It looks like one of Star Trek’s captains is in a bit of trouble. According to TMZ, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine’s Avery Brooks was arrested over the weekend on suspicion of drunken driving. More details below.
The the four-episode sampler “Star Trek: The Next Generation – The Next Level" Blu-ray has hit the stores, but there is more to come for TNG on HD. The set includes a trailer for the first season on Blu-ray and you can watch that below, plus some new details on when you will be able to pick up more seasons.
Chris Pine took some time out from playing Captain Kirk for the currently filming Star Trek sequel to travel to the UK yesterday for the premier of his new action comedy, This Means War. We have photos and videos of Chris and co-star Tom Hardy (Star Trek: Nemesis) from the premiere below, plus photos of Zoe Saldana and Scott Bakula from the SAG Awards on Sunday.
"The Inner Light" is considered one of (if not the) best episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation, which is why it landed a spot on the new "The Next Level" Blu-ray being released today. The episode features one of series’ more memorable musical scores as well. So today we present an orchestral version of the theme from "The Inner Light."
Earlier this month we reported that Doctor Who actor Noel Clarke landed a role in the Star Trek sequel, currently in production. Last week the actor did a video interview where he talked about his audition. The actor also show his Trek knowledge, answering some Trek trivia questions. Watch it below.
Star Trek’s William Shatner’s hits Broadway in February with his new one-man show "Shatner’s World." And in March he takes the show show on the road with a US Tour. Tickets go on sale later this week, but TrekMovie has the new secret code for you to buy tickets today.
On Tuesday Star Trek The Next Generation finally makes the move to high definition with the release of “The Next Level,” a sampler of four episodes from the new project to remaster the entire series. Today TrekMovie takes a detailed look at The Next Level.
Over the weekend there was a meeting of the franchises on the BBC’s The Graham Norton Show. Star Trek: The Next Generation’s Sir Patrick Stewart and Liam Neeson were both guests and at one point Norton decided to compare their respective interactive toys. Watch how it worked out below, plus see Patrick talk about his surprising love for Beevis and Butthead.
Earlier this week we reported how Star Trek’s new Spock (Zachary Quinto) had made a comment about how the script for the Star Trek sequel currently in production is still going through changes. Now here at TrekMovie, co-writer/producer Roberto Orci has detailed the nature of these new "polishes." Orci also revealed something about the time setting between the two films. See below for more details.
This year marks the 25th anniversary of the premiere of Star Trek: The Next Generation, and in April fans will get a unique opportunity to see the entire crew reunited at one event. Tonight Canada’s Calgary Expo announced they are bringing together the nine principle cast members from TNG. More details below.
Last night Zoe Saldana was in Utah for the Sundance Film Festival, appearing at the premiere of her next film, The Words. While there she took some questions about the Star Trek sequel currently in production, including talking a bit about the Spock/Uhura relationship. Details below. [UPDATED]
Some of the coolest Trek creations are those done by the fans themselves. Today we have a couple of cool ones getting attention this week. First up is a cool hand-made coffee table based on the USS Enterprise C. Then there is the USS Reliant, lovingly remade in Lego.
Star Trek: The Next Generation – The Next Level, the four episode Blu-ray sampler disc, comes out next Tuesday. And CBS has just sent over another exclusive clip. Check it out below.
Leonard Nimoy is headed back to the set of a Star Trek movie – but this time he is coming as a visitor. Today the original Spock actor tweeted about his plans for a trip to the set of JJ Abrams Star Trek sequel, currently in production. Details below.
In is an undisputed fact that Star Trek has led the way in the sub-genre of Space Nazis, but the Finnish filmmakers behind 2005’s Trek parody Star Wreck: In The Pirkinning are taking the 3rd Reich to the next level with Iron Sky – a film about Nazis on the moon. Check out the latest trailer below. We also look back at Star Trek’s Space Nazis.
For most of the time the last Star Trek film was in production, Hollywood was working under a Writer’s Guild strike. This time that isn’t an issue and, according to actor Zachary Quinto, the writing team is taking advantage of the opportunity to make changes as they are going along. More details below.
Today TrekMovie presents the second part of our interview with Mike and Denise Okuda, discussing the upcoming "Star Trek: The Next Generation – The Next Level" Blu-ray coming out next week. This time we get more detail on how the approach to bringing the Next Generation to HD differs from the remastering of the original Star Trek, and how the focus this time is to make the process even more seamless. Details below, plus more images.
The Hollywood Collectibles Group has announced their fourth Star Trek statue and the biggest so far with a 1:4 scale original series James T. Kirk. The limited edition statue is due in late 2012, more details below.
Yesterday brought good awards news for two actors working on the Star Trek sequel. First up Benedict Cumberbatch won an acting award for his work on the UK stage in the play Frankenstein. Plus Zachary Quinto’s first film as a producer picked up an Oscar nomination for writing. Star Trek VI’s Christopher Plummer also picked up an Oscar nomination. More details below, plus TrekMovie puts to rest a report coming out of the UK award show that Star Trek is filming in Canada.
Next week Star Trek: The Next Generation begins its 25th anniversary year celebration with the release of "Star Trek: The Next Generation – The Next Level" on Blu-ray. TrekMovie spoke to veteran Star Trek designers Mike and Denise Okuda, who are working on the project, to get more information on how TNG is being brought into the HD world. See below for part 1 of the interview. We also have some new images from the set to share.
If you saw the Star Trek documentary Trekkies 2, then you will remember the guy in the UK who redesigned his flat in 24th century Star Trek style. For the last few years that fan has been trying to sell the flat as is, but has not had any takers and now a divorce is forcing him to rip out the Trek stuff and sell the place as a standard flat. More details below.
Sir Patrick Stewart did an interview for the BBC news which aired today and the actor talked about his time on Star Trek, denying that even though he didn’t expect the show to succeed, he didn’t sell out. He also talks about the absurdity of being voted sexiest man by TV Guide while TNG was on the air. Watch the video and read transcript below.
There are a couple of Star Trek sequel tidbits floating around the Internets that TrekMovie has been getting emails on and so once again we have done some checking and we have some debunking to do with regards to IMDB and Benedict Cumberbatch and also locations for the film. See below.
Yesterday Americans were glued to their TVs watching the final four teams vie for spots in the Super Bowl (alas San Francisco, future home of Starfleet, lost). However, Europeans were also watching their own football, and in a match between Malaga and Barcelona, the announcer went to the final frontier in describing a goal by Barcelona’s Lionel Messi. Watch and listen below.
Titan Merchandise has just announced the latest addition to their growing line of Star Trek busts with a classic Mr. Spock, coming this summer. See below for a first look and more details. Plus info on the rest of the line coming this year.
In February a new Star Trek trivia game is coming to international markets. The Star Trek special edition of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? The Star Trek/Millionaire for XBox 360 and Playstation 3 will feature animated Trek characters on board the classic Enterprise asking questions about your favorite franchise. See below for more details and screenshots.
In March the new ongoing Star Trek comic book series set in the new movie universe will diverge from doing new spins on original series episodes with a new two-issue storyline all about the Vulcans. IDW has now released the cover and info for the April issue of this new series, check that out below.
Yesterday, we learned that William Shatner’s Priceline.com Negotiator character is being retired. But that doesn’t mean the Shat will ever retire! A new commercial for the “William Shatner’s World: We Just Live in It” Broadway one man show is now available. Watch it below, along with more info on the show.
The "Star Trek: The Next Generation – The Next Level" sampler disc comes out on January 31st and TrekMovie got an early review copy. Closer to release, our home video editor Matt Wright will be doing a more detailed review with more technical stuff, but I wanted to share my initial thoughts on this major project in the world of Star Trek.
Last week we reported on the Star Trek subplot in the 100th episode of The Big Bang Theory, which aired Thursday night. And CBS put a clip of Dr. Sheldon Cooper confronting his Spock disappointment online. Check it out below. We have also compiled some additional past Big Bang Spock humor.