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Archive for July, 2012

EPIX Star Trek Celebration

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

Later this week, EPIX will offer Shatnerific: A Celebration of Star Trek Fandom on its channel and through its EPIX app on Xbox 360(R).

The star feature of the event, William Shatner‘s Get a Life! will debut on EPIX on July 28.

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Urban: After The Disclosure

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

Karl Urban recently explained what happened to him in the aftermath of his Benedict Cumberbatch Star Trek 2 character disclosure.

While being interviewed about his work on Dredd, Urban also spoke about character development and the secrecy surrounding Star Trek 2.

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Wheaton: Life After Star Trek: The Next Generation

Tuesday, July 24th, 2012

For Wil Wheaton, finishing Star Trek: The Next Generation meant a temporary but welcome break from the entertainment industry.

Wheaton had been working full time as an actor for eleven years, and “had never really known what it was like to be a normal person with a regular life.”

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New Abrams Project And Fringe

Tuesday, July 24th, 2012

The ever-busy J.J. Abrams has another project lined up, this time a science-fiction movie, Collider.

There is little information about Collider at this time, but the Paramount Pictures movie will be directed by Edgar Wright, written by Wright and Mark Protosevich (I Am Legend), and produced by Wright, Nira Park and Abrams.

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Spiner on Warehouse 13 Tonight

Monday, July 23rd, 2012

Star Trek: The Next Generation’s Brent Spiner will be returning to television with a guest role on SyFy’s Warehouse 13 tonight.

Spiner’s role will be that of Brother Adrian, a new villain.

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Stewart Olympic Torch Relay

Monday, July 23rd, 2012

Star Trek: The Next Generation‘s Patrick Stewart carried the Olympic torch today.

Today it was Stewart’s turn to carry the torch and the actor did so, carrying it through a cheering crowd through Croydon.

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Retro Review: The Wire

Friday, July 20th, 2012

By unraveling some of the secrets of the Cardassian’s past, Bashir fights to save Garak from an experimental brain implant that is slowly killing him.

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Beltran: Being Vocal About Chakotay

Friday, July 20th, 2012

Star Trek: Voyager‘s Robert Beltran wasn’t happy with how Chakotay was used on Voyager, and was vocal about this displeasure in hopes of having the character improved.

At first, the powers-that-be listened to Beltran. “During the Michael Piller-Jeri Taylor years, they listened intently,” he said.

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New The Next Generation Transporter Photo App

Friday, July 20th, 2012

A new Facebook app lets Star Trek: The Next Generation fans put themselves into the action.

The Transporter Photo App permits fans to beam into one of six different scenes from The Next Generation.

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Nimoy: No Love For Fringe

Friday, July 20th, 2012

Star Trek‘s Leonard Nimoy reacted to the news that Fringe was shut out of this year’s Emmy nominations.

“No Emmy nomination for Fringe,” said Nimoy, via his Twitter feed. “Ridiculous. So much talent. So much hard work. So much imagination.”

Nimoy compared Hollywood’s lack of respect for Fringe to the lack of respect for Star Trek over the years. “Shouldn’t be so surprised about Fringe,” he said. “Emmy has given short shrift to Star Trek for forty-six years. Amazing.”

Stewart To Carry Olympic Torch

Friday, July 20th, 2012

Star Trek: The Next Generation‘s Sir Patrick Stewart will be carrying the Olympic torch on Monday.

Stewart will carry the torch into St. Andrew’s School in Croydon around 12:50 on Monday, July 23.

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Takei Reacts to Boy Scouts Announcement

Thursday, July 19th, 2012

Last week, the Boy Scouts of America upheld its ban on gay members in the organization and this week, actor George Takei, a former Eagle Scout, replied to that announcement.

In a new column, Takei expressed his disgust with the ruling and vowed to fight the ban.

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Burton Visits White House

Thursday, July 19th, 2012

Star Trek: The Next Generation‘s LeVar Burton visitied the White House Briefing Room yesterday.

The actor was there to interview Press Secretary Jay Carney for a segment to be used on a Reading Rainbow app.

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Star Trek: The Next Generation Blu-ray Trailer

Thursday, July 19th, 2012

The Comic Con trailer for Star Trek: The Next Generation on Blu-ray is now available for all fans to see.

The first season of The Next Generation on Blu-ray will be released on Tuesday, and will sell for $78.86 on Amazon.

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New Trek Shirt On Sale Today Only

Wednesday, July 18th, 2012

A new Star Trek-themed shirt has gone on sale today at TeeFury.

The red t-shirt is called Star T-Rex.

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