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REPORT: Orci out as “Trek 3” director December 5, 2014

by Brian Drew , Filed under: CBS/Paramount,Orci/Kurtzman,ST: Into Darkness Sequel , comments closed

ROBERT ORCI on the set of ENDER'S GAME

BREAKING: Deadline Hollywood’s Mike Fleming is reporting that Roberto Orci will no longer be at the helm of the next Star Trek film:

Roberto Orci is beaming off the bridge of the Starship Enterprise on Star Trek 3. Rampant rumors are swirling and I’ve confirmed there is fire behind the smoke that he won’t be directing. I even hear that Edgar Wright and others are on a short list to take the job.  Orci stays on the project as producer, I’ve heard.

The film is intended to be Orci’s debut as a film director, as well as his first solo project after parting with long-time writing and producing partner Alex Kurtzman.

This story is very fluid at the moment, and TrekMovie will bring you more details as we get them.

UPDATE: Variety is also reporting that Orci is no longer directing.

 

Fan-made Star Trek Timeline is a Beautiful Way To Visualize the Trek Universe

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Web , comments closed

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To Boldly Go: The Future of Star Trek is a beautifully rendered HTML5 website that takes you through the history of Star Trek, both in the form of an interactive timeline and a look into the key moments throughout the franchise. Check it out after the jump.
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Bye Bye, Robot Releases Five New Star Trek Fine Art Prints December 4, 2014

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Art,Merchandise , comments closed

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Independent art publisher Bye Bye Robot, purveyors of “fine art from the future”, have unveiled five new Star Trek posters, available now from some of their favorite returning artists and a few new ones. Check them all out after the jump.
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TrekTech: Communicators, chat apps, and the future December 2, 2014

by Brian Drew , Filed under: Science/Technology , comments closed

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One of the most ubiquitous pieces of technology in the Star Trek universe is the communicator, be it the “flipper” from The Original Series, the wrist communicator from Star Trek: The Motion Picture, or the combadge from The Next Generation.   These devices allow the characters an immediate and easy way to communicate(when they’re not being jammed by a mysterious force),  and allow the show’s writers an easy way to relate relevant plot information.

The folks over at tech site The Verge, using Star Trek’s communicators as a starting point, have produced a fun and thought-provoking video about how we use technology to relate to each other and how advances might further change the way we communicate, both good and bad.
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TNG Season 7 Blu-ray – Gag Reel teaser November 24, 2014

by Matt Wright , Filed under: DVD/Blu-ray,TNG Remastered , comments closed

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Check out a selection of the TNG Season 7 Gag Reel from the upcoming Blu-ray release, thanks to Uproxx, after the break.

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TrekInk: Star Trek Comics Coming February 2015 November 22, 2014

by Mark Martinez , Filed under: Comics,Sci-Fi,Trek Franchise , comments closed

By Grabthar’s hammer, IDW Publishing delivers more apes and five-year mission in February 2015. Learn about the Star Trek comics and other interesting publications in your future after the break.

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TrekInk: Review of Star Trek Ongoing #38: The Q Gambit Part 4 + 7-Page Preview November 19, 2014

by Fritz Kessler , Filed under: Comics,Review,Trek Franchise , comments closed

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TrekInk: Review of Star Trek: Harlan Ellison’s Original The City on the Edge of Forever Teleplay #5 + Preview and More

by Mark Martinez , Filed under: Comics,Review,TOS , comments closed

IDW Publishing’s presentation of Harlan Ellison’s original teleplay comes to a tragic conclusion in The City on the Edge of Forever #5. TrekMovie’s spoiler review and preview follows after the break.

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Book Review: Star Trek Voyager: Acts of Contrition November 18, 2014

by Robert Lyons , Filed under: Books,Review , comments closed

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TrekMovie looks at the latest literary adventure of the Starship Voyager as we review Kirsten Beyer’s new novel, “Acts of Contrition”.
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Watch Shatner’s Message to the ESA Rosetta Mission and Its Away Team + Live Stream of Tomorrow’s Comet Landing November 11, 2014

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

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Watch William Shatner’s video send-off to the ESA Rosetta probe and it’s lander, Philae, who is scheduled to complete the first ever landing on a comet tomorrow (Wednesday, November 12th) morning. And we’ve got the link to the live stream so you can watch history happen!
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Ohio State Marching Band Does Impressive Star Trek-themed Halftime Show November 5, 2014

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Music,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed

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Fans in the Ohio State University stadium were treated to an out of this world halftime show last weekend, which heavily featured music and imagery from the new Star Trek films. See the full show on video below.

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Virgin Galactic VSS Enterprise Crashes During Test – 1 Pilot Killed October 31, 2014

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Science/Technology , comments closed

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Today a test flight of Virgin Galactic’s VSS Enterprise spaceplane ended in tragedy with a crash in the Mojave desert, with the loss of one of two .

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These Are The Voyages Announces Kickstarter Campaign For Volume 3 *UPDATED*

by Brian Drew , Filed under: Books,History,Merchandise,TOS , comments closed

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Author Marc Cushman would like to release the third volume of These Are The Voyages this fall, and he’s turned to Kickstarter to make it happen. More after the jump.

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Watch: Stephen Colbert’s Star Trek Solution To Midterm Election Boredom (w/ Help from George Takei)

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Humor,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed

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Stephen Colbert once again showed his love for Star Trek on last night’s The Colbert Report with an extended comparison between the episode "A Taste of Armageddon" and next week’s midterm elections in the US, and he also got a hand from George Takei. Watch it below.

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Star Trek Episodes To Help You BOOOOOO-ldly Go This Halloween October 30, 2014

by Jared Whitley , Filed under: List,Trek on TV , comments closed

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With its mission of portraying a positive, optimistic future for mankind, Star Trek isn’t really known as contributing anything to the horror genre. But this Halloween, you may want to booooo-ldly go with these kind-of horror installments to the franchise.
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TrekInk: Star Trek comics coming January 2015 October 22, 2014

by Mark Martinez , Filed under: Comics,Star Trek Into Darkness,TOS , comments closed

IDW Publishing will ring in the new year with apes and Klingons, a new five-year mission, and a hardcover edition of Harlan Ellison’s original teleplay for The City on the Edge of Forever. Details and covers after the break.

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Rick Berman hopes Star Trek 2016 is “closer to the movie we all want it to be” October 21, 2014

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: ST: Into Darkness Sequel , comments closed

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Rick Berman tweeted today about his high hopes for the next Star Trek film saying, “No one wants the next Star Trek movie to work more than I do” but adding that he might be more excited about the new Star Wars film. See details below.

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Yelchin Talks Shatner and Schedule For Star Trek 2016 October 16, 2014

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

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Star Trek’s new Chekov is talking a bit about the 2016 Star Trek movie, including his view on possibly working with William Shatner. See details below.

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Full Details On Star Trek: The Next Generation Season 7 & ‘All Good Things’ Blu-rays

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: DVD/Blu-ray,TNG,TNG Remastered , comments closed

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CBS Home Entertainment just released the disc-by-disc details for the seventh and final season of Star Trek: The Next Generation Blu-ray and the "All Good Things" stand-alone Blu-ray, both due in stores in December. See below for all the details, box art and trailers.

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Watch Trailer For Star Trek: Horizon – Fan Film Set In Enterprise Era Romulan War

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: ENT,Fan Productions , comments closed

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A Star Trek new fan film has released its first full trailer. "Star Trek Horizon" takes us to Star Trek: Enterprise’s the 22nd century and the Romulan War. Watch the trailer and learn more about the show below.

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