In January before he started shooting for the Star Trek sequel, actor Benedict Cumberbatch said he was "working out non-stop" to prepare for the film. Apparently all that hard work paid off, which can be seen in some new photos of the actor. Check out the newly buff BC below.
In 2010 La-La Land released a 2 CD expanded version of Jerry Goldsmith’s score for Star Trek V: The Final Frontier which includes 45 minutes of previously unreleased material. Unfortunately for some, the limited release sold out pretty quickly. Now Intrada is re-issuing the set. More details below.
When you really think about it, what are the implications of the society envisioned in Star Trek’s future? Where is the motivation when you have replicators? Why do they always talk about the 20th century? Why are all the admirals jerks? These are some of the questions asked in a new skit video from Cracked.com. Check it out below.
Sci-Fi Movies is back with a look at the latest in sci-fi and genre movies, including another record-breaking performance by The Avengers, confirmation on Kick-Ass 2, a disappointing update from Guillermo del Toro about At The Mountains of Madness. Plus much more, including a discussion surrounding the technology of The Hobbit and the latest from The Amazing Spider-Man and Prometheus along with new images and video previews.
After a break Brent Spiner’s comedy webseries Fresh Hell is back and the new episodes takes Brent to a new low – forced to perform at a kid’s Star Trek birthday party – as Spock. Watch it below.
Much of the speculation and reporting about the Star Trek movie has focused on the character played by Benedict Cumberbatch (and yesterday we finally got around to talking about Alice Eve), but what about Peter Weller? We haven’t heard much about him, but TrekMovie has an exclusive with a red carpet moment where the actor actually let slip some intriguing details about his Star Trek sequel character. Details below, but beware potential spoilers.
Welcome to another exciting Saturday filled with Science! This week: how the earliest known Mayan calendar does NOT predict our doom this December, the fascinating miniplanet of Vesta, a guy on the internet says we can build the Enterprise in 20 years, and a quick look into the world of transparent aluminum (hello, computer!). All this and more, plus our gadget of the week: the 3D Cylindrical Display.
Another behind the scenes photo from the Star Trek sequel production is whipping around the Internet. The interesting thing about this one is that it is the first picture fearing actress Alice Eve, and she is in costume – which may give us clues about her character. Check it out below, but beware of potential spoilers. [UPDATED w/ original color photo]
It’s been a long hiatus, but Sci-Fi TV is back with a look at the latest in sci-fi and genre television, including Doctor Who and first looks at Arrow, Wizards vs. Aliens and J.J. Abrams’ new show Revolution. All that plus much more, including news on a possible Jericho return and the latest images and video previews.
Last night on nerdy CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory they once again dove into Star Trek, this time for the big wedding episode where Sheldon tried to marry Howard and Bernadette in Klingon…watch it below. Plus we have a clip from last week where Amy and Sheldon play Star Trek doctor.
Ever since Nimoy made an offhand comment to CNN a couple of weeks ago there has been a flurry of speculation about him being in the Star Trek sequel. In yet another interview, the Trek legend responds by saying he isn’t needed for for the sequel. More details below.
Geek Nation Tours has come up with an exciting vacation trip this summer just for Trekkies. Their new "Exploring Trek Sites: Hollywood to Vegas" tour will visit a number of iconic Star Trek locations and culminate with a trip to the annual Star Trek convention in Las Vegas, with Trekspert Larry Nemecek along as your tour guide. Details below.
Today we share a new music video going viral called "Trekkies and We Know It," a parody of the LMFAO song "Sexy and I Know It." It’s pretty cool, so check it out below
The reports about the Star Trek sequel over the last couple of weeks have generated a lot of discussion across the web and here at TrekMovie.com. As he does from time to time, Bob dropped by the site today and made a comment about the chat, this time a short blurb, but with important implications. See more below, plus my thoughts on the latest debates. [NOTE: Article discusses potential spoilers]
In a new interview with the official Star Trek site, Trek legend Leonard Nimoy talks about his visit to the set of the Star Trek sequel (and what it means and doesn’t mean). He also talked about Walter Koenig finally getting his Hollywood star and other under recognized people in Trek.
Tomorrow Fox airs the season finale of Fringe, created by the Star Trek team of JJ Abrams, Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman. They have released a movie-style preview of the finale, which features Star Trek’s Leonard Nimoy. Watch that below along with a behind the scenes chat with Nimoy and Fringe’s John Noble.
TrekMovie’s most anticipated movie of the summer is just four weeks away now. This week PrometheusWatch has a new featurette where director Ridley Scott and writer Damon Lindelof (also of the Star Trek sequel) talk about the origins of the film. Watch that below plus the latest TV commercial. We also have news on the US and UK ratings for the film and the new EW Prometheus cover.
There has been a lot of talk about what role Benedict Cumberbatch is playing in the recently wrapped Star Trek sequel. The actor is the subject of a new feature in the LA times and he apparently "flinches" at being asked about the latest reports, however one of the film’s producers is willing to talk about the Cumberbatch’s "brooding intensity." Details below plus the latest Cumberbatch news [NOTE: article discusses recent spoilers].
Yesterday Simon Pegg wrapped up his work on the Star Trek sequel and he already at work on his next project, shooting a guest spot on a TV pilot. And it was just announced that filming on highly-anticipated third entry of his "Cornetto Trilogy" collaboration with Edgar Wright and Nick Frost will start in September. Details, including info on the plot, below.
Leonard Nimoy sat down for a new video interview with the LA Times Hero Complex and the Nerdist Chanel where he talks about his photography, life as a director, meeting Jimi Hendrix, and what he thought of Star Trek before joining the series. The actor reveals that he was concerned the show (and the ears) could make him a "punch line." Watch the interview below.
Not content with sitting idle, 81 year old Star Trek veteran William Shatner is set to guest host an episode of the long running UK panel show "Have I Got News For You." More details on that below, plus video of Bill’s latest appearance on The Tonight Show, and find out how Shatner is fighting the tinnitus he got fighting a giant lizard on Star Trek.
Star Trek co-writer/producer Alex Kurtzman’s directorial debut People Like Us hits theaters next month. Starring Elizabeth Banks and Star Trek’s Chris Pine, the family drama was co-written by Trek’s Bob Orci. A new "sizzle reel" has been released with scenes along with Kurtzman and Pine talking about the film. Watch it below.
Director JJ Abrams has wrapped production on his second Star Trek movie. Today marks the final day for principal photography for the Star Trek sequel, and it just happens to fall on the three-year anniversary of the release of Abrams first Star Trek film.
As we have been reporting, the Star Trek sequel has been filming in Northern California and today a Bay Area local news channel did a report on the shoot, including talking to people who have spotted some of the Trek stars around the town. Watch the report below, but there are minor spoilers.
Last night the Daily Show once again featured a Star Trek reference, with a joke about Riverside, IA and the future home of James T Kirk. And this was just one of three Trek references on the Daily Show and the Colbert Report in the last week. Watch the clips below.
Star Trek producer/director JJ Abrams has sold another high concept TV series. This time JJ is returning to NBC for the post-apocalypse with "Revolution," with a pilot directed by Jon Favreau. More details below.
As we have been reporting, the Star Trek sequel production is in Northern California, where cast and crew and coming close to wrapping things up. And over the weekend some of the cast members took time out to celebrate Cinco De Mayo at Hooters…and tweeted photos. Check them out below. [UPDATE: More photos]
Last night was Fox aired the first part of the two-part finale for the fourth season of of their sci-fi show Fringe. The show included a number of guest stars, including a surprise appearance by a Star Trek veteran. We wont say who on the front page to avoid spoilers, but you can watch a clip of this Trek star below.
Oscar annd Emmy-winning Star Trek (and Battlestar) artist Doug Drexler is teaming up with Saturn-winning writer Marc Scott Zicree (who has some Star Trek credits as well) on a new sci-fi film project called "Space Command." The project is going to be seeking funding via Kickstarter later in the month. More details below .
This week has seen a lot of reporting across the web about the Star Trek sequel, including some spoiler reporting. Star Trek legend Leonard Nimoy has offered some thoughts of his own on these reports on Twitter. And in other sequel news, a new report reveals another actor who was up for the role of the villain in the Star Trek sequel. See below, but spoilers are discussed.