Mark Worthington confirmed to an audience at Eagle-Con LA last month that he is indeed the new Production Designer for CBS’s upcoming Star Trek television series. We caught up with him after his panel to talk Trek.
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Star Trek writer Joe Menosky who penned such favorites as Darmok, Time’s Arrow, and Year of Hell, along with Aron Coleite known for his writing work on the hit sci-fi show Heroes have joined the writing staff for CBS’s upcoming Star Trek television series, according to Larry Nemecek who spoke today at Phoenix Comicon. The news was broken by Kemp Powers on Twitter.
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.
TrekCore is reporting today that Kristen Beyer, a Star Trek novelist who has written several books in the Voyager timeline, is the newest addition to the Star Trek All Access writing staff.
Who says Star Trek isn’t sexy? Who says women can’t be nerdy-sexy too? No one! Especially not with TrekGeek’s new line of Star Trek inspired swimwear.
In an open letter to the creators of the upcoming Star Trek CBS series, science fiction author Steven Erikson makes a plea for the new show to embody the characteristics that made the Original Series so universal and posits, “Star Trek will survive on the quality of its drama – not on the special effects, not on the strange aliens, and not, alas, on the legacy of what has gone before.”
CBS offered a very early “sneak peek” at the new Star Trek All Access series during today’s upfronts, revealing a shiny new logo. [UPDATE: CBS has posted the trailer online for all to see! Check it out after the jump.] [UPDATE 2: The official Star Trek All Access website is live]
CBS’s new live action Star Trek series will roll out one episode per week, CBS CEO Les Moonves told reporters today in his quaterly earnings call. He also confirmed that the studio is on track for its originally planned premiere date of January, 2017.
CBS has just booked Pinewood Toronto Studios’ 46,500-square foot mega stage for its Star Trek live action TV series, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Will Riker may not have been a Canadian, but it looks like everyone involved with the new Star Trek show could be. Pop culture news site Pop Goes The News reported this week that the as yet unnamed series, which we’re calling Star Trek All Access, will start filming in Toronto in September.
The US Postal Service isn’t the only one honoring Star Trek in a new line of postage stamps. As part of a 50th anniversary celebration, Canada Post has been unveiling Star Trek themed postage stamps, including one featuring 1st officer Spock, which was unveiled last week in where else but Vulcan, Canada.
The first trailer for For The Love of Spock, the Leonard Nimoy documentary that raised over $660,000 on kickstarter, released its first trailer, warming hearts and watering eyes everywhere.
CBS’s new Star Trek television series, which will be aired exclusively on the network’s new online streaming platform All Access, is rumored to be set in the time period between the original series film Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country and the television series Star Trek: The Next Generation, BirthMoviesDeath is reporting. What’s more: it won’t be set in the JJ-verse timeline.
CBS Home Entertainment has announced that it is releasing new Blu-ray complete series sets for the The Original Series and The Next Generation in brand new packaging in time for the 50th anniversary. For fans in North America this is the first time a nicely boxed up complete set has been made available for the Blu-ray releases of the two series. Pics of the new boxes after the break.
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.
A new Star Trek art exhibit entitled “Star Trek: 50 Artists. 50 Years” will feature Trek-themed art pieces by 50 artists from 10 countries around the world and will include a photographic tribute to Mr. Spock by the late Leonard Nimoy.
Word of Paramount Home Entertainment’s 2016 home video plans for Star Trek have begun to surface, and we have some details to share.
Photos leaked today from a promotional shoot being prepared for CBS’s new Star Trek television series by a camera operator who posted the shots to his facebook page. UPDATE: Vreenak weighs in… It’s a fake!
Top of the mornin’ to all of ye who will be wearing green this March 17th! As you know, we here at TrekMovie like to mark holidays throughout the year with a collection of recommended episodes to help you celebrate. And this year St. Patrick’s Day is no different! So curl up with these classics and your favorite green beverage.