It looks like James Cawley, the man behind the most popular independent Star Trek production Star Trek Phase II, is going to be taking on another sci-fi classic. Today Cawley Entertainment announced it has secured the rights to create a web series based on the classic comic Buck Rogers. TrekMovie has the exclusive first details.
As reported last night, the new Kirk and Spock (Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto), presented at the Golden Globe Awards. Before going on stage TV Guide talked to the pair about the new Star Trek movie and what it is like to be waiting until May. See video below, plus more Golden Globes pictures (including a couple of the ladies of Star Trek).
Tonight Star Trek’s new Kirk and Spock (Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto) had their first joint TV appearance as presenters at the 66th annual Golden Globe Awards airing tonight at 8PM on NBC. We have video from the show and pictures from the red carpet and the back stage press room.
This week Cryptic has some new released information for their upcoming Star Trek Online massive multiplayer game. In a new Q&A they answer some burning questions, plus they have released two new in-game screenshots. TrekMovie also has some thoughts on dates and how this game set in the 25th century may still (kind of) tie in to the new Star Trek movie.
This week the Fox/WB Watchmen Drama continues while WB continues to move forward with new promos and details. We also have a new character for Tron, dead or alive updates for Shazam and Ender’s Game and much more movie news, video and images. In TV news we have details on Braga’s Flash Forward, the new Prisoner, and Smallville’s future, plus lots of new promos and more.
The first CelebWatch of the year, and boy do I have some goodies for you! There’s plenty of Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto news, including a join appearance tomorrow at the Golden Globes. There’s also movie news for the likes of Simon Pegg, Colm Meaney, and Marina Sirtis. Plus LeVar Burton and Wil Wheaton ‘twittering’ to each other, and much more.
IDW has just released a five-page preview of the first issue of "Star Trek Countdown." the official comic prequel for the new Star Trek movie, which is coming out this month week. Check it out below
Pocket Books’ successful foray into the Mirror Universe in 2007 paved the way for twelve new stories from Star Trek’s dark side. This edition of the Library Computer looks at five tales from January’s "Shards and Shadows" anthology. We also have an update and news on Pocket Books plans for big Trek mini-series in 2010.
This week in Science Friday, we deliver a bigger Milky Way, levitation science, a super neat mini-copter, coconut cars, the biggest full moon of 2009, and the latest Cassini Update. All this and much more plus our gadget of the week: Slegoon!
Tonight five seasons of Stargate Atlantis comes to an end. Ushering in the finale as part of the SGA crew are Robert Picardo, veteran of seven seasons of Star Trek Voyager and Paul McGillion, who has a small role in the new Star Trek movie. TrekMovie decided to check in with both for exclusive interviews talking about the SGA finale and a little Trek as well.
If you were looking for proof that Paramount is serious about promoting the new Star Trek movie, look no further. In another franchise first, Paramount has purchased time to run a Star Trek commercial during this year’s Super Bowl airing February 1st on NBC. Trek will be joined by a number of other movie spots from Paramount and other studios, details below.
Today TrekMovie presents the first of a series of ‘get to know the crew’ features for the new Star Trek movie. This series will profile one (or more) of the folks who heads up a particular area. First up we introduce you to Barney Burman, who led the team making prosthetic make-up for Star Trek’s aliens. See below for a profile and exclusive interview.
Today it was announced that Paramount CEO Brad Grey’s contract has been extended until 2014. One of Grey’s first actions after joining Paramount in 2005 was signing JJ Abrams and his Bad Robot production company to a multi-picture deal, which included Star Trek as its first big film. Abrams and Trek are now being cited as part of the reasoning for Grey’s extension.
The new issue of the official Star Trek Magazine has a very delicious interview with actor Leonard Nimoy, who reprises his role as Spock in the new Star Trek opening May 8th. In the interview, conducted in early October, Nimoy talks about J.J. Abrams, the cast, Spock’s importance in the film, Trek’s appeal and his expectations of the film, and much more. Excerpts below.
Thanks to Paramount’s promotional partner Lenovo, we now have the first detailed look at new props from the Star Trek movie. Starting tonight, Lenovo is displaying three genuine props from the new Star Trek movie at the CES Show in Las Vegas, and TrekMovie was there at the unveiling.
Intel and Lenovo are promotional partners for the Paramount’s new Star Trek movie (see the cool boldlygo.intel.com). In November we reported they are running a contest giving away 5 ‘Star Trek’ customized laptops and you have just a week left to enter. Lenovo has also provided TrekMovie with two customized Star Trek messenger bags to give away to our readers. Details below.
2009 is already shaping up to be Star Trek’s return to big retailers, including exclusives. Diamond Select Star Trek toys are now starting to show up at Toys ‘R Us stores across the United States, including a number of new exclusives (in addition to the very cool Khaaaannnn! Admiral Kirk). We have details, images (and new info on an Amazon.com exclusive as well) below.
It is 2009 this is the year of the new Star Trek movie and the movie already has the whole world talking. This week the Great links focuses on the buzz about the new movie as well as some new movie fan art and video along with some ‘facts’ about one of the movies characters. But first JJ Abrams’ movie has actually highlighted a breakthrough insight in to Trek fandom!
Want to follow TrekMovie even more closely? Want to know what we are working on before it is on the site? Well now you can by using the popular social networking site Twitter. TrekMovie now has its own Twitter page which you can ‘follow’ and keep up to date on what is going on and coming up, from TrekMovie.com. More details below.
For those who miss Shatcemeber, it is time to start celebrating Shatuary 6th. On Tuesday, January 6th, the Bio Channel is showing the long awaited William Shatner’s Raw Nerve interview of Leonard Nimoy. The event is being celebrated with a special day of Shatnerific and Star Trek programming. We have more details including video and images below.
JJ Abrams’ Star Trek film is officially complete. According to sources, post production on the summer 2009 film was actually completed Christmas week, shortly after JJ Abrams posted his Holiday greeting on Facebook. The final step of the post production was sound editing, and to help out they brought in Academy Award winner Ben Burtt.
In two separate interviews, the Wall Street Journal talked with the stars of 2009’s Star Trek, Chris Pine (Kirk) and Zachary Quinto (Spock). In the interviews, the actors discuss their approach to the roles, the differences between their portrayals and those of the original actors, and their thoughts on the characters. Excerpts below.
On Sunday the family, friends and fans of Majel Barrett Roddenberry came to Forest Lawn in the Hollywood Hills to pay their final respects to the First Lady of Star Trek. A large crowd, including many Star Trek luminaries gathered to for the official memorial. Details and photos below.
SciFi Saturday is back – a day late but chock full of genre news to kick off the new year. We got business drama behind Watchmen and Narnia, updates on the Thor, Green Hornet and Iron Man 2, plus some of the first official Transformers 2 images. The biggest news of the weekend is the announcement of the new Doctor Who, we have that and more TV news, check it all out below.
Over the last week TrekMovie.com has been looking back at 2008 and and picking the highs (and some of the lows of the year). Today in the last installment of our 2008 retrospective, we pick the ‘Trekkies of the Year.’
It’s the first Science Friday of 2009, and we’re already falling behind. Have yourself a happy new year with the gift of 2009’s first meteor shower (today!), pretty pictures from the moon, advances in commercial space flight, and a modern space race to the moon. All this plus and more plus our gadget of the week: Crayon Physics for the iPhone!
We are now just weeks away from the release of the first issue of "Star Trek Countdown," the official prequel comics for the upcoming Star Trek movie. Recently we showed you the covers for the first two issues and today artist David Messina posted the artwork for the final two issues. We also have an update on a comic all about tribbles!
This week’s update on the upcoming Star Trek Online massive multiplayer game includes the fifth entry on Cyrptic’s ‘Path to 2409’ which shows the story progress towards the setting of STO. In addition we have more views of the NX-91001 revealed last week and a cool animation showing off ship customization.
Yesterday we covered the best ‘official’ Star Trek productions from Paramount, CBS and the official licensees, but they are not the only ones putting out content for Trek fans. Many other fans (and professionals) produce Star Trek for you viewing, listening and reading pleasure and here are our favorites for the year..