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Shatner, TNG stars and TrekMovie headed to Phoenix Comic Con For Memorial Day Weekend May 24, 2012

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. TrekMovie.com will also be there holding our own panel, plus covering the event. More details below.
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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!

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Viral Music Video Proudly Declares ‘We’re Trekkies And We Know It’ May 11, 2012

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

Today we share a new music video going viral called "Trekkies and We Know It," a parody of the LMFAO song "Sexy and I Know It." It’s pretty cool, so check it out below   

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Craft of Week: USS Enterprise-C Coffee Table + USS Reliant In Lego January 28, 2012

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

Some of the coolest Trek creations are those done by the fans themselves. Today we have a couple of cool ones getting attention this week. First up is a cool hand-made coffee table based on the USS Enterprise C. Then there is the USS Reliant, lovingly remade in Lego.

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Divorce Forcing ‘Trekkies 2′ Fan To Destroy Star Trek Flat January 24, 2012

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

If you saw the Star Trek documentary Trekkies 2, then you will remember the guy in the UK who redesigned his flat in 24th century Star Trek style. For the last few years that fan has been trying to sell the flat as is, but has not had any takers and now a divorce is forcing him to rip out the Trek stuff and sell the place as a standard flat. More details below.

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FedCon: Captains Table Report September 15, 2011

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,DS9,Fandom,TNG,VOY , comments closed

The Fed Con Special "Captains Table" took place last weekend at the Maritim Hotel in Düsseldorf, Germany. Guests were Captain Sisko Avery Brooks, Captain Janeway Kate Mulgrew, Captain Picard Patrick Stewart with his son Daniel and Voyager’s Ensign Harry Kim Garrett Wang as master of ceremonies.

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Star Trek Burlesque Shows In NYC (Friday), Milwaukee (Saturday), Toronto (Sunday), & Chicago (September) August 26, 2011

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

If you are an adult and like to mix risqué performances with your nerd passions, then there is some good news for residents of NYC, Chicago, Milwaukee and Toronto.  Summer is coming to an end and apparently that means it is the season for Star Trek Burlesque. There are four burlesque companies putting on Trek-themed shows: New York (tonight), Toronto (tomorrow), and Chicago (starting in September). See below for details [ADULT CONTENT WARNING].

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Submit Your “Khaaaaan” Yell To Become Part Of EpixHD’s “The Long Khan” Video June 29, 2011

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

As part of their celebration of all things Shatner and leading up to the premiere of The Captains documentary, Epix HD has launched "The Long Khan," a special video collaboration which will compile fan submitted videos doing their best "Khaaaaan" yell from Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan. Watch a promo video and find out how you can be part of it below.  

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Creation Developing New Fan Reality Show With William Shatner – Pilot Shooting At New Jersey Con June 24, 2011

by Frank Jay Gruber , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,Fandom,Shatner,Trek Franchise , comments closed

It looks like The Captains may not be William Shatners "final farewell" to Star Trek. Friday at Creation’s official Star Trek convention in New Jersey, Shatner began shooting the pilot for a proposed new reality show called "Fan Addicts," which will be centered around fans attending Creation shows. More exclusive details and photos below.  

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Jim Beam Me Up! Trekkie asks Jim Beam to Send Him to the Las Vegas Star Trek Convention June 19, 2011

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

Jim Beam Me Up! One Trekkie has taken to Twitter to launch a campaign to get Jim Beam to sponsor him as the "first Official Unofficial Trekkie of Jim Beam" and send him to the big Creation Star Trek convention in Las Vegas this August. The Seattle-based graphics designer has been posting flyers and trek-themed drink recipes (all using Jim Beam, of course) and the official Jim Beam Twitter account has even taken notice!

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Rod Roddenberry Looking To Fans To Help Finish “Trek Nation” Documentary June 17, 2011

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,DVD/Blu-ray,Fandom,History,Trek Franchise , comments closed

Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry’s son Rod Roddenberry has been working on his "Trek Nation" documentary about his father and Trek fans for the last few years. Now Rod is taking one more pass to put the finishing touches on the project and he is looking to Star Trek fans to help him out. Find out how you can help below.

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PHXCC AUDIO: TrekMovie “Star Trek Lives” Fan Panel + Photos Of Costumed Trekkies May 31, 2011

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

The Star Trek fun at Phoenix Comicon kicked off with the "Star Trek Lives" panel hosted by TrekMovie. You can listen to the full audio of that below, plus we have pictures of lots of Trekkies in costume. Check it all out below.

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Make-A-Wish Sending Oregon Teen To Star Trek Vegas Convention May 11, 2011

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

This summer the The Make-A-Wish Foundation is making a dream come true for one young Trekkie. Over the weekend Make-A-Wish (with the help of some local Star Trek groups) held a Star Trek-themed party for a Trek fan and granted his wish to go to the big Las Vegas Star Trek convention in August. Details below.

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German TV Fail: Star Trek’s Maquis NOT Involved In Bin Laden Mission May 6, 2011

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

Yesterday a German news station had a major image fail. While covering the US Navy SEALs operation to kill Osama bin Laden they mistook a Star Trek fan-made emblem for the Maquis for the actual SEAL Team Six emblem. Check it out below.

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Video of the Day: Phoenix CC Star Wars v Star Trek Commercial + Trek Celebs Celebrate Star Wars Day May 4, 2011

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions,Fandom,Sci-Fi,Trek Franchise,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed

Today, May 4th, is also known as "Star Wars Day," which is why you may see all sorts of "May the Fourth Be With You" greetings today on social media. In honor of that we share a new commercial for this month’s Phoenix Comic Con which takes on Star Trek v Star Wars. We also look at how some Trek celebs are with the force today, and more Star Trek/Wars connections.

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FedCon Day 4: Sirtis & Wheaton Talk TNG, Nemesis & Star Trek 2009 + More Costume Pics May 1, 2011

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,Fandom,Feature Films (TMP-NEM),Star Trek (2009 film),TNG , comments closed

Sunday was the final day of FedCon here in Düsseldorf, Germany, and the con was winding down. Today, there was a combo Trek panel with Wil Wheaton & Marina Sirtis remembering their time working on TNG, and working with Gene and Majel Roddenberry. We also got more great pics of costumed Trekkies and sci-fi fans! Read on for highlights.

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FedCon Day 3: Costumed Trekkies Record Broken + David Mack & Nicole de Boer Panels April 30, 2011

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Books,Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions,DS9,Fandom , comments closed

It’s day three of FedConXX here in Düsseldorf, Germany, but the con is just as crazy as ever. In addition to setting the new world record for most costumed Trekkies in one place at one time, there were two Star Trek panels today: David Mack, author of Star Trek novels and screenplays for DS9 plus Nicole de Boer (Ezri Dax, DS9). Read on for highlights.

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Spocktopus + More TrekMovie Reader Star Trek Tattoos April 20, 2011

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Art,Fandom,TrekMovie.com , comments closed

There are many ways to express your love for Star Trek, but one of the most profound is to actually ink Star Trek onto your body. Over the last few days some Trek fans have been sending in photos of their Star Trek tattoos via Twitter. Check out some epic Trek ink below. [UPDATED with more tats]

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‘Back To Space-Con’ DVD Documentary About 1970s Star Trek Cons Premieres Tonight In San Francisco April 14, 2011

by John Tenuto , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,DVD/Blu-ray,Fandom , comments closed

Back To Space-Con, a documentary about the first Bay Area Star Trek conventions from the 1970s, gets a world premiere tonight in San Francisco. The documentary is also available on DVD. More details and a trailer below.

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See Winners & Finalists For Int’l Talk Like William Shatner Day Video Contest + Judge Maurice La Marche’s Tribute March 22, 2011

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Contest,Fandom,Shatner,TrekMovie.com,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed

Part of the celebration of William Shatner’s 80th birthday is honoring the man through emulation with the 3rd International Talk Like William Shatner Day. TrekMovie asked fans to send in their best Shatners for a video contest and today we are ready to announce the winners. We also have a special video from Talk Like Shatner Day founder and judge Maurice LaMarche. Check them out below. 

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