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Orci: Currently ‘In Middle’ Of Writing Star Trek 2016 Script + Directing Deal Not ‘Final’ Until Script Finished July 10, 2014

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Orci/Kurtzman,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, and even though it has been reported in the trades, he hasn’t officially signed a deal to direct the next film. More details below.

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New Mission Log Podcast: Star Trek V: The Final Frontier

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

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In Star Trek II we found Khan. In Star Trek III we found Spock. In Star Trek IV we found whales. What is bigger than all of that? One of us is looking for God. And – surprise! We find Spock’s brother! And we weren’t even searching for him. Strap in for a fun movie… or a movie, anyway. It’s Star Trek V: The Final Frontier.
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Fan Turns Basement Into $500,000 Star Trek Mancave + Florida Mansion With Enterprise D Bridge For Sale

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

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Dreamed of converting your basement into a Star Trek mancave (or womanlcave). Well one Trek fan has sunk half a million dollars into that endeavor. See the results below, plus find out how you can buy a mansion with yet another Star Trek bridge replica and more built in.

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Mulgrew, Braga & Cumberbatch Nominated For Emmys

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

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Today the 2014 Emmy nominations were announced and some Star Trek veterans are being honored for their work in Television, including Benedict Cumberbatch, Kate Mulgrew and Brannon Braga. Details below.

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Name Your Own ExoPlanet with IAU’s NameExoWorlds Project – Will Vulcan Make It This Time? July 9, 2014

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

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Ever want to name your own planet? Soon, the general public will get the chance to vote on names submitted by public astronomical organizations for 305 hand-picked exoplanets, officially giving the first popular names to worlds outside of the Solar System. No, this isn’t one of those pay-money-to-name-a-star scams. The NameExoWorlds project has been put together by the International Astronomical Union (IAU), the official and only body that can give names to celestial objects, in partnership with Zooniverse, home of some of the most successful citizen science campaigns.
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Watch: Simon Pegg Reveals How He Pranked Benedict Cumberbatch Into Forgetting His Lines July 8, 2014

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions,Humor,Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed

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Over the weekend Simon Pegg made a somewhat rare con appearance at Fantasycon in Utah. The new Scotty actor talked about a number of things during his panel, including working on the Star Trek movies. Watch highlights from his talk below.

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TrekInk: Review of Star Trek Ongoing #35: The Q Gambit Part 1 + 7-Page Preview

by Fritz Kessler , Filed under: Comics,Review,Star Trek (2009 film),TNG , comments closed

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Q is back, and this time he’s meddling with the affairs of the JJ-verse in a new six-part story arc in IDW’s Star Trek Ongoing series, which hits comic book stores on Wednesday! Get “Q’d” in on the first issue of The Q Gambit with a spoiler-filled review below – plus check out a 7-page preview.

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Delaware TV Station To FCC: Star Trek Re-Runs Address Local Community Issues July 7, 2014

by Brian Drew , Filed under: Great Links,TOS,Trek Franchise , comments closed

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A television station found a novel way to adhere to FCC "public interest" regulations by claiming that airing certain episodes of Star Trek and some other re-runs are "matters of importance" to their local community. Find out how Star Trek is informing the citizens of Wilmington, Delaware below.

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Preview Of Star Trek Novels and E-book Novellas For Rest of 2014 + 2015

by James Edward , Filed under: Books,DS9,ENT,TNG,TOS,VOY , comments closed

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Missing a regular dose of Trek in your life? Thankfully the Star Trek novel line continues to keep the Star Trek universe alive, with new adventures every month set after, and amongst, the events of the TV and film series. On top of that, the recently revived and expanded ebook line gives us an episode-feel novella every other month. So today TrekMovie takes a look at what is coming up in Star Trek fiction over the next year.

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Analysis: When In 2016 Will Next Star Trek Be Released + Could Star Wars Butt In? July 6, 2014

by Kay Reindl , Filed under: CBS/Paramount,Editorial,ST: Into Darkness Sequel,Trek Franchise , comments closed

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The next Star Trek film is due in 2016, but fans want to know exactly when. Could it be on the 50th anniversary? And what about competing with JJ Abrams’ Star Wars movie which was just put on production hold – might Star Wars slip into 2016 and go head-to-head with Trek? TrekMovie has invited Hollywood writer/producer (and release date bingo aficionado) Kay Reindl to take a look at the 2016 landscape. Read the full analysis.
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Brannon Braga: Kirk’s More Fun Than Picard & Shatner More Fun Than Pine + Kirk v Picard POLL [UPDATED: Shatner Responds] July 5, 2014

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Star Trek (2009 film),TNG,TOS , comments closed

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One of the biggest debates for fans is Kirk v Picard, but what is unusual is for one of the creative forces behind Star Trek to pick a side – but that is what Brannon Braga did in a recent interview. Find out what he had to say on that, Generations death threats and more – plus watch Braga talking about his latest space adventure – the new Cosmos (now out on Blu-ray).

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TrekInk: Review of Star Trek #33 and #34: Lost Apollo July 4, 2014

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

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Next week IDW kicks off a new arc for their ongoing Star Trek comics and before we get to that review, TrekMovie is catching up on the most recent "Lost Apollo" series. Read the rocketing review below.

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Watch: Captain Kirk’s Patriotic Speech From ‘Omega Glory’

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

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Today is the 4th of July – celebrated as Independence Day in the USA. In the future history of Star Trek, the USA ceased to exist after World War III, but the principles that founded the nation lived on. And being that James T. Kirk was born in Iowa (he only works in outer space) he shows pride for the former nation in a patriotic speech from the episode “The Omega Glory.” Watch it below.

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CelebWatch: Zoe Prefers Life In Space + Pine vs Horrible Bosses + Sirtis & Dorn Get GIFed + Quinto’s Beer Treason + Frakes on a Plane + more July 3, 2014

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

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This week in Star Trek celebrity news brings Zoe Saldana talking about roles in space are the best, plus some pregger speculation. We also have the new trailer and pix for Horrible Bosses 2 featuring Chris Pine, another potentially treasonous beer webad from Quinto, TNG stars Michael Dorn and Marina Sirtis GIFed while playing a game, plus Jonathan Frakes doing his best Shatner-in-Twilight Zone impersonation. Get all the Trek celeb stuff below.

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New Mission Log Podcast: “Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home”

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

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Hello, computer? It’s another Mission Log Podcast! This week, John and Ken voyage back to Earth, 1986. Their mission? To capture a pair of breeding humpbacked… people? And deliver them safely into the future. Leonard Nimoy once again takes the director’s chair for Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (aka “the one with the whales”), and puts together a really first rate production. Don’t like Star Trek IV? Well, double dumb-ass on you! Hit the jump for the latest Mission Log!
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See Deep Space Nine in HD from TNG Season 6 on Blu-ray + Will We See DS9 Series on Blu-ray?

by Matt Wright , Filed under: DS9,DVD/Blu-ray,TNG Remastered , comments closed

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Star Trek: The Next Generation Season 6 on Blu-ray last Tuesday gave fans an exciting glimpse at the Deep Space Nine station (setting for Star Trek: Deep Space Nine) in high definition. You get to see the station inside and out, even Morn! See below for the DS9 in HD images, plus a discussion about what the future holds for DS9 in HD.

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Watch: Doug Drexler’s ‘Home Videos’ From Sets of Star Trek DS9 & Enterprise July 2, 2014

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: DS9,ENT , comments closed

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Veteran Star Trek designer Doug Drexler has released a couple of new "Drex File" videos revealing rare behind the scenes glimpses of the sets from both Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and Star Trek: Enterprise. Doug also offers some thoughts on DS9 (and JJ Abrams Trek). Get the details and videos below.

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Viral: Star Trek Crew Schools Star Wars Stormtroopers In New Dance Video July 1, 2014

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

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A new Star Trek themed dance video and song is going viral on the interwebs – featuring a Trek crew schooling some Star Wars Stormtroopers. Check it out below.

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New Star Trek Writers: JJ Abrams ‘Still Guiding Light’ Behind 2016 Movie June 30, 2014

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

In a new interview, Patrick McKay and J.D. Payne – co-writers along with Roberto Orci for the upcoming Star Trek film – talk about their background with the franchise, where they see the next movie headed and how much producer J.J. Abrams is involved. Details from the writing team after the break.

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REMEMBER ME (3 of 3): One Viewer With An Opinion To Rule Them All

by Jared Whitley , Filed under: Trek Franchise , comments closed

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Though the idea of webcasters analyzing old episodes of Star Trek is one that’s relatively new, some people have been at it since before it could qualify as nostalgia. Indeed, while our friends at Mission Log – whom we looked at yesterday – started in 2012, Chuck Sonnenberg was reviewing episodes of Voyager while the ship was still stuck in the Delta Quadrant. In the last article in our Remember Me series, we explore yet another way to look back at Star Trek’s run; and, this time we’ve got statistics! Hit the jump for Part Three.

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