The first details for the Blu-ray edition of the 2009 Star Trek movie have come out of Europe, complete with a release date and list of special features (including deleted scenes). Although Paramount Home Entertainment will not officially confirm any details, TrekMovie and the Digital Bits have confirmed with sources that the reports are (for the most part) accurate. Details below.
Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman are being called the ‘boys of Summer’ for their involvement in this season’s Star Trek, The Proposal, and Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, which opens tomorrow. TrekMovie check in with the pair to talk bout their Transformers follow-up (and to get a little update on what’s next for Star Trek).
Summer 2009 is shaping up to be a great convention season for Star Trek fans. In addition to the official Star Trek conventions, there are a number of other events (both big and small) which are all about or include Star Trek. As we do each season, TrekMovie provides an easy guide and schedule to all the activities around the world.
The new issue of the official Star Trek Magazine, like last month, is dedicated to the new Star Trek movie. This month’s issue has lots of behind the scenes info and interviews. We have excerpts from the interviews with Orci & Kurtzman and Eric Bana and more info below.
The biggest thing in genre movie news this week is the opening of Transformers Revenge of the Fallen coming in two days, we have all the latest on Orci & Kurtzman’s giant robot follow-up. Plus we updates on the next entries in the Ghostbusters, Indy, LOTR, Hellboy, Harry Potter, and Jurasic Park franchises, and much more. Plus more previews than you can handle, so dive in./p>
A generation ago a young upstart director had the temerity to shake things up in the Trek franchise, and result was the classic Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, beginning a decade long relationship for Nicholas Meyer. This summer Meyer will recount his years with Trek in a new memoir, and TrekMovie has an exclusive excerpt, along with more Meyer summer 2009 news.
Over the weekend TrekMovie provided the first look inside the 2010 Star Trek Ships of The Line Calendar. Today Doug Drexler, a contributor and wrangler of the other artists for the calendar, has put up some additional beautiful images on his blog, check them out below.
[UPDATED w/ weekend actuals] The weekend box office data has come in and Star Trek did something amazing, it made more money than it did last weekend! Details below. Plus we have interview snippets from Leonard Nimoy, Chris Pine, JJ Abrams and Alex Kurtzman. All that plus a little Star Trek showing up on Top Gear.
Fans have been waiting for about a year for the Star Trek The Next Generation USS Enterprise NCC 1701 D (regular and "All Good Things" versions) toy ships from Diamond Select Toys. They are finally arriving in toy stores, and TrekMovie has a full review with pics and video.
For a movie that promised not to be "your father’s Star Trek," the new Star Trek film sure has a lot of fathers in it. Today on Father’s Day, TrekMovie.com celebrates the dads of the new Star Trek.
2010 will mark the 10th year for the popular Star Trek Ships of the Line Calendar series. Today TrekMovie has an exclusive first look at four months from the new wall calendar, including the first ever look at the USS Aventine.
Our weekly wrap up of TV news starts off with big updates and previews from the shows with ST09 stars, Heroes (with Zach Quinto) and Flash Forward (with John Cho). We also have details on Ron Moore’s BSG and Virtuality TV movies, news updates on Lost and Doctor Who and much more.
The new Star Trek film is now in its seventh weekend and it still is in the top ten at the box office, ranking 7th in sales from Friday’s estimates domestically. With almost $236M in domestic sales, the new Star Trek has passed another milsestone, being the most attended Trek film in the franchise. See below for the latest details and analysis.
Last night was the annual Radio and TV Correspondents’ Dinner in Washington DC. Traditionally it is a light-hearted evening attended by the current President with comic entertainment. The Daily Show’s John Hodgman was the entertainment who focused on President Obama’s ‘nerdcore’, including Star Trek credentials. We have video below, plus an infographic analyzing how Star Trek is ‘cool again’.
Next weekend Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen opens and Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman will likely have their second hit of the season. The pair are doing a lot of press, including a press conference on Friday, and of course they are getting Star Trek sequel questions. Below are excerpts on the latest from the writers on the next Trek
A week ago we previewed the fall wave of Star Trek movie from Playmates, but Diamond Select Toys is still coming up with new Star Trek figures and toys as well. Today we have the latest news from DST with some newly announced figures, some confirmed delivery dates and more.
In 2010 Trek fans will have a wide choice of calendars to choose from. A couple of weeks ago we previewed the Original Series calendar and showed the cover for the ships of the line calendar. Today we have the exclusive first look at the cover and details on the 2010 Star Trek movie calendar, plus news on a digital 2010 Star Trek calendar.
Science Friday is back after a three week hiatus, and we sure do have a lot of science news to catch up on. From spacecraft launches to new warp drive theory to helioseismology, get your thinking caps on and dive into the latest science news. All this and more plus our gadget of the week: COLBERT!
Star Trek continues raking in the dough at the box office, and the film’s stars continue to make the news. We have Chris Pine heating up People’s Top Bachelor list and the LA stage, Zachary Quinto taking on the current financial crisis, Karl Urbans talking about the fans, Simon Pegg penning an autubio, and much more. Plus, what ST09 star update would be complete without pictures of Zoe attending a fashion event!
This week the Library Computer stops in the twenty-fourth century to check in on the newly deployed crew of the Enterprise-E as Captain Picard, Commander Worf, and pretty much all of the Federation begin to see just how shaky their present state is in the wake of the Borg Disaster.
As noted in yesterday’s ‘ShatWatch’, William Shatner was a guest on last night’s Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien. Bill was there to promote his latest projects and was his usual avuncular self. There was no talk of the new Star Trek movie, but Bill did recall a Trek related story and then there was a bit of an incident when he gave Conan a couple of different ‘salutes’. [UPDATE: Shatner’s Conan Appearance is getting lots of press, we have the links]
As the number one movie in America, Star Trek seems to be working its way into all demographics. It showed up at the MTV Movie Awards, The Kids Choice Awards, and was nominated at the Teen Choice Awards. And last night Star Trek worked its way into the Country Music Television (CMT) Awards. Check it out below, plus find out what Star Trek star picked up a CMT award.
It has been a while since we have reported on news from Cawley Productions on their Star Trek Phase II and new Buck Rogers web series, but today we have exclusives for both. First up is breaking news that Gil Gerard is joining the Buck Rogers series. Plus we have a production update and exclusive images from Phase II’s "Kitumba"
Last week we reported that JJ Abrams had been asked by Tom Cruise to produce a fourth film in the Mission: Impossible series. Tonight the Hollywood Reporter has more details on the project including noting that it could be slated for 2011, the same year Paramount is also hoping to put out their sequel to Star Trek. Details below.
This edition of ShatWatch reviews two of William Shatner’s latest endeavors, the DVD release of Invasion Iowa and the first issue of his new comic book based on TekWar and Shatner programming news. Let the Shatness begin!
In August IDW will release the first new story set in the universe of the new JJ Abrams Star Trek movie. The four issue "Star Trek Nero" comic series will fill in the time gaps for Nero during the events of the film. TrekMovie.com has exclusive details and images from this exciting new series.
Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman, and Damon Lindelof have yet to dive into the script for the sequel to the Star Trek movie (aka "Star Trek: Something Something"), but they have until Christmas to deliver it. Before they do, they are still taking stock of the first one. In a new interview, Bob and Alex talk about the lessons learned from Star Trek and the big question for the second.
In another possible sign of the resurgence of the franchise, the new Star Trek movie has been nominated for five Teen Choice Awards. The film itself received a Best Movie nomination, along with nods for a number of the actors. All the details below, including how you can vote, plus we have a look at Chris Pine’s high school yearbook photo and the latest box office update.
New York City Comptroller William C. Thompson Jr. a candidate for mayor for the largest city in America and, as revealed in an article to day in the New York Times, he is also a Trekkie. The article also reveals that he has the support of none other than the original Mr. Spock, Leonard Nimoy. Thompson joins what seems to be a growing list of Trekkie politicians.
The comic book adaptation of Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan from IDW continues. The second of three issues arrives in comic shops tomorrow and TrekMovie has an early review, plus a five page preview of the comic.