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TrekInk: Review of Star Trek: The City on the Edge of Forever #2 + Preview July 22, 2014

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

All past history has been changed and the machines of the ancients are traumatized! This week IDW Publishing releases the second installment of their adaptation of Harlan Ellison’s original teleplay for The City on the Edge of Forever. Chronometric spoilers, a preview, and more after the break.

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Star Trek Documentary With Lost Roddenberry Interview Footage Seeking Kickstarter Funding

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

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A lengthy rare interview with Gene Roddenberry that was believed to have been lost has now been found, and is hoped to become the basis for a new documentary on the birth of the Star Trek series he created. Catch a glimpse of the footage below, plus find out how you can help.

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TheCollective: Custom TOS Mini-Figs + Mirror Beach Towel + Sheldon Spock + Enterprise-A + more July 21, 2014

by James Edward , Filed under: Collectibles,DS9,ENT,Merchandise,TNG,TOS,Toys , comments closed

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Whether you like to play Trek, display Trek, or even lay out on the beach with Trek, the good people at CBS are always finding new ways to bring Trek into your life. Continue below for all the latest Star Trek stuff, fresh from 3D printers, the mirror universe, shipyards, and the office of Doctor Sheldon Cooper.

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George Takei: Star Trek Cast Were ‘Cool’ About Him Being Gay + Talks Shatner Feud & Roddenberry [VIDEO] July 19, 2014

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

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George Takei was on HBO’s Real Time With Bill Maher on  Friday night and his feud with Star Trek co-star William Shatner came up with Takei taking a few shots at Bill. He also talked about his attempt to get Gene Roddenberry to tackle LGBT issues. Watch the segment below.

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Patrick Stewart Joins Star Trek: TNG Reunions In Chicago and London – To Be Moderated By Shatner July 17, 2014

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

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Just announced today, Sir Patrick Stewart has signed on to appear at Chicago Comic Con on August 24th – completing their line-up for a full Star Trek: The Next Generation reunion. Even better it will be moderated by William Shatner. And Stewart has also signed on for a TNG reunion at the London Star Trek Destination con in October – also moderated by Shatner. Details below.

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TrekInk: Preview Star Trek Comics coming October 2014 July 16, 2014

by Mark Martinez , Filed under: Comics,Star Trek (2009 film),TOS,Trek Franchise , comments closed

This October, IDW Publishing will release a double helping of John Byrne’s Star Trek photo tales, the conclusion of Harlan Ellison’s original teleplay for The City on the Edge of Forever, and part four of the ongoing story arc featuring Q and the NuCrew. Read on for the details from the good folks at IDW.

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Cool Stuff: Gesture-Based Star Trek TOS Phaser Universal Remote July 15, 2014

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

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Ever wanted to shoot your TV? How about with a phaser? Well soon you will have your chance with a new original Star Trek series phaser remote control from those fine people at ThinkGeek. Details and photos below.

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TrekInk: Review of Ultimate Star Trek Doctor Crossover ‘Flesh and Stone’ + Preview

by Mark Martinez , Filed under: Comics,DS9,ENT,Review,TAS,TNG,TOS,VOY , comments closed

When attendees of a Starfleet medical conference are infected by a terrifying contagion, Beverly Crusher, Julian Bashir and Katherine Pulaski, ably assisted by the Doctor, race against time to find a cure, discovering answers in the memory and experience of Leonard McCoy and Phlox. Prepare for spoilers in our review of the new “Star Trek: Flesh and Stone” comic, STAT.

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George Takei: Now Is Time For LGBT Character In Star Trek + Tried To Convince Roddenberry July 13, 2014

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: History,ST: Into Darkness Sequel,TOS,Trek Franchise , comments closed

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George Takei has revealed that he tried to convince Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry to add a gay character to the TOS movies. More details below.

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Delaware TV Station To FCC: Star Trek Re-Runs Address Local Community Issues July 7, 2014

by Brian Drew , Filed under: Great Links,TOS,Trek Franchise , comments closed

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A television station found a novel way to adhere to FCC "public interest" regulations by claiming that airing certain episodes of Star Trek and some other re-runs are "matters of importance" to their local community. Find out how Star Trek is informing the citizens of Wilmington, Delaware below.

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Preview Of Star Trek Novels and E-book Novellas For Rest of 2014 + 2015

by James Edward , Filed under: Books,DS9,ENT,TNG,TOS,VOY , comments closed

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Missing a regular dose of Trek in your life? Thankfully the Star Trek novel line continues to keep the Star Trek universe alive, with new adventures every month set after, and amongst, the events of the TV and film series. On top of that, the recently revived and expanded ebook line gives us an episode-feel novella every other month. So today TrekMovie takes a look at what is coming up in Star Trek fiction over the next year.

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Brannon Braga: Kirk’s More Fun Than Picard & Shatner More Fun Than Pine + Kirk v Picard POLL [UPDATED: Shatner Responds] July 5, 2014

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Star Trek (2009 film),TNG,TOS , comments closed

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One of the biggest debates for fans is Kirk v Picard, but what is unusual is for one of the creative forces behind Star Trek to pick a side – but that is what Brannon Braga did in a recent interview. Find out what he had to say on that, Generations death threats and more – plus watch Braga talking about his latest space adventure – the new Cosmos (now out on Blu-ray).

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Watch: Captain Kirk’s Patriotic Speech From ‘Omega Glory’ July 4, 2014

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

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Today is the 4th of July – celebrated as Independence Day in the USA. In the future history of Star Trek, the USA ceased to exist after World War III, but the principles that founded the nation lived on. And being that James T. Kirk was born in Iowa (he only works in outer space) he shows pride for the former nation in a patriotic speech from the episode “The Omega Glory.” Watch it below.

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Watch: Trailer For ‘To Be Takei’ Doc – Featuring Cho, Nimoy, Nichols, Koenig, & Shatner June 28, 2014

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

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The documentary “To Be Takei” about Star Trek star George Takei comes out in August and features interviews with the new Sulu John Cho along with George’s original Trek co-stars Leonard Nimoy, Nichelle Nichols, Walter Koenig, and even William Shatner. Watch the brand new trailer below, plus the latest episode of George’s webseries "Takei’s Take" where he talks Trek and social media.

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TrekInk: Star Trek Comics Summer 2014 Preview – NewTrek Meets Q & More June 20, 2014

by Mark Martinez , Filed under: Comics,DS9,Star Trek (2009 film),TOS , comments closed

Summer 2014 is shaping up to be a fine time for Star Trek comics from IDW Publishing and elsewhere. In addition to Harlan Ellison’s City on the Edge of Forever five-part adaptation, the monthly Star Trek series will begin a six-issue story arc featuring Q, the new crew, time travel, and some niners. We’ll also see another John Byrne photocomic and a one-shot special issue featuring the doctors. No, not the Doctors, the other ones, the Starfleet doctors. But what about the Doctor?

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TrekInk: Review of Star Trek: The City on the Edge of Forever #1 June 17, 2014

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

Harlan Ellison’s original teleplay for one of the best Star Trek episodes ever broadcast is finally brought to life by veteran Trek writers and artists from IDW Publishing. Spoilers for the first installment of a five-issue mini-series after the break.

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Spockboy TOS Gag Reel – “Rinse Of The Archons” June 16, 2014

by Matt Wright , Filed under: TOS,Viral Video/Mashup/Images,Web , comments closed

Long time TrekMovie readers will remember our friend Paul “Spockboy” Sibbald for his hilarious TOS gag edits of episodes. Well, at long last, he got the urge to make another one, this time parodying “Return of the Archons.” Landru ‘Laundry’ commands you to enjoy “Rinse Of The Archons”:

Our Exclusive Interview With a Tiny Trekkie + The Most Adorable Star Trek Reviews You’ll See Today June 6, 2014

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Review,TOS,Trek for Kids,Trek on TV,Viral Video/Mashup/Images,Web , comments closed

Meet Sarai Duenas, arguably the cutest Star Trek reviewer on YouTube today. She was introduced to the world of Star Trek by her father, Abe, who has encouraged her love for Kirk, Spock, and Uhura. Wanting to share his daughter’s enthusiasm for Trek with the world, Abe began filming Sarai as she recapped her favorite TOS episodes and posting them to YouTube. These videos. Are. Adorable. But, we wanted to know more. Who is Sarai Duenas, and what does she want to be when she grows up? Answers to these questions and more in our exclusive interview with the tiny trekkie girl.

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These Are The Voyages Season 2 released April 18, 2014

by Brian Drew , Filed under: Books,History,TOS , comments closed

The eagerly awaited second volume of author Marc Cushman’s exhaustive examination of the production of The Original Series, These Are The Voyages, was released this past Wednesday, and we have a closer look.

The first volume, which covered the history of the series from its earliest stages to the end of season one, was lauded by critics, fans, and cast members for it’s incredible attention to detail.  Leonard Nimoy himself called the book’s level of research “astounding…an incredible job”.

The second volume, which covers the entirety of season two and features a forward by Walter Koenig,  promises to be even more expansive than the first.  According to the promotional materials the second book will cover a variety of interesting topics:

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Happy Birthday. Surely, the best of times. March 26, 2014

by Brian Drew , Filed under: Celebrity,Nimoy,Shatner,This Week In Trek,TOS,Trek Franchise , comments closed

It is the beginning of spring here in the Western Hemisphere, which means it’s time to celebrate the birthdays of Trek royalty.

Today is the 83rd birthday of Spock Prime himself, Leonard Nimoy. Mr. Nimoy, who recently disclosed that he has a smoking-related illness called COPD isn’t letting anything slow him down. It was announced recently that he will be hosting two special “space-themed” performances by the Boston Pops in May, featuring music from many science fiction classics, including, of course, Star Trek. More information, including ticket prices, can be found at The Boston Pops website.

Mr. Nimoy took to Twitter to mark the day and to thank everyone for their good wishes:

He also received a message from an old friend of his:

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