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Video of the Day: Last 10 Seconds of Every Star Trek: TNG S1 Episode + Reminder: TNG Screenings Tix Available Now June 12, 2012

by Staff , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,DVD/Blu-ray,TNG,TNG Remastered,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed

Our video of the day is another popular viral from Star Trek: The Next Generation, and just in time for the release of season one on Blu-ray. An intrepid fan has compiled the last 10 seconds of all of the S1 episodes into a single compilation. See all the feel-good TNG fun below. Also a reminder that Star Trek TNG S1 is available for pre-order and tickets are available now for the July 23rd screenings of TNG in HD at local theaters in the USA.


E3 Star Trek Game Demo Impressions + New Demo & Booth Video June 7, 2012

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,Review,Star Trek (JJverse game) , comments closed

At the big E3 gaming show in LA this week, Paramount and Namco Bandai are showcasing the upcoming Star Trek coop game, set in the new movie universe. There are long lines to get in to see a demo, but we here at TrekMovie can now share some of that demo footage, plus a new look at a Gorn from the game, shots of the E3 both, and my impressions of the demo.


PHOTO: 5 Star Trek TV Captains Together At Philly Wizard World June 3, 2012

by Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions,DS9,ENT,TNG,TOS,VOY , comments closed

This weekend for the first time ever all five of Star Trek’s TV captains appeared together at a convention. William Shatner, Patrick Stewart, Avery Brooks, Kate Mulgrew and Scott Bakula were at Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con and we have the picture to prove it.


First Stone Laid For Paramount Park In Spain – New Images & Videos Of Star Trek Attractions June 2, 2012

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: CBS/Paramount,Conventions/Events/Attractions,Star Trek (2009 film),Trek Franchise , comments closed

Last year we reported that there was a plan to build a new Paramount theme park in Murcia, Spain which would include attractions based on Star Trek. This week ground was broken for the project in a special ceremony. There are also more details and images and promo videos from the planned Park and Star Trek attractions. Check it all out below.


Star Trek TNG HD Screenings Theater List Announced + Amazon Lowers Blu-ray Pre-Order Price June 1, 2012

by Staff , Filed under: CBS/Paramount,Conventions/Events/Attractions,DVD/Blu-ray,TNG,TNG Remastered , comments closed

Last month we reported that there will be a special theater screenings of Star Trek: The Next Generation episodes in HD on July 23rd (promoting the release of the Season 1 Blu-ray on July 24th). We now have the list of theaters and more details on the event. Tickets go on sale on Friday June 8th (but registered members can buy today). See below to find out of Star Trek: TNG in HD is coming to your home town. We also have an update on pricing, with Amazon lowering their pre-order price to match Wal-mart.


PHXCC12 – Wheaton: ‘Rick Berman Hates Me’ + More From Star Trek: TNG Reunion Panel [PHOTOS & VIDEO] May 28, 2012

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

Phoenix Comicon wrapped up on Sunday and one of the big events was a Star Trek: The Next Generation reunion with LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn, Marina Sirtis, Brent Spiner and Wil Wheaton. Check out the full report below with quotes, highlights, pictures and video of the entire panel.


Watch: Shatner Hosts British Comedy Quiz Show – Sings Rocket Man

by Staff , Filed under: Trek Franchise , comments closed

On Friday Star Trek’s William Shatner was the guest host for the BBC comedy show Have I Got News For You," which is a quiz show poking fun at the news of the week. With Shatner as host there were of course a few Star Trek references thrown in. Plus he sings a bit of "Rocket Man." The show is available to watch online, check it out below.


PHXCC2012 – Death of Kirk, ‘Mythology’ Of Star Trek, Twilight Zone, Galaxy Quest + more [PHOTOS + VIDEO] May 27, 2012

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

The Star Trek highlight of Phoenix Comicon on Saturday was William Shatner who delighted the packed crowd with stories from his life along with some of his insights into his career path, the nature of fandom, the mythology of Star Trek, how his Star Trek novels are actually autobiographical, and more. He even showed how he pranks stewardesses by reenacting his famous Twilight Zone episode. See below for highlights, quotes, photos and the full video.


PHXCC2012- Photos & Video of LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn & Marina Sirtis at Phoenix Comicon Friday May 26, 2012

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

Phoenix Comicon kicked into gear on Friday, including panels with three Star Trek: The Next Generation stars: LeVar Burton, Marina Sirits, and Michael Dorn (also of DS9). All three talked about their time with Trek and after. We have photos, highlights and full video. So check that all out below.


Creation To Attempt To Beat Own Star Trek Costume Record At VegasCon 2012 May 25, 2012

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

In the last year there have been a number of record-breaking gatherings of Star Trek fans in costume at events around the world. The current record is 1040 at last year’s big convention in Las Vegas. And today Creation announced they will be trying to break their own record at the con this August. More details below.

Conventional Wisdom: Guide To Star Trek Cons & Events For Summer 2012

by John Tenuto , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions , comments closed

Conventional Wisdom is back with another roundup of Star Trek events. This time we get you ready for the busy summer season with a listing of the cool Trek stuff going on in June, July and August. Check it out below. [UPDATED: Added more cons!]

First Look At Robert Picardo On ‘Femme Fatales’ + Season 2 Kicks Off Friday Night May 24, 2012

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

In June Star Trek: Voyager’s Bob Picardo will be appearing on Cinemax’s sexy cult show Femme Fatales. The series was co-crated by Star Trek superfan Mark Altman (Free Enterprise) so it is no surprise that the second season (premiering Friday night) has more Star Trek homages. And Mark has shared exclusive details and first looks of Picardo and more. Check it all out below

Shatner, TNG stars and TrekMovie headed to Phoenix Comic Con For Memorial Day Weekend

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions,Fandom,Shatner,TNG , comments closed

Memorial Day Weekend in Phoenix is going to get a lot geekier with Phoenix Comic Con. This year promises to be the biggest one ever for the fan-friendly event, including a slew of Star Trek guests and fan panels. William Shatner will be there along with Star Trek: The Next Generation stars Brent Spiner, Michael Dorn, Marina Sirits, Wil Wheaton and LeVar Burton. will also be there holding our own panel, plus covering the event. More details below.

Picard, Kirk, and Friends Journey into Space on Gigantic Balloon May 22, 2012

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Fandom,Science/Technology,Toys , comments closed

Captains Kirk and Picard have officially made it into space! Aboard a high altitude balloon, that is. A few weeks ago we reported one man’s quest to kickstart a campaign to send action figures of Captains Kirk and Picard (and their friends) 100,000 feet into the upper atmosphere. Well, he’s done it with the help of a large team of friends and cameramen. Hit the jump for photos!


James Doohan’s Ashes Successfully Launched Into Orbit

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

After a delay last Saturday, the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket was successfully launched this morning from Cape Canaveral in Florida. The Dragon capsule is now in orbit and headed to the ISS. Part of the payload includes the partial remains of Star Trek’s original Scotty, James Doohan. Watch the launch below.

Watch: Leonard Nimoy’s BU Convocation Address – Talks About Being ‘Scared’ To Take Role of Spock May 21, 2012

by Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions,History,Nimoy,TOS , comments closed

As reported last week, Star Trek legend Leonard Nimoy returned to his home town to receive an honorary doctorate degree and give the convocation address Boston University’s College of Fine arts. As part of his address, Nimoy talked about how he was initially "scared" to take on the role of Spock. You can watch Nimoy’s full address below.


FedCon Sat: Frakes Reveals Star Trek Sequel Set Visit + Shatner On JJ Not Hiring Him + McFadden Hopes For ‘Big Bang’ May 20, 2012

by Henning Koonert , Filed under: Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions,Shatner,Star Trek (2009 film),Star Trek Into Darkness,TNG,TOS , comments closed

On Saturday, the third day of this year’s FedCon, Jonathan Frakes revealed he had been on the set of the new Star Trek movie, William Shatner filled not one but two rooms and talked about JJ Abrams not hiring him, while Gates McFadden told the audience about her heroes and said she hoped to join Wil Wheaon on Big Bang Theory. See below for full report.


All 5 Star Trek TV Captains To Appear Together For First Time At Philadelphia Comic Con May 19, 2012

by Staff , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,DS9,ENT,TNG,TOS,VOY , comments closed

Last month we reported that all five of Star Trek’s TV captains will gather for the first time ever at Destination Star Trek London in October. However, with the addition of Patrick Stewart to their line-up it turns out that Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con being held May 31 – June 3rd will get the honor of first collection of five Trek captains. Details below.


FedCon XXI Thu & Fri Report & Photos: Frakes, Koenig, McFadden & More May 18, 2012

by Henning Koonert , Filed under: Trek Franchise , comments closed

FedCon, Europe’s biggest sci-fi and Star Trek con, is in full swing in Dusseldorf, Germany. This year’s Trek guests: William Shatner, Walter Koenig, Jonathan Frakes, Gates McFadden, Robert O’Reilly, J. G. Hertzler and Eddie Paskey. See below for report from the first two days.


Leonard Nimoy Talks Longevity Of Star Trek + Finding His Way In Retirement May 17, 2012

by Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Nimoy,Trek Franchise , comments closed

This weekend Star Trek legend  Leonard Nimoy will receive an honorary doctorate from Boston University. He will also be giving the convocation address at the BU College of Fine Arts. In advance of the event Nimoy spoke to the college’s newspaper about growing up in Boston, and a bit about Star Trek as well. See excerpts below.

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