This week, the Shuttle Pod crew welcome a very special guest: Gary Berman, co-CEO of Creation Entertainment, known to Star Trek fans for running some of the biggest Star Trek conventions in the world (including, of course, the annual Las Vegas convention).
This June 2-5, over 100,000 people braved the 110+ degree heat to attend Phoenix Comicon, which hails itself as the signature pop-culture event of the southwest. It was my first experience of the Phoenix convention, and I was delighted at the plethora of Star Trek events to cover! Hit the jump for Part I, in which Tony Todd and Larry Nemecek delighted fans on Friday, June 3rd.
When Paramount hosted its first ever Star Trek fan event at the Paramount lot last month, they overbooked, leaving hundreds of fans out in the cold. As promised by Justin Lin, Paramount is now making it right by sending swag bags and tickets to the world premiere of Star Trek Beyond to the folks who missed out that night. [UPDATE: We have a copy of the e-mail that Paramount sent to fans who were turned away at the event]
CBS next week will launch Engage: The Official Star Trek Podcast. The weekly series will be hosted by StarTrek.com contributor and entertainment writer Jordan Hoffman and its first guests will include Adam Nimoy and “Weird Al” Yankovic.
Adam Nimoy’s highly anticipated documentary, For The Love of Spock, officially has a release date. You’ll be able to catch it in select theaters in the US and on demand this September 9th, exactly 50 years + 1 day after the premiere of the first episode of the original series.
Wizard World Philadelphia runs all this weekend at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. TrekMovie is on the scene and talked to costumed Trekkies about what inspires them to Go Boldly.
Getting more than just a first look at the new trailer, fans at the first ever Star Trek Fan event at Paramount Studios last Friday were treated to about 10 minutes of footage from Beyond that haven’t yet made it to the web. Here is the blow-by-blow of what we saw. CAUTION: SPOILERS AHEAD!
Follow along with TrekMovie’s live blog of the first ever Star Trek Fan Event tonight from 6:30 PM. The event, held at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles, will include the reveal of the second Star Trek Beyond trailer plus a live streaming Q&A session with director Justin Lin, JJ Abrams, and other surprise guests.
FedCon held its 25th convention last weekend in Bonn, Germany when first-time convention attendee Tobi Fier finally got to see what all the fuss is about. Read on for highlights of Chase Masterson, George Takei, Walter Koenig, Terry Ferrel, William Shatner, and more.
The Starfleet Academy Experience officially launched Thursday night at a gala event at the Canada Aviation and Space Museum.
Here’s your chance to join the fun at the May 20th Star Trek Beyond fan event and trailer premiere being held at the Paramount Studios lot in Los Angeles, California. Your two favorite Star Trek podcasts are teaming up to send 20 pairs of trekkies to the show, with 10 winners chosen from entries on each website. Hit the jump for details. [UPDATE: Winners announced!]
If you’ve ever dreamed of following in the footsteps of your favorite starship captain, now’s your chance.
This week, join the Shuttle Pod crew to talk about the latest in the Axanar Lawsuit, the start to a very busy convention season, as well as the most recent news about Star Trek Beyond (of which there isn’t much).
Axanar Productions and producer Alec Peters have filed yet another motion to dismiss in the copyright infringement lawsuit brought by Paramount Pictures and CBS Studios.
To live long and prosper – and look fabulous while doing so! That must be the goal with MAC’s newly announced partnership with Star Trek to celebrate the franchise’s 50 year anniversary with a brand-new makeup line.
They say what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas, but this year what happens there will last to the 23rd Century and beyond.
There were no problems with the warp core or the phase inducers when the Enteprise-D’s chief engineer warped into Salt Lake City, Utah, for the semi-annual Fan X convention on March 24.
Rod Roddenberry sat down with the TrekZone podcast today to talk about Star Trek in 2016 (and beyond) and said that he has “tremendous hopes” for the upcoming Star Trek television series.
Today marked day one of the first ever Silicon Valley Comic Con after a successful preview night Friday evening. Headlining the event was William Shatner who shared entertaining banter with the con’s host, Steve “Woz” Wozniak. Also gracing us with her presence was the ever lovely Nichelle Nichols, who took the stage with Rod Roddenberry.
Les Moonves revealed this morning that CBS had to wait six months after the premier of Star Trek Beyond before launching their new Star Trek television series, which will premier on CBS All Access next January. He also spoke about the future of All Access, including a possible merge with Showtime.
In an interview with E! Angela Bassett responded to the rumor started by Bryan Fuller himself in 2013 that he would choose Bassett as his starship Captain.
As we all wait on baited breath for 50th anniversary merchandising (not to mention Star Trek Beyond merchandising) to kick it up a notch, CBS has just announced 32 new licensees to the Star Trek brand. Hit the jump for info on what toys, tees, and gizmos we can expect in the near future.
The Hollywood Reporter’s Scott Feinberg spoke at length to our intrepid starship captain about Star Trek’s 50th Anniversary, his friendship with Leonard Nimoy, Star Trek Beyond, and much more.
If you’d like to attend a convention this year that’s timed just about perfectly for the 50th anniversary, you may want to beam to New York City.
Ever since the announcement that the new Star Trek series will be aired exclusively on CBS’s new streaming platform, CBS All Access, there has been speculation of Trek‘s departure from competing streaming services like Netflix and Amazon Prime, both of which currently offer the full catalogue of Trek for any subscribed customer’s viewing pleasure. It now appears that Amazon Prime may be the first to lose Trek on February 15th.
The fan production Star Trek New Voyages has released the latest installment in their long-running series. More after the jump.
Mondo is releasing a very special vinyl version of the soundtrack to Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, and we have images and details to share.
As we greet a brand new 2016, we say Q’Plah! to our dear friend 2015 with a look back at TrekMovie’s most popular articles of the year.
Trekkies are passionate about costuming and conventions. Earlier this year at New York Comic Con (NYCC) we had a chance to talk to a few fans about their costuming experiences and goals.
Hoping to make it to Las Vegas for the 50th Anniversary Star Trek convention event of the year? Well, you’d better hurry. General Admission 5-day tickets for the Creation-run con, the most affordable way to attend all 5 days of the convention, are selling like hot cakes.