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Shatner Asked To ‘Keep Quiet’ About Star Trek 2016+ Orci Says Role Must Be ‘Worthy’ September 29, 2014

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Celebrity,Orci/Kurtzman,Shatner,ST: Into Darkness Sequel , 286 comments

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Over the weekend William Shatner confirmed he had been contacted by JJ Abrams about how there "might" be a role for him in the 2016 Star Trek movie. Today Shatner has revealed that he has been contacted again and told to stop talking about Star Trek. Details on that below, plus how the media is covering Bill’s weekend revelation, and there are some new comments from Orci here at TrekMovie and Bill and Orci are also tweeting to each other.

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Watch: The Red Shirt Diaries Ep. 5 ‘The Enemy Within’

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Fan Productions,Humor,TOS,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , 16 comments

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Ensign Williams has to deal with not one but two Captain Kirks as she blogs from behind the scenes during the events of the Star Trek episode "The Enemy Within."

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Happy 27th Birthday Star Trek TNG: Watch Rare 1987 Pre-Air Cast & Crew Interviews + Promos September 28, 2014

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: History,TNG , 20 comments

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Star Trek: The Next Generation premiered on September 28, 1987, returning the franchise to its television roots. The success of the show spawned three additional series which ran through 2005. Today celebrate TNG’s 27th birthday by watching some of the original pre-air interviews with Gene Roddenberry and the TNG cast and crew, plus a rare pre-launch campaign video for syndicated stations.

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Shatner: JJ Abrams Called About Possible Star Trek 2016 Role – Would Be Delighted To Do It [UPDATED w/ VIDEO] September 27, 2014

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Shatner,ST: Into Darkness Sequel , 313 comments

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ARTICLE UPDATED: Today at Nashville Comic Con, William Shatner revealed that he has spoken to JJ Abrams [who is producing the next Star Trek movie] about how there "might" be "an idea" for him to play a part. We have full transcript of Shatner’s comments and video below.

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VW Germany Teases Star Trek-themed Campaign Featuring Shatner & Nimoy [UPDATED] September 23, 2014

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Celebrity,Nimoy,Shatner,Trek Franchise , 22 comments

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Shatner and Nimoy are teaming up again! Volkswagen Germany is teasing a new Star Trek-themed campaign that will feature both Leonard Nimoy and William Shatner. Get more details below. [UPDATED with new video tease from Nimoy]

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Shatner & Orci React To 2016 Star Trek Movie Rumor

by Brian Drew , Filed under: Nimoy,Rumor,Shatner,ST: Into Darkness Sequel,TrekMovie.com , 311 comments

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Since reported yesterday the rumor about the possibility of William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy appearing in the next Star Trek film has set fandom ablaze with speculation. Much of the discussion has focused particularly Shatner, and now he has weighed in on it, as has Roberto Orci. See what they have to say below…

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TrekInk: Review of Star Trek: Harlan Ellison’s The City on the Edge of Forever #4 + Preview

by Mark Martinez , Filed under: Comics,Review,TOS , 13 comments

Writers and artists rise to the occasion in the deeply emotional penultimate chapter of IDW Publishing’s adaptation of Harlan Ellison’s original teleplay. The City on the Edge of Forever #4 is out this week and TrekMovie’s spoiler review follows after the break.

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TheCollective: Enterprise Messenger Bag + Kirk Bank + Vengeance Die-Cast + More Ships September 20, 2014

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Merchandise,Star Trek Into Darkness,TOS , comments closed

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There are some new cool Star Trek products that were revealed this week, including a USS Enterprise Messenger Bag and a Die-Cast USS Vengeance from Star Trek Into Darkness. Check it out below.

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TrekMovie Is Giving Away A Star Trek Tee Signed By William Shatner September 18, 2014

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Apparel,Contest,Shatner,TOS , comments closed

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TrekMovie has another giveaway opportunity, this time a Star Trek Tee shirt signed by the original Captain Kirk, William Shatner. See below on how you can win it.

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TrekInk: The British Aren’t Coming! The British Aren’t Coming! September 15, 2014

by Mark Martinez , Filed under: Comics,Editorial,TOS,UK , comments closed

The Library of American Comics (LOAC), an imprint of IDW Publishing, recently reprinted the L.A. Times Star Trek newspaper strip in two gorgeous, painstakingly researched and restored, hardcover volumes. Can we make a convincing case for reprinting the other obscure Star Trek comic strips, published in the United Kingdom, from 1969 to 1973?

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Red Shirt Diaries Ep. 3: Where No Man Has Gone Before + Tribble Giveaway

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Fan Productions,Humor,TOS,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed

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The adventures of security officer Ensign Williams on board the USS Enterprise continue with the third episode of the parody webseries The Red Shirt Diaries. This week’s "diary" goes back to the events of the original Star Trek episode "Where No Man Has Gone Before," and gives us some backstory on Williams. Watch it below, plus find out how you can win a tribble.

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Smithsonian Moves Original USS Enterprise Model Out Of Gift Shop To Prep For Big Hall Display September 14, 2014

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

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The studio model for the USS Enterprise from the original Star Trek series is on the move. Earlier this week the ship was removed from its latest display at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC, in preparation for move to a new location within the museum. The model will also be undergoing evaluation and conservation treatment. More details and photos below.

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Exclusive: David Gerrold Talks Frankly About TNG Conflicts With Roddenberry & Berman + JJ-Trek & more September 12, 2014

by Brian Drew , Filed under: History,Interview,TNG , comments closed

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Today TrekMovie finishes up our exclusive interview with writer David Gerrold – this time Gerrold talks frankly about his troubled time working on Star Trek: The Next Generation and coming into conflict with Gene Roddenberry and Rick Berman, being ‘blackballed’ in Hollywood and he even gives his thoughts on JJ Abrams Star Trek.

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Watch Brent Spiner Do His Patrick Stewart Impersonation & Compare ‘Relations’ With Tasha Yar & Borg Queen

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

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Creation has release another video clip from last month’s Star Trek convention from Las Vegas, this time featuring Star Trek: The Next Generation’s Michael Dorn, Brent Spiner, and LeVar Burton.

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Photo of the Day: Patrick Stewart Makes Fan’s Wish Come True [UPDATED]

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

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A photo going around the web shows Star Trek: The Next Generation’s Sir Patrick Stewart literally making a special young girl’s wish come true. More details below. [UPDATE: More info and pictures]

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Former Enterprise EP Coto Sells ’24 Meets X-Files’ Series + Braga Signs New Deal w/ Fox

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,ENT,Sci-Fi , comments closed

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The former showrunners of Star Trek: Enterprise are both cutting new deals with Fox. Manny Coto has sold Fox a new genre series promising to be ’24 meets the X-Files, and Brannon Braga has closed a new overall deal with the network. Details below.

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Mission Log: Star Trek: TNG’s ‘Justice’ September 11, 2014

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Mission Log Podcast,TNG , comments closed

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The crew of the Enterprise D visit a planet full of scantily clad care-free joggers, what could possibly go wrong. Wesley! Listen to John and Ken take on Star Trek: The Next Generation’s “Justice” in the brand new Mission Log podcast below.

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Watch: Leonard Nimoy Sings “Plato’s Stepchildren” Song + Talks ‘Up and Down’ Roddenberry Relationship & more

by Jared Whitley , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,Nimoy,TOS , comments closed

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Even though Star Trek legend Leonard Nimoy has "retired" from going to conventions, he can still beam into them thanks to the magic of Skype. This was the treat that fans at Salt Lake City Comic Con enjoyed over the weekend. TrekMovie.com was there, so you get to as well. We previewed a clip from the event on Monday and today we present the full highlights of his talk. Watch it below

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See What Star Trek TOS Would Have Looked Like In Widescreen Cinerama September 10, 2014

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Great Links,TOS,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed

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Star Trek was born on TV and well before HD so it has always been set in the rather narrow standard TV ratio, even on Blu-ray. But an intrepid fan has stitched together some screencaps to envision what the show could have looked like in widescreen, check out some examples below.

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Watch Levar Burton Drink Wine And Talk Childhood With William Shatner September 9, 2014

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

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This week William Shatner had a Star Trek guest on his web show "Brown Bag Wine Tasting." Watch the two talk wine and a little Star Trek below.

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