USS Enterprise Aircraft Carrier Inactivated + Navy Announces New Enterprise To Launch Next Decade December 1, 2012by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: History,Trek Franchise , comments closed
The US Navy’s aircraft carrier bearing the same name as Star Trek’s iconic starship has been officially inactivated. After over fifty years in service the nuclear carrier USS Enterprise was ‘inactivated’ at an event in Norfolk, VA. More details and video from the event. The US Navy has also announced that the next aircraft carrier will be named Enterprise.
Thanksgiving is a time for family and friends to get together, share a meal, and give thanks. TrekMovie hopes all those celebrating this day to have a great Thanksgiving. See below for more including Thanksgiving tweets from Trek celebrities, details on a BBC America Star Trek: TNG Marathon.
Scripts Revealed For Scrapped ‘Star Trek Final Frontier’ Animated Series November 16, 2012by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: History,New Animated Trek,Trek Franchise,Web , comments closed
Six years ago TrekMovie broke the news that CBS was considering a new animated Star Trek series developed by some insider vets. This show "Star Trek: Final Frontier" never made it past the development stage, but in the past the creators have shared images and details on the web. And now they are revealing the scripts they wrote as well. Details below along with an exclusive image.
Happy Birthday To ‘Star Trek’ September 8, 2012by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: TOS,Trek Franchise , comments closed
It was 46 years ago this evening that NBC aired the first episode of a new kind of science fiction series. This new "Star Trek" was to be a serious show with a bigger budget and adult approach to drama. Creator Gene Roddenberry had a vision, and in 2012 that dream still lives on. So tonight TrekMovie remembers how it all started and takes a look back at some videos from the beginning of Star Trek.History,Trek Franchise , comments closed
46 years ago, Star Trek beamed onto the TV sets of America for the first time. Today, Google celebrates that anniversary with an interactive “Google Doodle”, a game embedded into the search engine’s logo at Google.com. Click on characters and objects on the bridge and watch a famous Trek story unfold. Hit the jump for photos.
Patrick Stewart to Guest Voice on Futurama Tonight + LeVar Burton Supports Seth MacFarlane to Bring Back Trek to TV August 29, 2012by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Celebrity,Rumor,Trek Franchise,Trek on TV , comments closed
In two pieces of animated news, Patrick Stewart will lend his voice to the hit animated series Futurama in an hour long midseason finale episode set to air tonight (Aug 29). Plus, LeVar Burton replies to rumors about Seth MacFarlane bringing Trek back to TV saying at Fan Expo that he would support MacFarlane to do the job right.
Portland’s Trek In The Park Takes On Journey To Babel [Video] August 12, 2012by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,Fan Productions,TOS , comments closed
Once again residents of Portlandia have a chance to spend their weekends in a park and watch live Star Trek. This year Atomic Arts is taking their "Journey to Babel." Watch a video report below.Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions,Trek on TV , comments closed
On Friday at the Vegas con fans got a great mix with very interesting behind the scenes panels with writer/producer Ira Steven Behr and producer/director David Livingston, along with fun celebrity panels, including a joint panel with the Enterprise pair of Dominic Keating and Connor Trinneer, plus Diana Muldaur, and a giant panel of guest stars from various Star Trek series. See below for more details and photos.
STLV12: Thursday Recap & Pix – Nichols, deLancie, Picardo, Masterson, Combs, Gerrold & more August 10, 2012by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions,Trek Franchise , comments closed
Thursday at the big Star Trek convention featured a wide variety of celebrity panels, including Nichelle Nichols, John deLancie, Robert Picardo, Jeffrey Combs. Casey Biggs, David Gerrold, Martha Hackett. and Chase Masterson. We have details and photos from their appearances and more in our first daily recap from the con. We also have the results of the fan pick for ultimate villain from the first TrekMovie panel.Conventions/Events/Attractions,Fandom , comments closed
The Las Vegas Star Trek con kicked off on Thursday morning with a group of Zombified Star Trek red shirts dancing to Michael Jacksons "Thriller." We have photos and video and report on how it was organized below.Conventions/Events/Attractions,Merchandise , comments closed
The big Star Trek con kicked off in Las Vegas today and we start our coverage with a look at some of the new cool stuff be shown off in the Vendors room, including some new shirts, Star Trek undies, a first look at some groovy posters and more.Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions,Shatner , comments closed
Over the weekend the LA Dodgers held a "Star Trek Night" and part of the festivities included William Shatner throwing out the first pitch. Watch video of the original Captain Kirk’s time on the mound below, along with video of the fireworks show set to Star Trek music.
Star Trek Vegas Con 2012 & TrekMovie.com Panels preview August 6, 2012by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,Trek Franchise,TrekMovie.com , comments closed
TrekMovie is back from vacation and ready to head to Las Vegas this week for the big Star Trek con. This year’s even will be huge with four captains and tons of Star Trek luminaries headed to the biggest Trek event of the year. A number of TrekMovie.com contributors are also on the way and there will be a series of TrekMovie.com panels along with contributors from TrekMovie on other panels. More details below.
Watch: LeVar Burton’s Star Trek TNG Event Q&A + Responds To ‘Jheri Curl Geordi’ Viral Image July 28, 2012by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions,History,TNG,TNG Remastered , comments closed
Earlier this week in our review of the Star Trek: The Next Generation theater events we also reported that TNG actor LeVar Burton surprised fans at the Times Square theater screening in New York. Video of Burton’s Q&A with the fans. Burton also tried to clarify that an image from the set that has gone viral is not him.Conventions/Events/Attractions,Fandom,History,Shatner,Trek Franchise , comments closed
William Shatner’s new documentary "Get A Life!" premiers tonight on the Epix channel. For the second year in a row Bill explores Star Trek, but this time he turns his focus to the fans. Find out how it all turns out in the TrekMovie review below.
Review: Star Trek: TNG ‘Encounter At Farpoint’ (Blu-ray) July 26, 2012by Jeff Bond , Filed under: Trek Franchise , comments closed
The first season of Star Trek: The Next Generation was just released on Blu-ray. TrekMovie has already reviewed the full set but (like we did with the remastered original Star Trek series), today we begin our reviews of the individual episodes from the series, starting with the two-part pilot "Encounter at Farpoint."
Exclusive Clip From William Shatner’s Get A Life! Doc + Free Epix ‘Star Trek Celebration’ On XBox Live July 25, 2012by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Fandom,Shatner,Trek Franchise , comments closed
On Saturday William Shatner’s new documentary "Get A Life!" premiers on Epix. For his latest doc, Bill dives deep into Star Trek fandom to find out why Trek fans do what they do and today we have an exclusive clip from the doc to show some of Bill’s research. We also have details on how XBox 360 owners will be able to see all 11 Star Trek movies via Epix this weekend too.Conventions/Events/Attractions,Trek Franchise , comments closed
Star Trek is stepping up to the plate in LA for "Star Trek Night" at Dodger Stadium on August 3rd. As part of the promotion of Star Trek: The Next Generation on Blu-ray, fans will be able to get a special collector’s shirt and see a fireworks show set to Star Trek music.
Review: Star Trek: The Next Generation Theater Event + LeVar Burton Defends Wil Wheaton At NYC Event July 24, 2012by John Tenuto , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,DVD/Blu-ray,TNG,TNG Remastered , comments closed
Last night CBS and Fathom Entertainment held special one night only theater screenings of two episodes from the first season of Star Trek: The Next Generation. This celebration of the 25th anniversary of the show was also a way to promote today’s release of the first season of the show on Blu-ray. TrekMovie’s John Tenuto share’s his thoughts on the event with a recap and review, including some tidbits shown that aren’t on the S1 release. Also find out what LeVar Burton had to say about Wesley when he attended the NYC screening.
NBC News Analyst Suggests Colorado Shooting Suspect Was “Dark Trekkie” [UPDATE: Apology Issued] July 20, 2012by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Editorial,Fandom , comments closed
One of the regular features of TrekMovie.com is to report when Star Trek interacts with the zeitgeist, usually in fun ways like references on sitcoms or other media. However, sometimes Star Trek or its fans can be portrayed in ways that are not flattering and an example of that came this morning on MSNBC when an NBC analyst suggested that the suspected murderer in the Colorado Batman movie screening mass shooting was a "dark Trekkie." Watch the clip below. [UPDATE: Van Zandt apologizes]