Cumberbatch Wins Emmy – Mulgrew Doesn’t + Bakula Presents August 25, 2014by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Awards,Celebrity , 15 comments
Kate Mulgrew wasn’t able to become the second Star Trek main TV cast member to win an Emmy Award on the 66th Annual Emmy Awards held in Los Angeles on Monday. However, Star Trek Into Darkness’ Benedict Cumberbatch was a winner. See below for more, including pictures of Mulgrew from the event.
Watch: Trailer + Clip From ‘Space Command’ Featuring Bob Picardo August 24, 2014by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Sci-Fi , 19 comments
Another sci-fi project that was funded via Kickstarter (with $221K back in 2012) is finally showing off some footage. The trailer for Space Command that was shown at San Diego Comic-Con is now available online, plus there is an extended clip featuring Star Trek Voyager’s Bob Picardo. Watch those below.
Exclusive Interview (pt 2): Alec Peters On Taking Star Trek To War + What’s Next For ‘Axanar’ August 23, 2014by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Fan Productions,Interview,Star Trek Axanar , 116 comments
In the day since part 1 of our interview with Alec Peters was posted, the Star Trek Axanar Kickstarter gathered another $150,000 (helped by a social media plug from Star Trek’s George Takei). The project has now raised over $560K, with more coming in by Sunday’s deadline. See below for part 2 of our interview where we talk more about the story and the future of Axanar.
[UPDATE: Axanar Kickstarer campaign ended Sunday with $638,471]
Earlier this week we reported on how Brent Spiner, William Shatner, George Takei and Gates McFadden took up the ALS Ice Bucket challenge that seems to be sweeping the world. Today we have more Star Trek taking the challenge. See below for videos from Patrick Stewart, Armin Shimerman, Bob Picardo, Robert Duncan McNeill, LeVar Burton, Benedict Cumberbatch, Zoe Saldana, Jeri Ryan and JJ Abrams.
Exclusive Interview: Alec Peters Talks Star Trek Axanar As It Passes $400K On Kickstarter August 22, 2014by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Fan Productions,Star Trek Axanar , 62 comments
The Star Trek Axanar Kickstarter wraps up Sunday, but it has already set a new record for independent Trek production crowdfunding. TrekMovie sat down with producer and star Alec Peters to talk about the dream of making his own Star Trek movie. In part 1 of the interview below, Peters talks about the Axanar Kickstarter experience, how they plan to spend the money, how they are making Axanar a professional production, the approach to designing a look for 20 years before the original Star Trek series, and more.Awards,Celebrity , 8 comments
Believe or not, only one member of one of the main Star Trek TV casts has ever won an acting Emmy Award. On Monday Star Trek Voyager’s Captain Janeway is hoping to change that. TrekMovie takes a look at what Kate Mulgrew is saying ahead of the big day along with what the early buzz is on her chances. We also have news on how Cosmos faired at the Creative Arts Emmys, predictions for Cumberbatch and a look back at Trek actors history with the Emmmys.
New Mission Log: Star Trek TNG’s The Last Outpost August 21, 2014by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Mission Log Podcast,Review,TNG , 21 comments
The Enterprise is chasing a Ferengi vessel. What is a Ferengi? Exactly. Small and scheming or big and bad? Find out when John and Ken put Star Trek: The Next Generation’s “The Last Outpost” in the Mission Log.Conventions/Events/Attractions,Great Links , 35 comments
The people of Vulcan, Alberta Canada are hoping to build Star Trek’s USS Enterprise. Not a model, but the real thing. There is even a $2 Billion crowdfunding effort to "Help Vulcan Alberta Build the USS Enterprise." TrekMovie talked to the people behind the effort to find out what is going on here.Games , 18 comments
Late last year [x]cube Games launched the Star Trek game ‘Trexels’ for iOS devices – delivering pixelated fun on board the TOS-era ‘USS Trexelprise.’ Today they have launched a big upgrade to Trexels that adds Star Trek: The Next Generation content, and the game is now free. More info and video below.
First Look At Star Trek Ongoing #39 Comic – Coming In November August 20, 2014by Mark Martinez , Filed under: Comics , 18 comments
IDW has announced their comics for November, with only one Star Trek comic – part 5 of 6 of the "Q Gambit" series in the ongoing new movie universe series. See below for cover and details on Star Trek Ongoing #39, plus first news on the return of Galaxy Quest in comics.
LeVar Burton Named Geek of the Year + Star Trek Continues Wins Best Web Series at 2014 Geekie Awardsby Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Awards,Celebrity,Star Trek Continues , 9 comments
This year the Geekie Awards, the award show for geeks by geeks, crowned LeVar Burton as “Geek of the Year”. The hit fan series Star Trek Continues also took home the win for the Best Web Series.
UPDATE: Official video of LeVar Burton receiving his Geekie and singing Reading Rainbow to the crowd
Remembering Gene Roddenberry on his birthday August 19, 2014by Matt Wright , Filed under: Celebrity,Trek Franchise , 18 comments
August 19th is the day Eugene Wesley Roddenberry was born. Today would mark his 93rd birthday. Sadly, as we Trek fans well know, he died in October 1991 at the age of 70.CBS/Paramount,DVD/Blu-ray,Merchandise,Star Trek Into Darkness , 71 comments
Today, Paramount Home Video announced details about a mail-in-rebate offer for their upcoming “Star Trek:The Compedium” Blu ray release. More after the jump.Trek Franchise , 27 comments
The Ice Bucket Challenge has been going around on the web to raise money for ALS (aka Lou Gehrig’s disease). The rules are simple: donate money to the ALS Association or film yourself dumping a bucket of ice water on your head while challenging your friends to do the same (most people do both). Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos called upon three Star Trek celebs: William Shatner, Patrick Stewart (still waiting on you, captain!), and George Takei. That gave way to more Trek celebs such as Brent Spiner and Gates McFadden. See their amazing reactions below.
New Mission Log: Code of Honor August 14, 2014by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Mission Log Podcast , comments closed
The Mission Log Podcast continues its journey through every episode of Star Trek. And, we mean every episode. This week, they take a look at TNG’s “Code of Honor”, a mission of mercy to Ligon II that goes wrong for the Enterprise.
Takei: We all had problems with Shatner on the Star Trek set August 13, 2014by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Shatner,TOS , comments closed
George Takei is once again continuing his feud with William Shatner, this time in a sit down with Oprah. Watch the clip below. And in Out Magazine, George recalls a funny story from behind the scenes working on Star Trek.
Confirmed: First Draft Of Star Trek 2016 Script Complete August 12, 2014by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Orci/Kurtzman,ST: Into Darkness Sequel , comments closed
The next Star Trek movie (and thirteenth in the franchise) has passed a big milestone. A month ago we reported that Roberto Orci and co-writers Patrick McKay and JD Payne were "in the middle" of scripting the movie. Now, Orci exclusively tells TrekMovie the first draft has been completed.Celebrity,TOS , comments closed
There is more sad news today as it has been reported that actress Arlene Martel has passed away. Famous for her role as T’Pring in the original Star Trek, Martel was 78. More details plus condolences from some Trek luminaries below.Comics,Review,Star Trek (2009 film) , comments closed
Trek worlds collide as Q sends nu-Kirk and crew into the 24th century to meet the fearsome Dominion in the latest issue of IDW’s Star Trek: Ongoing series, which hits stores this Wednesday. Grab a glass of Kanar and check out a spoiler-filled review and 7-page preview of The Q Gambit #2 after the jump!
Yesterday the world was shocked by the death of actor/comedian (and Star Trek fan) Robin Williams. Many Star Trek luminaries, including some who worked with Williams, went to social media to express their condolences. We have compiled those below, plus take a look at some Star Trek/Williams connections – including the TNG role written for him (but played by someone else).