Star Trek Enterprise’s Jolene Blalock will appear in a Star Trek parody on the TBS show 10 Items or Less, airing tonight. Blalock will be playing herself, having been lured to a "Star Trok" convention held in a grocery store, which is the main setting for the semi-improvisational comedy show.
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Today is Martin Luther King Day, a day when Americans celebrate the life of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. And today TrekMovie takes a look at how the man and his message impacted the world of Star Trek.
Not everyone can afford to own DVD sets (especially for every series and every season), so cable reruns are where you can get your Trek fix. This winter season brings changes to Trek’s cable line-up with the big news being WGN America adding Star Trek The Next Generation. See below for a full breakdown of the Trek on cable schedule.
Star Trek The Next Generation’s LeVar Burton was a surprise guest on tonight’s The Soup on E! and it is pretty funny and something we though you wouldn’t want to wait until next week’s CelebWatch to see, check out the video below.
We have another Abrams and Orci interview coming out of the Fox TCA event held earlier this week. Access Hollywood chatted to the pair about what it is like to work together on Fringe and Trek, how it felt for Trek to be completed (which Abrams confirmed), and their anticipation of fan reaction to Star Trek. See the video below (which includes an interesting Brannon Braga sighting).
Another Golden Globes red carpet interview with Star Trek’s new Kirk and Spock has emerged. MTV talked to Zachary Quinto and Chris Pine about fan reaction, Nimoy, Shatner and possible sequels. See the video below.
Last week we kicked off a TrekMovie contest to win a couple of Star Trek messenger bags, courtesy of Intel and Lenovo, and there were quite a few entries. Find out who won below. Also, we want to remind you all that the deadline to enter the Lenovo laptop contest ends tonight at midnight (Pacific).
In a couple of new interviews conducted at the Televisions Critics Association winter press tour, Star Trek director JJ Abrams and co-writer Roberto Orci took time out from promoting their TV show Fringe to talk a little Trek with SciFi Wire. Both were asked about combat, both in space and in a bar in Iowa.
Yesterday we pointed to the first part of a FirstShowing.net interview with Star Trek scribes Orci and Kurtzman talking about the origins of the new film and more. Today FirstShowing has more from the pair on their other projects and also their thoughts about the marketing of their films and fan interaction (including interacting with fans here at TrekMovie.com).
In a new extensive interview with FirstShowing.net, Star Trek co-wrtiers Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman go into detail on both their own origin story as a writing team, and also explain how the eleventh Star Trek feature film came about. See an excerpt below.
As reported last night, the new Kirk and Spock (Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto), presented at the Golden Globe Awards. Before going on stage TV Guide talked to the pair about the new Star Trek movie and what it is like to be waiting until May. See video below, plus more Golden Globes pictures (including a couple of the ladies of Star Trek).
Tonight Star Trek’s new Kirk and Spock (Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto) had their first joint TV appearance as presenters at the 66th annual Golden Globe Awards airing tonight at 8PM on NBC. We have video from the show and pictures from the red carpet and the back stage press room.
IDW has just released a five-page preview of the first issue of "Star Trek Countdown." the official comic prequel for the new Star Trek movie, which is coming out this month week. Check it out below
Intel and Lenovo are promotional partners for the Paramount’s new Star Trek movie (see the cool boldlygo.intel.com). In November we reported they are running a contest giving away 5 ‘Star Trek’ customized laptops and you have just a week left to enter. Lenovo has also provided TrekMovie with two customized Star Trek messenger bags to give away to our readers. Details below.
Over the last week TrekMovie.com has been looking back at 2008 and and picking the highs (and some of the lows of the year). Today in the last installment of our 2008 retrospective, we pick the ‘Trekkies of the Year.’
Yesterday we covered the best ‘official’ Star Trek productions from Paramount, CBS and the official licensees, but they are not the only ones putting out content for Trek fans. Many other fans (and professionals) produce Star Trek for you viewing, listening and reading pleasure and here are our favorites for the year..
Star Trek has many lessons to teach you about life, love, morality, technology, friendship and so much more. In honor of the New Year, TrekMovie takes a look at Star Trek’s greatest moment in drinking. So sit back and toast to the new year with our list.
The previous entry in our ‘Best of Trek 2008’ series looked at all the top stories related to Paramount’s Star Trek movie over the last year. Today we look at all the other official productions related to Star Trek coming from CBS and the various official licensees, including picking our favorite Trek episode, DVD, book, comics, and events of the year.
The third of our ‘Best of Trek 2008’ is devoted entirely to the new Star Trek movie. It is such a big deal for Trek it deserves its own list so we picked to top Star Trek movie stories from 2008, and there were quite a few to choose from, see below. [SPOILERS FREE]
Today TrekMovie continues our ‘Best of Trek 2008’ series with our picks for the biggest real world news stories of the year, with a Star Trek twist. In 2008 Trek continued to show that it is a cultural touchstone in the world’s of politics, science, media and even gossip and celebrity news. See below for our picks of the best.
The Star Trek big book event of 2008 has been the "Star Trek Destiny" crossover trilogy from David Mack, which has shaken things up in the Star Trek universe. Coming in January 2009 will be the first follow-up book "Star Trek: A Singular Destiny" by Keith R.A. DeCandido. If you can’t wait, see below to read the entire fourth chapter.
Well 2008 is almost at an end and so for the next few days TrekMovie will be looking back at the year that was. The editors have combed through the year to pick the Best of 2008 in a number of categories and today we start off with the best Star Trek merchandise of the year. See below for our picks for the best toys, figures and all the fun stuff for the year.
Cryptic Studios has a Christmas presents today for fans of the upcoming Star Trek Online massive multiplayer game. They have a new feature on their official site, introducing us to the first of the new ships for the game. The breakdown of the Federation Starship NX-91001, a successor to the Sovereign class (the USS Enterprise E type) is just full of fun Treknobabble. Full details below.
Fans in US and Canada are getting a Cable TV Star Trek Christmas present. SciFi Channel is running a Star Trek The Next Generation marathon all day long, starting 8 AM Christmas morning. And for Canadians, there is a Star Trek movie marathon with all 10 Trek movies starting Christmas eve and running through Friday, details below.
There are many great things about the holidays, from time with family to the food, from charity to traditions. Of course, the holiday season is a great time to give to others, and many Star Trek episodes and feature films reveal the importance of giving to others. In honor of the "12 Days of Christmas" Trekmovie presents this list of the 12 of the best gift giving moments in Star Trek.
In just about a month the first story related to the new Star Trek movie hits comic book shelves. The four issue "Star Trek Countdown" comic series links the TNG era to the movie and is the most anticipated Trek comic in years. Artist David Messina has released high resolution versions of the first two covers, check em out below.
On Sunday night Star Trek’s new Scotty Simon Pegg was the guest host on the Christmas edition of Sunday Night Project, a comedy show airing on the UK’s Channel 4. Pegg talked (and joked) about the new Trek a bit with the show’s regular hosts Justin Lee Collins and Alan Carr, and generally had a good time. The whole show is on YouTube now and a fun watch for Pegg fans, check it out below.
The new Star Trek movie is 136 days away, but the original plan was for it to be here in just three days, on Christmas. Back in February Paramount moved the film to the bigger summer season, but director JJ Abrams has pretty much stuck with his original schedule. Today Abrams posted a comment for fans at the official Star Trek Facebook page about the status of the movie. Read it below.
Our friends at Kelvington.com have put together a fun a special Christmas present for fans of Star Trek, as well as fans of the BBC sci-fi series Doctor Who. "Trek Through Time" is an excellent and cleverly edited video ‘mashup’ episode that brings the good Doctor and his trusty TARDIS face to face with Captain Kirk and the USS Enterprise. Check it out below.
It is been a while since we have done an update on Fringe, the new show from the Star Trek team of JJ Abrams, Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman. The genre mystery series returns January 20th with new episodes, and if you want to get caught up, FOX has created a fun Walterific ‘Fringemas’ video recap of the first season so far, see below.