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Patrick Stewart Reprising Role For Next X-Men Movie + Watch Sir Pat Channel Colbert For PBS November 27, 2012

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Celebrity,TNG , comments closed

Sir Patrick Stewart is returning to sit in a chair made famous for iconic role in a big budget genre movie. Nope not Star Trek Into Darkness, alas, but he is set to appear in the next X-Men movie. More details below plus we catch up on the latest from Sir Pat including a video where he does a parody of Stephen Colbert.

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Review: Star Trek: The Next Generation 365 Photo Book

by Robert Lyons , Filed under: Books,History,TNG , comments closed

Following up from their 2010 Star Trek The Original Series 365 photo book (positively reviewed at TrekMovie), Abrams Books recently released a follow-up, this time revealing rare images from Star Trek: The Next Generation. TrekMovie continues our look at new exciting Star Trek non-fiction books with our review of Paula Block and Terry Erdmann’s new mini-coffee table book below.

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Pine: William Shatner’s Kirk More Iconic Than Ford/Baldwin/Affleck’s Ryan November 26, 2012

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Shatner,ST09 Cast,Star Trek (2009 film),Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed

Star Trek’s new Kirk Chris Pine is currently shooting on another big role for Jack Ryan. In a new interview promoting Rise of the Guardians, Pine discussed the differences in stepping into Jack Ryan’s shoes to Kirk’s space boots, noting how William Shatner is more iconic. Watch the video bellow.

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Video of the Day: William Shatner’s Deep Fried Turkey PSA Autotuned November 20, 2012

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

Its almost Thanksgiving so its time to start talking (or singing) Turkey. Last year we shared some PSAs with William Shatner on deep frying turkey safety. This year State Farm has reissued and remixed Shatner’s Turkey musings into an autotuned music video. Check it out below.

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Mimoco Announces the Star Trek™ X MIMOBOT® Flash Drive Collection

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Electronics/Gadgets,Merchandise,TNG,TOS , comments closed

Mimoco, creator of the MIMOBOT line of designer USB flash drives, is adding Star Trek to their repertoire with the release of the Star Trek X MIMOBOT Series. The first collection features a prime universe styled Kirk and Spock plus TNG’s Picard and Data, available with up to 64GB of data storage. The line comes preloaded with exclusive Star Trek content including never-before-seen material from the TNG Blu-ray release, vintage toy commercials, and comics. Plus, the drives are pre-loaded with Trek-themed wallpapers, icons, sounds, and avatars for your desktop, laptop, smartphone, and tablet.
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Cool Stuff: Bye Bye Robot Star Trek TNG 25th Anniv. Poster + New Set of QMx Retro TOS Episode Posters November 19, 2012

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Art,Merchandise,TNG,TOS , comments closed

This year continues to be one of the best for new Star Trek art posters. There is a new poster commemorating Star Trek: The Next Generation from Bye Bye Robot, and a new set of retro-style posters for four episodes of the original Star Trek from QMx. Check them out below.

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Preview of Star Trek Comics For February – Including Issue 2 of New ‘Countdown To Darkness’ Movie Prequel November 18, 2012

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Comics,Star Trek Into Darkness,TNG , comments closed

IDW have released the first details and cover images for their February Star Trek comics. Included will be the 2nd month for the exciting new "Countdown to Darkness" prequel series to the Star Trek: Into Darkness movie. Plus a new issue for the ongoing Star Trek comics set in the new movie universe and a collection of Brannon Braga’s "Hive" comics. See below for all the details.

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Scripts Revealed For Scrapped ‘Star Trek Final Frontier’ Animated Series November 16, 2012

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: History,New Animated Trek,Trek Franchise,Web , comments closed

Six years ago TrekMovie broke the news that CBS was considering a new animated Star Trek series developed by some insider vets. This show "Star Trek: Final Frontier" never made it past the development stage, but in the past the creators have shared images and details on the web. And now they are revealing the scripts they wrote as well. Details below along with an exclusive image.  

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More Details & Images From 15-Disc Star Trek TOS Music Box Set + Hollywood Event On Dec. 3 November 15, 2012

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Music,TOS , comments closed

Back in August we announced that LaLaLand Records was releasing the ultimate original Star Trek soundtrack with all the music from the series in a giant 15-disc box set. We now have more images of the set and the track listing for the first disc. They have also announced a special free Star Trek event in Hollywood, CA on December 3rd (the night before release). Get all the details below.   

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Watch: George Takei Sings In New Old Navy XMas Ad + New Takei Memoir Coming Soon

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

As we reported earlier this week, Trek stars have been showing up a lot on TV lately. Not to be outdone, the original Sulu is featured in a new campaign for Old Navy. Below we have a first look at George Takei’s ‘Cheermageddon’ singing commercial . George also has a new memoir coming out, and you can probably guess the title. 

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Watch: New HD Promo For Star Trek: TNG Season 2 Blu-ray [UPDATE: New TV Commercial]

by Matt Wright , Filed under: DVD/Blu-ray,TNG Remastered , comments closed

CBS has released an updated preview trailer for the second season release of Star Trek: The Next Generation on Blu-ray. The preview shows off the remastering work along with a peek at a deleted scene from The Measure of a Man, and some of the other special features.
It is also viewable up to 1080 HD. Check it out below. [UPDATE: Added new TV commercial]

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More Images from TNG Season 2 Blu-Ray + Details on Fathom Theater Event November 13, 2012

by Matt Wright , Filed under: TNG,TNG Remastered , comments closed

A few days ago we shared an exclusive preview image from Star Trek: The Next Generation Season 2 on Blu-ray. CBS has now released the full set of promo images and we have them all below (with before and after HD remastering). Check them all out. 

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Star Trek Enterprise Coming To Blu-ray – Help Choose The Box Art November 12, 2012

by Matt Wright , Filed under: DVD/Blu-ray,ENT , comments closed

While CBS still hasn’t come out and issued a press release confirming that the most recent Star Trek series is on it’s way to Blu-ray, today the official Trek site confirmed  Star Trek Enterprise is on the way in 2013. Not only that, but they are asking fans to help choose box. More details below.

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Watch: Frakes on Castle + Sir Pat On Daily Show + Wheaton & Burton on Big Bang + Dorn’s Dart Ad + Shatner Pitches New App

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

The last week has been a big one for Star Trek stars appearing on TV. Last week’s Castle was directed by TNG’s Jonathan Frakes and it was full of Star Trek references and DS9 star Armin Shimerman. TNG’s Patrick Stewart popped up on The Daily Show, Wil Wheaton and LeVar Burton were on Big Bang Theory, William Shatner is pitching his new app and Michael Dorn can bee seen pitching cars in between. Watch all the clips below.   [NOTE some vids US only]

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Latest Retro TOS Tees by Juan Ortiz

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Apparel,Merchandise,TOS , comments closed

CBS and QMx have teamed up with artist Juan Ortiz to make groovy retro prints for each episode of The Original Series, and now all of those designs are being printed onto even groovier retro tees. So far, we’ve seen up through Charlie X, but with the new November releases comes The Alternative Factor, Catspaw, Let That Be Your Last Battlefield, and fan favorite The Trouble With Tribbles. Check out the new designs after the jump.
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Exclusive Image From Star Trek: TNG Blu-ray Season 2 November 8, 2012

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: DVD/Blu-ray,TNG,TNG Remastered , comments closed

As we reported previously the second season of Star Trek: The Next Generation arrives on Blu-ray in December. CBS has provided TrekMovie with an exclusive image from the upcoming set, showing amazing details for the USS Enterprise D in the episode “Time Squared.” Check it out below.

 

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Star Trek: TNG – Second Season Blu-ray Arrives 12/4‏ [UPDATED] October 31, 2012

by Matt Wright , Filed under: DVD/Blu-ray,TNG Remastered , comments closed

This afternoon CBS provided TrekMovie with the offical details on their upcoming release of the second season of Star Trek: The Next Generation on Blu-ray, due out December 4th in the USA. See below for full disc-by-disc details.

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Book Review: Star Trek: Voyager – The Eternal Tide October 7, 2012

by Robert Lyons , Filed under: Books,Review,VOY , comments closed

What happens when a fleet commander’s humanity becomes secondary to an entropic force that just cannot be stopped… well, I guess you can say “The Eternal Tide” happens, which works out pretty well, since TrekMovie’s review of the aptly named novel follows the cut.
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Extensive Interview w/CBS Digital on Star Trek TNG Blu-Ray October 6, 2012

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: CBS/Paramount,DVD/Blu-ray,Interview,TNG Remastered , comments closed

The Next Generation is currently being digitally remastered for release on Blu-Ray, and it’s a huge job to say the least. Our friends over at TrekCore recently sat down with the CBS Digital remastering team and talked with them about the process. The extensive 5-part interview is a very in-depth and technical look at the project, and it reveals some interesting tid bits like how the team is digging up 25-year old bloopers and outtakes thought to be lost. More after the jump.
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Should Star Trek Come Back to TV? An Objective Evaluation October 2, 2012

by Joseph Dickerson , Filed under: CBS/Paramount,Editorial,Trek on TV , comments closed

Op-Ed guy Joseph Dickerson joins us again, this time to talk about Trek’s role on the small screen. Fans were informally surveyed by Larry Nemeck at the official Star Trek convention in Las Vegas last August as to what they wanted from Trek. The overwhelming response was that the fans want Star Trek back on TV. “Star Trek started on TV, and Star Trek is best suited to be a TV show,” one fan said. But does the idea of a new Star Trek TV series make sense for CBS-Paramount? Joe gives us a bit of perspective on how to answer this question from both a business and creative perspective.
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