USPS to Celebrate 50th Anniversary With Star Trek Stamps in 2016 December 30, 2015by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Marketing/Promotion , comments closed
As part of next year’s celebrations honoring the 50th anniversary of the original series of Star Trek, the United States Postal Service will be offering up four Trek themed postage stamps.
Shuttle Pod: The TrekMovie.com Podcast Episode 8 – How Harve Bennett Saved Star Trek December 23, 2015by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Shuttle Pod , comments closed
Producer of the “Holy Trilogy” of Star Trek films (The Wrath of Khan, The Search For Spock, and The Voyage Home) in addition to The Final Frontier, Harve Bennett is arguably the reason that Star Trek is the strong franchise it is today. His passing earlier this year was overshadowed by the death of Leonard Nimoy who passed away just days before Bennett. This week on Shuttle Pod, we take a look back at Harve Bennett’s career and his impossible-to-overstate influence on the Star Trek franchise.
General Admission Tickets for Star Trek Las Vegas Convention Go On Sale, Sell Out, Go On Sale Again December 22, 2015by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions , comments closed
Hoping to make it to Las Vegas for the 50th Anniversary Star Trek convention event of the year? Well, you’d better hurry. General Admission 5-day tickets for the Creation-run con, the most affordable way to attend all 5 days of the convention, are selling like hot cakes.
Pegg Interview from Set of Beyond December 17, 2015by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Star Trek Beyond , comments closed
The Nerdist just published an interview with Simon Pegg they did from the set of Star Trek Beyond earlier this year. There are lots of encouraging details from the co-star/co-writer of the movie, as well as details on the intense writing process he and Doug Jung followed.
Simon Pegg comments on reaction to Star Trek Beyond trailer December 16, 2015by Brian Drew , Filed under: Star Trek Beyond , comments closed
While at the London premiere of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Simon Pegg spoke about the online reaction to the Star Trek Beyond trailer.
Justin Lin talks Star Trek Beyond; Villain name revealed December 15, 2015by Brian Drew , Filed under: Star Trek Beyond , comments closed
Trek fandom has been ablaze since the first trailer for Star Trek Beyond hit the interwebs yesterday. Today, director Justin Lin shared more about the film, including the name of Idris Elba’s character. More after the jump.
Reaction Video to Star Trek Beyond Trailer: Aye! Well played! December 14, 2015by Jared Whitley , Filed under: Editorial,Star Trek Beyond,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed
Trailer reaction videos are all the rage on the YouTube these days, and we here at Trek Movie wanted to get in on the gravy. So we have prepared a reaction video to today’s Star Trek Beyond trailer.
But what is your reaction _to our reaction video_?!? Let us know in the comments below!
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Paramount Pictures officially released the first trailer for the next installment of the Star Trek saga this morning.
Patrick Stewart stars in Christmas Eve, a new independent light-hearted Christmas comedy story of six groups of New Yorkers who become trapped in elevators over Christmas Eve night.
TrekMovie’s Star Trek Holiday Gift Giving Guide December 10, 2015by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: List,Merchandise , comments closed
It’s that time of year again, but what to buy the Trekkie who has everything? TrekMovie’s got you covered with our Trekked out holiday gift giving guide.
Shuttle Pod: The TrekMovie.com Podcast Episode 7 – Trek/Wars – Battle of the Franchises December 9, 2015by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Shuttle Pod , comments closed
Star Trek Beyond isn’t the only highly anticipated science fiction movie coming out in the next few months. Of course, we are all gearing up for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which hits theaters in just a couple of short weeks. Over the years, Star Trek and Star Wars have acted like sister franchises, playing off of each other and apart from each other. This week, we take a look at these two iconic franchises and how they have helped or hindered each others’ success in the business of science fiction franchises and what creative decisions brought the two together or pulled them farther apart.
Star Trek Fan Film Wrap-Up: Farragut Finale Episode w/Stan Lee + Successful Renegades Kickstarter + Star Trek Continues New Engine Room and Global Accolade Awards December 7, 2015by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Fan Productions , comments closed
It seems like the golden era for Star Trek fan films, with more great content coming out now than ever before. This week, Starship Farragut began the Kickstarter campaign for their finale episode, “Homecoming”, Star Trek Renegades successfully completed their Kickstarter, earning $378,181 for episodes 2 & 3, and Star Trek Continues won four Global Accolade Awards – three for “Divided We Stand” and one for “The White Iris”.CBS/Paramount,Star Trek Beyond , comments closed
Take A Stunning 3D Tour of the TOS Enterprise Sets With Star Trek Continues and Matterport Technology December 5, 2015by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Star Trek Continues,Trek Franchise , comments closed
Ever wanted to walk through the Enterprise NCC-1701 in all its glory, just as it was when William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy walked its halls in the 1960s? Well now, thanks to Matterport, an immersive 3D scanning technology, and Star Trek Continues, whose sets are near-perfect replicas (in design and layout) of the 1960s TOS DesiLu sets, you can!
This Week In Star Trek: Neil deGrasse Tyson on Trek vs Wars + Lindelof Says Khan Secret ‘Mistake’ + New Trek Merch December 4, 2015by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Great Links,This Week In Trek , comments closed
While we wait for the first Star Trek Beyond teaser to drop, let’s take a look at what’s been going on in the world of Trek this week around the web.
Shuttle Pod: The TrekMovie.com Podcast Episode 6 – Mars Trek November 25, 2015by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Shuttle Pod , comments closed
Star Trek is all about exploring strange new worlds and the wonders of the 20-something-th century. But, you know what’s cool about living in 2015? We ARE exploring strange new worlds! Right now! All over our galactic neighborhood called the Solar System (and even a little bit beyond thanks to Voyager). The focus of humanity’s space exploration efforts currently centers on Mars. Join us this week for our thoughts on how the history of Mars exploration is depicted in Star Trek as we talk with special guest Andrew Britton, a scientist with Malin Space Science Systems who studies Mars for a living.
Give Thanks and Trek Out Your Holiday With One Free Month of CBS All Access and These Five Thanksgiving Episodesby Jared Whitley , Filed under: CBS/Paramount,List , comments closed
As you’re celebrating Thanksgiving this weekend, we wanted to share a few Thanksgiving-appropriate episodes of Trek to enjoy with loved ones while you’re digesting turkey, pie, and plomeek soup. And, as a special holiday treat from CBS, you can stream all of Star Trek ad-free with one free month of CBS All Access.
Star Trek Beyond Set For IMAX Premier in 2016 November 24, 2015by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Star Trek Beyond , comments closed
Paramount Pictures, Skydance, Bad Robot and IMAX announced today that Star Trek Beyond will be released in IMAX on the same day that it his traditional screens: July 22nd, 2016.
Editorial: With Execs Calling for ‘Star Trek: Zero Dark Thirty’, Does Paramount Just Not Get Trek? November 17, 2015by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: CBS/Paramount,Editorial , comments closed
The president of Paramount’s Motion Picture Group recently told WIRED that he wants to “take advantage” of unexplored parts of the Star Trek universe going forward with future films, throwing out such “ridiculous” ideas as “Star Trek: Zero Dark Thirty” and meeting the SEAL Team Six of the Star Trek universe. After the action-adventure shoot-em-up blow-em-up blockbuster that was Into Darkness, Paramount wanting a “less Star Trek-y” script, and the head of the reboot proclaiming that Star Trek is “too philosophical”, is this another indication that Paramount really has no idea how to do Star Trek?
What Star Trek’s Move to CBS All Access Means For The Franchise November 16, 2015by Brian Drew and Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: CBS/Paramount,Star Trek All Access , comments closed
CBS’s announcement that Star Trek will be returning to the small screen caught many fans and media by surprise. Perhaps most intriguing is that the 7th incarnation of Trek on television will be available exclusively on CBS’s online streaming platform. Can Star Trek All Access succeed as the network’s flagship venturing into a new frontier? Now that we’ve all had some time to digest it, we here at TrekMovie thought it might be fun to dissect CBS’s press release and see what we can glean from it.