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Once again President Barack Obama has revealed his inner Trekkie. A few weeks ago Star Trek’s original Uhura Nichelle Nichols visited the White House, and now she has shared a photo of the event featuring herself and the president, with both flashing Vulcan salutes. Check it out below.Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions,Star Trek Into Darkness,TOS , comments closed
For the 2009 Star Trek movie, director JJ Abrams and his team brought in the original Spock Leonard Nimoy to help build the bridge to the new crew and new movie universe. And now George Takei says (while attending ECCC over the weekend) he originally thought Abrams might look to another original Star Trek star to come on board for the sequel, he now believes there wont be any more TOS stars in future Abrams Trek films. Details below plus full video of George’s appearance at ECCC.Great Links,TOS,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed
Actor Christian Slater’s character on the Fox comedy Breaking In can often be seen in a Star Trek Captain’s chair. While on Conan promoting the show, Slater talked about his chair, his love for Star Trek, and how his mom got him a cameo in Star Trek VI. Watch the segment below.
Star Trek TOS Guest Star Warren Stevens Dies At 92 April 2, 2012by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Celebrity,TOS , comments closed
Warren Stevens, known to Trek fans as Rojan from the original Star Trek episode "By Any Other Name," passed away last week. The actor, also famous for his role in Forbidden Planet, died of lung disease at his Sherman Oaks home. He was 92.
CBS Asks Phase II Not To Film Spinrad’s Lost Star Trek Script – Will Film New Gerrold Script Instead March 28, 2012by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: CBS/Paramount,Fan Productions,New Voyages/Phase II,TOS , comments closed
A few weeks back we reported that the Star Trek Phase II fan series was going to film Norman Spinrad’s “lost” Star Trek script titled "He Walked Among Us." However, it looks like CBS has put the kibosh on the production. TrekMovie has talked with Phase II’s James Cawley to get the details on what happened and where they go next.Merchandise,TOS,Web , comments closed
Do you want to snaz up your email? Well today MeebleMail has announced a new line of licensed Star Trek email stationery that can Trekify your online communications. The initial launch has a number of different customizable designs and is available now. More details below.Celebrity,Nimoy,TOS,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed
Leonard Nimoy is playing Spock yet another time. This Thursday Nimoy’s voice will be heard voicing a Spock action figure in Sheldon Cooper’s dream on The Big Bang Theory. And you can watch a clip of that dream below!Celebrity,Nimoy , comments closed
Late March is always a special time for Star Trek fans as just days after celebrating the birthday of William Shater we then celebrate the Birthday of Leonard Nimoy, born just four days after his friend Bill. Today Mr. Nimoy turns 81 and we here at TrekMovie wish him the happiest of birthdays.
First Pix & Video Of Leonard Nimoy’s Episode Of ‘The Big Bang Theory’ + UPDATE: Wil Wheaton Returning To TBBT March 23, 2012by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Great Links,Nimoy , comments closed
The nerdy CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory finally got their Vulcan. Next Thursday’s episode features Leonard Nimoy voicing Mr. Spock, who is haunting Sheldon. And today CBS has released a video preview and pictures of Nimoy with the cast. Check them out below. [UPDATE: Wil Wheaton reveals he is also returning to the Big Bang Theory]
Happy Birthday, William Shatner March 22, 2012by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Shatner , comments closed
Today is William Shatner Day. A day when people the world over celebrate the birthday of a man who has been entertaining us from decades, including his time as Star Trek’s Captain Kirk. Bill turns 81 years old today and so we too at TrekMovie want to wish him a big happy birthday.
First Look At Line Of Star Trek Rockets Coming In September March 21, 2012by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Merchandise,TOS , comments closed
Round 2, who make Star Trek model kits, are launching a new line of model rocket kits including three Star Trek rockets. The new Trek rockets will come in various sizes and each is decorated as a different Trek vessel. Check out our exclusive first look at the entire line below.
TrekInk: Review of Star Trek/Legion of Super-Heroes #6 March 20, 2012by Mark Martinez , Filed under: Comics,Review,TOS , comments closed
Chris Roberson’s tangled tale of temporal treachery reaches a barechested climax, followed by a reflective coda, inspired by and worthy of the original series. The final issue of Star Trek/Legion of Super-Heroes from IDW Publishing is at your local comic shop this week. Spoilers and other Star Trek comics news after the break.Comics,Star Trek (2009 film),TOS , comments closed
On Wednesday IDW releases the 7th issue of the new Star Trek comic series set in the new movie universe, and the first issue to tell an entirely original story (instead of a spin on a classic episode). Also being released is the 6th (and final) issue of the Star Trek/Legion of Super-heroes crossover series. And today we have seven page previews of both. Check them out below. [UPDATE: Star Trek Ongoing #7 has been delayed until next Wednesday]
Watch Takei Get Fired On Celebrity Apprentice + George Wants To See Shatner Take On Trump March 5, 2012by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Celebrity,Shatner,TOS , comments closed
On last night's episode of The Celebrity Apprentice, Star Trek's George Takei was the latest target of Donald Trump famous catchphrase "you're fired." You can watch the scene below and find out why Takei thinks The Shat should be the next Trek star to take on The Donald. We also have the full video of a live-streamed play from the weekend, where Takei joined George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Martin Sheen and many more big stars in a play on marriage equality .
Watch: Stephen Colbert Arm-Wrestles William Shatner + Clips From “Shatner’s World” On Broadway March 1, 2012by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Celebrity,Shatner,TOS,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed
Last night William Shatner appeared on The Colbert Report to promote his new Broadway show and host Stephen Colbert showed his inner Trekkie by gushing with Bill, including saying that when he was on Star Trek he was "god damn beautiful" and a "golden god." The two also arm-wrestled. Watch the clip below, along with another clip of Bill talking to VH1 about alien sex and a couple of clips from his "Shatner’s World" show.Art,TOS , comments closed
If you are looking for some art to jazz up your place, today you have an interesting new option. A new Star Trek fine art licensee titled Bye Bye Robot has been launched. They are offering prints and canvases of original art inspired by Star Trek. More info and a few examples below.
Leonard Nimoy To Finally Do Big Bang Theory Cameo February 29, 2012by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Humor,Nimoy , comments closed
Apparently Star Trek’s Leonard Nimoy isn’t 100% retired yet. After year’s of trying, the producers of the nerdy CBS comedy The Big Bang Theory's have finally convinced the actor to do a cameo (of a sort) on the show. More details (and TBBT spoilers) below.
Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? Star Trek Edition Videogame Available Now – Watch The Trailer February 23, 2012by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Games,TOS , comments closed
A brand new Star Trek trivia game is now available (outside North America) with a special TOS Trek edition of "Who Wants To Be a Millionaire" for Playstation 3 and XBOX 360. There is also a brand new trailer, which you can check out below.
Watch: Takei & Celebrity Apprentice Men’s Team Debates Star Trek Name February 21, 2012by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,TOS,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed
The new season of Celebrity Apprentice has premiered, with Star Trek’s George Takei as one of the celebrities. The first task for the men’s team was to name the team. George tried to inject some sci-fi into the mix, resulting in some talk about Star Trek, with Adam Corolla hitting back hard against anything Trek. Watch it below.
Review: ‘Shatner’s World’ On Broadway + Opening Night Pix February 17, 2012by Jordan Hoffman , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,Review,Shatner , comments closed
Last night Star Trek’s original Kirk William Shatner opened his new Broadway show "Shatner’s World: We Just Live In It" (which will be going on the road for a US tour next month). This new one-man show is an evolution from his 2011 tours in Australia and Canada. TrekMovie was in New York to see if it was Shat-tastic. Read the review below, accompanied by photos from opening night.