Star Trek's new Spock Zachary Quinto has once again given some insight into the process of making the new sequel. In new comments from Oscars over the weekend, the actor talked about how director JJ Abrams is still 'defining' the film. He, along with Zoe Saldana, also talked about the grueling schedule. Details below.
Apparently Star Trek’s Leonard Nimoy isn’t 100% retired yet. After year’s of trying, the producers of the nerdy CBS comedy The Big Bang Theory's have finally convinced the actor to do a cameo (of a sort) on the show. More details (and TBBT spoilers) below.
Simon Pegg is currently working on his second Star Trek movie as the iconic Scotty, but this Friday the actor is hopping to another franchise to step into the shoes of another established character…this time in a galaxy far, far away. Today it was announced that Pegg is voicing a bounty hunter on Star Wars: The Clone Wars.
Tomorrow the sixth issue of the ongoing Star Trek comic books set in the new movie hits your local shop. This issue finishes up the new spin on the original episode "Operation: Annihilate!" See below to check out a 7-page preview. Plus we have details on what episode the series will be taking on in May (including a look at the the cover).
While attending an Oscar party on Sunday, Star Trek sequel actor Benedict Cumberbatch took a moment to talk about what it has been like being the new guy on set. He also discussed working with Star Trek stars Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto. Details and video below [no spoilers].
Last week images from location shooting on the Star Trek sequel emerged showing actors Benedict Cumberbatch, Zachary Quinto and Zoe Saldana. Now video from some of that location shooting has emerged showing much of the same, but now in moving pictures. You can watch it below but beware of spoilers (except for the part when Zach eats lunch).
Over the last few year’s Trek music fans have been treated to a number of expanded soundtracks to Star Trek feature films. Now Intrada has announced they are ready to take on Cliff Eidelman’s score for Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country with a new 2-CD complete soundtrack. You can buy this new STVI soundtrack now. See below for more details and artwork.
The leaked photos from the Star Trek sequel set have flown around the internet and created a lot of buzz, along with proving some spoilers for the film. Over the weekend a couple Star Trek stars attending award shows talked about the leaks and JJ Abrams isn’t too happy. Zoe Saldana also talked about her new co-star Benedict Cumberbatch and Zachary Quinto talked about the challenges of making the movie. Watch the videos below.
On Saturday Star Trek’s Zachary Quinto picked up a couple of Independent Spirit awards for Margin Call, for his debut film as a producer. Also on hand presenting at the Spirit Awards was his co-stars Chris Pine and Zoe Saldana. And in a small Star Trek world connection, Saldana presented a Spirit award to Christopher Plummer (Chang from STVI). Plummer also won an Oscar on Sunday. See below for photos and videos of the Star Trek celebs over the weekend.
More leaked location shots have emerged from the set of JJ Abrams Star Trek sequel – from the same source as the first photos we reported on this morning. The new shots offer some different angles and moments from the same scene which was being filmed. One shot also confirms the use of an IMAX camera. Check them out below, but be warned of spoilers.
Today the first (unofficial) on location photos from the set of JJ Abrams Star Trek sequel have emerged. They feature Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana as well as Benedict Cumberbatch. The movie comes out May 2013 so if you can’t wait then see the pictures below, but be warned that they contain SPOILERS.
This week sci-fi author Norman Spinrad (writer of the original Star Trek series episode "Doomsday Machine") released an ebook of a "lost script" he wrote for Star Trek which was never produced. Now the independent fan production Star Trek: Phase II has decided they will pick up the ball and put the script into production 45 years after it was written. More details below, plus watch the full teaser for the next Phase II episode "The Child."
A brand new Star Trek trivia game is now available (outside North America) with a special TOS Trek edition of "Who Wants To Be a Millionaire" for Playstation 3 and XBOX 360. There is also a brand new trailer, which you can check out below.
Star Trek’s Simon Pegg is a big fan of comics publisher 2000 AD and so yesterday he decided to send them a special birthday greeting. He did this in the form of a video he shot with the help of Star Trek’s Karl Urban, and it gives us our first (spoiler-free) glimpse from the sequel set. Check it out below.
The love fest between Star Trek director/producer JJ Abrams and Paramount Pictures looks like it will continue into the future. This afternoon Paramount Pictures announced they are extending their deal with Abrams and his Bad Robot production company. More details below.
Our old friend visual effects artist, and super Trekkie, Daren Dochterman is up to his old tricks again. This time has has lovingly recreated the original commercials for Star Trek: The Motion Picture, but now in HD. Check them out below.
Today Jeri Ryan, aka Seven of Nine, Tertiary Adjunct of Unimatrix Zero-One aka Annika Hansen, of Star Trek Voyager, turned 44 years old. We here at TrekMovie want to wish Jeri a happy birthday, and we also catch up on what the Borg Babe is up to these days, including a clip of Jeri reuniting with her Voyager co-star Bob Picardo on last week’s Body of Proof.
Tonight Star Trek: The Next Generation’s LeVar Burton will be a guest judge on Syfy’s Face Off, a reality competition show for presthetic makeup artists trying to make it big in Hollywood. We have a couple of sneak peak clips from the show – check those out below.
The new season of Celebrity Apprentice has premiered, with Star Trek’s George Takei as one of the celebrities. The first task for the men’s team was to name the team. George tried to inject some sci-fi into the mix, resulting in some talk about Star Trek, with Adam Corolla hitting back hard against anything Trek. Watch it below.
Chris Pine, Star Trek’s new Kirk, has a new movie opening today (This Means War) so last night he took some time off from shooting the sequel set to appear on Jimmy Kimmel Live. While there Chris talked briefly about shooting Trek, travel, cartoon crushes, and his Kardashian connection. Jimmy also arranged a phone call with Chris’ high school crush Kristy Swanson (the original Buffy The Vampire Slayer). Watch it below.
Last night Star Trek’s original Kirk William Shatner opened his new Broadway show "Shatner’s World: We Just Live In It" (which will be going on the road for a US tour next month). This new one-man show is an evolution from his 2011 tours in Australia and Canada. TrekMovie was in New York to see if it was Shat-tastic. Read the review below, accompanied by photos from opening night.
Tonight’s episode of CBS’s nerdy comedy The Big Bang Theory again went to Star Trek for some jokes, including bringing back the famed Rock Paper Scissors Lizard Spock game, along with talk of Star Trek trivia contest. Watch the clips below
On February 16th, 1967, 45 years ago today, NBC premiered "Space Seed" and introduced Khan to the world. Written by Gene Coon and Carey Wilber, the episode featured Ricardo Montalbán as the genetically superior tyrant who would become an icon of villainy in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan. To celebrate both the actor and the character, TrekMovie Merchandise editor/resident Trek historian (and real-life sociology professor) John Tenuto invites all fellow fans to three different special events during the month of March!
Star Trek’s new Kirk Chris Pine is being sued by his former talent agency. Pine left the agency in late 2011 and now they are alleging he owes them compensation for a number of current and future projects. The suit also reveals Pine’s Star Trek salary. More details below.
The history of the Emperor’s rise to power and the secret of his mastery of time is revealed. It’s time to see if our Starfleet and Legion heroes can dance, in the penultimate issue of Star Trek/Legion of Super-Heroes from IDW Publishing. Spoilers after the break.
Today is the birthday for Star Trek’s new Scotty. Simon Pegg turns 42 today and so we here at TrekMovie want to wish Simon a happy bday. Of course Pegg is currently in LA shooting the new Star Trek movie, and director JJ Abrams gave Simon a special present. See a pic of Pegg showing it off below.
Today the BBC, CBS and IDW (enough acronyms?) made official what was leaked last week…the Star Trek and Doctor Who franchises are headed for a mashup collision in a new comic book. We now have new details (and the first cover) from the the "Assimiliation2" comics which will tell the tale of how the crew of Star Trek: The Next Generation and the Doctor will face off against the Borg and the Cybermen.
The 2009 Star Trek movie makes its basic cable TV premiere this week on the FX Network. So if you don’t happen to have your own copy (or Netflix streaming) you can watch the movie for free, with the first showing on Valentine’s day. And if you tune in on Wednesday you can get a chance to win free movie tickets. More details below.
Recently Star Trek’s new Mr. Spock Zachary Quinto sparked a lot of discussion when he talked about how the script for the Star Trek sequel currently in production had been evolving. Now he is saying that the actors had some input into this process.
The final entry in what is destined to be a classic Star Trek viral video trilogy has been released with Black Moon Studio’s "What’s in Spock’s Scanner Part 3." See how Spock and crew deal with life following a long night of partying on Deep Space Nine.