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Archive for June, 2010

More Details On Spielberg’s Terra Nova

Monday, June 7th, 2010

In April, TrekToday reported that Brannon Braga would be a part of Steven Spielberg‘s prehistoric dinosaur drama, Terra Nova. More details on Terra Nova and casting news have emerged.

Jason O’Mara (Life of Mars, U.S. version) is in talks to play the lead in Terra Nova.

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No Love For Trek Stars At MTV Movie Awards

Monday, June 7th, 2010

The 2010 MTV Movie Awards were held last night and while it was a bad night for Star Trek fans, fans of Twilight were happy with the five awards that came its way.

Both Chris Pine and Zoë Saldana lost in their categories, Saldana losing both times to actors from The Twilight Saga: New Moon.

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$#*! My Dad Says Trailer Online

Friday, June 4th, 2010

Fans waiting for CBS’s $#*! My Dad Says can watch a new trailer uploaded to YouTube.

According to CBS, the Shat hits the fan this autumn, but fans of Justin Halpern‘s father’s utterances can get an idea now of what to expect when the show airs.

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Quinto Cast In Angels In America

Friday, June 4th, 2010

Zachary Quinto will appear in the September revival of Tony Kushner‘s Pulitzer Prize-winning play Angels in America.

Angels in America is the story of two troubled couples, one gay and one straight, in New York City who try to deal with illness, homosexuality and relationship issues.

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Hemsworth As Thor

Friday, June 4th, 2010

Artwork featuring Chris Hemsworth as Thor wielding his hammer has appeared online.

Hemsworth, best-known to Star Trek XI fans as George Kirk, father of James T. Kirk, will be seen as Thor in the upcoming movie of the same name next year.

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Retro Review: Frame of Mind

Friday, June 4th, 2010

After a case of stage fright and a difficult away mission, Riker finds himself in an alien hospital facing evidence that he is insane.

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Star Trek Online Season One Update

Thursday, June 3rd, 2010

The latest changes to the Star Trek: Online MMORPG are set forth in “Season One: Update Two.”

There are updates and changes in the following areas: Accolades, Squad Support, Quality Of Life Improvements and the C-Store.

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Stewart – Queen Elizabeth II Made It Sir

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010

Earlier this year it was announced that Patrick Stewart was on this year’s list to receive a knighthood, and the ceremony making him Sir happened today at Buckingham Palace.

Stewart, knighted for his services to drama, gave credit to an English teacher, Cecil Dormand, who encouraged Stewart to act. “Although many people in my life have had great influence on me, without this man none of it would have happened,” he said.

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Pegg Testifies Against New York Burglar

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010

Simon Pegg‘s habit of hiding a special piece of jewelry kept it safe when a thief hit a penthouse greenroom used by Pegg and actress Kirsten Dunst during filming of How To Lose Friends and Alienate People in 2007.

Pegg testified today, for the second time, against a man accused of burglarizing the room and taking Pegg’s iPod and camera and Dunst’s handbag with $2000 in cash it in. The first trial ended with a deadlocked jury.

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Moore: Deep Space Nine’s Influence On Battlestar Galactica

Tuesday, June 1st, 2010

Battlestar Galactica benefitted from some of the trials and tribulations that Ron Moore faced while working on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.

When it came to Deep Space Nine, Moore discovered that he liked the serialized nature of the show, particular as it got into the later seasons. “I think a lot of Battlestar was born at Deep Space Nine in that Deep Space started as much more episodic because of the nature of the show, it became more a continuing serialized structure,” said Moore. “I really liked that, and I discovered I really liked that style of storytelling.”

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Abrams To Reboot Alias?

Tuesday, June 1st, 2010

Rumor has it that ABC is considering a reboot of J.J. AbramsAlias.

With Lost having come to an end, word is that the network is hoping to keep some of Lost‘s audience with the reboot of Alias.

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Saldana: Going To Keep Fit

Tuesday, June 1st, 2010

Even though she turns thirty-two this month, Zoë Saldana doesn’t plan on slacking when it comes to keeping in shape.

For most people, the thirties mean accepting changes in the body and mind. “I’m very accepting of my age,” said Saldana. “I like it. The thirties are great. It’s like notches on your belt: experience, wisdom, and a different kind of beauty. I have become comfortable in my skin.”

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