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Why “Star Trek” is Paramount’s Marvel and they don’t even know it… October 9, 2014

by Mark A. Altman , Filed under: Editorial,Trek Franchise,Trek on TV , 134 comments

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Earlier this week , the fabulous genre website, io9.com, ran an article I wrote regarding how Paramount is missing out on a unique opportunity to develop Star Trek as a blockbuster multi-media property. After reading the article, your jocular webmaster Anthony Pascale, reached out to me and discussed expanding my article (or, as Charles Foster Kane might say, Declaration of Principals) for the Trek Movie audience with some additional and more Trek-specific thoughts to help facilitate a continued debate on the future of the Star Trek universe.  As such, I hope you’ll find the revised, expanded, director’s cut version of my article (ne: manifesto) thought-provoking and worthy of further discussion as what I’m sure will be the first of many opinion pieces on how the studio should be treating the franchise as we approach its 50th anniversary in 2016. Now onwards, first star to the right and straight on till morning…

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Exclusive: Michael Dorn Talks ‘Capt Worf’ Star Trek Series Casting Details, Go-ahead Timeframe & more

by Ronan O'Flaherty , Filed under: Celebrity,Interview,TNG , 147 comments

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Remember the talk a couple years ago of a new Captain Worf Star Trek TV series from Michael Dorn? Well he has now given us an exclusive update on the show including casting ideas and a timeline on when he could have the go-ahead to move forward.

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Mission Log 107: Star Trek TNG “The Big Goodbye”

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Mission Log Podcast,TNG , 3 comments

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The 12th episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation introduces "Dixon Hill" and the whole sub-genre of the holodeck malfunction episode. Listen to the Mission Log gang discuss "The Big Goodbye" in the latest podcast below.

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John Cho Says Bob Orci Will ‘Blow People Away’ With Star Trek 2016 + More From Reddit AMA October 8, 2014

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,ST09 Cast,ST: Into Darkness Sequel , 34 comments

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Star Trek’s new Sulu John Cho participated in a Reddit AMA this afternoon, and during the talk he spoke a bit about Star Trek, including giving an update on how he has already done his first pre-production task for the upcoming movie. See below for the highlights.

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Exclusive: Bruce Greenwood On How Pike Should Return For Star Trek 2016 & More

by Ronan O'Flaherty , Filed under: Interview,ST09 Cast,ST: Into Darkness Sequel,Star Trek (2009 film),Star Trek Into Darkness , 111 comments

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Bruce Greenwood’s Christopher Pike was a standout character for the 2009 Star Trek film and returned for 2013’s Star Trek Into Darkness. In an exclusive interview Greenwood talks about how he got his start in Trek, and what he thinks about a possible future for Pike and more.

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See William Shatner Renovate Home Star Trek Bought On DIY’s “Shatner Project” [UPDATED w/ VIDEO]

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Shatner , 20 comments

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There is one place we can confirm you will be seeing William Shatner on screen and that is the DIY Network. Bill and his wife Elizabeth star in "The Shatner Project," a new series premiering on the DIY network later this month which will chronicle the renovation of the home Shatner purchased after his original run on the Star Trek TV series. [UPDATED with video preview]

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Urban Talks Star Trek 2016, Ryan Talks Joining Voyager Jitters + More DST3 Panel Highlights & Photos

by Ronan O'Flaherty , Filed under: Celebrity,DS9,Shatner,ST: Into Darkness Sequel,Star Trek Into Darkness,TOS,VOY , 16 comments

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Today we have more highlights and photos from some of the panels held over the weekend at Destination Star Trek 3 in London, including Karl Urban talking more about the next Star Trek movie, William Shatner not talking about it, Jeri Ryan talking about her trepidation on joining Voyager, Nick Meyer talking Star Trek II themes, Nichelle Nichols talking about her time on TOS and more. Plus lots of additional photos from DST panels.

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Photos: Cosplayers of Destination Star Trek 3 + More Pix From Around The Con October 7, 2014

by Daniel Lewis , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,Fandom , 12 comments

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Destination Star Trek 3 in London over the weekend featured a lot of fun cosplayers. Check out photos of some of the best below, along with more shots from around the con.

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TrekInk: Review of Star Trek: New Visions #3: Cry Vengeance + 6-page Preview

by Fritz Kessler , Filed under: Comics,Review,TOS , 19 comments

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The origins of the famous Doomsday Machine are revealed in the latest installment of IDW’s Star Trek New Visions: “Cry Vengeance.” Is the latest “lost-episode” of TOS a worthy sequel to a classic episode? Find out below – plus, check out a 6-page preview.

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Sorry Internet, William Shatner Did NOT Confirm A Star Trek 2016 Role Via Twitter October 6, 2014

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Rumor,Shatner,ST: Into Darkness Sequel , 42 comments

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Well the Shatner in Star Trek story hit a new high, or possibly low this afternoon as a two word tweet from the man launched a new wave of (completely wrong) news stories. Details below.

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Rumor: How To Get Nimoy and Shatner Into Star Trek 2016 Revealed?

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Rumor,Spoilers,ST: Into Darkness Sequel , 505 comments

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There is another report on the web with possible details (and therefore possible spoilers) about how William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy could fit into the 2016 Star Trek movie. See below for more details.

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Leonard Nimoy: Would Be ‘Happy’ To Join Star Trek 2016 + Looking Forward To ‘Conversation’ With Bob Orci

by Carole Malson , Filed under: Nimoy,ST: Into Darkness Sequel , 15 comments

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One of the highlights of Destination Star Trek 3 held in London over the weekend, was the rare opportunity to speak with Leonard Nimoy. On Sunday the original Spock appearing via Skype to a select crowd, and it made for a very intimate talk. The Star Trek legend sang, joked and even talked about the 2016 Star Trek movie and its director Roberto Orci. More details below.

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The Red Shirt Diaries Ep. 6 – Will Ensign Williams Become One Of “Mudd’s Women?”

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Fan Productions,Humor,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , 10 comments

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Harry Mudd is causing all sorts of chaos on board the USS Enterprise which is making life hard for Ensign Williams recording her latest diary. Catch the latest The Red Shirt Diaries episode, set during the events of the Star Trek episode "Mudd’s Women."

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Watch: Star Trek Gag From Tonight’s Family Guy – Is Scotty Really Giving Her All She’s Got? October 5, 2014

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Trek Franchise , 32 comments

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Tonight’s episode of the animated Fox sitcom The Family Guy once again turned to Star Trek for a cutaway gag, this time Scotty isn’t really sure that he has been "giving her all she’s got."

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DST3: Sirtis Calls Star Trek Nemesis Director ‘Idiot’ + Crosby & Ryan Talk Proposed Nemesis Roles

by Ronan O'Flaherty , Filed under: Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions,Feature Films (TMP-NEM),TNG,VOY , 107 comments

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With most of the Star Trek: The Next Generation cast in London at Destination Star Trek this weekend, conversation inevitably turned to their last feature film, 2002’s Star Trek: Nemesis. Some interesting things were said by Michael Dorn, Marina Sirtis, Denise Crosby and even Jeri Ryan.

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Saldana: Star Trek Costume Is Favorite – But Did Cause ‘Flashing’ Problems on Set

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Star Trek (2009 film) , 65 comments

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Star Trek’s new Uhura Zoe Saldana says that her Uhura costume is her favorite, however it has had some problems, notably how she would inadvertently flash her co-stars. Details below.

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Watch: ‘Steam Trek: The Moving Picture’ (Remastered) October 4, 2014

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Fan Productions,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , 26 comments

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Imagine that Star Trek was not coming up on its 50th anniversary, but its 100th – as if it were born in the silent film era. That is the premise of "Steam Trek," a short film parody shot in the 90s that went viral a few years ago and has now been remastered in HD. Watch it below.

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DST3: Urban: Star Trek 2016 Concept Is ‘Phenomenal’ + Montgomery: ENT S5 ‘Not Going To Happen’ + more October 3, 2014

by Ronan O'Flaherty , Filed under: Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions,ENT , 73 comments

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During Friday night’s opening ceremony for Destination Star Trek there were a few interesting tidbits about the future of Star Trek during some of the brief stage appearances of William Shatner, Karl Urban and Anthony Montgomery. Get the details below. 

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Watch: Microsoft Teaches Cortana To Speak Klingon & Other Star Trek Phrases

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,Merchandise,Science/Technology,Trek Franchise , 8 comments

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Microsoft are one of the sponsors of Destination Star Trek happening this weekend in London and to show it wasn’t just putting their name on an event, they taught Cortana (Microsoft’s answer to Siri) to speak Klingon along with responding to some Star Trek phrases. Watch a video demo below.

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DST3: Shatner Still ‘Delighted’ At Idea Of Star Trek 2016 Part + Lots Of Pix From DST3 Photocall

by Daniel Lewis , Filed under: Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions,Shatner,ST: Into Darkness Sequel , 36 comments

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The first day of Destination Star Trek is happening right now in London. This morning there was a press photocall with most of the celebrities, and William Shatner was there dodging questions about the new Star Trek movie. See below for details and tons of photos from the press event.

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