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Archive for June, 2010

Trek Books For 2011

Saturday, June 19th, 2010

The full list of Star Trek books for 2011 is available in Star Trek Magazine, which hits newsstands next week.

Courtesy of TrekMovie.com, eager readers can see now what will be published next year.

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New Star Trek Online Items

Friday, June 18th, 2010

Several new items for Star Trek Online players are now available in the Cryptic Store.

New items include ships, costume packs, members of alien races, and other lifeforms.

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Retro Review: Rightful Heir

Friday, June 18th, 2010

The legendary warrior Kahless returns from the dead, precipitating first a crisis of faith, then a crisis of Klingon politics.

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First Sketch of Stewart’s Oz Character

Thursday, June 17th, 2010

Concept art for Dorothy of Oz has been released, including a picture of Tugg, the character voiced by Star Trek: The Next Generation‘s Patrick Stewart.

Last week, TrekToday reported that Stewart would be voicing the character of Tugg, a “talking tree turned talking tugboat” in the 3D animated movie based on the classic L. Frank Baum children’s novels.

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September Star Trek Comics From IDW Publishing

Wednesday, June 16th, 2010

Two new Star Trek comics will be released in September; Star Trek: Burden of Knowledge #4, and Star Trek: Captain’s Log: Pike #1.

Star Trek: Burden of Knowledge #4, is another story set in the original series time frame featuring Captain James T. Kirk and his crew.

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Nimoy: I’ll Be Back

Wednesday, June 16th, 2010

Leonard Nimoy won’t be returning to Star Trek or other acting, but was merely borrowing a line from Arnold Schwarzenegger while promoting a new game.

Nimoy was at the Electronic Entertainment Expo promoting Yoostar 2, a “movie karaoke” game from Blitz Games.

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Shatner: My Lifetime Achievement Is My Marriage

Wednesday, June 16th, 2010

William Shatner, at the Banff World Television Festival to receive a lifetime achievement award, showed a more serious side of himself.

Usually Shatner pokes fun at himself, or wisecracks when asked questions, but there is a more serious side to the actor and the Banff audience heard of his sometimes difficult journey through life.

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Star Trek: Enterprise Episodes Now Online

Wednesday, June 16th, 2010

Star Trek: Enterprise joins the original series video offerings at CBS.com.

U.S. fans of Star Trek: Enterprise, will now be able to watch all of the series online courtesy of CBS.

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Shatner To Direct Documentary On His Life

Tuesday, June 15th, 2010

William Shatner will be directing The Captains, a feature documentary to air in Canada in the winter of 2011.

The documentary will cover Shatner’s career beginning with his early days on the stage in Stratford, Ontario. His rise to fame as Star Trek‘s Captain James T. Kirk will also be explored.

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Star Trek IFT Fan Club Relaunches Today

Tuesday, June 15th, 2010

After months of preparation, The International Federation of Trekkers has become The Federation, with the unveiling of a new website and Voyages, a Star Trek e-zine.

The International Federation of Trekkers (IFT) was launched in 1984 in Cleveland, Ohio, with the blessing and help of Gene Roddenberry, is now an international non-profit corporation. “This is a very exciting day for me,” said Russ Haslage, president of The Federation.

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New Gameforge Star Trek MMORPG Game To Launch Next Year

Monday, June 14th, 2010

In a press release from the German videogame publisher Gameforge, it was announced that they have signed a worldwide licensing agreement with CBS Consumer Products to publish free-to-play (F2P) browser games based on Star Trek.

The first games will be set in the original series timeline as well as in the “tumultuous and vibrant” timeline of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.

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Nimoy: Quinto And Shatner Movie Worries

Monday, June 14th, 2010

Leonard Nimoy was once worried about Zachary Quinto taking on the role of Spock. William Shatner‘s concerns from an earlier movie were about Nimoy himself.

Nothing was wrong with Quinto, according to Nimoy, but he had concerns when he heard that the actor had landed the role.

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Trek Actor Casting News

Monday, June 14th, 2010

Anton Yelchin is in talks for a movie reboot and Faran Tahir will be guest-starring on a SyFy show.

Yelchin, best-known to Star Trek fans for his role as Chekov in Star Trek XI, is in talks to star as Peter Parker in the reboot of Spider-Man.

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Orci On Dark Trek

Monday, June 14th, 2010

According to Star Trek XI Co-writer Roberto Orci, some fans didn’t find Star Trek XI dark enough.

Now that Star Trek XI and its necessary opening story has been completed, does Star Trek XII go where Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan went?

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Trek Wins Hollywood Reporter Key Art Awards

Sunday, June 13th, 2010

The Hollywood Reporter’s 39th annual Key Art Awards were given out on Friday night, and Star Trek won three of the Key Art Awards.

The Key Art Awards honor the best in movie marketing. There were eleven categories with each category offering, in addition to separate winners in sub-categories, an overall “Best in Show” award.

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