There’s a few bits of Star Trek-related award news today. First up the original Star Trek series was nominated (again) for a Television Critics Association Award, as was William Shatner. And Bill won an award for his latest audio book, as did Wil Wheaton. And new Star Trek movie star Benedict Cumberbatch picked up another award nomination.
Yesterday brought good awards news for two actors working on the Star Trek sequel. First up Benedict Cumberbatch won an acting award for his work on the UK stage in the play Frankenstein. Plus Zachary Quinto’s first film as a producer picked up an Oscar nomination for writing. Star Trek VI’s Christopher Plummer also picked up an Oscar nomination. More details below, plus TrekMovie puts to rest a report coming out of the UK award show that Star Trek is filming in Canada.
Last night Star Trek’s new Uhura Zoe Saldana received the Midnight Award at the San Francisco International Film Festival, along with her Star Trek co-star Clifton Collins, Jr. We have details and photos below, plus photos of Zoe giving out food to the homeless for Easter.
Last night Star Trek’s ‘Kirk Classic’ was in Ottawa to host the 31st Annual Genie Awards, Canada’s answer to The Oscars. During the show Bill made a few Star Trek quips, including one introducing the new Christopher Pike, Bruce Greenwood. See below for a first-hand report from the event, pictures, and an audio interview with Shatner following the show. (plus a Canada only link to video)
While the Oscars were not a big year for Star Trek, one Trek vet, designer Robert Stromberg, picked up an Academy Award. More details below, plus photos of Star Trek vets at Oscar events, including JJ Abrams, Zoe Saldana, William Shatner, and Whoopi Goldberg…plus George Takei with Oscar-winner Colin Firth.
Unlike last year with its first win, the Oscars don’t have much to do with Star Trek this year. So tonight TrekMovie has decided to hold our own award show. Below we celebrate all the best in Star Trek viral videos for the last year. There is no red carpet, no nominees, just lots of winners. Check them out below.
Today Star Trek: The Next Generation’s Sir Patrick Stewart picked up a Screen Actors Guild nomination for his worth in Macbeth. He will be going up against some big names, including Oscar-winner Al Pacino. Winona Ryder, Star Trek 2009’s Amanda, also picked up two SAG nominations. Details below.
For the second year in a row, "Star Trek" has shown up in Google annual Google Zeitgeist survey of the year top searches. This year listed #8 for top TV show searches, more details below.
The 62nd Annual Primetime Emmy Award were held tonight in Los Angeles. Amongst the nominees were several Trek vets, including Star Trek 2009’s Damon Lindelof and Michael Giacchino, as well as Star Trek: The Next Generation’s Patrick Stewart. However, the night wasn’t golden for the Trek vets. A full breakdown for how it went below, with some pictures from the event.
The theatrical release of JJ Abrams 2009 Star Trek movie did well with the critics and now the home video release has followed suit, winning the top title at the DVD Critics Awards. There is also news that Star Trek may be available soon for Netflix HD streaming.
The Award Ceremony for Canada’s fourth annual Constellation Awards was held over the weekend. The 2009 Star Trek movie went in with five nominations in four categories and took home three awards, including best Film. More details below.