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TrekMovie’s Guide to Star Trek Las Vegas Con 2014 July 29, 2014

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

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The annual Creation official Star Trek convention in Las Vegas is only two days away! It’s our favorite time of the year: an entire 4-day weekend filled with Star Trek, parties, shows, and great friends. We’ve picked out some of our favorite events and panels that you wont want to miss, including TrekMovie.com panels and off-site events! This year, many of the favorite celebs are back, and there are also some rare and first time appearances. See below for celeb highlights plus some of our picks for the most interesting panels exploring behind the scenes and the future of Star Trek.

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Watch: Free Enterprise TV Series Kickstarter Pitch Video + Rare Movie Toy Prototype Reward Added

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Fandom,Free Enterprise 2 , comments closed

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Last week TrekMovie reported on the new Kickstarter campaign for Free Enterprise: The Television Series a TV prequel to the 1999 Star Trek-themed cult comedy Free Enterprise. Over the weekend the producers showed a new Kickstarter pitch trailer at Comic-Con and that is now online. They have also introduced a new rare ‘Bomber Bill’ figure as one of the back rewards. Watch the pitch and get more details below.

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Deluxe Soundtrack For Star Trek Into Darkness Released + Giacchino Contrasts ST09 & STID Scores July 28, 2014

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,Music,Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed

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Composer Michael Giacchino is headed to Philadelphia this week to perform the score for Star Trek Into Darkness with a screening of the film. He is also talking about why that score is ‘darker’ than his score for 2009′ Star Trek. In addition Varèse Sarabande has just released a Deluxe Edition of the Into Darkness score. Details on that below as well.

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SDCC14 Photos: Trek Bunnies + Nathan Fillion As Kirk + More Star Trek Comic-Con Cosplayers July 27, 2014

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

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One of the big elements of San Diego Comic-Con is cosplay. TrekMovie has compiled some of the fans who came in Star Trek garb, including an invasion of "Star Trek Bunnies." We also have a look at Firefly’s Nathan Fillion dressed up as Capt. as Kirk. Check out the photos below

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SDCC14 Exhibitor Hall: First Look At QMx USS Reliant + 2015 Star Trek Hallmark Ornaments + More Trek Merch

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Apparel,Books,Collectibles,Conventions/Events/Attractions,Memorabilia,Merchandise,Replicas,Toys , comments closed

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TrekMovie visited the San Diego Comic Con 2014 Exhibitor Hall to check out some of the Star Trek merchandise on hand, including first looks at QMx’s USS Reliant Artisan Replica and the 2015 Star Trek Hallmark ornaments. Check those and much more out below.

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Star Trek Events: SF Improv + Indiana Beer Parties + Louisville Parody + Seattle Outdoor & Burlesque July 25, 2014

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

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A lot of attention is paid to the big cons like this weekend’s San Diego Comic-Con, next weekend’s Las Vegas Star Trek Con, Labor Day Weekend’s Dragon Con in Atlanta and others. But there are other ‘unconventional’ ways to experience live Star Trek at events around the country over the coming weeks in Seattle, Indianapolis, San Francisco and Louisville. See below for details.

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Altman & Gross Writing ‘Unauthorized Oral History’ Of Star Trek For 50th Anniv. + More Non-Fic Trek Announced July 24, 2014

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Books,History,Trek Franchise , comments closed

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A couple of weeks ago TrekMovie previewed upcoming non-fiction Star Trek books, and now the list is getting longer with newly announced titles covering the history of the franchise, Trek fashion and even Trek ‘travel books.’ More details below. 

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Your Guide to Trekking Out at San Diego Comic-Con 2014 July 20, 2014

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

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San Diego Comic-con kicks off this week. With the next Star Trek movie two years away and still in scripting, we don’t expect to have any formal presentation from Paramount, however there are tons of Star Trek-related panels and booths to check out. TrekMovie  has compiled an all-inclusive list of every Trek related item on the agenda for this year’s big con – get it all below.
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George Takei: Star Trek Cast Were ‘Cool’ About Him Being Gay + Talks Shatner Feud & Roddenberry [VIDEO] July 19, 2014

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Shatner,TOS,Trek Franchise , comments closed

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George Takei was on HBO’s Real Time With Bill Maher on  Friday night and his feud with Star Trek co-star William Shatner came up with Takei taking a few shots at Bill. He also talked about his attempt to get Gene Roddenberry to tackle LGBT issues. Watch the segment below.

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First Look: ‘Return to Tomorrow’ Book On Making Of Star Trek: TMP Coming This Fall July 18, 2014

by Brian Drew , Filed under: Books,Feature Films (TMP-NEM),History,Trek Franchise , comments closed

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Just in time for the film’s 35th Anniversary, a new book detailing the production of Star Trek: The Motion Picture is coming this fall, and TrekMovie has a first look at the details. Find out more and how you can pre-order below.

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Quinto: Not Confident Enough (Yet) To Direct Star Trek – Talks About Trek Cast’s Future After 2016

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: ST09 Cast,ST: Into Darkness Sequel,Trek Franchise , comments closed

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Zachary Quinto has talked much about how he and Leonard Nimoy bonded during the making of the 2009 Star Trek movie, however he doesn’t appear ready to follow the original Spock to Trek director’s chair. Details below, plus Quinto’s comments on the future of the franchise following the third Star Trek for the new crew in 2016.

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‘Star Trek Live In Concert’ With Giacchino This Wkd In Houston + Next Wkd At SDCC + More Cities July 17, 2014

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,Music,Star Trek (2009 film),Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed

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This weekend composer Michael Giacchino brings his “Star Trek Live in Concert” screenings of Star Trek and Star Trek Into Darkness with a full orchestra to the USA, performing with the Houston Symphony. Next weekend he does it again at San Diego Comic Con and then moves on to Philadelphia at the end of the month and more cities after that. More details below.

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TrekInk: Preview Star Trek Comics coming October 2014 July 16, 2014

by Mark Martinez , Filed under: Comics,Star Trek (2009 film),TOS,Trek Franchise , comments closed

This October, IDW Publishing will release a double helping of John Byrne’s Star Trek photo tales, the conclusion of Harlan Ellison’s original teleplay for The City on the Edge of Forever, and part four of the ongoing story arc featuring Q and the NuCrew. Read on for the details from the good folks at IDW.

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George Takei: Now Is Time For LGBT Character In Star Trek + Tried To Convince Roddenberry July 13, 2014

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: History,ST: Into Darkness Sequel,TOS,Trek Franchise , comments closed

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George Takei has revealed that he tried to convince Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry to add a gay character to the TOS movies. More details below.

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Preview Of Non-Fiction Star Trek Books For 2014/2015 – From Fun To Artwork To Scholarly Texts July 11, 2014

by James Edward , Filed under: Books,History,Trek Franchise , comments closed

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Following up from our look forward to all the Star Trek fiction coming in the next year, today we take a look at the non-fiction, both scholarly and fun. See what is coming below.

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Fan Turns Basement Into $500,000 Star Trek Mancave + Florida Mansion With Enterprise D Bridge For Sale July 10, 2014

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Fandom,Trek Franchise , comments closed

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Dreamed of converting your basement into a Star Trek mancave (or womanlcave). Well one Trek fan has sunk half a million dollars into that endeavor. See the results below, plus find out how you can buy a mansion with yet another Star Trek bridge replica and more built in.

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Watch: Simon Pegg Reveals How He Pranked Benedict Cumberbatch Into Forgetting His Lines July 8, 2014

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions,Humor,Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed

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Over the weekend Simon Pegg made a somewhat rare con appearance at Fantasycon in Utah. The new Scotty actor talked about a number of things during his panel, including working on the Star Trek movies. Watch highlights from his talk below.

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Delaware TV Station To FCC: Star Trek Re-Runs Address Local Community Issues July 7, 2014

by Brian Drew , Filed under: Great Links,TOS,Trek Franchise , comments closed

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A television station found a novel way to adhere to FCC "public interest" regulations by claiming that airing certain episodes of Star Trek and some other re-runs are "matters of importance" to their local community. Find out how Star Trek is informing the citizens of Wilmington, Delaware below.

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Analysis: When In 2016 Will Next Star Trek Be Released + Could Star Wars Butt In? July 6, 2014

by Kay Reindl , Filed under: CBS/Paramount,Editorial,ST: Into Darkness Sequel,Trek Franchise , comments closed

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The next Star Trek film is due in 2016, but fans want to know exactly when. Could it be on the 50th anniversary? And what about competing with JJ Abrams’ Star Wars movie which was just put on production hold – might Star Wars slip into 2016 and go head-to-head with Trek? TrekMovie has invited Hollywood writer/producer (and release date bingo aficionado) Kay Reindl to take a look at the 2016 landscape. Read the full analysis.
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REMEMBER ME (3 of 3): One Viewer With An Opinion To Rule Them All June 30, 2014

by Jared Whitley , Filed under: Trek Franchise , comments closed

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Though the idea of webcasters analyzing old episodes of Star Trek is one that’s relatively new, some people have been at it since before it could qualify as nostalgia. Indeed, while our friends at Mission Log – whom we looked at yesterday – started in 2012, Chuck Sonnenberg was reviewing episodes of Voyager while the ship was still stuck in the Delta Quadrant. In the last article in our Remember Me series, we explore yet another way to look back at Star Trek’s run; and, this time we’ve got statistics! Hit the jump for Part Three.

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