TrekMovie is back and there are more of those leaked spy pics from the Star Trek sequel production. This time actors Zoe Saldana (Uhura) and John Cho (Sulu) have been spotted, both in a uniform not seen in the 2009 Star Trek film. Check out a few of the images below but beware of spoilers.
Actress Denise Crosby has the unique distinction of being the first actor to ask to leave the main cast of a Trek series when she walked away before finishing the first season of Star Trek: The Next Generation. She later returned for some guest spots and even did a couple of Star Trek "Trekkies" documentaries so she never fully left Star Trek behind, but in a new interview Crosby says that she has no regrets and that she was "miserable" in that first season of TNG.
Star Trek's William Shatner will be back on TV tonight, returning to the USA show Psych. Shatner reprising his role as Frank the con-man from last season and you can catch a preview of The Shat below
One of the biggest shows this fall was the time travel series Terra Nova, which included Star Trek vets Brannon Braga and René Echevarria as executive producers, along with Steven Spielberg. The ambitious and expensive show aired eleven episodes and has been on the bubble, but now Fox has decided it will not pick up Terra Nova for a second season.
Star Trek: The Next Generation's Brent Spiner will be voicing a character for The Simpsons in an episode airing later this month. Spiner's character is (shockingly) a robot and Fox has released the first images from the show of Homer and Spiner's character. Check them out below.
On last night's episode of The Celebrity Apprentice, Star Trek's George Takei was the latest target of Donald Trump famous catchphrase "you're fired." You can watch the scene below and find out why Takei thinks The Shat should be the next Trek star to take on The Donald. We also have the full video of a live-streamed play from the weekend, where Takei joined George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Martin Sheen and many more big stars in a play on marriage equality .
In the last couple of years we have seen a renaissance in expanded releases of Star Trek music, including the Star Trek VI complete soundtrack announced earlier this week. One of the best of these releases has been Film Score Monthly's "Star Trek: The Next Generation: The Ron Jones Project." We have been remiss in not putting out a detailed review, but that ends today. See below to find out what is in this epic 14-disc set.
A couple of Star Trek luminaries are set to return to TV screens (in addition to Leonard Nimoy heading to The Big Bang Theory). First up, Star Trek's new Spock Zachary Quinto will be returning for the second season of American Horror Story. Plus John deLancie (aka Q) is set for a guest spot on the CW show about witches, The Secret Circle.
Before the big summer convention season, there are many great Star Trek themed events, both fan run and official, to keep us busy between now and the end of May. Today we present a (non-exhaustive) list of some of Star Trek related events for March, April and May. Some events are free, others have a cost. Please check with the event promoters for schedule changes and ticket policies if any and to confirm all times, dates, guests, and other details. Engage!
More spy photos from the Star Trek sequel set have emerged, this time featuring Chris Pine, along with Zoe Saldana and Zachary Quinto. The new photos are more behind the scenes with the actors in their street clothes going back and forth to the set. See below.
Last night William Shatner appeared on The Colbert Report to promote his new Broadway show and host Stephen Colbert showed his inner Trekkie by gushing with Bill, including saying that when he was on Star Trek he was "god damn beautiful" and a "golden god." The two also arm-wrestled. Watch the clip below, along with another clip of Bill talking to VH1 about alien sex and a couple of clips from his "Shatner’s World" show.
You have never experienced Shakespeare until you have seen his work performed in the original Klingon. And Washington DC area residents have that opportunity this weekend at the WSC Avant Bard one-night special event "Shakespeare in Klingon II." More details below, plus a video report on the show.
If you are looking for some art to jazz up your place, today you have an interesting new option. A new Star Trek fine art licensee titled Bye Bye Robot has been launched. They are offering prints and canvases of original art inspired by Star Trek. More info and a few examples below.