It is time once again to rustle together all the Star Trek in the zeitgeist, and check in with who is talking, writing and showing their love for Trek, starting with some celebrity fun.
Jennifer Morrison, who played James T. Kirk’s mother Winona Kirk in 2009’s Star Trek, was a guest on this week’s PeopleTV’s Couch Surfing where she watched herself in the film and talked about the excited she was to be part of the franchise and to work with J.J. Abrams. The actress also revealed that at conventions she and William Shatner have chatted about her being his mom and her “being proud of him,” and him saying she is a “good mom.” The actress also noted “I’m also Chris Pine’s mom, which I’m totally fine with that as well. I’m good with both situations. I’ve got some good kids.”
Star Wars game goes Trek, a kid named Kelvin, a working tricorder, and more Great Links
Game mod of the week: Stormtrekkers
If you are looking to Trekify your Star Wars: Battlefront II experience, you can down download the the Stormtrekkers mod, which transforms your stormtroopers with a new Star Trek: The Next Generation. It promises to allow you to “To boldly go to a galaxy far, far away! To seek out new worlds… And blow them up!”
Links of the week
Inadvertent Star Trek story of the week
Fanmade item of the week: Tricorder with working display
Tested profiled Trek fan Brian Mix at this year’s Replica Prop Forum showcase, where he showed off his Star Trek TOS Tricorder prop, which he has modified with an internal computer to give it a working display.
Video of the week: What’s the scariest Trek?
That’s it for this week’s update. Keep up with all the fun Star Trek from around the web in our Great Links category.