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Who had the best costume at STLV15? Let the judges decide in the official costume contest August 19, 2015

by Michael A. Nguyen , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions , comments closed


One of the highlights of the Convention was the costume contest held on Saturday, August 8. Every year convention goers share their creativity and enthusiasm with their costume creations. This year Creation invited participants to compete in three categories: ensign (beginner), lieutenant (intermediate), and captain (expert). Contestants had to submit photos of their costumes ahead of time as well as participate in pre-judging. There were six judges that came from a variety of backgrounds such as actors from Star Trek, costuming professionals, and science fields.

Batgirl, Orion Slave Girl Yvonne Craig Dies at Age 78

by Jared Whitley , Filed under: Celebrity , comments closed


In what is proving to be a very sad year for Trek fans, yet another star has passed: Yvonne Craig, who guest starred in the episode Whom Gods Destroy as the green Orion slave girl Marta. While we love her for the spunk and energy she brought to the episode, Craig much more widely known for her role as Batgirl in the Adam West Batman TV series.


Hands On With Star Trek Timelines at STLV August 14, 2015

by Andrew Allender , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,Games , comments closed

Star Trek Timelines

There was much to see this past weekend at the Star Trek convention in Las Vegas, but I was excited for one thing in particular taking place in the merchandise hall and on stage Sunday afternoon. Disruptor Beam brought their brand new mobile game, Star Trek Timelines, to the show floor and I got a little hands-on time with it.

Simon Pegg talks about “pressure” to write screenplay and reduced role in Star Trek Beyond August 13, 2015

by Brian Drew , Filed under: Star Trek Beyond , comments closed


While doing a promotional interview with for the upcoming comedy Absolutely Anything, Simon Pegg spoke of the challenges he’s facing writing Star Trek Beyond, and the possibility of reducing Scotty’s role in the new film.

Patrick Stewart: Politicians should watch Star Trek

by Brian Drew , Filed under: , comments closed


In a recent interview with the Huffington Post to promote his upcoming series “Blunt Talk”, Sir Patrick Stewart was asked to name a part that he’s played that would be a good role model for today’s youth.

STLV 2015 Day Four: DS9 Panel + George Takei + Sir Patrick + TNG Cast + Salute to Grace Lee Whitney + More August 9, 2015

by Staff , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions , comments closed

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The final day of the 2015 Las Vegas Star Trek Convention had some great guests on stage, including Sir Patrick Stewart, George Takei, and DS9 and TNG cast panels. All that plus a tribute to the recently departed Grace Lee Whitney, a new look at the upcoming mobile game Star Trek Timelines, great cosplay of the day, and more!

STLV 2015: After 20 years, entire Voyager crew makes it home to Las Vegas

by Jared Whitley , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions , comments closed


To uproarious applause, the entire cast of Voyager took the stage of the Las Vegas Rio on Saturday to talk to fans, tell jokes, and reminisce on the show’s 20th anniversary.

STLV 2015 Day Three: William Shatner + Chakotay Makeup + Women of Voyager + Cosplay + More August 8, 2015

by Staff , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions , comments closed


Today was by far the busiest day of the convention both in terms of guests and stars on the stage. Bill Shatner headlined the day in the way only the Shat can do. Karl Urban, who was supposed to make an appearance today, had a last minute cancellation leaving no one from JJ Trek at this year’s con. Today was also the day to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Star Trek Voyager, with lots of VOY panels.

STLV 2015 Day Two: Restoring the Enterprise + DS9 + Nimoy Tribute + Walter Koenig + TNG Cast + More August 7, 2015

by Staff , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions , comments closed


We’ve wrapped up the second full day of the annual Las Vegas Star Trek Convention here at the Rio Hotel! With so many great things to see today, we could barely contain it all into one article. Learn about how the Smithsonian is restoring the 11-foot TOS Enterprise, be touched by a tribute to Leonard Nimoy, hear from your favorite DS9ers (some in costume!), Walter Koenig, and some of the TNG cast. Plus see today’s best cosplay including Star Trek minions!

STLV 2015 Day One: Kicking it off with DS9 and Enterprise Panels August 6, 2015

by Staff , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions , comments closed


And, we’re off! It’s officially Day One of the Official Star Trek Convention in Las Vegas! This year’s con started strong with two big panels: Enterprise (feat. Connor Trineer, Dominic Keating, John Billinglsey, Linda Park, and Anthony Montgomery) and Deep Space Nine (feat. Armin Shimerman, James Darren, and Nicole de Boer — plus a surprise cameo by our favorite “mute”). Plus, get a look around the con floor and see today’s best cosplay.

Propworx VI auction arrives at Star Trek Las Vegas

by Bill Watters , Filed under: Collectibles,DS9,This Week In Trek,TNG,VOY , comments closed


Propworx will be holding the next installment of their Star Trek Auction series this weekend as part of Creation Entertainment’s Star Trek Las Vegas convention. With interest in Star Trek as keen as ever by both serious collectors as well as first time buyers, and happening in the midst of Creation’s flagship annual event, bidding is expected to be fast and furious this weekend.


Behind The Scenes at Round 2, Part I: How a Star Trek Scale Model Gets Made August 3, 2015

by Robert Lyons , Filed under: Collectibles,Merchandise,Replicas , comments closed


For the better part of the last decade, Round 2 has owned the North American rights to manufacture and release scale models based on the Star Trek franchise. TrekMovie now takes you behind the scenes at Round 2 in this two part series to learn more about the process, and to give you a look at future releases.

TrekMovie’s Guide to Cosplay at #STLV 2015 August 1, 2015

by Michael A. Nguyen , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions , comments closed


With just two weeks before Star Trek Las Vegas (STLV), Trekkies are in full swing, finishing final costume details for the biggest Star Trek convention in the country. For many Trekkies STLV is “the place” to showcase new costumes and strut their stuff.

TrekMovie’s Guide to Star Trek Las Vegas 2015 July 30, 2015

by Staff , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions , comments closed


It’s that time of year again: the Official Star Trek Las Vegas convention is only a week away! TrekMovie’s got your guide to getting the most out of this year’s con including celebs not to miss, costuming tips, details on the Landing Party on Wednesday night (including booze, a trivia contest, and some sweet giveaways), and how to attend a free screening of Star Trek Continues episode 4 (with sneak preview of episode 5) in a full sized theater.

Pluto’s Moon Charon Gets the Star Trek Treatment With New Feature Names

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


Scientists are giddy over the wealth of data returned from the recently successful flyby of Pluto and her moons (Charon, Hydra, Nix, Styx, and Kerberos). The super high-resolution imagery means we can see lots and lots of geologic features on the surfaces of these icy worlds, and that means we need names for them. NASA scientists have decided to propose a sci-fi themed naming scheme to Pluto’s largest moon Charon, including names like Vulcan Planum and Spock, Kirk, and Sulu Craters.

Do We Still Really Need Star Trek Conventions? July 29, 2015

by Jared Whitley , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,Editorial , comments closed


As we at Trek Movie are preparing to deploy to Las Vegas for the largest annual Star Trek convention in the world, I am forced to pause and ask… do we really need conventions just for ourselves any more? Just because we always did it, just because we started fandom and cosplay, do we need to keep doing it?

Star Trek Beyond Adds Joe Taslim To The Cast, Becomes Faster, More Furious July 27, 2015

by Jared Whitley , Filed under: Celebrity,Star Trek Beyond , comments closed


With less than a year until Star Trek Beyond beams, warps, or is hurtled by a powerful alien known as the Caretaker into theaters near you, news of the production is beginning to trickle in. The most recent news item is that actor/martial artist Joe Taslim is joining the cast.

The actor was relatively unknown outside of his native Indonesia until he jump-kicked his way on to screens with 2013’s Fast & Furious 6, directed by Justin Lin, who is also helming Star Trek Beyond. The Hollywood Reporter broke the story over the weekend.

Star Trek Fan and Presidential Hopeful Ted Cruz: “Kirk Is A Republican” July 23, 2015

by Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Humor , comments closed


Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz spoke out today on what is surely the only real question we should be asking candidates for the highest office in the United States: Kirk or Picard? In a New York Times interview, the Texas senator picked Kirk as the best captain, stating, “I think it is quite likely that Kirk is a Republican and Picard is a Democrat.”

Star Trek Beyond Set Construction Spotted in Vancouver July 19, 2015

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Star Trek Beyond , comments closed


TrekCore is reporting new photos of a massive green screen set for Star Trek Beyond being constructed in Kent Hangar Field, Vancouver.

UPDATE: See the sets…. froooom spaaaaaace!

This Con Season, Chase Masterson and the Pop Culture Hero Coalition Take On Bullying

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions , comments closed


The Pop Culture Hero Coalition, an organization created by Chase Masterson (Leeta: Star Trek Deep Space Nine) with “heroism experts” Carrie Goldman and Matt Langdon, combines actors and activists to triumph over bullying and encourage everyday heroism. John Barrowman (Capt. Jack Harkness: Doctor Who) joined the PCHC on stage at San Diego Comicon to share his stories and empower fans.
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