All Five Star Trek TV Captains To Appear At ‘Destination Star Trek London’ In October April 16, 2012by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,Trek Franchise , comments closed
This fall an unprecedented Star Trek event will take place in London, England. For the first time ever, all five of Star Trek’s TV captains will appear on stage together at an official Star Trek convention at "Destination Star Trek London," a three-day event with more guests and Star Trek activities. More details below.
Trek Celebs Celebrate Walter Koenig’s Walk Of Fame Star With Video Tribute + Gala Event & Ceremony April 12, 2012by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions,TOS , comments closed
On Monday September 10th, Star Trek’s Walter Koenig will become the last member of the TOS crew to get a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. And it has just been announced that Leonard Nimoy will be attending the event. There will also be a special "Koenig Gala Celebration" over the weekend with more special guests, including Nichelle Nichols, Marina Sirtis and more. Details below, plus watch congratulations video featuring William Shatner, George Takei and many more Trek and sci-fi luminaries.
Calgary Bus Shelters and Transporter App Let You Beam Up April 11, 2012by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,TNG Remastered , comments closed
In two weeks The Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo will feature a Star Trek: The Next Generation reunion and to promote that event they have erected "Transporter Room" bus shelters around Calgary, Alberta, Canada. They have also released a special app that actually makes these transporter rooms really work (kind of). More details below. UPDATE: New link to print out your own mini-transporter background to use with the app.CBS/Paramount,Conventions/Events/Attractions,History , comments closed
In 1998 Star Trek: The Experience opened at the Las Vegas Hilton, but did you know it was actually the "Plan B" after a much more ambitious vision was considered in 1992. This "The Starship Enterprise" attraction would have built a full-scale Enterprise ship in Downtown Las Vegas. Now the company behind the pitch has revealed details and artists sketches of this Trek attraction that never was. Details below.Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions , comments closed
If you’re in the LA area on April 23rd, don’t miss Manu Intiraymi (VOY’s Icheb) and Kipleigh Brown (ENT’s Jane Taylor) in a one-night-only performance of “TRIGGERS”, a neo-noir drama showing at The Blank Theatre Company in Hollywood. The performance is directed by James Kerwin who you may remember as the writer/director of Yesterday Was a Lie, an independent neo-noir film starring Kipleigh Brown and Chase Masterson (DS9′s Leeta).
Happy First Contact Day – Join TrekMovie ST:FC Online Viewing Party Tonight + More FC Day Celebrations April 5, 2012by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Contest,Conventions/Events/Attractions,Trek Franchise,TrekMovie.com , comments closed
Today in Star Trek future history is "First Contact Day," the day in which Star Trek fans (pre)remember the future meeting of humans and Vulcans. To celebrate TrekMovie.com will be hosting an online viewing party of Star Trek: First Contact. Others are also celebrating including Star Trek stars, Star Trek Online and the official Trek store. Details on all the FCD fun below.Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions,Star Trek Into Darkness,TOS , comments closed
For the 2009 Star Trek movie, director JJ Abrams and his team brought in the original Spock Leonard Nimoy to help build the bridge to the new crew and new movie universe. And now George Takei says (while attending ECCC over the weekend) he originally thought Abrams might look to another original Star Trek star to come on board for the sequel, he now believes there wont be any more TOS stars in future Abrams Trek films. Details below plus full video of George’s appearance at ECCC.
Guide To Star Trek Conventions & Events For March-May March 2, 2012by John Tenuto , Filed under: Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions , comments closed
Before the big summer convention season, there are many great Star Trek themed events, both fan run and official, to keep us busy between now and the end of May. Today we present a (non-exhaustive) list of some of Star Trek related events for March, April and May. Some events are free, others have a cost. Please check with the event promoters for schedule changes and ticket policies if any and to confirm all times, dates, guests, and other details. Engage!Conventions/Events/Attractions,Trek Franchise , comments closed
You have never experienced Shakespeare until you have seen his work performed in the original Klingon. And Washington DC area residents have that opportunity this weekend at the WSC Avant Bard one-night special event "Shakespeare in Klingon II." More details below, plus a video report on the show.
Review: ‘Shatner’s World’ On Broadway + Opening Night Pix February 17, 2012by Jordan Hoffman , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,Review,Shatner , comments closed
Last night Star Trek’s original Kirk William Shatner opened his new Broadway show "Shatner’s World: We Just Live In It" (which will be going on the road for a US tour next month). This new one-man show is an evolution from his 2011 tours in Australia and Canada. TrekMovie was in New York to see if it was Shat-tastic. Read the review below, accompanied by photos from opening night.
Pre-Sale For “Shatner’s World” US Tour Begins Today – Get The Code January 31, 2012by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,Shatner , comments closed
Star Trek’s William Shatner’s hits Broadway in February with his new one-man show "Shatner’s World." And in March he takes the show show on the road with a US Tour. Tickets go on sale later this week, but TrekMovie has the new secret code for you to buy tickets today.
Entire Star Trek: TNG Cast To Reunite At Calgary Expo In April January 29, 2012by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions,TNG , comments closed
This year marks the 25th anniversary of the premiere of Star Trek: The Next Generation, and in April fans will get a unique opportunity to see the entire crew reunited at one event. Tonight Canada’s Calgary Expo announced they are bringing together the nine principle cast members from TNG. More details below.
New Commercial & Details For Shatner’s One Man Broadway Show [UPDATE: US Tour Dates Announced] January 20, 2012by John Tenuto , Filed under: Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions,Shatner , comments closed
Yesterday, we learned that William Shatner’s Priceline.com Negotiator character is being retired. But that doesn’t mean the Shat will ever retire! A new commercial for the “William Shatner’s World: We Just Live in It” Broadway one man show is now available. Watch it below, along with more info on the show.
Video and Pix Of Paramount Rose Parade Float With USS Enterprise January 2, 2012by John Tenuto , Filed under: CBS/Paramount,Conventions/Events/Attractions,Star Trek (2009 film),Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed
As reported earlier, Paramount Pictures had their first float today as part of the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade. Celebrating their centennial, the studio’s float featured some icons from Paramount films, including the USS Enterprise soaring over the Paramount mountain and gate. See video and images of the float below.Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions,VOY , comments closed
It wasn’t until recently that Star Trek Voyager’s Borg babe Jeri Ryan started to do more Star Trek convention appearances. Last night on Jimmy Kimmel Live the actress explained that this was due to issues with security and stalkers. Watch it below.
Klingon Christmas Carol Opens In Chicago On Friday November 20, 2011by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,Trek Franchise , comments closed
In what is becoming a holiday tradition, Chicago will play host to a presentation of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol…in the original Klingon. Commedia Beauregard’s Star Trek-themed production opens in the windy city on November 25th. See below for more info plus a local news video reports on the show.
William Shatner’s ‘The Captains’ Showing At Canadian Theatres Thursday + Canada TV Next Week October 12, 2011by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions,History,Shatner , comments closed
If you are a Canadian and feel left out of all the fun with William Shatner’s new Star Trek documentary The Captains, now you are in luck. The Captains will be showing on movie theaters across Canada tomorrow (Thursday) and will also be showing on Canadian TV next week. See below for details.
Star Trek Chicago Convention Photos Slide Show October 6, 2011by John Tenuto , Filed under: Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions , comments closed
Last weekends Creation Star Trek Con in Chicago featured more than just the final appearance by Leonard Nimoy. Also on hand were Jonathan Frakes, Nana Visitor, Nichelle Nichols, Brent Spiner, Connor Trinneer, Jonathan de Lancie and more. See below for a slideshow of photos from the event.
Leonard Nimoy Bids Farewell At Final Convention Appearance October 3, 2011by John Tenuto , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,Nimoy , comments closed
Sunday marked the end of era. Star Trek’s Leonard Nimoy appeared at his last convention at the Chicago Creation Star Trek con. As of now Leonard Nimoy is officially retired (again). See below for a report from the event, with pictures.
FedCon: Captains Table Report September 15, 2011by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,DS9,Fandom,TNG,VOY , comments closed
The Fed Con Special "Captains Table" took place last weekend at the Maritim Hotel in Düsseldorf, Germany. Guests were Captain Sisko Avery Brooks, Captain Janeway Kate Mulgrew, Captain Picard Patrick Stewart with his son Daniel and Voyager’s Ensign Harry Kim Garrett Wang as master of ceremonies.