Star Trek had a presence beyond just the Into Darkness ad at yesterday’s Super Bowl. In addition two Star Trek celebs made it into commercials: Zoe Saldana for Bud Light and Wil Wheaton for Lincoln. You can watch those commercials below get some info on the Star Trek Into Darkness buzz coming out of the game.
April is going to be a big month for Star Trek on Blu-ray. First up is season three of Star Trek: The Next Generation coming on April 30th, along with a special stand-alone release of the two-part episode “Best of Both Worlds” on the same day. In addition on the same day Paramount is releasing a number of Star Trek feature films that were previously only available in box sets. And finally “Best of Both Worlds” is also getting a theatrical release. Get all the details below.
The Super Bowl Commercial for Star Trek Into Darkness is just half a minute but mixed in with stuff we saw in the previous two trailers is some new (and very interesting) stuff, along with some new (and very intriguing) dialogue. Below TrekMovie has a full shot-by-shot analysis of the commercial. We also have caps of what was in the ‘extended’ version available on the mobile app. As always, beware of Spoilers.
The Star Trek Into Darkness Super Bowl commercial airs during the second quarter of the game. However if you can’t wait, you can watch it here at TrekMovie.com. See below for an embedded version and for a link to Apple Trailers for HD version.
Star Trek Into Darkness officially opens on Friday May 17th, however Paramount has just announced special "fan preview" IMAX 3D screenings of the film for Wednesday May 15th and you can buy your tickets today via Fandango. More information below.
While we wait for the new Star Trek Into Darkness Super Bowl commercial why not check out another Into Darkness trailer that is going viral, even getting the notice of Simon Pegg. A fan was inspired by the last trailer to remake it himself with no budget. Watch the homemade Star Trek Into Darkness trailer below.
Once again Esurance is teaming up with Paramount to be a promotional partner for Star Trek. They have announced an "Embrace the Darkness" sweepstakes which will take one fan too the US premiere of Star Trek Into Darkness. They are also promising exclusive behind the scenes looks at the film and more. Details below. Currently they are offering a short video featuring JJ Abrams and cast members talking about the film. More info and links below.
Star Trek’s new Spock Zachary Quinto is a dog lover – known to tweet many pictures of his pet dog. To show his love for furry friends he has produced (and starred) in a short film promoting pet adoption. You can watch "Dog Eat Dog" below.