided us with high resolution versions of three new Star Trek Into Darkness domestic character posters, for Carol Marcus, Dr. McCoy and Sulu posters. Plus over in the UK, they are doing a special ‘The Search For Scotty’ contest to find 10 hidden Scotty posters around the UK – and if you find one you may get to the May 2 London premiere.
The Thursday night Moscow gala premiere of Star Trek Into Darkness came on a rainy night so unfortunately there wasn’t an opportunity for the stars to linger on the red carpet (and chat with TrekMovie’s Russian correspondent). However, we do have a lot of official photos from the premiere (inside and outside the theater) and from a Moscow photo call. Check them out below.
The producers of Star Trek Into Darkness always say it is a bigger movie (and that means budget too). So it is good news that today it is being reported the film is set for a franchise record-breaking opening weekend. Details on that below plus the movie has officially got its expected PG-13 rating, find out what the MPAA parental guidance says too.
Paramount has released the first Star Trek Into Darkness "Character Profile" featurette focusing on Kirk. The video has movie clips and some behind the scenes footage along with comments from director JJ Abrams and actor Chris Pine. Watch it below (minor spoilers). We also have photos of big outdoor marketing in LA and NYC and a new Acer spot.
Another international promotion for Star Trek Into Darkness shows some glimpses of new stuff from the movie. This time it is a new TV commercial from Latin America, which shows us a creature from the movie along with Scotty and Keenzer getting their drink on. Watch it below with TrekMovie’s screencaps and analysis (minor spoilers).
Back in December Paramount hid a url to the website areyouthe1701.com in the first trailer for Star Trek Into Darkness. Since that time the site has been quiet until just moments ago it revamped with a request for fans to send in images and clips, promising a chance to be "one of the chosen few." More details below.
According to JJ Abrams, there is still a chance he could return to the director’s chair for a third Star Trek movie (even though he is set to direct the next Star Wars movie). This revelation and more comes from a new lengthy Playboy interview with Abrams. JJ also points to a young director he has his eye on and talks a bit about William Shatner too. Excerpts below.
Esurance is now running a commercial in the US for Star Trek Into Darkness that is kind of funny. Plus poor Chekov finally gets respect with his own domestic character poster (and Scotty gets one too). Check it all out below.
Star Trek Into Darkness re-introduces the character Dr. Carol Marcus, and in a new interview actress Alice Eve talks about how the original Marcus (Bibi Besch) influenced her performance. Eve also shows off her Star Trek knowledge talking about Shatner, Roddenberry’s vision and how the show had good advice for young men. All that and more from Eve below.
This morning brings a couple new new updates from the international marketing of Star Trek Into Darkness. The second ‘message from John Harrison’ viral video has been released in the UK – this time JH analyzes Mr. Spock. Also Scotty now has an international poster (in German). Check those out below. There is also a UK contest to win glamorous trip the the London red carpet premiere of Star Trek Into Darkness.
A new Japanese trailer has been released for Star Trek Into Darkness – where the films opens in August. The new trailer is different than the other international promos and contains a number of new shots. Watch it below along with TrekMovie’s patented shot-by-shot analysis – but beware of spoilers.
At the Sydney premiere of Star Trek Into Darkness TrekMovie had a team on the red carpet who were able to nab some exclusive interviews with actors Chris Pine and Karl Urban as well as director JJ Abrams. Abrams talked a little Star Wars & Trek, Chris talked about Kirk’s arc and Karl talked about nerding out and more. Watch the video and read excerpts below.
In the latest Star Trek Into Darkness trailer we finally got a look at the new Starship in the movie. Today the official Star Trek app revealed a new image of the ship and gave it a name. And TrekMovie has an exclusive high resolution image of the ship. Check it out below.
The second clip from Star Trek Into Darkness has been released. This time Paramount is showing off a fast-paced action chase scene featuring Kirk, Spock, Uhura. See below to watch the new clip. But beware of some spoilers (nothing major). UPDATE: We also have new international character posters.
On Tuesday night Star Trek Into Darkness had its first gala premiere in Sydney, Australia. Director JJ Abrams was there with Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, and Karl Urban. And we have over a dozen photos from the event to share plus some new publicity photos from Australia, so check those out below. [UPDATED: Added video of the red carpet]