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Idris Elba Meanderingly Describes His Character In Star Trek Beyond September 29, 2015

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

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Idris Elba, who has been cast as the villain of Star Trek Beyond, gave an interview with MTV recently where he described his character as, among other things, “groundbreaking” for the Star Trek franchise.
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Star Trek Las Vegas Convention Kicking It Up A Notch for the 50th Anniversary 5-day Event September 28, 2015

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

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The annual Star Trek convention at The Rio Suites Hotel in Las Vegas is going to be bigger and better than ever in 2016, the year commemorating the 50th anniversary of the first run of the Original Series. Creation Entertainment, hosts of the Vegas convention (among many others), sent out a press release teasing a “non-stop five-day convention” in August 2016 that will feature over 100 stars from television and movies and cater to thousands of guests.
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The “Enterprise 3D Project” offers a virtual tour of the Enterprise-D September 22, 2015

by Brian Drew , Filed under: TNG,Trek Franchise , comments closed

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The “Enterprise 3D Project” is an ambitious work that means to build the Enterprise-D in virtual form, and we have an amazing clip to share.

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‘Star Trek Beyond’ release date moved to July 22nd September 17, 2015

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


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Paramount Pictures has announced that it has pushed back the release date of Star Trek Beyond.
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“The Red Shirt Diaries” Season 2 debuts today September 14, 2015

by Brian Drew , Filed under: Fan Productions,Humor,Red Shirt Diaries , comments closed

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The fan series “The Red Shirt Diaries” launches its’ second season today, and we have the first to episode to share with you.
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Introducing Shuttle Pod – The TrekMovie Podcast: V’Ger v. Nomad September 11, 2015

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Feature Films (TMP-NEM),TOS,TrekMovie.com , comments closed

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A few months ago, TrekMovie writer Jared Whitley made a casual comment that the TOS episode “The Changeling” was better than Star Trek: The Motion Picture. Fellow TM writer Brian Drew picked up the gauntlet Jared threw down, and the two decided to debate the respective merits of the two tales, which are similar in plot if not in tone, theme, or scope.

To carry out the debate, we have inaugurated Shuttle Pod: The TrekMovie Podcast. Let us know in the comment section what you think about the debate and the idea of TM podcast in general.
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Video Review – 1:537 USS Enterprise Cutaway model from Round 2 September 9, 2015

by Robert Lyons , Filed under: Merchandise,TOS,Trek Franchise , comments closed

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With the three-day holiday weekend now behind us (at least in the US), perhaps a new kind of labor is in order – one that involves plastic, hobby knives, styrene cement, and some spray paint. Marking 49 years of Star Trek, TrekMovie takes a look at the latest release from Round 2 Models, a take on the beauty that started it all, the 1:537 U.S.S. Enterprise Cutaway in this video preview of the kit.
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Larry Nemecek’s “On Speaker” series celebrates Voyager’s 20th Anniversary with a new release September 4, 2015

by Brian Drew , Filed under: History,Merchandise,Trek Franchise,VOY , comments closed

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Longtime Trek author Larry Nemecek (Star Trek: The Next Generation Companion,  Stellar Cartography: The Starfleet Reference Library) is releasing the fourth volume in his “On Speaker” audio series in celebration of Voyager‘s 20th anniversary.
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Syfy’s Face Off tackles Star Trek September 1, 2015

by Bill Watters , Filed under: This Week In Trek,Trek Franchise,Trek on TV,Uncategorized , comments closed
Michael Dorn joins the judges as they inspect the contestants final creations.

Michael Dorn joins the judges as they inspect the contestants final creations.

 

We’re into the ninth season of Syfy’s Face Off, which continues to be the network’s highest rated unscripted series. This week’s make-up theme is Star Trek, so I was eager to see where they took the challenge. The episode is in the series typical two challenge format, however this time the way they tie it back to Star Trek is that in the first round the contestants have to create an alien design based on a different background assigned to each person, and in the second they’re tasked to update it for a Next Generation era feel.

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Simon Pegg shares outtakes in final OMAZE clip + last chance to donate + a potential new alien

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

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Omaze’s Star Trek: To Boldly Go fundraising campaign concludes today with a final video full of bloopers and what appears to be a new alien.
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Leonard Nimoy honored in final OMAZE clip + Quinto says more Spock/McCoy in STB August 26, 2015

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

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Omaze’s final Star Trek: To Boldly Go clip pays tribute to Leonard Nimoy.
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Trekonderoga celebrates Star Trek this Labor Day weekend August 20, 2015

by Bill Watters , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,Fan Productions,Fandom,New Voyages/Phase II , comments closed
Attendees of Trekonderoga will get to tour the New Voyages sets.

Attendees of Trekonderoga will get to tour the New Voyages sets.

Star Trek fans looking for an experience uniquely geared for them need look no further than what’s beaming in to Ticonderoga, New York, from September 4th – 6th. The new convention, Trekonderoga, will be celebrating all things Trek. In attendance will be an array of guests who were part of Star Trek both in front and behind the cameras. In addition to the more traditional celebrity aspect of a convention, they will also be hosting tours of actual sets, conducting make-up workshops, and special episode screenings with creators adding commentary along the way.

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At last! Set photos for Star Trek Beyond – Is that a Xindi skunk!? *SPOILERS*

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

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New photos and video from Star Trek Beyond have (finally!) made their way to the Internet.
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Editorial: With Lydia Wilson as latest addition to Star Trek Beyond cast, can we expect a strong female role or another Carol Marcus? August 19, 2015

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

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Lydia Wilson has just been announced as the latest addition to the growing call sheet for Star Trek Beyond, currently filming in Vancouver. As usual, no one has any clue as to what her role might be (although there is plenty of speculation abound). I am excited about the addition of another female presence on the screen, but I remain cautiously optimistic after our “strong female role model” Carol Marcus turned into a one-trick pony designed to catch Kirk’s (and the audience’s) romantic interest.
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Quinto Talks Filming Star Trek Beyond: It’s Different Without JJ

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

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Zachary Quinto, currently filming his role as Spock in Star Trek Beyond recently spoke about how filming the third incarnation of the rebooted franchise has been different without JJ Abrams, currently busy filming Star Wars, directing them on set.
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Who had the best costume at STLV15? Let the judges decide in the official costume contest

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

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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.
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Batgirl, Orion Slave Girl Yvonne Craig Dies at Age 78

by Jared Whitley , Filed under: Celebrity , comments closed

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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.

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

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

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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.
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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

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While doing a promotional interview with Metro.co.uk 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.
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Patrick Stewart: Politicians should watch Star Trek

by Brian Drew , Filed under: TrekMovie.com , comments closed

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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.
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