The Star Trek fun at Phoenix Comicon kicked off with the "Star Trek Lives" panel hosted by TrekMovie. You can listen to the full audio of that below, plus we have pictures of lots of Trekkies in costume. Check it all out below.
Two weeks ago Atari announced they were going to sell Star Trek Online developer Cryptic, and now they have found a buyer. Today it has been reported that Chinese gaming giant Perfect World will be be buying Cryptic for $50.3 million. Details below.
There were a couple of interesting panels at Phoenix Comicon that focused on specific Star Trek episodes. Writer Morgan Gendel did a panel all about the TNG episode "The Inner Light" and actress Sherry Jackson did a panel where she focused her talk on playing Andrea the android in the Star Trek episode "Are Little Girls Made Of." Highlights, plus full audio and pictures below.
Phoenix Comicon continues on Sunday and there is more Star Trek related stuff for you to follow along with, wherever you are. Plus you can ask George Takei questions via Twitter. Below we again have the livetweeting (and photos) from the event plus link to live audio streaming.
Phoenix Comic Con kicked off in earnest on Friday and a highlight of the day was "story time with Wil Wheaton." Star Trek: The Next Generation’s Wil Wheaton read some of his recent stories, and TrekMovie has video of Wheaton’s hilarious A/V presentation of his recap of the TNG episode "Justice."
This weekend TrekMovie is at Phoenix Comic Con. There will be con reports, photos, video and audio coming up later in the weekend and next week, but if you want to keep track of Star Trek related stuff you can follow live tweeting (w/ photos) below
JJ Abrams Super 8 hits theaters in two weeks, and more promotional interviews with the director are dribbling out. Below we have Abrams comparing his process for Super 8 and Star Trek, plus video of JJ with Steven Spielberg and more.
Have you ever considered watching all of the Star Trek movies in one extended marathon viewing session? This weekend you can do just that watching Syfy (almost) with a marathon of nine Star Trek films. Detailed schedule below plus we have a fun time-lapsed video of a grooup of fans who just held their own "Trekathon."
It looks like regardless to what happens with the Star Trek sequel, John Cho will be appearing in a sci-fi movie coming summer 2012. Star Trek’s new Sulu has been cast in the remake of Paul Verhoeven’s 1990 film Total Recall, details below
Leonard Nimoy’s non-retirement continues with a surprising new addition. Today Electra Records released an "official alternative" music video from Bruno Mars hit "The Lazy Song," starring Star Trek’s Leonard Nimoy having a very lazy day. It will definately be the coolest thing you see all day (all week?, all year?). [UPDATE: Nimoy explains how he got involved with Mars]
This weekend the New York Times Magazine has an extensive feature on Star Trek producer/director JJ Abrams. While there isn’t anything new about the Star Trek sequel in the article, there are some interesting insights into his life, his process, and why Paramount Pictures is willing to change schedules around to accommodate him. It also offers a glimpse into the mysterious new offices for Abrams’ Bad Robot production company.
Syfy Germany has released a few brief video interviews with Star Trek stars from FedCon XX, including Garrett Wang explaining how he would use a holodeck to change his chances of dating Mad Men’s Christina Hendricks and Robbie McNeill casting doubt that we will achieve Gene Roddenberry’s Star Trek future.
Have you ever wanted to make it really really clear that you are a Star Trek fan? Well FlashWear has the answer for you with their line of illuminated Star Trek T-shirts. Check out how you can light up your (Trek) life below.
Our photo of the day comes from the UK and a reunion of Star Trek: The Next Generation’s Sir Patrick Stewart and LeVar Burton. Burton took a picture of the pair backstage at Stewart’s newest Shakespeare project, a modern adaptation of "The Merchant of Venice."
There is a new Star Trek themed video that has gone viral on the web with over 130,000 views in the last couple of days. The funny new vid cleverly remixes a scene from Star Trek: The Next Generation to create a rap performance from Commander Data – about his cat.
In a new interview promoting his appearance at this weekend’s Phoenix Comicon, Leonard Nimoy talks about how he struggled to not make Spock boring. We also have audio of Nimoy doing an impression of William Shatner. Check it all out below.
Back in 1982 the "Ultimate Fantasy" convention in Houston was going to bring together all the original Star Trek stars into one place for a historic event, but it turned into a disaster that took the stars themselves to save the show. Star Trek historian Larry Nemecek has just announced a new documentary about the event called "The Con of Wrath" and you can help out too. Find out more below.
This weekend Star Trek stars and TrekMovie.com are headed to Arizona for Phoenix Comicon. The Trek luminaries attending including Leonard Nimoy, Wil Wheaton, George Takei and Robert Duncan McNeill, along with other big stars from science fiction and comic books. Details below.
A couple new trailers for movies featuring the voices of Star Trek actors have been released. Today a new trailer for The Smurfs featuring Anton Yelchin arrived, and last week the first trailer for The Adventures of Tintin, featuring Simon Pegg, came out. Watch them both below.
Star Trek’s Nichelle Nichols is in Washington DC for a NASA musical event tonight at the Kennedy Center. And last night the original Uhura was spotted at the Air and Space Museum where she spotted the Starship Enterprise. Check out the photo below.
One of the hottest topics right now in the entertainment press is the fate of the 2012 Star Trek sequel. In the last week we have reported that an announcement is coming soon and that prep has been ongoing based on a detailed outline. Today an unconfirmed report has come out stating that the Star Trek sequel may be delayed.
To get you ready for their upcoming browser game Star Trek: Infinite Space," Gameforge has released a Klingon language lesson video. Watch it below.
There hasn’t been a new Star Trek comic issued by IDW since February, and that was part of a multi-franchise cross-over. After concerns arose following no new Trek books being announced for the summer, today IDW’s Editor-in-Chief revealed that Star Trek comic books are coming in the fall. Details below
Apparently George Takei is on the cutting edge these days. His new viral videos landed him a guest spot on CBS’ new webseries "What’s Trending." Watch the episode below where Takei talks about his videos and the latest trends, including "planking."
Three new interesting non-fiction Star Trek books are headed your way in 2011 and 2012. Today CBS announced details and covers for the "Star Trek Book of Opposites," "Star Trek: Vault" and "Star Trek The Next Generation 365." Check it all out below .
One of the more controversial aspects of the 2009 Star Trek movie was the relationship between Spock and Uhura. Now Star Trek’s Uhura wants to double down on that relationship in the sequel, along with Uhura getting "physical." Details (and video interview) below, plus more photos of Zoe from Cannes.
Star Trek is returning to the world of CCGs (collectible card games) for the first time since Decipher departed in 2005. This summer Bandai will release their first Star Trek CCG (or as they call it "Deck Building Game") – and it is based on Star Trek: The Next Generation. Details below plus previews of some of the cards.
Today, exclusively with TrekMovie.com, Star Trek sequel co-writer/producer Roberto Orci explained that while they are waiting for JJ Abrams to wrap Super 8, he is still working with the writers on the script, and their “detailed” outline has been enough for prepping the film. Plus today JJ Abrams expressed that he "hoped" he will return to direct. We also have a new poll on the sequel release date.
It is time again to bring back The Great Links, TrekMovie’s collection of the latest bits of Star Trek in the zeitgeist. This week we have video of Seth MacFarlane doing his impressive Kirk impression, Dilbert getting Treknobabble, a Star Trek sermon, some TOS sidewalk art, a Pony/First Contact mashup, and the lists of the week. Check it all out below.
Star Trek’s John Cho was the guest on the latest Kevin Pollak Chat Show web-series. The actor talks for two hours with Pollak about a wide range of issues, including about half an hour on the subject of becoming the new Sulu for JJ Abrams Star Trek. (And yes, Pollack shows off his inner Trekkie by breaking into his Shatner impression at one point). Watch it below