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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.
Watch: Frakes on Castle + Sir Pat On Daily Show + Wheaton & Burton on Big Bang + Dorn’s Dart Ad + Shatner Pitches New App November 12, 2012by 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]Fan Productions,Humor,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed
Well, that didn’t take long. Yes, we already have a Star Trekified parody of the popular Korean ‘Gangnam Style’ music video — this time, sung almost completely in Klingon. The video is actually of rather impressive quality, with all of the lyrics sung in Klingon, and the dancers in full Trek garb shooting on location. Very nicely done. Hit the jump for the video.
Watch: Taiwan Animators Make Their Own ‘Star Trek 2 Trailer’ September 11, 2012by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Star Trek Into Darkness,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed
We now know that the Star Trek sequel will be called Star Trek Into Darkness, so the next big thing we are waiting on is news of the first trailer. Well, Next Media Animation, the Taiwan animators who love to create CGI cartoons of news stories, have decided not to wait and to make their own trailer. Watch it below.
Oreo is Captain Kirk to Milk’s Spock on Star Trek Day + More Trek Anniversary Great Links September 8, 2012by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: History,Viral Video/Mashup/Images,Web , comments closed
On this day in 1966, Star Trek debuted on television. Google may have celebrated a day early, but today Oreo Cookie celebrates the 46th “Star Trek Day” by tweeting their #dailytwist photo in honor of Trek with the caption, “We are the Captain Kirk to Milk’s Spock.”
Viral Video: Call Me Maybe: The Next Generation August 10, 2012by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: TNG,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed
A new video going viral this week is a version of the Carly Rae Jepsen’s pop hit "Call Me Maybe" made entirely of snippets from Star Trek: The Next Generation. Watch it below.
Watch: Patrick Stewart Scalping Olympic Tickets With Simon Pegg In Funnny or Die Video August 9, 2012by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,ST09 Cast,TNG,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed
The only Star Trek TV captain not appearing at this week’s Star Trek con in Las Vegas is Patrick Stewart. And now we know why. It appears that Mr. Stewart is too busy in London making big money as an Olympics tickets scalper (or touter as they say across the pond). Watch the new Funny or Die video with Sir Patrick below, which also feature’s Star Trek’s Simon Pegg.Celebrity,Science/Technology,Shatner,TNG,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed
Once again NASA looks to Star Trek to help tell their story. Today the space agency released two versions of a video about the Curiosity Rover (aka Mars Science Laboratory) which is scheduled to touch down on the surface of Mars next week. And to satisfy fans of different generations one version of the video is narrated by original Star Trek star William Shatner and the other has Next Generation’s Wil Wheaton. Watch both below.Celebrity,Feature Films (TMP-NEM),History,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed
For the second weekend in a row The Dark Knight Rises is the top movie at the box office. In just ten days the film has taken in over half a billion dollars worldwide. This film cements Tom Hardy, who plays the villain Bane, as an even bigger star. But, it was just 10 years ago that Hardy got his big break in Star Trek: Nemesis. A video of his screen test with Patrick Stewart has been going viral again this week. Check it out below.
Video of the Day: Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains Why The USS Enterprise Is The Greatest Starship Ever July 20, 2012by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,Trek Franchise,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed
Our friends who conduct the Starship Smackdown panel (a perennial favorite at SDCC) were surprised to have famed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson stand up from the crowd and talk about the greatness of Star Trek’s of the USS Enterprise. Watch the clip below..Conventions/Events/Attractions,Sci-Fi,Trek Franchise,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed
Space Command, the new independent sci-fi film project with Star Trek vets behind and in front of the camera, has wrapped up it’s Kickstarter fundraising campaign, and even exceeded its goal. Filming now set to start later this year. We have the new VFX Demo created by Star Trek vet Doug Drexler, plus footage from the SDCC panel, and more. Check that all out below.ST09 Cast,Star Trek Into Darkness,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed
Turns out Karl Urban was not lying when he said that some "exclusive" footage from the Star Trek sequel would be released this weekend. In fact he is the one releasing it on YouTube, but it’s not exactly what people had in mind. Mostly it is Urban having some fun. Check it out below.Merchandise,Star Trek Into Darkness,Toys,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed
TrekMovie is back from vacation with news from one of the exciting things to look forward to with the 2013 Star Trek sequel. The new movie ushers in the first Trek tie-ins from toy giant Hasbro. And today Paramount and Hasbro announced they will be revealing the first Star Trek toys from their KRE-O building blocks line at San Diego Comic Con later this month. They have released a first look at the KRE-O USS Enterprise and a video teaser for an upcoming stop-motion KRE-O Star Trek short film. Check those out below.
Colbert and Stewart are Trekking again. Over the last couple of nights both of Comedy Central’s late night shows have thrown out Star Trek references. The Daily Show with Jon Stewart seems to have Wrath of Khan on their mind, while the Colbert Report sees the president as a Vulcan. Watch the clips below (if you live in the USA). Also this week’s episode of Comedy Central’s Futurama had a brief Trek reference, a screenshot of that below as well.
Viral Video: Animated Homage To Star Trek Title Intro June 18, 2012by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: TOS,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed
The video of the day is a creative animated homage set to the opening theme of the original Star Trek. The video is going viral right now and for good reason as it is pretty cool. Check it out below.
Khan30: Harve Bennett, DeForest Kelley & Nick Meyer Talk Star Trek II In Rare BTS Footage June 13, 2012by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Feature Films (TMP-NEM),History,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed
TrekMovie continues to celebrate June as Wrath of Khan month in honor of the 30th anniversary of what we still think of as the best Star Trek feature film. Today we have Star Trek II behind the scenes footage from Entertainment Tonight in 1982 which features director Nick Meyer, producer Harve Bennett and actor DeForest Kelley talking about the movie. You can also see some scenes being shot and catch Leonard Nimoy’s final day on the set. Watch it below.Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions,DS9,ENT,TNG,TOS,Viral Video/Mashup/Images,VOY , comments closed
A couple of weekends ago, all five Star Trek TV captains appeared together at a convention, at Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con. For the first time ever, William Shatner, Sir Patrick Stewart, Avery Brooks, Kate Mulgrew and Scott Bakula were on the same stage together. Watch the full thing (almost one hour) below.
Video of the Day: Last 10 Seconds of Every Star Trek: TNG S1 Episode + Reminder: TNG Screenings Tix Available Now June 12, 2012by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,DVD/Blu-ray,TNG,TNG Remastered,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed
Our video of the day is another popular viral from Star Trek: The Next Generation, and just in time for the release of season one on Blu-ray. An intrepid fan has compiled the last 10 seconds of all of the S1 episodes into a single compilation. See all the feel-good TNG fun below. Also a reminder that Star Trek TNG S1 is available for pre-order and tickets are available now for the July 23rd screenings of TNG in HD at local theaters in the USA.Feature Films (TMP-NEM),Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed
In 1994 actor Malcolm McDowell had the dubious distinction of being the actor to play the man who killed Capt. James T. Kirk in the movie Star Trek: Generations. He has been getting an earful about that from Trekkies for the last two decades, but at a recent event he fought back saying that he did Trekkies a favor. He also had some choice things to say about his Generations co-star Sir Patrick Stewart and opined about JJ Abrams as well. Watch his Trek rant below.Books,Great Links,Music,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed
In honor of the release of his new novel "Redshirts" author John Scazli commissioned a special "Redshirts" song. And that song has been turned into a music video tribute to Star Trek’s honored crewman who laid down their lives so that the main cast can live on. Watch "Redshirts" the musical tribute below.