February 2012

Quinto: Star Trek Sequel Still Being Defined + Saldana Talks Exhausting Schedule

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.

7-Page Preview Of Star Trek Ongoing #6 + In May Series To Take On ‘Return of the Archons’

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).

Intrada Releases Star Trek VI Complete Score

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.

Saldana & Quinto Talk Leaked Sequel Photos – Say Abrams Is Upset

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.

Quinto wins 2 Spirit Awards + Pine and Saldana Present + Plummer wins Oscar [PIX & VIDEO]

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 Photos From Star Trek Set – IMAX Camera Spotted

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. 

First (Unofficial) Location Shots From Star Trek Sequel – Including Cumberbatch, Quinto & Saldana

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.

Star Trek Phase II To Produce Lost Norman Spinrad Script + Watch Teaser For “The Child”

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."

First Video From Star Trek Sequel Set – Possibly Shows Different Scotty Uniform Clue [UPDATED]

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.

Happy Birthday, Jeri Ryan

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.  

Watch: Takei & Celebrity Apprentice Men’s Team Debates Star Trek Name

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.

Watch: Chris Pine Calls His HS Crush Kristy Swanson (original Buffy) On Kimmel

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.

Review: ‘Shatner’s World’ On Broadway + Opening Night Pix

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. 

See ‘Celebration of Khan’ Talk At Star Trek: The Exhibition & Illinois Library

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!

Details and Cover From Star Trek: TNG/Doctor Who ‘Assimilation2‘ Crossover Comic

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.

Star Trek (2009) Basic Cable Premiere On FX Tuesday + Chance To Win Movie Tickets

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.