May 2009

EXCLUSIVE: Interview with John Cho

Up until recently John Cho was best known for his role in the Harold and Kumar stoner comedies, but that is all about to change. In his first interview with TrekMovie, Cho talks about going after the role of Sulu to give himself a challenge, how fight training shaped the role, his relationship with George Takei, and just how far he will go to honor Star Trek tradition. [interview contains SPOILERS]

EXCLUSIVE: Interview with Zoe Saldana

In 2004 Zoe Saldana played a Trekkie in Steven Spielberg’s The Terminal and just a few year’s later she walked onto the bridge of the USS Enterprise as the new Uhura. In our exclusive interview with the actress we talk about that journey, about her being a sci-fi fan, and even about clothes. We also get into one of the more surprising elements of her Uhura.  [interview contains SPOILERS]

EXCLUSIVE: Interview with Zachary Quinto

With his look and a spot on a hit TV show, it was no surprise that after publicly campaigning for the role Zachary Quinto was the first actor cast for the new Star Trek. In our new exclusive interview with the actor we talk about that campaign and how the role has changed him, and also what changes the Star Trek movie has in store for the role of Spock. [interview contains SPOILERS]

EXCLUSIVE: Interview With Leonard Nimoy

Since Comic Con 2007 one of the greatest sources of comfort for Trek fans was knowing that Leonard Nimoy had decided to come out of retirement for this new Star Trek. In a new exclusive interview with TrekMovie we talk to the original Spock about returning to the role, fan concerns about canon, Shatner, Fringe, Quinto’s Spock and much more. [interview contains SPOILERS]

New Star Trek Ice Planet Clip (Officially) Online + Paramount LA Premiere Video

Last week viewers of Lost (co-created by Trek producers JJ Abrams and Damon Lindelof) were treated to an exclusive NEW clip from the Star Trek movie. We put it up, but it was removed due to copyright claim, however today Paramount has officially made the clip available. Check it out below, plus Paramount’s official video from the LA premiere. [note that the clip below is a spoiler]

ST09 Tidbits (T-3): New Pics & Interviews + BK Klingon site + EW Covers + Richter FedCon Animation

It has been a couple days since our last Tidbits and they are piling up. We’ve got a new pictures (including behind the scenes), a new BK Klingons website, JJ Abrams talking box office, an EW cover story, update on IMAX, more reviews, more interviews and much more. We also have the FedCon intro animation from Tobias Richter featuring the USS Enterprise meeting the USS Kelvin.

Sci-Fi Monday: Wolverine, Terminator, Iron Man, Transformers + Fringe, Lost, Smallvile, SG: Universe + more

The summer movie season kicked off in a big way over the weekend with a big opening of Wolverine and there is already sequel talk, and Terminator 4 isn’t open yet but they are talking T5 too. In our somewhat late wrap-up of last week’s genre news, we also have a look at Iron Man 2, lots on Transformers 2 and tons more movie news. In TV Land we have a look at Nimoy in Fringe, updates on Lost, SGU, Chuck and much more.

TrekMovie Hollywood Premiere Video Interviews w/ Trek Celebs (Past & Present)

On Friday we had all the pics of the Star Trek stars at the Hollywood premiere of the new Star Trek movie, and now better late than never we have the TrekMovie black carpet interviews and snippets from 12 Trek celebrities past and present videos, including Simon Pegg, Damon Lindelof, Bob Orci, George Take, Jonathan Frakes and Marina Sirtis .

Details On New Hallmark Star Trek Party Supplies and Upcoming Christmas Ornaments

Are you going to have a party to celebrate the new Star Trek movie? If so then Hallmark has you covered with a new line of Star Trek movie themed party supplies from invites to cups and plates to thank you notes and more. Hallmark has also announced their Star Trek ornaments for 2009. See below for all the new Hallmark Star Trek goodies.

Star Trek: The Experience Expected To Re-open In 2010 + Part 2 of ST:TE Documentary

Star Trek The Experience closed down at the Las Vegas Hilton last September, but since October we have been reporting that it may have new life at a new location in Vegas. According to the best info we can gather, it looks like a new STTE will be back in 2010 at Neonopolis in downtown Las Vegas. More details below plus a new entry Vernon Wilmer’s STTE Documentary.