This evening the big USA gala premiere is happening at the Chinese theater in Hollywood, California. After a month of international premieres, this is is going to the the biggest with Star Trek director JJ Abrams joined by almost the entire cast and crew. Also on hand will be past Trek luminaries and many of LA’s top celebrities. TrekMovie is there and will be liveblogging (with photos), plus there are live webcams and a local TV station is broadcasting live from the red carpet. Details below.
Expected to appear at tonight’s premiere are Star Trek cast members and filmmakers including: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Eric Bana, Leonard Nimoy, Zoë Saldana, Karl Urban, Simon Pegg, John Cho, Anton Yelchin, Bruce Greenwood, Ben Cross, Clifton Collins Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Tyler Perry, Winona Ryder, Rachel Nichols, Jimmy Bennett, J.J. Abrams, Alex Kurtzman, Bob Orci, Bryan Burk, Damon Lindelof and Jeffrey Chernov.
Other celebrities expected to appear include: Common, Hyper Crush, Linkin Park, Pittsburg Slim, David Arquette, Sean Astin, Hank Azaria, Michael Bay, Kristen Bell, James L. Brooks, Sophia Bush, Amanda Bynes, Aaron Carter, Kristin Cavallari, Jack Coleman, Kevin Dillon, Peter Facinelli & Jennie Garth, Jonathan Frakes, Jorge Garcia, Maggie Grace, Seth Green, Neil Patrick Harris, Cheryl Hines, Samuel L. Jackson, Shawn Johnson, Zachary Levi, Ray Liotta, Leighton Meester, Carlos Mencia, Alyssa Milano, Michelle Monaghan, Frankie Muniz, John Noble, Masi Oka, Hayden Panettiere, Harold Perrineau, Michelle Pfeiffer & David E. Kelley, Matt Reeves, Perrey Reeves, Trent Reznor, Emma Roberts, Robert Rodriguez, Cristine Rose, Nicollette Sheridan, Elisabeth Shue & Davis Guggenheim, Christian Slater, Leelee Sobieski, Scott Speedman, Tori Spelling & Dean McDermott, Ben Stiller, Mira Sorvino, George Takei, Anna Torv, Michelle Trachtenberg, Mike Vogel, Damon Wayans, Shawn Wayans, Will Wheaton, Kendra Wilkinson and Rainn Wilson.
Live Video from LA Premiere
Starting at 6PM Pacific (9 PM Eastern), local station KABC will be live streaming the blue carpet arrivals for Star Trek. CLICK HERE to see in new window. Mann Theaters has also set up three webcams (again opens new window).
TrekMovie is at the premiere and will be live blogging with photos via twitter. You can follow along at the TrekMovie Twitter Page or via the feed below. Images will show up as links to twitpic.com.
TrekMovie Twitter Updates
Full report later
On Thursday or Friday TrekMovie will provide a full report on the US premiere with pictures, quotes and hopefully video.