Alcatel, a large North American mobile phone manufacturer, has partnered with CBS Interactive to debut what they are calling a “VR experience” at major tech conference CES 2017. The 360° video is hosted on CBS’s YouTube channel and is the first advertisement tie-in for Star Trek: Discovery although it does not contain any material directly related to the network’s newest Star Trek series.
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This year, the Pop Culture Hero Coalition, an anti-bullying non-profit founded by Chase Masterson (Leeta, DS9), has teamed up with Star Trek stars who ask that you start 2017 with a resolution to Be Kind to one another. You can join the fight and be a real life hero by pledging to be kind, and you can do it in style with a Be Kind tee shirt.
Two new stars have joined the crew of the USS Discovery. CBS is confirming that Doug Jones and Anthony Rapp will star in Star Trek: Discovery as Lt. Saru, an alien Starfleet science officer and Lt. Stamets, an astromycologist.
ComingSoon.net is reporting that Michelle Yeoh, star of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon is set to headline Star Trek: Discovery. Her role is as yet unconfirmed but may be the series lead, a female Lieutenant Commander, or possibly the ship’s captain, rumored to be a woman of color. UPDATE: New sources have confirmed Yeoh’s casting with additional details on the role she will play, and Yeoh herself has made a comment.
Simon Pegg, co-writer and co-star of Star Trek Beyond spoke with Entertainment Weekly recently about writing the film’s villain, Krall, comparing him to the Republican presidential candidate in the United States. He also talks about Star Trek’s “heart”, a deleted scene with a nod to Lieutenant Romaine, and the possibility of a fourth Kelvin film.
In celebration of the release of Star Trek Beyond in Digital HD and Blu-ray, TrekMovie is giving away three of these gorgeous limited edition Mondo posters, which you won’t find anywhere for sale.
Star Trek Beyond Blu-rays and DVDs hit store shelves Tuesday, November 1st. But before that, Trekkies will be taking to the street to – well, to do what they normally do: dress up! This Halloween, TrekMovie and Paramount are teaming up to give out more than just candy. After all, who wouldn’t want to find a Star Trek Beyond Blu-ray combo pack (Blu-ray + DVD) in their trick or treat bag? Tell us in the comments how you are suiting up this Halloween, and you could be one of two lucky winners.
Star Trek Beyond is available for digital download starting today. To celebrate, the digital content delivery service VUDU is hosting multiple Star Trek trivia contests (with prizes from TOS to STB, including a Starfleet Cadet uniform from Star Trek 2009) as well as a Star Trek Beyond viewing party this Friday. Hit the jump to learn more, and see how you could win a digital copy of Star Trek Beyond from VUDU and TrekMovie!
Star Trek has never been a popular show in France, only gaining some popularity there after the recent JJ Abrams reboot films. Teleportation 2161 is a new French 10-part documentary series just translated into English, Spanish, and German that takes a look back at the 50-year-old franchise and what it means to the French in a time when it’s still uncool to be a Trekkie.
Cryptic, makers of the hit game Star Trek Online, have just released this handy infographic explaining where the video game’s story fits into Star Trek canon, which can get confusing what with six series, thirteen movies, and multiple timelines.
To celebrate the release of Star Trek Online on consoles, TrekMovie and Cryptic have teamed up to give away 25 code bundles each containing three packs (Starfleet, Romulan, and Klingon). Each of these packs will unlock starships, uniforms, bridge officers and more.
Purveyors of “fine art from the future”, Bye Bye Robot have released four new poster prints in celebration of Star Trek’s 50th anniversary.
On September 8th, 1966, television changed forever. 50 years later we find ourselves looking for new ways to celebrate the Star Trek franchise. Each day during Trek’s “anniversary week”, a member of the TrekMovie staff will take to the @TrekMovie twitter to live tweet one of our favorite TOS episodes, plus a special live tweet of For the Love of Spock on September 10th. Hit the jump for the complete schedule so you can follow along.
Since Star Trek: Discovery will be coming exclusively to CBS All Access in the United States, I decided to give the network’s new over-the-top streaming service a try. I’ve been using All Access for a good nine months now, and I’ve learned a thing or two about what the service gets right and where it leaves something to be desired.
It’s just over two weeks until CBS and ReedPOP’s newest Star Trek convention at New York City’s Javits Center: Mission New York. Here is your guide to a veritable galaxy of events.
MAC Cosmetics was on the main stage today at Star Trek Las Vegas promoting their newest line of makeup: a special collection inspired by Star Trek, which includes looks based on some of our favorite leading ladies Uhura, Deanna Troi, Seven of Nine, and the Orions. The panel included a makeup tutorial with host Ashely Rudder giving the audience tips and tricks on how to get the best looks for different people and situations.
TrekMovie’s own Star Trek and board game expert Jared Whitley takes us on a tour of USAopoly’s newest Star Trek game: Star Trek Panic, based on the popular Castle Panic.
Star Trek Beyond has been specially formatted for the new immersive Barco Escape three-screen format. Wondering if you should spend the extra quatloos for the unique experience? Read our review to see what we thought.
“Star Trek The Ultimate Voyage” is the final frontier of the concert hall experience.
The cast and crew of Star Trek Beyond held a junket last week where they answered questions about their characters, the writing process, and hopes for the future of the franchise (including plans for a fourth film).
TrekMovie and Barco Escape have teamed up to give 5 lucky winners a pair of tickets to see Star Trek Beyond in the new immersive format. Not near a Barco Escape theater? We’ve got you covered. Read on to see how!
Soufia Boutella (Jaylah), Simon Pegg, JJ Abrams, and Justin Lin talk about the new mysterious character of Jaylah.
The first reactions to Star Trek Beyond are here! And, everyone seems to be in agreement: it’s fantastic. UPDATE: Simon Pegg opens the LA press screening, pays tribute to Anton Yelchin.
In a new clip from Star Trek Beyond, Scotty meets the mysterious new Jaylah. Not that we need to say it here, but… beware of spoilers!
Star Trek Beyond made its world premiere in Australia last night, and the film’s stars were there in force.
Star Trek Online’s TOS-themed Agents of Yesterday expansion launches today. TrekMovie is celebrating by giving away 50 codes each redeemable for the Temporal Agent Starter Pack. Hit the jump for details on how to win.
You’ve seen the latest trailer and heard Rihanna’s Star Trek Beyond inspired track “Sledgehammer”. Now see the music video, just released today.
Chris Pine was one of many Star Trek Beyond stars to sit down with Britain’s biggest SF and fantasy magazine, SFX, to talk Trek and more. On making Trek in 2016, Pine said that, while the JJ films have tried to touch on “demanding questions and themes”, it’s just not possible to make a movie without “wham-bam explosions and planets blowing up”. Plus, SFX grabbed exclusive interviews from Director Justin Lin, Karl Urban, John Cho, and Soufia Boutella, who joins the cast as Jaylah. [UPDATE]: Quote from Sofia Boutella on her new character, Jaylah, who has the most in common with Kirk.
Thought Paramount was done with Star Trek Beyond posters? Think again! Today they revealed this gorgeous close up shot of Jaylah, Trek’s mysterious new heroine.
We’ve got two copies of Star Trek 2009 and Star Trek Into Darkness in the brand new 4K Ultra HD format to give away. Hit the jump for details on how to win!