A lot of words have been used to describe the Star Trek villain Khan Noonien Singh, and now you can add ‘cuddly’. In order to celebrate the first Khan comic book (coming in October), IDW Publishing will release a special Khan plush doll. Details below.
Tonight the Summer STAR TREK Simply 70 Spectacular-Spectacular Saturdays wraps up the original series movies with a showing of Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country 70 MM at the Royal Theater in West L.A. with special guest George Takei. And due to popular demand the series will continue with the TNG films and the 2009 Star Trek movie. See below for the upcoming film schedule.
Chris Pine, Star Trek’s new Kirk, isn’t at Comic Con, but in a promo interview for his new play The Lieutenant of Inishmore, Pine talked about the Star Trek sequel. Chris wants more humor for Kirk and he has his eye on Zoe Saldana and the Kirk, Spock, Uhura love triangle. Watch the interview below.
Another voice has weighed in on the issue of Khan in the Star Trek sequel, and it is the same voice that made the "Khaaaaaaaaaaaaan!" yell immortal in Star Trek II. At Comic Con William Shatner was asked if he thought that JJ Abrams and team should bring Khan back for the sequel. It turns out Bill has an opinion on that. Also, the man Bill is playing in his upcoming sitcom $#!* My Dad Says has an opinion of Shatner. All that below
Star Trek writers Alex Kurtzman and Bob Orci are at Comic Con today doing a panel on their new Hawaii 5-0 series, but they took time out for a couple of interviews with to give a progress update on the Star Trek sequel. They didn’t drop any spoilers, but did talk about how the second film allows them to broaden the focus to the whole crew. They also implied we would see Pike back and more McCoy. Orci also said they "will listen" to fan input on if Khan should be in the film.
TrekMovie has the definitive guide to anything Trek-related going on Friday at San Diego Comic Con. Star Trek celebrities will be on a number of panels for other projects. Plus a number of Trek celebs are doing signings. There are also giveaways and some special Trek related events. See below for all the wheres and whens for your guide to Comic Con.
Karl Urban, Star Trek’s new Dr. McCoy, was at San Diego Comic Con today attending the Panel for RED, when he made news confirming the rumors from yesterday about Judge Dredd. See below for video, pictures and details of Karl’s day at Comic Con, plus a first look of Urban as the vampire villain in Priest. [UPDATE: Urban talks about Star Trek sequel start and Abrams directing.
Today there was a Geek Summit of sorts with an Entertainment Weekly hosted panel with Joss Whedon and JJ Abrams at San Diego Comic Con. Unfortunately there was no discussion of the Star Trek sequel, but there was news from Whedon on The Avengers, and Abrams confirmed the start date for Super-8 and also said some interesting things about 3-D. More details below and a full report below.
Last month the Alamo Drafthouse/Mondo released the first of their limited edition Star Trek posters for "Space Seed". That poster sold out in just hours. Tomorrow they will be putting their second poster in the ‘Trek episodes envisioned as movie posters’ series, this time taking on "The Trouble With Tribbles". Check it out and get more details below
The Summer of 2010 seems to be a great time for live Star Trek. We now have news of three more live Star Trek comedy shows. Starting next week fans in Kansas City, KS will tremble in fear to "Khaaaan! The Musical". And there are also Star Trek comedy shows happening this week in New York City and Dallas, TX. Get all the details below.
As we have been doing all week, TrekMovie continues to bring you the first looks and details on the new Star Trek items being debuted at San Diego Comic Con. Today we have a look at three Star Trek 2011 Hallmark Keepsake Christmas ornaments. Check them out below
2011 may seem a long way away, but the Star Trek: Ships of the Line: 2011 Wall Calendar has just been released, and it is yet another great collection of starship porn for Trekkies. We have some high res images below of the front and back covers plus a couple of interior pages, including the "centerfold"…hubba hubba.
In the last few weeks there have been a number of hints (coming from William Shatner and others) that a sequel to the Trek-themed cult comedy Free Enterprise was in the works. So far the guys behind Free Enterprise have kept mum, but TrekMovie finally got director Robert Meyer Burnett to go on the record to talk about the project.
Coming up later in July, Cryptic is going to release their first big ‘season’ update to Star Trek Online, with "Season 2: Ancient Enemies". This STO Update is dedicated to S2 with a new, more details, links to interviews, and some more video previews. Plus STO is now on sale for only $15.
Back in March we first reported that Quirk Books (publishers of mashup fiction like "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies") were working on a Star Trek fandom/horror mashup "Night of the Living Trekkies". That book has just started shipping and Quirk books will be selling signed copies at Comic Con and giving away posters tonight. More details on this fun book below.
Today brings news for two Star Trek 2009 actors and comic book movie adaptation. First up there is another one of those Star Trek movie actor rumors, this time it is Karl Urban as the new Judge Dredd. Plus there is a new image of Chris Hemsworth as Thor. Check it all out below .
Earlier this week TrekMovie had the exclusive news about the new Khan comic coming in October. Today IDW sent out their full October solicitations, which includes the "Khan To Rule In Hell" comic, "Captain’s Log Jellico" comic and trade collections for "McCoy Frontier Doctor" and the "Star Trek Movie Adaptation." See below for more details and all the covers.
Is the Klingon invasion real? A few days ago we reported that a sculpture on a mountain bike trail in Scotland warned of the Empire taking over Earth. And yesterday the San Diego Metropolitan Transit System claimed that they have "met the demands" of a Klingon invasion force and replaced all the signage at one of their trolley stations for signs in Klingon. Check out video and photo below.
At San Diego Comic Con this week, high-end costume maker Anovos is going to be showing off a prototype of their first replica from the 2009 Star Trek movie. And as we are doing all week long, we are bringing Comic Con to you with a first look at their Starfleet Blue Science Uniform Tunic. We have details and pictures below.
Over the weekend Walter Koenig was the guest for the screening of Star Trek V in 70MM at the Royal Theater in West LA. The actor and I had a fun discussion with many humorous moments, talking about the Star Trek movies, the TV series and more. See below for highlights from the event plus full video.
As reported yesterday, the Ensign Sue Must Die webcomic will now be a regular feature here at TrekMovie.com And today there is a brand new strip, where we get to see the Mirror Sue. Check it out below.
Is it possible to find love at a Star Trek convention? Well one Trekkie made a love connection at a recent con in San Francisco, but then lost contact. He and a friend have made a short film to help him reconnect with his Trekkie dream girl. Check it out below.
Bruce Greenwood won high praise for his portrayal of Capt. Christopher Pike in the 2009 Star Trek movie. As he is not part of the main crew of the Enterprise, it isn’t certain that he will be back. But in a couple of new interviews the actor said he doing what he can to return to the final frontier. He also started another production start rumor.
In the run up to Comic Con, TrekMovie is bringing you previews of the new Star Trek items that will be debuted at the show. Today we have an exclusive first look at two QMx replicas from the 2009 Star Trek Movie. The replica Starfleet Academy Class Ring and Replica Stunt Phaser look pretty good and both are pretty affordable as well. Details and pictures below.
The Award Ceremony for Canada’s fourth annual Constellation Awards was held over the weekend. The 2009 Star Trek movie went in with five nominations in four categories and took home three awards, including best Film. More details below.
Over the weekend The Heritage Auction Gallery held an auction including a number of Star Trek costumes. Bidding was fierce for some items, most notably Admiral Kirk’s jacket from Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan which sold for $37,500. Full report from the event below.
Last week TrekMovie featured an article on the new Star Trek 2009 movie-themed parody webcomic "Ensign Sue Must Die". We like Ensign Sue so much here at TrekMovie that we decided to make it a regular feature, and so in partnership with Ensign Sue creators Clare Mosley and Kevin Bolk, we present the latest strip below.
In Sci-Fi TV this week we have details on the Stargate Universe / Stargate Atlantis crossover episode, a first look at the LOST Blu-ray/DVD-only feature “The Man in Charge” and the cast of AMC’s The Walking Dead. Details on Dolph Lundgren’s guest spot on Chuck and details for the new seasons of Supernatural and Smallville/. We have all that plus all the new previews and more including the latest television ratings and casting bites.
Star Trek’s original Kirk attended the London Comic Con over the weekend and in between autograph signings yesterday he did a Q&A to a group of around 500 enthusiastic fans. His talked included some interesting details on his new "The Captain" documentary as well as some discussion of Star Trek V. Details below.
We still don’t know if Khan Noonien Singh, possibly Star Trek’s ultimate villain, will appear in the next Star Trek movie. But today, TrekMovie has the exclusive reveal that Khan will be the subject of the next new Star Trek comic book from IDW. The "Khan: Ruling in Hell" series kicks off in October. We have details and covers below.