New Viral Video With Zachary Quinto, a Stormtrooper, Mickey Mouse and more weirdness

Star Trek’s new Spock, Zachary Quinto, made our Top 2009 celebrity Stories List for his viral videos, and this week a new one from his friend Tyler Shields was released. Quinto appears with a number of other celebs, as well as a Stormtrooper, Mickey Mouse and all sorts of weirdness. Watch it below [note: video contains adult themes and imagery]

Star Trek: The Music Performing In Calgary Next Week

You have have seen the multi-city tour for Star Wars: In Concert, but there is actually a (smaller) Star Trek tour also going on. "Star Trek: The Music," hosted by Bob Picardo and John DeLancie, has been performed by a number of orchestras in North America since 2007. The next stop is next week in Calgary, Alberta. Details below, plus a guide to more January Star Trek events.

CelebWatch: Hemsworth & Portman dating? + Takei Panto + JJ & Spielberg + Pine Star of 2009 + more

It is time to catch up on some Star Trek celebrity news. We have rumors (and rumor control) on Captain Kirk’s daddy (Chris Hemsworth) dating Luke Skywalker’s mommy (Natalie Potrman). We also have all the latest with Chris Pine, including his dating rumor. Plus George Takei is the Emperor of China, JJ Abrams is hanging with Spielberg, Avery Brooks is back on stage, and more. 

Leonard Nimoy Joins Star Trek Online Voice Cast – Watch Behind The Scenes Nimoy Video

Today is turning out to be a busy day for STO news as we have a second (and very exciting) update. Star Trek’s original Spock Leonard Nimoy is joining the other Spock (Zachary Quinto) and lending his voice to the game. Atari has released a behind the scenes video of Nimoy recording for the game, which you can watch below.

Giacchino & Horner Nominated For Golden Globes – None For Star Trek [UPDATE: Cameron Praises Trek]

This morning the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced their nominees for the 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards. Unfortunately JJ Abrams Star Trek feature did not pick up any nods, not that it was expected. However, a couple Star Trek music vets did get nods. See below for more info plus some more award season analysis of Star Trek. [UPDATE: Avatar director James Cameron talks Trek]

Watch Ron Moore’s Caprica Pilot Online + Trek Vets on Newsweek Best Of Decade

Veteran Star Trek writer/producer Ronald D. Moore’s Battlestar Galactica wrapped up its fourth and final season earlier this year, but the story of the Colonies is not over. In January SyFy begins airing the new BSG prequel series Caprica (also co-created by Moore). And today SyFy put the entire pilot episode online. You can watch it below.  

Zoe Saldana Avatar Premiere Photos + Trek Comments + Early Avatar Reviews (including Simon Pegg’s)

Last night was the world premiere of James Cameron’s new sci-fi epic Avatar. Star Trek’s new Uhura Zoe Saldana continues her 2009 genre domination as playing the alien Neytiri. We have photos and video from the London premiere, along with some of Saldana’s latest comments on Trek. We also have Simon Pegg’s twitter review of Avatar, and some early reviews of the film and Saldana’s performance.

Shatner: Star Trek Movie “Wonderful” + Talks Star Trek Sequel

Last night Bill Shatner was on Jimmy Kimmel Live, promoting his show Raw Nerve, but things swung around to discussion of Star Trek. Bill said he thought the Star Trek movie was "wonderful", implying he finally saw it, and revealed he and JJ Abrams recently had lunch. However, he said he didn’t know if he would be in the sequel. See video below.

Exclusive Interview: Scott Bakula Talks “Men of A Certain Age” + Star Trek Sequel + more

Monday night TNT premieres their new drama Men of a Certain Age, which stars Scott Bakula as one of three old friends dealing with middle age. In an exclusive interview, Bakula talked to TrekMovie about the show, working with Matt Damon in The Informant! along with what he would have liked to have done with Archer on Enterprise and how he would be interested in appearing in JJ Abrams next Star Trek movie.

Reminder: Star Trek ‘Genesis Trilogy’ Tonight in Santa Monica w/Nick Meyer + clips of recent Meyer talk

Tonight, continuing TrekMovie and Geek Monthly’s Star Trek Weekend, we are hosting a Star Trek triple feature, showing the ‘Genesis’ Trilogy at the Aero Theater in Santa Monica. On hand will be Nick Meyer, to talk about his time with the Star Trek franchise. See below for clips of Meyer from another recent event talking about his book and Star Trek.

Zoe Saldana Doing Live Avatar Chat Thursday (3PM ET) + Fan Q&A Next Week

Star Trek’s new Uhura, Zoe Saldana’s will next be seen (rendered in 3D CGI as the Na’vi princess Neytiri) in James Cameron’s new sci-fi epic Avatar. The actress is gearing up for lots of press for the film, including a live chat today with the director and other stars. There is also a chance for you to submit questions to another Q&A. Details below.

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’.

Captain’s CelebWatch: Shatner ‘Gives Up’ On Trek Co-stars + Stewart’s Talks Abuse + Brook’s Talks DS9 Movie + Updates For Bakula, Mulgrew, & Pine

Star Trek’s captains have been in the news lately so today we check in with the latest celebrity buzz starting off with William Shatner talking about his Trek co-stars, Patrick Stewart talking about his childhood, Scott Bakula talking type-casting and Avery Brook’s talking DS9 movie. Plus we have clips of Mulgrew from DragonAge and the latest on Chris Pine’s next projects.