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Watch: 2 Behind-the-Scenes Vids From Star Trek Into Darkness May 4, 2013

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Trek Franchise , comments closed

Paramount has provided us with a couple of "B-Roll" videos showing a lot of the behind the scenes activity on Star Trek Into Darkness. The videos are just raw footage (and all bits don’t have audio), but it is a great way to get a peek inside how the film is made. Watch them below (spoilers).
 
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Watch: Into Darkness Celebs Say Hi To TrekMovie Readers At Berlin Premiere April 30, 2013

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

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.
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TrekMovie.com Offers Chance To Get Your Question Asked At Star Trek Into Darkness World Premiere

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Trek Franchise , comments closed

On Thursday Star Trek Into Darkness has its world premiere in London – with a press event over the weekend. TrekMovie will be there. We also want to give fans a chance to ask JJ Abrams and his cast a question. Details below.
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William Shatner’s ‘Weird or What’ Debuts On Syfy Tuesday – Watch the Promos April 29, 2013

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

Even at age 82 you cannot stop William Shatner. His show "Weird or What" (previously seen on Discovery Channel and History Canada) debuts on the Syfy channel Tuesday night at 9PM. Watch Star Trek’s original Kirk in a couple of “Weird” promo clips below.
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Watch: Lindelof, Cho, Eve, Quinto and Pine Talk Star Trek Into Darkness At CinemaCon April 16, 2013

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions,ST09 Cast,Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed

Last night we reported on footage from Star Trek Into Darkness from CinemaCon 2013 in Las Vegas. We now have video of Damon Lindelof, Chris Pine, Alice Eve, Zachary Quinto and John Cho talking about the movie before they showed the footage. Watch that below plus some interview clips with the group.     
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Happy 50th Preversary Of First Contact Day – Could Breaking Warp Barrier Come Sooner? April 5, 2013

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Trek Franchise , comments closed

According to Star Trek history, humanity will break the light-speed barrier on April 5th, 2063 – leading to the first contact with an alien race – and this day will be a holiday forevermore in the Federation. And so today TrekMovie celebrates the 50th ‘preversary’ of First Contact Day. But could breaking the warp barrier come sooner? More on the holiday and real warp science below. [UPDATED: More Trek celeb tweets and FC web links added]

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Watch: Starfleet Logo Flies Above London For Earth Hour [UPDATED] March 23, 2013

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,Marketing/Promotion,Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed

Tonight in London Paramount partnered up with the WWF to participate in their "Earth Hour" event with a special Star Trek Into Darkness lightshow featuring the Starfleet Logo  hovering and rotating in the London night sky. See pictures and video from London below. [UPDATE: Official Paramount Event Video Added] 
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Watch: IRS $60K Star Trek Video Earns Rebuke From Congress – Worst.Parody.Ever

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Fan Productions,Trek Franchise,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed

This week a Star Trek controversy has been brewing – and it has nothing to do with Alice Eve’s undies. This scandal Star Trek scandal involves the IRS – yes the people that collect your taxes – spending $60,000 on a Star Trek parody video. Congress demanded to see the video and today the IRS released it. Watch the video below
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Celebrate William Shatner’s Birthday With Free Hulu Star Trek Streaming + More Shatnerific Tributes March 22, 2013

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

Today is an important day – it is William Shatner’s birthday. Star Trek’s original Kirk is now 82. TrekMovie wants to wish our Captain a very happy birthday. Others are also acknowledging this important day including Hulu and some Star Trek luminaries. More below 
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Watch: Star Trek: TNG Mini-Reunion Panel At MegaCon 2013 March 19, 2013

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

Another weekend and another convention with a Star Trek: The Next Generation cast reunion (or mini-reunion). Over this last weekend four TNG stars (Brent Spiner, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn and Denise Crosby) held a panel at the MegaCon in Orlando, FL. The whole panel is available online. Watch it below.   
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Listen: Mayor Cory Booker v John Hodgman Star Trek Trivia Battle March 14, 2013

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Fandom,Trek Franchise,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed

Newark Mayor Cory Booker is a well-known political figure and like President Obama, he is also a Star Trek fan. Earlier this week the mayor called in to a New Jersey public radio station to show support during a pledge drive and during his call he was pitted against noted nerd John Hodgman in a Star Trek trivia contest. Listen to that below plus see how the Daily Show and Colbert Report responded to Obama’s "Jedi Mind Meld" statement.  
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Watch: Autistic Star Trek Fan’s Emotional Meeting With Whoopi Goldberg March 12, 2013

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Celebrity,Fandom,TNG , comments closed

Star Trek may just be a TV show (and movies, books, etc) but it can also affect people’s lives. An example of that came last week on a Dutch TV show interviewing former TNG star Whoopi Goldberg where the actress met an autistic fan who says she and Star Trek helped him lead a productive and social life. Watch the emotional moment below.  
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New ‘Star Trek: Attack Wing’ HeroClix Miniatures Board Game Coming This Summer March 11, 2013

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

WizKids/NECA have just announced a new collectible Star Trek board game. The new "Attack Wing" game is the latest entry in the Star Trek HeroClix line-up. See below for more details and images from Star Trek: Attack Wing, including some exclusive first looks.  
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Watch: LeVar Burton & Patrick Stewart Kiss + More From Star Trek: TNG Reunion in Toronto March 10, 2013

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

Last night Star Trek: The Next Generation stars Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, Brent Spiner, Michael Dorn, Marina Sirtis and Gates McFadden reunited on stage at Toronto Comic-Con. Highlights of the event can be seen online including Stewart and Burton kissing and Frakes and Stewart trading impressions of each other’s TNG characters. Watch the highlights below.

 

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Images of the Day: What If Pixar Made A Star Trek Movie? February 16, 2013

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Trek Franchise,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed

Trek fans are always imagining ‘what if?’ scenarios for the franchise but one of them has taken it to a new level by creating images of a notional reboot of the original Star Trek…by the animators at Pixar. The artists images of Star Trek characters has gone viral. Check them out below

 
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Watch: JJ Abrams DICE Keynote – Shows His Star Wars Homage in Star Trek 2009 February 14, 2013

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Trek Franchise , comments closed

Last week Star Trek Into Darkness (and future Star Wars) director JJ Abrams gave a keynote speech at the DICE (Design Innovate Communicate Entertain) Summit along with Valve President Gabe Newell. Abrams talk was on "Storytelling Across Platforms" and during his talk he showed a clip of Star Trek and pointed out the little R2-D2 Easter Egg. Watch the whole talk below, plus an Abrams inspired Star Trek/Star Wars mashup just for fun.

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Hasbro Reveals Star Trek KRE-O Details + First Look At Revell Enterprise & DST ‘Cloaked’ Bird of Prey February 8, 2013

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Feature Films (TMP-NEM),Star Trek (2009 film),Star Trek Into Darkness,Toys,Trek Franchise , comments closed

Today at the annual Toy Fair in New York Hasbro outlined their product plans for the upcoming year at an investor event, including their line of KRE-O figures and sets for Star Trek Into Darkness. See below for details and images. We also have a close look at Revell’s new movie USS Enterprise and a translucent ‘cloaked’ Klingon Bird of Prey from Diamond Select.   
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Watch: Brannon Braga Talks Original Plan For Enterprise + More From Geek Magazine Star Trek Roundtable February 5, 2013

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Magazine,Merchandise,Star Trek Into Darkness,Trek Franchise,Trek on TV,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed

The recently relaunched Geek Magazine features a cover story in its new issue about Star Trek, including a roundtable discussion with a number of notable Treksperts, including Brannon Braga and David Goodman. The two-hour talk includes a lot of interesting stuff including Braga talking about his original plan for Star Trek Enterprise. Find out more about that and the new issue of Geek below, plus watch the entire roundtable discussion.   
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Watch: Video Shows Star Trek Into Darkness Post Production & Reveals Some New Glimpses January 8, 2013

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Trek Franchise , comments closed

JJ Abrams Bad Robot production company has a state of the art facility in Santa Monica where they are currently doing post production on Star Trek Into Darkness. In December the editing technology company Avid conducted a video ‘webinar’ from Bad Robot featuring many of the people working on the film. See below for the very interesting behind the scenes video, and check out a few glimpses of the movie that could be seen in the background

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Fan Passes Way After Having Into Darkness Wish Fulfilled + Italian Trek Fan Club Founder Also Passes January 7, 2013

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Fandom,Trek Franchise , comments closed

TrekMovie has some sad news to report about two notable Star Trek fans. Over the weekend Daniel Craft, the fan who was recently granted a last wish to see Star Trek Into Darkness, passed away. In addition Alberto Lisiero, founder the the largest Italian fan club and translator for Star Trek films in Italy, also passed away this past week. TrekMovie has been in touch with both Daniel and Alberto’s wives. We have statements and photos from both below

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