Saturday, June 4th marks the 40th anniversary release of Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, and Paramount is celebrating the event with a “Summer of Sweet Revenge” with screenings, some new partnerships, and pop-up events in select US cities. They have also launched a website at wrathofpkhan.com to keep up with 40th anniversary activities.
Vote for the Khan Funko
Funko is releasing a brand new Khan figure and fans can actually pick the design. Visit the Official Star Trek Shop to choose between “Battle Ready Khan” or “Post-Battle Khan.” Votes have to be in by midnight Friday with the winner announced on Saturday. The Khan Funko will then be available for pre-order on June 6th at shop.StarTrek.com. And you can sign up and save 15% off your next order at Shop.StarTrek.com!
Screenings from Fathom Events
Wrath of Khan is headed back to the big screen at the end of the summer with a series of screenings with Fathom Events across the country on September 4th, 5th, and 8th. There will be over 2,500 screenings of the film across the three-day event. The screenings are part of a TCM Big Screen Classics series and will include exclusive insight from Turner Classic Movies. Visit FathomEvents.com for more details and tickets.
Paramount+ revenge collection
Starting on June 4 the Paramount+ streaming service will feature special carousels with a specially curated selection of Khan-centric and “revenge” themed Star Trek episodes and movies. The curated list will also be shared on Star Trek’s official social channels (@StarTrek and @StarTrekOnPPlus).
Wrath of Ice Cream
Paramount has also partnered with the ice cream brand Coolhaus to bring limited-edition Wrath of P’Khan ice cream sandwiches to New York City via a specially branded truck that will visit fans in SoHo at Prince & Green Streets on June 4th.
The Coolhaus Khan ice cream truck will celebrate National Ice Cream Day on July 17th in Los Angeles, visiting 2nd Street and Santa Monica Boulevard. And the truck will also be headed to San Diego Comic-Con, which runs July 21-24.
Here is a map of where you can find the truck in NYC (via StarTrek.com).
Visit wrathofpkhan.com to keep up with 40th anniversary activities.