Jordan Hoffman is a man on fire in the Star Trek universe. He is the host of the all new Engage: The Official Star Trek Podcast (the first of its kind) and was just announced as the emcee of CBS and ReedPop’s Mission New York convention this September. TrekMovie sat down with Jordan to talk Trek, get the skinny on his plans for the podcast, and more.
Simon Pegg took to his personal blog to discuss the reaction to the recent news about Sulu’s sexuality, George Takei’s reaction to it, and how the Kelvin timeline works.
Now’s your chance to pick up an amazing collection of Trek comics and also help a good cause.
Mirror, mirror on the wall, which Mirror Universe character is the most evil of them all? While IDW’s latest collection of its ongoing Star Trek series might not answer that exact question, readers will definitely be in store for some fun as Star Trek Trade Paperback Volume 12 sees the new timeline crew and ship enter the Mirror universe.
Sex. No other three-lettered word has as much impact on the psyche, with its promise of tawdriness and taboo-breaking potential. It’s counterpart, the four-letter word, love, hints at a more tender and nurturing experience. While Star Trek Sex, penned by author Will Stape, uses the three-letter word to sell the publication, it really is a thoughtful analysis of how both words impacted viewers, the show and its characters.
Millions of people every year will now be able to see the original model of the USS Enterprise at the Smithsonian – unfortunately for them, just like as Picard tells Data in First Contact, they won’t be able to touch it.
Magic and whimsy might be the two memories that stick with viewers most when watching William Campbell entertain as Trelane in the season one episode of Star Trek The Original Series, “The Squire of Gothos”. However, for four-year old Will Stape, the moment that stayed with him was Trelane dancing with Yeoman Ross. Stape appreciated that Trelane danced with the girl and so began unconsciously the author’s infatuation with sex in Star Trek. Fast forward to today and Stape has penned a book on the phenomenon of getting busy in the final frontier, Star Trek Sex.
If you can’t make it to San Diego Comic-Con AND you can’t stand knowing that anyone else is seeing the movie two days before you do, you might be in luck, depending on your location.
Adam B. Vary of BuzzFeed just published an in depth article on Star Trek fandom (centered primarily around the reboot movies and Axanar as two different sides of Trek and fandom), titled “Who Owns Star Trek? How Star Trek Created, Lost, And Won Back Its Devoted Fandom”. With interviews from Trek actors, producers, directors, and fans, it’s a great read. Click through for some choice excerpts.
Star Trek, Star Trek Into Darkness, and Star Trek Beyond composer Michael Giacchino sat down with StarTrek.com to discuss his score for Star Trek Beyond, which just wrapped up recording last week.
CBS next week will launch Engage: The Official Star Trek Podcast. The weekly series will be hosted by StarTrek.com contributor and entertainment writer Jordan Hoffman and its first guests will include Adam Nimoy and “Weird Al” Yankovic.
Adam Nimoy’s highly anticipated documentary, For The Love of Spock, officially has a release date. You’ll be able to catch it in select theaters in the US and on demand this September 9th, exactly 50 years + 1 day after the premiere of the first episode of the original series.
If you’ve ever dreamed of following in the footsteps of your favorite starship captain, now’s your chance.
Axanar Productions and producer Alec Peters have filed yet another motion to dismiss in the copyright infringement lawsuit brought by Paramount Pictures and CBS Studios.
To live long and prosper – and look fabulous while doing so! That must be the goal with MAC’s newly announced partnership with Star Trek to celebrate the franchise’s 50 year anniversary with a brand-new makeup line.
They say what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas, but this year what happens there will last to the 23rd Century and beyond.
There were no problems with the warp core or the phase inducers when the Enteprise-D’s chief engineer warped into Salt Lake City, Utah, for the semi-annual Fan X convention on March 24.
Rod Roddenberry sat down with the TrekZone podcast today to talk about Star Trek in 2016 (and beyond) and said that he has “tremendous hopes” for the upcoming Star Trek television series.
Les Moonves revealed this morning that CBS had to wait six months after the premier of Star Trek Beyond before launching their new Star Trek television series, which will premier on CBS All Access next January. He also spoke about the future of All Access, including a possible merge with Showtime.
In an interview with E! Angela Bassett responded to the rumor started by Bryan Fuller himself in 2013 that he would choose Bassett as his starship Captain.
As we all wait on baited breath for 50th anniversary merchandising (not to mention Star Trek Beyond merchandising) to kick it up a notch, CBS has just announced 32 new licensees to the Star Trek brand. Hit the jump for info on what toys, tees, and gizmos we can expect in the near future.
The Hollywood Reporter’s Scott Feinberg spoke at length to our intrepid starship captain about Star Trek’s 50th Anniversary, his friendship with Leonard Nimoy, Star Trek Beyond, and much more.
If you’d like to attend a convention this year that’s timed just about perfectly for the 50th anniversary, you may want to beam to New York City.
Ever since the announcement that the new Star Trek series will be aired exclusively on CBS’s new streaming platform, CBS All Access, there has been speculation of Trek‘s departure from competing streaming services like Netflix and Amazon Prime, both of which currently offer the full catalogue of Trek for any subscribed customer’s viewing pleasure. It now appears that Amazon Prime may be the first to lose Trek on February 15th.
The fan production Star Trek New Voyages has released the latest installment in their long-running series. More after the jump.
Mondo is releasing a very special vinyl version of the soundtrack to Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, and we have images and details to share.
As we greet a brand new 2016, we say Q’Plah! to our dear friend 2015 with a look back at TrekMovie’s most popular articles of the year.
Ever wanted to walk through the Enterprise NCC-1701 in all its glory, just as it was when William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy walked its halls in the 1960s? Well now, thanks to Matterport, an immersive 3D scanning technology, and Star Trek Continues, whose sets are near-perfect replicas (in design and layout) of the 1960s TOS DesiLu sets, you can!
In the TNG episode “The Neutral Zone”, Data comments that television as an entertainment form went extinct in 2040. If it doesn’t go extinct, it’s certainly evolving and the good people at CBS are hoping they can win in this survival of the fittest.
Paramount Pictures has announced that it has pushed back the release date of Star Trek Beyond.