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Exclusive Book Excerpt: Star Trek Mirror Universe: The Sorrows of Empire

The final Star Trek novel from Pocket Books in 2009 takes us into the mirror universe, with David Mack’s "The Sorrows of Empire". Originally a novella in the 2007 "Glass Empires" anthology, Mack has expanded the story of Mirror Spock’s rise to power in the Terran Empire. Even if you read the original novella, this new novel is twice as long, so there is plenty of new material. See below for our exclusive chapter preview.

Pine, Cho & Quinto On People’s Sexiest Men List + Shatner Talks Sexy List On Conan

Last week we reported that Chris Pine, JJ Abrams (and the ‘Surpreme Court) were Men of the year in GQ, and Zoe Saldana was being featured in the new DETAILS. But we were remiss to mention that the week before People Magazine was also honoring the new Star Trek by naming three of the stars in their list of the Sexiest Men Alive. We also have video of William Shatner talking about how he is also on a ‘sexy list’.

New Science Channel Show Explores Warp Drive, Parallel Universes + more Star Trek & Sci-fi science

From its humble beginnings, the Star Trek franchise has taken the science in its science-fiction seriously. Over the decades many ‘Treknologies’ have become realities, while some are still only theoretical. It is these kinds of concepts that will be the subject of a new Science Chanel show premiering tonight, where physicist Michio Kaku explores "Sci-Fi Science: Physics of the Impossible".

Exclusive: Preview Image of “Where No Man Has Gone Before” From TOS Season 3 Blu-ray

2009 has been a big year for Star Trek on Blu-ray and the final release arrives in December with Star Trek Season Three. One of the big special features is an HD restoration of the unaired pilot version of "Where No Man Has Gone Before". We have an exclusive preview image from that restoration below.  

Mashup Weekend: Star Trek A Team

News is slow over Thanksgiving Day weekend, and lets face it, people are spending their time eating and relaxing. So here at TrekMovie we will be helping you pass the time by presenting some of our favorite new viral video mashups. Today we have the new Star Trek crew mashed together with The A Team. See below

Happy Treksgiving

The future history of Star Trek introduced us to many new holidays, like the Federation’s First Contact Day, the Klingon Day of Honor and the Bajoran Gratitude Festival. However, some current holidays persisted into the future, including the American holiday of Thanksgiving, with its traditional meal.

Exclusive Clip: Zoe Saldana From Star Trek DVD/Blu-ray

JJ Abrams Star Trek movie is now out on DVD and Blu-ray. One of the better special features is on Casting, which goes over how each of the iconic Star Trek crew members were recast. For those of you who still haven’t picked up this set, today we have an exclusive clip from the Zoe Saldana portion of the Casting Featurette.

IDW February Star Trek Comic Covers & Details – Including Star Trek Movie Adaptation #1

IDW wraps up another month of Trek comic’s tomorrow (see our review from earlier), but the hits keep on coming. Today they have announced their solicitations for comics in February, and it includes a number of Star Trek titles, including the first issue of the Star Trek movie adaptation. See below for more details, plus cover images

Watch First 6 Minutes Of Star Trek Phase II’s “Enemy: Starfleet”

As promised the Star Trek Phase II  team is making up for the long wait for "Blood and Fire, Part 2" by releasing the first six minutes of their next episode "Enemy: Starfleet", which gives you the teaser, opening credits and some of Act 1. The preview lets you get a look at Phase II’s new Spock, Brandon Stacy, who was Zachary Quinto’s double for JJ Abrams Star Trek.  

IDW Launches New Star Trek Comics App For iPhone/iTouch + Star Trek Movie on iTunes

This week iTunes has some new Star Trek items. First off, the new Star Trek movie is available to download (in HD) and it even has a special bonus feature. Also IDW Comics has released a new Star Trek Comics application that lets you buy and read digital comics on your iPhone or iTouch .

New Star Trek DVD/Blu-ray Featurette Clips

Paramount has released a couple more clips from the upcoming home video release of JJ Abrams Star Trek movie. The first shows part of the Simon Pegg portion of the "Casting" featurette, and the second is a montage of various behind the scene clips from home video release. We also review the features in the different home video packages for Star Trek.

More Details On Alternative Version of ‘Where No Man Has Gone Before’ In TOS Season 3 Blu-ray Set

2009 has been the one of the best years ever for Star Trek on home video, with the next release being the the 2009 Star Trek movie on Blu-ray and DVD next week. However, the final release of the year will be Star Trek The Original Series on Blu-ray, coming December 15th. Today we have more details on the unaired version of the "Where No Man Has Gone Before" pilot, which is a key special feature of the set. 

Exclusive: 2 New Star Trek D-A-C Trailers + Game Update Details

Paramount is gearing up for tomorrow’s release of the newly enhanced Star Trek D-A-C arcade shooter on PC and Playstation Network, and to get things started they have provided TrekMovie with a couple of exclusive first looks at two new trailers for the game. Plus we have the full game details on the PC, console and newly announced Macintosh versions of the game.