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Leonard Nimoy Welcomes Shuttle Enterprise To New York April 27, 2012

by Frank Jay Gruber , Filed under: Celebrity,Nimoy,Science/Technology , comments closed

After being delayed due to weather earlier in the week, today the Space Shuttle flew (atop a 747) from Washington DC to New York City, on its way to a new home. And none other than Star Trek’s original Spock, Leonard Nimoy was there to greet it. Full report, pictures and video below.

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July Star Trek Comics To Feature TOS/TNG/Who Crossover + New Tribble Story For Ongoing Movie Series April 13, 2012

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Comics,Star Trek (2009 film),TNG,TOS , comments closed

IDW has announced solicitations for all of their July comics and the two Trek comics are pretty exciting. First up the second issue of the Doctor Who/TNG crossover hints at a TOS/Classic Doctor flashback. And the ongoing Star Trek movie universe comics will feature another brand new story featuring tribbles. Details below, plus covers.

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Book Review For ‘Storming Heaven’ – Final Book In Star Trek: Vanguard Series April 12, 2012

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

After seven novels, four novellas, an SCE ebook, and an alternate universe take that engages the series, Star Trek: Vanguard has reached its conclusion. What awaits the reader on this final voyage into the Taurus Reach? Find out in the TrekMovie review…

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Trek Celebs Celebrate Walter Koenig’s Walk Of Fame Star With Video Tribute + Gala Event & Ceremony

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions,TOS , comments closed

On Monday September 10th, Star Trek’s Walter Koenig will become the last member of the TOS crew to get a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. And it has just been announced that Leonard Nimoy will be attending the event. There will also be a special "Koenig Gala Celebration" over the weekend with more special guests, including Nichelle Nichols, Marina Sirtis and more. Details below, plus watch congratulations video featuring William Shatner, George Takei and many more Trek and sci-fi luminaries.

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Photo: President Obama Flashes Vulcan Salute With Nichelle Nichols April 4, 2012

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Celebrity,TOS,Trek Franchise , comments closed

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.

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George Takei Resigned To No TOS Star Cameos In JJ Abrams Star Trek Sequel(s) [VIDEO] April 3, 2012

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: 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.

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Watch: Christian Slater Reveals His Inner Trekkie On ‘Conan’

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: 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.

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Star Trek TOS Guest Star Warren Stevens Dies At 92 April 2, 2012

by 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.     

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CBS Asks Phase II Not To Film Spinrad’s Lost Star Trek Script – Will Film New Gerrold Script Instead March 28, 2012

by 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.

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New Star Trek Email Stationery Released

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: 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.

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Clip: Leonard Nimoy Reminds Sheldon Of His Human Half On ‘Big Bang Theory’ March 26, 2012

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: 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!

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Happy Birthday, Leonard Nimoy

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: 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.

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First Pix & Video Of Leonard Nimoy’s Episode Of ‘The Big Bang Theory’ + UPDATE: Wil Wheaton Returning To TBBT March 23, 2012

by 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]

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Happy Birthday, William Shatner March 22, 2012

by 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.

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First Look At Line Of Star Trek Rockets Coming In September March 21, 2012

by 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.

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TrekInk: Review of Star Trek/Legion of Super-Heroes #6 March 20, 2012

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

uhura 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.

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Comic Preview: First New Story In Star Trek Movie Universe + Star Trek/Legion of Super-heroes #6

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: 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]

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Watch Takei Get Fired On Celebrity Apprentice + George Wants To See Shatner Take On Trump March 5, 2012

by 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 .

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Watch: Stephen Colbert Arm-Wrestles William Shatner + Clips From “Shatner’s World” On Broadway March 1, 2012

by 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.

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New Star Trek Fine Art Licensee Launched

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: 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.

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