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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 , 152 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 , 14 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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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 , 295 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 , 21 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 , 286 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 , 16 comments

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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 , 13 comments

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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 , 10 comments

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 , 20 comments

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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 , 52 comments

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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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Watch: Leonard Nimoy Sings “Plato’s Stepchildren” Song + Talks ‘Up and Down’ Roddenberry Relationship & more September 11, 2014

by Jared Whitley , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,Nimoy,TOS , 22 comments

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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 , 42 comments

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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 , 17 comments

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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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Exclusive: David Gerrold Talks Star Trek’s Legacy & Humor + Relationships w/ Roddenberry & Coon + more September 8, 2014

by Brian Drew , Filed under: History,Interview,TOS , 41 comments

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TrekMovie continues to celebrate the Star Trek’s 48th birthday with an exclusive interview with one of the writers for the original Series. David Gerrold (best known for "Troubles with Tribbles") talks to us about the legacy of Star Trek, his relationship with the Genes (Coon and Roddenberry), LGBT characters in Trek and more. Plus we have a contest to win five David Gerrold e-books.

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StarTrek48: Watch Leonard Nimoy Talk About How Roddenberry’s Lieutenant Led To Spock Casting

by Jared Whitley , Filed under: History,Nimoy,TOS , 11 comments

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As part of our celebration of Star Trek’s birthday we have TrekMovie video from the weekend’s Salt Lake City Comic Con where Leonard Nimoy beamed in via Skype and talked about how he got cast in Star Trek following his appearance on Gene Roddenberry’s previous show The Lieutenant. We also have clip of that episode. Watch it all below.

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Happy 48th Birthday Star Trek – Join TrekMovie Celebration With ‘Man Trap’ Livetweet 8:30 PM

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: History,TOS,Trek Franchise , 38 comments

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On September 8, 1966 the first episode of of an ambitious sci-fi show created by Gene Roddenberry aired on NBC – in color! 48 years later, Star Trek is still going strong after hundreds of episodes over five series and twelve feature films (with another on the way). Watch the first commercials and interviews for Star Trek below, plus get info on TrekMovie’s ‘livetweet’ celebration and giveaway set for tonight.

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Watch: Star Trek TNG Stars Talk Romance, Bad Costumes, Character Similarities & More At WW Chicago August 26, 2014

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions,Shatner,TNG , comments closed

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On Sunday the entire cast of Star Trek: The Next Generation reuinited in Chicago for a Wizard World panel discussion moderated by none other than William Shatner. We have photos from the event and some video clips below. Plus the ultimate Star Trek selfie!

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TrekInk: Review of Star Trek: Harlan Ellison’s The City on the Edge of Forever #3 + Preview

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

Barely a week into their time journey, Spock is traumatized, Kirk is spellbound, their relationship is strained, and Beckwith is nowhere in sight. The third issue of Harlan Ellison’s The City of the Edge of Forever makes its way to your local comic shop this week. Read TrekMovie’s review (with spoilers) and a preview after the break.

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Takei: We all had problems with Shatner on the Star Trek set August 13, 2014

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Shatner,TOS , comments closed

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George Takei is once again continuing his feud with William Shatner, this time in a sit down with Oprah. Watch the clip below. And in Out Magazine, George recalls a funny story from behind the scenes working on Star Trek.

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