Since his seven seasons on Star Trek: Voyager wrapped up a decade ago, Robert Duncan McNeill has transitioned to TV directing and producing. In an exclusive FedCon interview with TrekMovie.com, Robbie explains how he would have done things differently on Voyager, and gives an update on the chances of his new show Chuck getting another season.
The new Star Trek stars continue to get noticed. Last week Men Fitness named Star Trek’s Chris Pine one of 2011’s “25 Fittest Guys,” and this week Maxim Magazine has named Star Trek’s new Uhura, Zoe Saldana, one of their 2011 "Hot 100." Details below.
FOX has released new promos for sci-fi shows from Star Trek vets, with a series preview of next fall’s Terra Nova (produced by Brannon Braga) and this Friday’s season finale of Fringe (created by JJ Abrams, Roberto Orci & Alex Kurtzman). There is also an update on the genre pilots from the Star Trek vets.
Star Trek sequel co-writer/producer Damon Lindelof is a guest on this week’s popular Nerdist podcast where he touches on Star Trek, describing the collaborative writing process with (Bob Orci and Alex Kurtzman), JJ Abram’s trademark secrecy and how cool it is to be writing for Trek. See excerpts below.
The fashionable Zoe Saldana has been busy in the last few days. Tonight Star Trek’s new Uhura is in New York City at the MET Ball, and over the weekend she was in Chicago hosting an event for Avon. We have photos from both events, plus video interviews with Zoe from last week’s San Francisco Film Festival.
FedConXX may be over, but we’ve got an in depth look at couple of the exciting new things we saw at this year’s convention. TrekMovie got a video interview and sneak peek of the new free-to-play browser based game, Star Trek: Infinite Space. Plus we interviewed the artist behind Canvas Warriors, the company designing custom, hand-painted Star Trek & sci-fi themed Chuck Taylor shoes, hoodies, bags, and even jewelry.
Another day and another 2012 Star Trek sequel status tidbit. Today’s morsel comes from Karl Urban who is out promoting his latest movie Priest. Star Trek’s new Dr. Leonard McCoy says filming could start as late as November 2011.
In late 2009 TrekMovie exclusively revealed a scene written for William Shatner for JJ Abrams Star Trek movie. In a recent roundtable interview, co-writer Roberto Orci discussed this scene and why JJ Abrams never approved it for the final script. Details below, plus a repost of the scene. We also have a poll asking if you agree that the scene was “fan pandering.”
Sunday was the final day of FedCon here in Düsseldorf, Germany, and the con was winding down. Today, there was a combo Trek panel with Wil Wheaton & Marina Sirtis remembering their time working on TNG, and working with Gene and Majel Roddenberry. We also got more great pics of costumed Trekkies and sci-fi fans! Read on for highlights.
Another tea leaf regarding the status of the Star Trek sequel has emerged in the form of a brief comment from Damon Lindelof. In an interview the Star Trek co-producer/writer says that the team are still "in the midst" of writing. Details below.
To promote Super 8, a movie about some 1970s kids who discover something while shooting a movie, Star Trek director JJ Abrams is sponsoring a contest for aspiring (under 18) filmmakers. Watch a video of Abrams explaining how you can get your big break, plus he compares Super 8 and Star Trek actors, and also talks film influences.