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E3 Star Trek Game Demo Impressions + New Demo & Booth Video June 7, 2012

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,Review,Star Trek (JJverse game) , comments closed

At the big E3 gaming show in LA this week, Paramount and Namco Bandai are showcasing the upcoming Star Trek coop game, set in the new movie universe. There are long lines to get in to see a demo, but we here at TrekMovie can now share some of that demo footage, plus a new look at a Gorn from the game, shots of the E3 both, and my impressions of the demo.

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PHOTO: 5 Star Trek TV Captains Together At Philly Wizard World June 3, 2012

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions,DS9,ENT,TNG,TOS,VOY , comments closed

This weekend for the first time ever all five of Star Trek’s TV captains appeared together at a convention. William Shatner, Patrick Stewart, Avery Brooks, Kate Mulgrew and Scott Bakula were at Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con and we have the picture to prove it.

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First Stone Laid For Paramount Park In Spain – New Images & Videos Of Star Trek Attractions June 2, 2012

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: CBS/Paramount,Conventions/Events/Attractions,Star Trek (2009 film),Trek Franchise , comments closed

Last year we reported that there was a plan to build a new Paramount theme park in Murcia, Spain which would include attractions based on Star Trek. This week ground was broken for the project in a special ceremony. There are also more details and images and promo videos from the planned Park and Star Trek attractions. Check it all out below.

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Star Trek TNG HD Screenings Theater List Announced + Amazon Lowers Blu-ray Pre-Order Price June 1, 2012

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: CBS/Paramount,Conventions/Events/Attractions,DVD/Blu-ray,TNG,TNG Remastered , comments closed

Last month we reported that there will be a special theater screenings of Star Trek: The Next Generation episodes in HD on July 23rd (promoting the release of the Season 1 Blu-ray on July 24th). We now have the list of theaters and more details on the event. Tickets go on sale on Friday June 8th (but StarTrek.com registered members can buy today). See below to find out of Star Trek: TNG in HD is coming to your home town. We also have an update on pricing, with Amazon lowering their pre-order price to match Wal-mart.

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PHXCC12 – Wheaton: ‘Rick Berman Hates Me’ + More From Star Trek: TNG Reunion Panel [PHOTOS & VIDEO] May 28, 2012

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions,TNG , comments closed

Phoenix Comicon wrapped up on Sunday and one of the big events was a Star Trek: The Next Generation reunion with LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn, Marina Sirtis, Brent Spiner and Wil Wheaton. Check out the full report below with quotes, highlights, pictures and video of the entire panel.

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PHXCC2012 – Death of Kirk, ‘Mythology’ Of Star Trek, Twilight Zone, Galaxy Quest + more [PHOTOS + VIDEO] May 27, 2012

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions,Shatner,TOS , comments closed

The Star Trek highlight of Phoenix Comicon on Saturday was William Shatner who delighted the packed crowd with stories from his life along with some of his insights into his career path, the nature of fandom, the mythology of Star Trek, how his Star Trek novels are actually autobiographical, and more. He even showed how he pranks stewardesses by reenacting his famous Twilight Zone episode. See below for highlights, quotes, photos and the full video.

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PHXCC2012- Photos & Video of LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn & Marina Sirtis at Phoenix Comicon Friday May 26, 2012

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,TNG,TrekMovie.com , comments closed

Phoenix Comicon kicked into gear on Friday, including panels with three Star Trek: The Next Generation stars: LeVar Burton, Marina Sirits, and Michael Dorn (also of DS9). All three talked about their time with Trek and after. We have photos, highlights and full video. So check that all out below.

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Creation To Attempt To Beat Own Star Trek Costume Record At VegasCon 2012 May 25, 2012

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,Fandom , comments closed

In the last year there have been a number of record-breaking gatherings of Star Trek fans in costume at events around the world. The current record is 1040 at last year’s big convention in Las Vegas. And today Creation announced they will be trying to break their own record at the con this August. More details below.
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Conventional Wisdom: Guide To Star Trek Cons & Events For Summer 2012

by John Tenuto , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions , comments closed

Conventional Wisdom is back with another roundup of Star Trek events. This time we get you ready for the busy summer season with a listing of the cool Trek stuff going on in June, July and August. Check it out below. [UPDATED: Added more cons!]
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Shatner, TNG stars and TrekMovie headed to Phoenix Comic Con For Memorial Day Weekend May 24, 2012

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions,Fandom,Shatner,TNG , comments closed

Memorial Day Weekend in Phoenix is going to get a lot geekier with Phoenix Comic Con. This year promises to be the biggest one ever for the fan-friendly event, including a slew of Star Trek guests and fan panels. William Shatner will be there along with Star Trek: The Next Generation stars Brent Spiner, Michael Dorn, Marina Sirits, Wil Wheaton and LeVar Burton. TrekMovie.com will also be there holding our own panel, plus covering the event. More details below.
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Watch: Leonard Nimoy’s BU Convocation Address – Talks About Being ‘Scared’ To Take Role of Spock May 21, 2012

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions,History,Nimoy,TOS , comments closed

As reported last week, Star Trek legend Leonard Nimoy returned to his home town to receive an honorary doctorate degree and give the convocation address Boston University’s College of Fine arts. As part of his address, Nimoy talked about how he was initially "scared" to take on the role of Spock. You can watch Nimoy’s full address below.

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FedCon Sat: Frakes Reveals Star Trek Sequel Set Visit + Shatner On JJ Not Hiring Him + McFadden Hopes For ‘Big Bang’ May 20, 2012

by Henning Koonert , Filed under: Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions,Shatner,Star Trek (2009 film),Star Trek Into Darkness,TNG,TOS , comments closed

On Saturday, the third day of this year’s FedCon, Jonathan Frakes revealed he had been on the set of the new Star Trek movie, William Shatner filled not one but two rooms and talked about JJ Abrams not hiring him, while Gates McFadden told the audience about her heroes and said she hoped to join Wil Wheaon on Big Bang Theory. See below for full report.

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All 5 Star Trek TV Captains To Appear Together For First Time At Philadelphia Comic Con May 19, 2012

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,DS9,ENT,TNG,TOS,VOY , comments closed

Last month we reported that all five of Star Trek’s TV captains will gather for the first time ever at Destination Star Trek London in October. However, with the addition of Patrick Stewart to their line-up it turns out that Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con being held May 31 – June 3rd will get the honor of first collection of five Trek captains. Details below.

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Watch: Trek Music Video Parody of ‘Single Ladies’ + Final Weekend Of ‘Star Trek Live’ In St. Louis May 17, 2012

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,ST: The Exhibition,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed

Today’s video to share comes from the Magic Smoking Monkey Theatre (what a name!) in St. Louis, MO who are currently performing live versions of the classic Star Trek episodes "The Gamesters of Triskelion" and "Journey to Babel." And to promote the shows they put together a Trek-ified music video parody of Beyonce’s "Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It." Check it out below. Plus we have more info on their live Star Trek show and a reminder that Star Trek: The Exhibition is leaving St. Louis soon.

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Star Trek: The Next Generation Promotional HD Screenings To Be Held In July May 15, 2012

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,DVD/Blu-ray,TNG Remastered , comments closed

As previously reported the first season of Star Trek: The Next Generation arrives on Blu-ray on July 24th. And in order to promote the release, CBS will be holding theatrical screenings across the USA in advance of the release. These one-day screening events are another great way to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the series. See below for more details.

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New Tour Explores Star Trek Sites On Way To VegasCon 2012 w/ Larry Nemecek As Guide May 11, 2012

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,Trek Franchise , comments closed

Geek Nation Tours has come up with an exciting vacation trip this summer just for Trekkies. Their new "Exploring Trek Sites: Hollywood to Vegas" tour will visit a number of iconic Star Trek locations and culminate with a trip to the annual Star Trek convention in Las Vegas, with Trekspert Larry Nemecek along as your tour guide. Details below.

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Watch Full Video Of Star Trek TNG Cast Reunion Panel At Calgary Expo May 3, 2012

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions,TNG,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed

Over the weekend we reported on the cast reunion for Star Trek: The Next Generation at the CalgaryExpo. You can now watch the entire thing online, including Wil Wheaton’s emotional comments on leaving the show. Check it out below.
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CalgaryExpo Saturday: Star Trek: TNG Cast Reunion Report & More Photos April 29, 2012

by Alex Martinuik , Filed under: Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions,TNG , comments closed

Saturday evening drew visitors from around the world, to share the first convention reunion of the Star Trek: The Next Generation cast. The nine members of the crew were in Canada at the special "TNG: Exposed event at the CalgaryExpo. See below for a full report and even more pictures.

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CalgaryExpo Saturday: Photos From Star Trek: TNG Cast Reunion Event

by Alex Martinuik , Filed under: Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions,TNG , comments closed

The big event for Calgary Expo this weekend was the on stage reunion of the nine members of the crew of the USS Enterprise D. On Saturday night the TNG cast wowed the crowd of thousands. TrekMovie will have a full report from the event, but for now check out pictures and some video below.

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CalgaryExpo Friday: Gates McFadden and Denise Crosby TNG Panel Report

by Alex Martinuik , Filed under: Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions,TNG , comments closed

This weekend the entire cast of Star Trek: The Next Generation are in Canada at the Calgary Expo to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the series. TrekMovie is there all weekend and on Friday the first event featured a couple of the ladies of TNG, Denise Crosby and Gates McFadden. See below for our Friday report.

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