May 2013

STID EPK: Peter Weller Talks JJ Abrams & Prod. Design (& Shows Character Clue)

Paramount has released a number of EPK ‘Soundbite’ videos from the cast and crew of Star Trek Into Darkness and we will be sharing them with you here at TrekMovie but we thought we would start with actor Peter Weller’s vid. If you pay attention to the video you will be able to discern a clue about his character from the movie. Watch it below. [beware of spoilers]

Exclusive: Roberto Orci & Alex Kurtzman Reveal How Fans Influenced Into Darkness + Talk Next Movie & more

Star Trek Into Darkness co-writers spoke exclusively with at the London premiere. The pair talked about secrecy, revealed how fan community, and gave an update on Paramount’s plans for the next Star Trek movie. All that and more in the video interview below.  (minor spoilers discussed).  

Exclusive: Lindelof Talks When Into Darkness Villain Was Chosen + Chance Of Abrams Directing Next Trek & More

At the Star Trek Into Darkness London premiere TrekMovie had an exclusive chance to speak to writer/producer Damon Lindelof who gave a frank appraisal of the chances of JJ Abrams returning to the director’s chair for the next movie along with talking about how long ago they decided on their approach for Into Darkness, and more. Watch the interview below. Review Of Star Trek Into Darkness

After now seeing Star Trek Into Darkness twice (once in 2D and once in 3D) I am finally ready to give my opinion on JJ Abrams second entry for the franchise. Below is my review with a completely spoiler-free summary (really no plot details or even character names). The rest of the review contains some spoilers, but nothing not revealed in any trailer, commercial or clip.

Video: Pine, Quinto, Pegg, Saldana & Urban On Into Darkness White Carpet + Press Conference Clips

Here is the second set of white carpet offical Paramount interview clips, now with Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban and Simon Pegg. We also have some clips from yesterday’s press conference and a clip of Chris and Benedict Cumberbatch interacting with their super-fans on the Graham Norton Show from Friday night.  

Video: Abrams, Orci, Kurtzman, Cumberbatch & Eve Talk Star Trek Into Darkness At London Premiere

Paramount has provided us with their official videos taken on the white carpet of the Star Trek Into Darkness World Premiere in London on Thursday. First up we have director JJ Abrams, writers Bob Orci and Alex Kurtzman plus new Trek actors Benedict Cumberbatch and Alice Eve. Watch the clips below plus more footage of the rest of the cast arriving at the event and interacting with the fans.  

World’s Smallest Enterprise is Only One Nanometer: IBM Makes Trek Art Out of Single Atoms

IBM has been busy exploring a new kind of final frontier. A very, very tiny one. In the pursuit of using atoms to miniaturize data storage, researchers at IBM use a machine that can move single atoms on a surface. Now, they’ve shared this amazing technique with the world through atom art, and they’ve got a handful of Star Trek atom images to show off. Hit the jump for more.

Into Darkness Premiere Tix Contest On Twitter + Live Facebook Chat With Abrams + CNN Taking Video Qs For Cast

As we reported earlier in the week, the “Are You the 1701?” viral campaign has sprung to life on Twitter, releasing the 3D version of the trailer and it’s not done yet, it just announced a tickets giveaway and an announcement of a Facebook Live event with J.J. Abrams himself before the USA opening of the Star Trek Into Darkness. Click through for the Tweet link and details on the live chat with J.J. Abrams…

Early UK & NZ Into Darkness Reviews Very Positive – Including Empire, Total Film, Guardian and more

There are more reviews for Star Trek Into Darkness coming in from overseas and and they remain, in general, very positive; even, in some cases, glowing. Today we take a look at some of the latest (spoiler-free) reviews coming from the mainstream press in the UK and New Zealand including Empire, The Guardian, Total Film and many more.

Viral Campaign Directs 1701 ‘Chosen’ Fans To Star Trek Into Darkness 3D Trailer Online Thursday

The end of the viral campaign has now been fully revealed. The "chosen" 1701 fans who participated are just now getting special packages that direct them to a site for a new 3D trailer for Star Trek Into Darkness (with special 3D glasses to watch it). The trailer goes online on Thursday. See below for pictures of what the "chosen" are getting.

New Uhura ‘Disruptions’ Viral Vid Includes First Look At JJverse Version Of Classic Star Trek Race

The third and final "Disruptions" viral video message from John Harrison is out. This time the Star Trek Into Darkness bad guy has Uhura all figured out. Check out the video below, which includes some new Uhura footage – including a major first look at some characters (but beware of spoilers). [UPDATED: Screencaps with first look at new character]