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Red Shirt Diaries Ep. 3: Where No Man Has Gone Before + Tribble Giveaway September 15, 2014

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

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The adventures of security officer Ensign Williams on board the USS Enterprise continue with the third episode of the parody webseries The Red Shirt Diaries. This week’s "diary" goes back to the events of the original Star Trek episode "Where No Man Has Gone Before," and gives us some backstory on Williams. Watch it below, plus find out how you can win a tribble.

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Smithsonian Moves Original USS Enterprise Model Out Of Gift Shop To Prep For Big Hall Display September 14, 2014

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,History,TOS , comments closed

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The studio model for the USS Enterprise from the original Star Trek series is on the move. Earlier this week the ship was removed from its latest display at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC, in preparation for move to a new location within the museum. The model will also be undergoing evaluation and conservation treatment. More details and photos below.

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Watch: Simon Pegg Talks Star Trek Bonding With ‘Hector’ Co-Star Christopher Plummer

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Celebrity,ST09 Cast , comments closed

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On Friday September 19th Simon Pegg’s new movie Hector and the Search for Happiness opens in the USA. Among Pegg’s co-stars in the film is veteran actor Christopher Plummer (aka Chang from Star Trek VI). And in one of the promotional videos, Pegg talks about how he bonded with Plummer over Star Trek. Watch the clip below. 

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Watch Chris Pine Play A Crazy Bearded (Almost) Naked Billionaire in ‘Stretch’ September 13, 2014

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,ST09 Cast , comments closed

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Joe Carnahan’s Stretch features a Chris Pine you may not recognize. The first video clips from the movie have now been released, including a gag reel. Check out Star Trek’s new captain as a crazy billionaire below. We also have an update on Pine’s next project.

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‘Star Trek: Alien Domain’ Strategy Game Announced + New Star Trek Timelines Video Production Diary

by Kyle Hadyniak , Filed under: Games,Web , comments closed

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A new browser-based Star Trek strategy game (which was teased back in June) has now been officially announced. "Star Trek: Alien Domain" is set to take players to Fluidic Space, get more details below, along with a production diary video from the “Star Trek Timelines” game.

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Exclusive: David Gerrold Talks Frankly About TNG Conflicts With Roddenberry & Berman + JJ-Trek & more September 12, 2014

by Brian Drew , Filed under: History,Interview,TNG , comments closed

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Today TrekMovie finishes up our exclusive interview with writer David Gerrold – this time Gerrold talks frankly about his troubled time working on Star Trek: The Next Generation and coming into conflict with Gene Roddenberry and Rick Berman, being ‘blackballed’ in Hollywood and he even gives his thoughts on JJ Abrams Star Trek.

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Watch Brent Spiner Do His Patrick Stewart Impersonation & Compare ‘Relations’ With Tasha Yar & Borg Queen

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions,TNG,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed

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Creation has release another video clip from last month’s Star Trek convention from Las Vegas, this time featuring Star Trek: The Next Generation’s Michael Dorn, Brent Spiner, and LeVar Burton.

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Photo of the Day: Patrick Stewart Makes Fan’s Wish Come True [UPDATED]

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

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A photo going around the web shows Star Trek: The Next Generation’s Sir Patrick Stewart literally making a special young girl’s wish come true. More details below. [UPDATE: More info and pictures]

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Former Enterprise EP Coto Sells ’24 Meets X-Files’ Series + Braga Signs New Deal w/ Fox

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,ENT,Sci-Fi , comments closed

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The former showrunners of Star Trek: Enterprise are both cutting new deals with Fox. Manny Coto has sold Fox a new genre series promising to be ’24 meets the X-Files, and Brannon Braga has closed a new overall deal with the network. Details below.

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Mission Log: Star Trek: TNG’s ‘Justice’ September 11, 2014

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

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The crew of the Enterprise D visit a planet full of scantily clad care-free joggers, what could possibly go wrong. Wesley! Listen to John and Ken take on Star Trek: The Next Generation’s “Justice” in the brand new Mission Log podcast below.

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Watch: Leonard Nimoy Sings “Plato’s Stepchildren” Song + Talks ‘Up and Down’ Roddenberry Relationship & more

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

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Even though Star Trek legend Leonard Nimoy has "retired" from going to conventions, he can still beam into them thanks to the magic of Skype. This was the treat that fans at Salt Lake City Comic Con enjoyed over the weekend. TrekMovie.com was there, so you get to as well. We previewed a clip from the event on Monday and today we present the full highlights of his talk. Watch it below

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Watch ‘Klingon Weapons’ Featurette Clip From Star Trek: The Compendium September 10, 2014

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: DVD/Blu-ray,Star Trek (2009 film),Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed

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Yesterday the Star Trek: The Compendium Blu-ray set was released and now Paramount has also shared one more clip from the new Star Trek Into Darkness special features, this time from the props featurette. Watch the movie’s propmaster talk about the Klingon weapons below.

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See What Star Trek TOS Would Have Looked Like In Widescreen Cinerama

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Great Links,TOS,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed

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Star Trek was born on TV and well before HD so it has always been set in the rather narrow standard TV ratio, even on Blu-ray. But an intrepid fan has stitched together some screencaps to envision what the show could have looked like in widescreen, check out some examples below.

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George Takei Talks ‘Troubled’ Star Trek: TMP & (non Nimoy/Shatner) Cast Failed Salary Negotiations September 9, 2014

by Brian Drew , Filed under: Feature Films (TMP-NEM),History,Trek Franchise , comments closed

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A few days ago we had Douglas Trumbull talking about "saving" Star Trek: The Motion Picture and now in a new interview George Takei is talking about how that first Trek feature was "in trouble from the start." Listen to Takei talk about TMP, failed Paramount salary negotiations and more below.

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TrekMovie Is Giving Away 2 Copies Of Star Trek: The Compendium

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: CBS/Paramount,Contest,DVD/Blu-ray,Star Trek (2009 film),Star Trek Into Darkness,TrekMovie.com , comments closed

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The new Star Trek: The Compendium Blu-ray set was released today. And TrekMovie is giving away two copies. Find out how you can win one below. 

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Watch Levar Burton Drink Wine And Talk Childhood With William Shatner

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

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This week William Shatner had a Star Trek guest on his web show "Brown Bag Wine Tasting." Watch the two talk wine and a little Star Trek below.

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Exclusive: David Gerrold Talks Star Trek’s Legacy & Humor + Relationships w/ Roddenberry & Coon + more September 8, 2014

by Brian Drew , Filed under: History,Interview,TOS , comments closed

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TrekMovie continues to celebrate the Star Trek’s 48th birthday with an exclusive interview with one of the writers for the original Series. David Gerrold (best known for "Troubles with Tribbles") talks to us about the legacy of Star Trek, his relationship with the Genes (Coon and Roddenberry), LGBT characters in Trek and more. Plus we have a contest to win five David Gerrold e-books.

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StarTrek48: Watch Leonard Nimoy Talk About How Roddenberry’s Lieutenant Led To Spock Casting

by Jared Whitley , Filed under: History,Nimoy,TOS , comments closed

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As part of our celebration of Star Trek’s birthday we have TrekMovie video from the weekend’s Salt Lake City Comic Con where Leonard Nimoy beamed in via Skype and talked about how he got cast in Star Trek following his appearance on Gene Roddenberry’s previous show The Lieutenant. We also have clip of that episode. Watch it all below.

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Watch: Red Shirt Diaries Ep. 2 “Charlie X”

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

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The second episode of the Star Trek parody web series The Red Shirt Diaries went online this morning. This week Ensign Williams has to deal with the loss of a fellow red shirt – zapped away during the episode "Charlie X." watch it below.

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Happy 48th Birthday Star Trek – Join TrekMovie Celebration With ‘Man Trap’ Livetweet 8:30 PM

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: History,TOS,Trek Franchise , comments closed

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On September 8, 1966 the first episode of of an ambitious sci-fi show created by Gene Roddenberry aired on NBC – in color! 48 years later, Star Trek is still going strong after hundreds of episodes over five series and twelve feature films (with another on the way). Watch the first commercials and interviews for Star Trek below, plus get info on TrekMovie’s ‘livetweet’ celebration and giveaway set for tonight.

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