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Chase Masterson Stars in New Retro Sci-Fi Short R.U.R.: GENESIS October 3, 2013

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Celebrity,Sci-Fi,Web , comments closed

See Chase Masterson (Leeta of Deep Space Nine) like you’ve never seen her before: in a sexy, retro-futuristic science fiction thriller, R.U.R.: GENESIS. The short film, now available online, combines past, present, and future in the style of an alt-history 1969. Masterson stars along other Trek vets in a cast with a surprising number of Trek connections. Hit the jump to watch R.U.R.: GENESIS for yourself.
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“Star Trek has called me, and I’m going to serve” Bob Orci Talks Trek on Mission Log Podcast September 21, 2013

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Celebrity,Orci/Kurtzman,Star Trek (2009 film),Star Trek Into Darkness,Web , comments closed

In a very special Mission Log Podcast supplemental, Star Trek writer Bob Orci sat down to talk about what it was like coming into Trek for him, how he listens to fans’ feedback on his work, Trek’s place on TV, what’s next for Trek, and he even responds to recent events getting heated right here on the Trek Movie message boards. We get almost two full hours of Bob Orci talking about Star Trek, what he loves about it, and why he and co-workers wrote the last two movies the way they did. Read some of the highlights and listen for yourself after the jump.

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Brent Spiner, Robert Picardo, Rod Roddenberry Back ARKYD: A Space Telescope for Everyone June 28, 2013

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Celebrity,Science/Technology,Web , comments closed

Trek celebs are lining up to support a Kickstarter-funded project called ARKYD, a space telescope designed to be funded and used by the public, whose fully funded campaign ends in less than 60 hours. The first ever publicly available space telescope is luring donations with the enticing reward of a “space selfie”. That’s right, if you send them a picture of yourself (or your boyfriend, or your dog, or your favorite breakfast cereal…) they will display it on an onboard LED screen and snap a pic of your photo floating above the glorious blue orb we call Earth. What’s more, you can donate more and use the space ‘scope to point in any direction of your choosing or donate your observation time to science and follow along with the scientists’ findings. Brent Spiner, Robert Picardo, and Rod Roddenberry are among the many, many backers of the project, which at the time of writing has already raised over $1.2 Million. Check out the videos of Trek celebs supporting ARKYD after the jump.
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Watch: Replay of JJ Abrams Live Facebook Chat (with special guest George Takei) May 11, 2013

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Abrams,Star Trek Into Darkness,Web , comments closed

Yesterday Star Trek Into Darkness producer/director J.J. Abrams participated in a live chat on Facebook, hosted by SNL’s Andy Samberg, and with a special guest appearance from George Takei. And you can watch a recording of it below
 
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Action Movie FX App Gets Star Trek Update – TrekMovie Takes It For A Spin May 5, 2013

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Merchandise,Review,Star Trek Into Darkness,Viral Video/Mashup/Images,Web , comments closed

Bad Robot’s iOS app Action Movie FX has been updated with five brand new Star Trek FX, including transporter, warp, phaser, photon and an Enterprise flyby. Check out some sample movies from this cool new update below.
 
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Shatner, Lindelof and Braga Engage In Epic Twitter Exchange April 26, 2013

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

On Thursday three Star Trek luminaries got into a funny (but pointed) exchange on Twitter. It all started with a belated Birthday wish from William Shatner to Damon Lindelof, then Brannon Braga jumped in and well you have to see it for yourself below.

 

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Paramount Giving Away 50 Costumes From Star Trek Into Darkness via App Sweeps March 21, 2013

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Contest,Marketing/Promotion,Star Trek Into Darkness,Web , comments closed

Paramount has announced a new Star Trek Into Darkness sweepstakes via the new Star Trek app. This time you can win a uniform from the movie. They are giving away a total of 50 costumes. Get the details below  
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Star Trek: TNG Season 1 (HD) Available In iTunes + TNG In HD On Hulu + March/April Trek Home Video Update March 18, 2013

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: DVD/Blu-ray,TNG,TNG Remastered,Trek on TV,Web , comments closed

It has been a long wait but Star Trek: The Next Generation is finally on iTunes. The first season was added today – in HD. More details on that, plus a round-up of all the Star Trek: TNG and Enterprise home video Blu-ray release info for March and April.  
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Bad Robot FX App Announces Upcoming Star Trek Into Darkness Content + Paramount App Delivering More Rare Trek Photos March 14, 2013

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Science/Technology,Star Trek Into Darkness,Web , comments closed

Last night Star Trek Into Darkness stars Chris Pine and Zoe Saldana hosted the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Annual Technical Awards Presentation at the Beverly Hills Hotel. See below for pictures of the Trek couple at the event. .  
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Star Trek Mobile App Launches – First Into Darkness Bonus Material Coming During Super Bowl [UPDATED] January 31, 2013

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: CBS/Paramount,Merchandise,Star Trek Into Darkness,Web , comments closed

Today Paramount launched their new Star Trek mobile application which promises to provide fans with exclusive content on a regular basis between now and the launch of Star Trek Into Darkness…and beyond. This includes bonus content that will be delivered during the Super Bowl this weekend. More details and first impressions with the app below. [UPDATED: Now available at Google Play Store]

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Bad Robot Tweets New Star Trek Into Darkness Image + Did TrekMovie Get Cory Booker A Trek Cameo? December 21, 2012

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: ST: Into Darkness Sequel,Star Trek Into Darkness,TrekMovie.com,Web , comments closed

JJ Abrams’ Bad Robot production company is new to Twitter, but they are already giving Trek fans something to talk about. Today the official Bad Robot Twitter account sent out an image from the set of Star Trek Into Darkness. Also @bad_robot seems to have picked up on some tweets from @trekmovie about how the mayor of Newark, NJ wants to get into the next Star Trek. More details below.

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Viral Campaign Begins – URL Hidden in Into Darkness Teaser December 17, 2012

by John Tenuto , Filed under: Marketing/Promotion,Star Trek Into Darkness,Web , comments closed

Once again Star Trek is going viral, as in viral campaign. Just like with 2009′s Star Trek movie, there is what appears to be the beginning of a viral campaign for Star Trek Into Darkness with a hidden Easter Egg within the new Teaser Trailer. .

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Watch: Wil Wheaton & Neil deGrasse Tyson Talk Science of Star Trek December 9, 2012

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Celebrity,Science/Technology,TNG,Web , comments closed

Neil deGrasse Tyson has taken his hit podcast show, Star Talk Live, on the road. His first stop was at the Neptune Theater in Seattle where Tyson had special guest Wil Wheaton on to talk the science in Star Trek, plus comedic commentary from Kristen Schaal, Paul F. Tompkins, and co-host Eugene Mirman. The crew talked a gambit of subjects from self-opening doors to alien sexual relations. Hit the jump for the video.
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Scripts Revealed For Scrapped ‘Star Trek Final Frontier’ Animated Series November 16, 2012

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: History,New Animated Trek,Trek Franchise,Web , comments closed

Six years ago TrekMovie broke the news that CBS was considering a new animated Star Trek series developed by some insider vets. This show "Star Trek: Final Frontier" never made it past the development stage, but in the past the creators have shared images and details on the web. And now they are revealing the scripts they wrote as well. Details below along with an exclusive image.  

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Oreo is Captain Kirk to Milk’s Spock on Star Trek Day + More Trek Anniversary Great Links September 8, 2012

by 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.”
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Roddenberry Launches Podcast Series To Explore Themes Of Every Star Trek Episode August 10, 2012

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: History,Trek on TV,Web , comments closed

Coinciding with the Las Vegas con , Rod Roddenberry (son of Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry) has launched a new podcast. Each episode of the new "Mission Log" series will examine a different episode of Star Trek, with the first looking at the pilot ("The Cage"). More info below.  

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Moonves Commits To Extend CBS/Netflix Streaming Deal + Says ‘Good To Have Star Trek’ August 6, 2012

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: CBS/Paramount,Trek on TV,Web , comments closed

Back when Star Trek: Enterprise was cancelled seven years ago there was much discussion and speculation that the franchise had lost support at the corporate level of CBS/Paramount, especially with CBS CEO Les Moonves. But now the man who runs the company that owns Star Trek is singing a different tune, telling investors that the franchise is working "exceedingly well" as part of the CBS portfolio for online streaming. Find out what he had to say about Trek below.

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Watch: Previews From William Shatner’s ‘Get A Life!’ Star Trek Doc July 12, 2012

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Fandom,History,Shatner,Trek Franchise,Web , comments closed

In two weeks the EPIX Channel debuts the new Star Trek documentary, "William Shatner’s Get A Life!" The new doc features Bill finding out why we are all in love with Star Trek. A preview and a trailer for the doc have been released and you can check those out below.
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New Star Trek Email Stationery Released March 28, 2012

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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Star Trek Casting Has Cumberbatch “Over The Moon” + Internet Villain Speculations January 5, 2012

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Star Trek Into Darkness,Web , comments closed

Yesterday the news Benedict Cumberbatch was playing the villain in the 2013 Star Trek sequel took the Internet by storm. Today the actor was doing press for Sherlock and he talked about the casting. Details below, plus some of the Internet speculation (and Photoshopping) for possible Star Trek roles the actor may be playing.

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