Paramount released a new domestic Star Trek Into Darkness character poster today – featuring Zoe Saldana as Uhura. You can check that out below plus also find out what Zoe thinks about Spock and Uhura’s long-term future as a couple.
On Friday night composer Michael Giacchino was in Switzerland for the debut "Star Trek – Live To Projection" concert. We have exclusive pictures and video clips including Giacchino talking about if he will do the score for JJ Abrams Star Wars movie. We also have links to pre-order MG’s Star Trek Into Darkness soundtrack on CD and Vinyl. Plus news on another concert in Los Angeles celebrating Varese Sarabande music – which will include Giacchino and Into Darkness.
Tonight’s episode of Transformers Prime features Star Trek actor George Takei voicing one of the Transformers. And you can watch a clip of Takei’s work from the show below.
Earlier this week TrekMovie reported that the final domestic Star Trek Into Darkness poster was coming soon – and soon turns out to be today. You can check out the new USA poster below. It has also been announced that the new domestic trailer will be online on Tuesday.
IDW has announced their line-up of comics for the month of July, including the third and final part of the "After Darkness" story arc covering the immediate aftermath of the Star Trek Into Darkness movie. See below for more details, plus news on the Countdown To Darkness collection.
Another new TV spot is running for Star Trek Into Darkness internationally. This one is 30 seconds long and has a tiny new bit of footage in it. You can watch the new spot below. TrekMovie also has an update on the US TV campaign for Into Darkness.
UPDATED: Best Buy has a new contest where you can win a trip to the Star Trek Into Darkness Hollywood premiere. And Microsoft is offereng fans a chance to ask Into Darkness J.J. Abrams a question about the movie? Find out how you can take part in both of these Into Darkness promotions below.
UPDATED: Today CBS released two new promos for their April 30th releases of the third season of Star Trek: The Next Generation and the two-part episode "Best of Both Worlds" on Blu-ray. Watch those below plus catch up on all the details for both releases and the "Best of Both Worlds" theater event on April 25th.
Today TrekMovie is proud to be the destination for a new exclusive mission on the official Paramount Star Trek app. Today’s mission is to come to TrekMovie.com and ‘scan’ a rare behind the scenes photo from Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country. Check out the cool photo from the Paramount archive by clicking the ‘more’ button below to win points on your app.
The new fan-mad webseries Star Trek Continues is gearing up to show their first episode. TrekMovie has exclusive details on the premiere, the first images from the episode and more – including breaking the news that Michael Forest is reprising his Star Trek role as Apollo. More details below including a chat with Michael Forest.
Star Trek Into Darkness is taking the world by storm. We have some updates on the international marketing including a new animated poster. There are also new contests for Japanese and Australian fans. Also a sign that the future is bright as demand for Into Darkness crashed UK ticketing website. Details on all that below.
There has been a lot of international marketing for Star Trek Into Darkness in the last week, but the Domestic operation is about to move into high gear. TrekMovie has exclusive details on the next steps for Paramount (and promotional partners). We also have now confirmed the date for the Hollywood premiere. Details below.
Usually after a new trailer is released there follows fun mashups and parodies. However after seeing nothing interesting done for the latest international trailer TrekMovie decided to make our own so today we present the trailer for "Star Trek Into Duckness." Check it out below plus a couple of other fun nuggets related to the int’l trailer.
The countdown to Star Trek Into Darkness continues this week with the release of the fourth and final issue of Countdown to Darkness from IDW Publishing. Klingons, Kirk, April, Keenser, intrigue and SPOILERS ahead. Ok, maybe more Scotty than Keenser, but there’s lots of stuff happening, including the trade paperback for those of you who’ve been waiting.
With Lord of the Rings, Star Trek and Sherlock Holmes, Benedict Cumberbatch is playing with roles dear to many fans but the actor says if he thinks too much about that it would lead to "madness." Find out what else he had to say about his villainous role in Into Darkness in an exclusive preview excerpt from his interview with Australia’s FilmInk Magazine. But warning, Cumberbatch responds to specific spoilers.
The international marketing for Star Trek Into Darkness continues to ramp up. Today Paramount released the final one-sheet theater poster for the movie with a new tagline. You can check it out below, we also have more details on UK and Ireland ticket sales starting on Tuesday. [UPDATE: More country variations added]
In a new video interview with JJ Abrams, the Star Trek Into Darkness director talks about how this movie is different than the 2009 film, secrecy, Roddenberry’s legacy and more. You can watch the full video and read some excerpts below.
JJ Abrams and his Star Trek Into Darkness stars are getting ready to take their show on the road with a series of gala premieres around the world. It looks like once again Sydney Australia will have the honor of being first, with a premiere on April 23rd. They will then head to a number of other cities around the world. More details exclusive below. [UPDATE: Australian ticket contest giveaway]
Another piece of Star Trek history has made big money on the auction block. This time it was Kirk’s phaser rifle from the original series Star Trek pilot which sold at auction this weekend for $231,000 – a record for a Star Trek prop.
The international marketing for Star Trek Into Darkness is starting to kick in. For example there are now three different commercials for the film running in Germany which you can see below. We also have news on ticket sales starting Tuesday in the UK and more below.
In the last few weeks we have presented a number of new Star Trek Into Darkness images from magazine scans and elsewhere in low resolution. We now have these images available in high resolution so you can see all the details. Check out 12 new high-res Star Trek Into Darkness images below. [UPDATE: 1 more image added]
Star Trek Into Darkness villain actor Benedict Cumberbatch has a lengthy interview in the May issue of SFX magazine. In excerpts below find out what he has to say about the villain John Harrison (comparing him to Eric Bana’s Nero) and also get an insight into what TV shows the actor was a fan of growing up (spoiler: shows with Hasselhoff).
Star Trek Into Darkness will be the first Star Trek movie in 3D and to give you an idea of what it is going to be like in the third dimension you can see the trailers at 3D theaters – and now you can see the international trailer in 3D on your computer. Watch it below (but 3D glasses are going to be helpful).
According to Star Trek history, humanity will break the light-speed barrier on April 5th, 2063 – leading to the first contact with an alien race – and this day will be a holiday forevermore in the Federation. And so today TrekMovie celebrates the 50th ‘preversary’ of First Contact Day. But could breaking the warp barrier come sooner? More on the holiday and real warp science below. [UPDATED: More Trek celeb tweets and FC web links added]
Not to be outdone by Quinto, Pine and Cumberbatch, Star Trek’s new Uhura Zoe Saldana is on the cover of a couple of new magazines including the May issue of Latina and InStyle’s annual Hair issue. In her Latina interview actress talks about how she was initially reluctant to take on the Trek role, but a Trekkie in her family helped change her mind. More details below. .
In a new Q&A Star Trek TNG and DS9 writer/producer (and co-writer of two feature films) talked about his thoughts on JJ Abrams Star Trek and why he thinks Star Trek belongs on television. He also said that if it did end up on TV again, he is willing to be part of it. Excerpts below.
Oscar-winning composer Michael Giacchino continues to tease out bits from his March recording session of the score for Star Trek Into Darkness. Today he sent out a video with actual music from the film. You can watch (and listen) to the below. Plus if you are in Switzerland (or nearby) next week you can see Giacchino perform the score to the 2009 Star Trek move live along with a projection of the movie. Details below. [UPDATE: Now with 4 clips + Soundtrack now available for pre-order]
The brand new SFX Magazine has a huge cover story all about Star Trek Into Darkness including interviews cast and crew and more. SFX have provided TrekMovie with some excerpts including JJ Abrams talking about how the movie works for long-time Star Trek fans and Damon Lindelof talking about how the role of the villain changed to accommodate the casting of Benedict Cumberbatch.
Chris Pine is gracing the cover of another magazine – Esquire UK – due out tomorrow. Excerpts from his cover story interview are now online, where he talks about his initial resistance to taking on the role of Capt. Kirk. Pine also jokes about how Benedict Cumberbatch having more screaming fans in Japan More details below.
Zoe Saldana may soon be getting painted up to play a green alien in a big franchise sci-fi movie – and it isn’t a Star Trek movie. It is being reported that the new Uhura is in talks for Marvel’s upcoming big super-hero movie Guardians of the Galaxy. More details below.