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Video of the Day: The Federation Will Not Be Televised July 28, 2011

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,Fan Productions,Humor,TOS,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed

The Star Trek viral video of the day comes from the San Francisco theater group The Dark Room who have re-imagined a classic Gil Scott-Heron song into the video "The Federation Will Not Be Televised" all to promote their upcoming live Star Trek performances of "The Way To Eden." Check it out below   

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Jim Beam Me Up! Jim Beam Sends One Lucky Trekkie to Star Trek Las Vegas July 25, 2011

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions , comments closed

Jim Beam has answered the prayers of one enterprising Trekkie who had launched a Twitter campaign to convince them to send him to the big Star Trek convention in Las Vegas. David Taylor, aka @SciFi_core is the first unofficial official Trekkie sponsored by Jim Beam to attend a con, and he’ll be in Vegas this August asking people how bold choices in their life have landed them where they are today — a Trekkie twist on Beam’s current ad campaign.

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SDCC Crowd Sings Happy Birthday To Sir Patrick + Orci Reveals Alien Truth + Quinto & Lindelof’s Fringe Audition July 24, 2011

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions,Fringe,Lindelof,Orci/Kurtzman,ST09 Cast,TNG , comments closed

TrekMovie has put together some fun Star Trek celeb stuff from Saturday at San Diego Comic Con including photos of Patrick Stewart and video of the crowd singing him happy birthday. Plus Bob Orci reveals the truth about a government conspiracy, and finally video of Zachary Quinto and Damon Lindelof "audition" for Fringe

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Leonard Nimoy Makes It Official: Retiring After Just 3 More Conventions [UPDATED] July 20, 2011

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

Star Trek’s Leonard Nimoy has been talking about (and dipping in and out) of retirement for the last couple of years, but today he made it official that he will retire from convention appearances after two more official Star Trek cons (Las Vegas in August and Chicago in October). More details below. [UPDATE: Nimoy also slated for Dragon*Con]

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Comic Con Guide To Star Trek Merchandise Exclusives & First Looks July 18, 2011

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

The big San Diego Comic Con kicks off this week. In addition to the  Star Trek celebrities appearing on various panels (see previous article), Comic Con will also feature a number of Star Trek licensees offering sneak peaks at upcoming Star Trek products and exclusive Comic Con Star Trek items. Some will even be offering signings with Star Trek celebs including William Shatner and Roberto Orci. See below for the full breakdown.

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More Live Star Trek: “This Side Of Paradise” in Seattle Park + “Who Killed Captain Kirk” at DC Fringe July 14, 2011

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

A couple of weeks ago TrekMovie reported on live and improv Star Trek shows this summer around the country, but we missed a couple so today we update with news on shows in Washington DC and Seattle, WA, along with summarizing the other summer shows.

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Photos & Video Of Trek In The Park “Mirror, Mirror” + Portland Mayor Declares July Star Trek Month July 11, 2011

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

Over the weekend Portland’s Atomic Arts Theater Group held their third annual "Trek in the Park" event with free performances of the classic Star Trek episode "Mirror, Mirror." At the event Portland’s Mayor declared July as "Star Trek Month." See below for a photo slideshow of the event plus video.

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No Paramount Star Trek Comic Con Panel But Shatner Brings The Captains + Full Trek Guide To SDCC 2011 July 10, 2011

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions,Trek Franchise , comments closed

The official schedule for San Diego Comic Con was revealed this weekend and (no surprise) Paramount has not scheduled a panel for the Star Trek sequel. However, William Shatner and Avery Brooks will be at SDCC for The Captains, plus there are a number of Trek celebs there for other projects. See below for a full breakdown of events plus list of Star Trek licensee booths. [UPDATE: Added events for John Cho & Zachary Quinto] [UPDATE 2: Added Bakula, Patrick Stewart, Bob Picardo]

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London Comic Con Report & Photos: Walter Koenig On Shatner + Brent Spiner On Data’s Death

by Daniel Lewis , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,TNG,TOS , comments closed

London Comic Con was held this weekend and on hand were Star Trek: The Next Generation’s Brent Spiner and Star Trek’s Walter Koenig. See below for photos from event along with a report of the star’s Q&A sessions including Koenig dishing on William Shatner and Spiner making it clear that Data is dead.

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July Brings Live & Improv Star Trek Shows To NYC, Minneapolis & Portland June 30, 2011

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,Fan Productions , comments closed

Do you like your Star Trek live? Well this weekend (and others in July and August) you will have your chance to check out some live Star Trek shows, if you happen to live in New York, Oregon, or Minnesota. Details on the shows below.

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Con Report & Photos: Star Trek New Jersey 2011 – Dorn, Nichols, Visitor, Auberjonois, Trinneer, Keating + Shatner & more June 27, 2011

by Frank Jay Gruber , Filed under: Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions,DS9,ENT,Shatner,TNG,TOS , comments closed

Creation Entertainment’s Star Trek convention in Parsippany, NJ was already set to be a fun con, but then William Shatner showed up with a camera crew and made it even better. See below for TrekMovie.com’s full report on the con with details and pictures of celebrity guests Michael Dorn, Nichelle Nichols, Nana Visitor, Rene Auberjonois, Connor Trinneer, Dominic Keating and more.

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Creation Developing New Fan Reality Show With William Shatner – Pilot Shooting At New Jersey Con June 24, 2011

by Frank Jay Gruber , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,Fandom,Shatner,Trek Franchise , comments closed

It looks like The Captains may not be William Shatners "final farewell" to Star Trek. Friday at Creation’s official Star Trek convention in New Jersey, Shatner began shooting the pilot for a proposed new reality show called "Fan Addicts," which will be centered around fans attending Creation shows. More exclusive details and photos below.  

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Trailer For William Shatner’s “The Captains” + Details On SDCC Panel/Online Q&A w/ Shatner & Avery Brooks June 23, 2011

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,History,Shatner,ST09 Cast,Trek on TV , comments closed

William Shatner recently said that his The Captains documentary is his "final farewell to Star Trek." And today you can finally see a trailer for this documentary which premieres on EPIX in July. EPIX has also revealed details of a SDCC panel and online Q&A with Shatner and a poster. Check it all out below.

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Walter Koenig (Finally) Gets His Hollywood Walk Of Fame Star June 21, 2011

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

The Hollywood Walk Of Fame will soon fill out its set of original Star Trek actors. Today The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce announced that Walter Koenig will be getting a star on the Walk of Fame, making him the final actor of the original cast with his own star. More details below

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This Weekend’s New Jersey Star Trek Con To Stream Live

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

This year in celebration of the 45th anniversary of Star Trek, Creation Entertainment has expanded its list of Star Trek conventions, bringing Trek cons to all corners of North America. But if you still can’t make it to one of their cons, they have announced a live streaming event of the New Jersey con for this weekend. Details below.

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Jim Beam Me Up! Trekkie asks Jim Beam to Send Him to the Las Vegas Star Trek Convention June 19, 2011

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,Fandom , comments closed

Jim Beam Me Up! One Trekkie has taken to Twitter to launch a campaign to get Jim Beam to sponsor him as the "first Official Unofficial Trekkie of Jim Beam" and send him to the big Creation Star Trek convention in Las Vegas this August. The Seattle-based graphics designer has been posting flyers and trek-themed drink recipes (all using Jim Beam, of course) and the official Jim Beam Twitter account has even taken notice!

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Rod Roddenberry Looking To Fans To Help Finish “Trek Nation” Documentary June 17, 2011

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,DVD/Blu-ray,Fandom,History,Trek Franchise , comments closed

Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry’s son Rod Roddenberry has been working on his "Trek Nation" documentary about his father and Trek fans for the last few years. Now Rod is taking one more pass to put the finishing touches on the project and he is looking to Star Trek fans to help him out. Find out how you can help below.

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Videos From Star Trek: The Exhibition At Kennedy Space Center and Filmpark Germany June 16, 2011

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: ST: The Exhibition , comments closed

Last weekend Star Trek: The Exhibition opened at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Another engagement also opened in May at Filmpark in Germany. To give you a better look at these latest engagements of the touring exhibit of Star Trek memorabilia, we have compiled some video reports, check them all out below.  

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Star Trek Vancouver 2011 Con Report & Photos June 14, 2011

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

Last weekend was Creation Entertainment’s second Star Trek convention in Vancouver Canada with a guest list that included Nichelle Nichols, George Takei, Dominic Keating, Connor Trinneer, Rene Auberjonois, Nana Visitor, Barbara March, Gwyneth Walsh, J.G. Hertzler, and Robert O’Reillye. See below for our full report with photos from the con.

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Star Trek: The Exhibition Opens At Kennedy Space Center June 10, 2011

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: ST: The Exhibition , comments closed

Star Trek: The Exhibition opens Saturday at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The traveling show of Star Trek props, costumes, exhibits and replicas joins the already running Star Trek Live stage show and more events as part of KSC’s "Sci-Fi Summer." More details below.

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