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Orci Talks ‘New Discoveries’ For 2016 Star Trek Movie July 18, 2014

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Orci/Kurtzman,ST: Into Darkness Sequel , comments closed

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Roberto Orci remains cautious but he had a little more to say about the 2016 Star Trek movie at a recent event – talking about the setting, character arcs and directing the film. Details below.

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First Look: ‘Return to Tomorrow’ Book On Making Of Star Trek: TMP Coming This Fall

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

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Just in time for the film’s 35th Anniversary, a new book detailing the production of Star Trek: The Motion Picture is coming this fall, and TrekMovie has a first look at the details. Find out more and how you can pre-order below.

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Quinto: Not Confident Enough (Yet) To Direct Star Trek – Talks About Trek Cast’s Future After 2016

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

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Zachary Quinto has talked much about how he and Leonard Nimoy bonded during the making of the 2009 Star Trek movie, however he doesn’t appear ready to follow the original Spock to Trek director’s chair. Details below, plus Quinto’s comments on the future of the franchise following the third Star Trek for the new crew in 2016.

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Patrick Stewart Joins Star Trek: TNG Reunions In Chicago and London – To Be Moderated By Shatner July 17, 2014

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Shatner,TNG , comments closed

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Just announced today, Sir Patrick Stewart has signed on to appear at Chicago Comic Con on August 24th – completing their line-up for a full Star Trek: The Next Generation reunion. Even better it will be moderated by William Shatner. And Stewart has also signed on for a TNG reunion at the London Star Trek Destination con in October – also moderated by Shatner. Details below.

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Star Trek Online Season 9.5 Now Live – TrekMovie Talks To Cryptic About New Crafting System, Uniforms & More

by Kyle Hadyniak , Filed under: Interview,Star Trek Online , comments closed

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This morning Cryptic Studios launched an update for  Star Trek Online. They have completely revamped the game’s crafting system, introduced a new standard uniform for Federation players, and added the Xindi too. TrekMovie spoke exclusively with Cryptic’s Thomas Marrone to get the lowdown on the changes for STO. Get the details below.

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‘Star Trek Live In Concert’ With Giacchino This Wkd In Houston + Next Wkd At SDCC + More Cities

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,Music,Star Trek (2009 film),Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed

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This weekend composer Michael Giacchino brings his “Star Trek Live in Concert” screenings of Star Trek and Star Trek Into Darkness with a full orchestra to the USA, performing with the Houston Symphony. Next weekend he does it again at San Diego Comic Con and then moves on to Philadelphia at the end of the month and more cities after that. More details below.

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New Mission Log Podcast: Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country

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

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The last flight of the original crew is full of deep topics and high adventure. The Klingon Empire is collapsing. Some want to let it, though it falls to Captain Kirk of all people to make sure the empire survives. But forces are working against peace between the Klingons and the Federation on both sides. Mystery! Court drama! A prison break! And best of all – a WORKING Enterprise. We are putting Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country in the Mission Log.
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TrekInk: Preview Star Trek Comics coming October 2014 July 16, 2014

by Mark Martinez , Filed under: Comics,Star Trek (2009 film),TOS,Trek Franchise , comments closed

This October, IDW Publishing will release a double helping of John Byrne’s Star Trek photo tales, the conclusion of Harlan Ellison’s original teleplay for The City on the Edge of Forever, and part four of the ongoing story arc featuring Q and the NuCrew. Read on for the details from the good folks at IDW.

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Cool Stuff: Gesture-Based Star Trek TOS Phaser Universal Remote July 15, 2014

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Merchandise,Replicas,TOS , comments closed

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Ever wanted to shoot your TV? How about with a phaser? Well soon you will have your chance with a new original Star Trek series phaser remote control from those fine people at ThinkGeek. Details and photos below.

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Saldana’s Guardians of the Galaxy co-star Chris Pratt Turned Down For Kirk Role + New Saldana Featurette

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Sci-Fi,Star Trek (2009 film) , comments closed

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In August Star Trek’s Zoe Saldana will be seen in space on the big screen again in Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy. And it has just been revealed that her Guardians co-star Chris Pratt was rejected for the role of the new Kirk. Details below plus new featurette with Saldana.

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Orci Joins Power Rangers Movie Creative Team

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Orci/Kurtzman,Sci-Fi , comments closed

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Roberto Orci is currently co-writing the script for the 2016 Star Trek movie, but he has other projects going like the new TV series Matador (premiering tonight). And he just added another project to his plate – helping bring The Power Rangers back to the big screen. Details below.

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TrekInk: Review of Ultimate Star Trek Doctor Crossover ‘Flesh and Stone’ + Preview

by Mark Martinez , Filed under: Comics,DS9,ENT,Review,TAS,TNG,TOS,VOY , comments closed

When attendees of a Starfleet medical conference are infected by a terrifying contagion, Beverly Crusher, Julian Bashir and Katherine Pulaski, ably assisted by the Doctor, race against time to find a cure, discovering answers in the memory and experience of Leonard McCoy and Phlox. Prepare for spoilers in our review of the new “Star Trek: Flesh and Stone” comic, STAT.

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Watch: New ‘Red Shirt Diaries’ Webseries Teaser + More Redshirt News July 14, 2014

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

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Another Star Trek web series with a focus on the perils of life as a ‘red shirt’ in Starfleet is coming soon. Check out the first trailer and more info below. Plus the second season of a different ‘Red Shirt’ series kicks off next week. Promo for that and more ‘red shirt’ related news below.

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Rocket Science Sunday: NASA Launches Atmospheric Probe into Earth Orbit July 13, 2014

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

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With the launch of  the Orbiting Carbon Observatory (or or OCO-2), NASA has taken the first step towards the kind of ‘Treknology’ we are used to seeing in our favorite fictional future. TrekMovie was at the launch as part of a NASA Social event, plus we were lucky enough to catch an inspiring speech from NASA Administrator (and possibly Trekkie?) Charlie Bolden. Details below
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Orci Talks Bringing In More Star Trek Canon + Relationship With JJ

by Matt Wright , Filed under: ST: Into Darkness Sequel , comments closed

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According to Roberto Orci he and his co-writers are in the middle of writing the script for the next Star Trek film, they are looking to focus on new unexplored territory, and less on any specific canon callbacks. More details below.

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George Takei: Now Is Time For LGBT Character In Star Trek + Tried To Convince Roddenberry

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: History,ST: Into Darkness Sequel,TOS,Trek Franchise , comments closed

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George Takei has revealed that he tried to convince Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry to add a gay character to the TOS movies. More details below.

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Survey: US Workers Want Kirk & Picard For Bosses

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Great Links , comments closed

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In a new university survey, US workers picked two Star Trek captains above other fictional bosses for who would be most inspiring. Get the full results below, plus vote in our latest polls.

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Voyages About Nothing: How Seinfeld Influenced Star Trek’s Legacy July 12, 2014

by Jared Whitley , Filed under: DS9,Editorial,History,TNG,VOY , comments closed

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Seinfeld is celebrating its 25th anniversary this month, and so TrekMovie takes a look at some of the connections between the groundbreaking sitcom and Star Trek.

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Quinto Ready For 5-Year Mission + Optimistic For Orci Directing Star Trek 2016 July 11, 2014

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

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Today Zachary Quinto was at the Summer TCA event and spoke a bit about the 2016 Star Trek movie, expressing interest in seeing the characters evolve and showing enthusiasm to see Roberto Orci in the director’s chair. Quotes below.

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Preview Of Non-Fiction Star Trek Books For 2014/2015 – From Fun To Artwork To Scholarly Texts

by James Edward , Filed under: Books,History,Trek Franchise , comments closed

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Following up from our look forward to all the Star Trek fiction coming in the next year, today we take a look at the non-fiction, both scholarly and fun. See what is coming below.

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