It has been a little while since the last Trek4Kids article, but I have been busy over the summer asking kids in my class at school and in my summer program about what they thought of the new Star Trek movie. So has the new Star Trek made a difference with the youth of today? Find out below.
There has been a lot of news in Trek gaming since our last update. Cryptic studios has finally confirmed the date for Star Trek Online to go into beta. They have also released a bunch of new screenshots, revealed a new ship and more game details. In addition, the Playstation Network version of Star Trek DAC has been announced. Details on all that below
We know that the main crew are all coming back for the ‘Star Trek Something Something’ sequel to this year’s Star Trek blockbuster, but what about the supporting cast. In a couple of new interviews Rachel Nichols (Gaila the Orion) and Eric Bana (Nero) weigh in on their future with Trek. Bana also talks about his deleted scenes.
TrekMovie is gearing up for the big Star Trek convention which kicks off this Thursday in Las Vegas. Last week we announced a pre-con TrekMovie meet-up on Wednesday, and today we are announcing a special ‘One Last Trek’ meet-up to watch the Star Trek movie at a local theater in Vegas, complete with post-movie Q&A and some prizes & give-aways. Details below, plus you can listen to my guest spot on the TrekCast podcast.
There is all sorts of news in the world of genre films this week, starting off with Ridley Scott signing on for the Alien sequel. There are also new previews and a viral site for Iron Man2, more buzz for GI Joe, a delay for Wolfman and more. Plus we have some image and vid previews, including posters for Avatar and a new District 9 trailer.
Creation Entertainment got their Star Trek Summer convention season going with their East Coast Star Trek convention in Parsippany, NJ over this past weekend. On hand were many big Trek celebs, including Jeffrey Combs, Kate Mulgrew, Conner Trinneer, John Billingsley and the headliner, Leonard Nimoy. TrekMovie has a full report (with photos and video) for all three days of the con below
Sometimes it seems YouTube was invented just for Star Trek fans to publish creative mash-ups. The new Star Trek movie has inspired a few, with a number of them focusing on how the crews of the ‘prime timeline’ might react to the events of the new movie. Below we have a selection of some of the best (including one just published), and all from YouTubers presented before here at TrekMovie.
On Friday we previewed the upcoming ‘Q’ comic book from IDW, which prompted many fans to talk about the beloved character, including some who want to see more. But there is one person who seems to have had enough of TNG’s omnipotent troublemaker. In a new interview with John De Lancie, the actor says he is ‘tired’ of Q.
Even the week after Comic-Con, there is still lots to cover in genre TV news, including a new space-based TV series premiering tonight (Defying Gravity). We also have good news for Futurama fans, Dollhouse details, Stargate buzz, FlashForward casting, Clark’s new Smallville suit, and much more, including the latest previews and videos of SDCC panels.
For 2010 Star Trek fans get a choice of three Star Trek wall calendars. We have already previewed the TOS and Ships of the Line calendars, and today we have the exclusive preview of the Star Trek movie calendar. Check it out below
Hopefully about this time next year the new stars of Star Trek are wrapping up production on their next trip to the final frontier, but until then, they do need to keep busy. Today in a special CelebWatch, we see how Zach Quinto is launching comics and dealing with the police, Simon Pegg is out on a prairie, Zoe Saldana is calling herself a geek, Chris Pine is unstoppable again, and more .
Diamond Select Toys continues its popular two-pack line with a Star Trek toy collecting first: Kirk and Spock in their Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home outfits. TrekMovie brings this early review of the figures are just showing up at stores. We also have a first look at a new Kirk & Gorn 2-pack and DST some preorder news.