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Archive for April, 2010

Star Trek Constellation Awards Nominations

Tuesday, April 13th, 2010

The nominations for Canada’s fourth annual Constellation Awards have been announced, and Star Trek XI has been nominated in four different categories.

The Constellation Awards, honoring excellence in science-fiction film and television, announced their nominations last week in a televised announcement on G4 Canada’s EP Daily.

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Star Trek: The Experience Auction Complete But Another To Come

Monday, April 12th, 2010

For fans who missed last weekend’s Propworx auction of items from the former Star Trek: The Experience, another auction will be held in August.

Items sold at the Propworx auction held on Saturday were not the “prime” items, but they sold at a brisk clip anyway.

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Seagate HD Pre-Loaded With Star Trek XI

Monday, April 12th, 2010

Paramount Pictures Corporation has joined with Seagate, a hard drive manufacturer, to make over twenty-one movies available on their 500GB FreeAgent Go ultra-portable hard drive.

Each of the pre-loaded movies must be unlocked by special keys, available for purchase, but Star Trek XI will be provided for free after purchase with the redemption of a promotional code provided by Seagate.

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New Star Trek: Online Ships

Monday, April 12th, 2010

The Star Trek: Online Cryptic Store has been updated and two new starship classes have been added.

The new ships are:

The Sovereign class variant, Imperial class

and the Prometheus class variant, Hephaestus class.

Shatner To Auction Paintings For Quake Victims

Monday, April 12th, 2010

William Shatner will the guest of honor at a private charity party where paintings will be auctioned off to benefit victims of the Haiti and Chile earthquakes.

Shatner will auction off artworks from his wife, Elizabeth Shatner, and from Italian-born artist Giorgio Tuscani.

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Pine Takes On Jack Ryan Role

Monday, April 12th, 2010

Following in the footsteps of Alec Baldwin, Harrison Ford and Ben Affleck, Chris Pine (James T. Kirk) will try his hand at playing Wall Street stockbroker Jack Ryan.

Ryan, created by author Tom Clancy, has appeared in a dozen novels, including The Hunt for Red October, Patriot Games, Clear and Present Danger and The Sum of All Fears.

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Retro Review: Aquiel

Friday, April 9th, 2010

LaForge falls in love with a Starfleet officer whom he is supposed to be investigating as a murder suspect.

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Star Trek: The Experience Warehouse Sale

Friday, April 9th, 2010

Fans wanting a piece of the former Star Trek: The Experience will be interested in a warehouse sale by Propworx Inc. scheduled for Saturday, April 10.

As reported by TrekMovie.com, the auction, to take place tomorrow from 10 A.M.-3 P.M. at 66 Spectrum Blvd., Las Vegas, Nevada, will feature approximately one thousand items sure to delight Trek fans.

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KSC Star Trek Live Show

Thursday, April 8th, 2010

This summer, visitors to Kennedy Space Center will be able to participate in Star Trek Live, a new stage show.

Star Trek Live melds special effects, space technology and audience interaction in a half-hour production from CBS Consumer Products and Mad Science Productions.

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2011: Star Trek: The Exhibition Heads East

Thursday, April 8th, 2010

Star Trek: The Exhibition, currently touring out on the West Coast, will be heading east next January.

In January 2011, Star Trek: The Exhibition will travel from Sacramento’s Aerospace Museum of California, to Kentucky.

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Spring Trek Convention And Show Guide

Thursday, April 8th, 2010

In a new monthly feature for TrekToday, fans can see just which conventions or shows will be featuring Star Trek actors who were regulars or guest stars on various Star Trek shows or movies.

There will be four conventions or shows in April and May that feature Trek actors of interest, including: Sci-Fi on the Rock, Hollywood Show, Vulcan, and Phoenix Comicon.

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Worf And The International Space Station

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

Amongst the items delivered by the Discovery space shuttle to the International Space Station earlier today, was a patch with a Star Trek connection.

The acronym for the NASA patch for the Window Observational Research Facility, a science equipment rack that will enable astronaut-tended and remote-controlled Earth-observation experiments, is the same as the name of Lt. Commander Worf, the Klingon seen on Star Trek: The Next Generation and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.

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No Star Trek: Online For Consoles

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

Although Cryptic had hoped to bring Star Trek: Online to consoles, word has come today that the MMORPG will remain in the PC universe.

Star Trek: Online Executive Producer Craig Zinkievich said that it wasn’t a matter of not having the technology, as the game had already been set up and tested on consoles, but a matter of money.

“It’s pretty much in the same boat as the [Champions Online] console version right now,” said Zinkievich. “So, currently, just like Champions, the console version of Star Trek Online is on the back burner.”

Alley: Getting Fat Was The Greatest

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

Being overweight is no fun, but the road from slim to overweight was enjoyable according to Kirstie Alley.

Alley weighed 114 pounds when she appeared as Lt. Saavik on Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan, and she felt the pressure that Hollywood puts on women to be slim. “Being thin does make a difference, I told myself,” she said. “In my head I got that role because I was 114 pounds, not because I was a good actress or looked like a Vulcan.”

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Siddig Joins Primeval

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

When the British science fiction show Primeval returns for its new season next year, Alexander Siddig (Lt. Julian Bashir) will be one of three new characters joining the show.

Siddig will play “charismatic” scientist Philip Burton, according to ITV’s press release, joining Ciarán McMenamin (Silent Witness, Jericho) and Ruth Kearney (Gracey).

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