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Archive for September, 2012

Cumberbatch TvChoice Award Winner

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

Benedict Cumberbatch, the mystery villain of Star Trek Into Darkness, won two awards at the 16th TVChoice awards last night.

Both of Cumberbatch’s awards came as a result of his work on the BBC’s Sherlock.

Cumberbatch won one award for Best Actor, and another for Sherlock, which won for Best Drama Series.

Star Trek: Renegades Starts Production

Monday, September 10th, 2012

Star Trek: Renegades, a new production aimed at bringing Star Trek back to television, has begun production on a professionally-produced television pilot.

The show, which will feature familiar Star Trek actors as well as newcomers to the Trek world, claims to be “bold, edgy and a little dark.”

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Trek-Themed Cycling Jersey Released

Monday, September 10th, 2012

In honor of Star Trek‘s forty-sixth anniversary, a new Star Trek-themed cycling jersey has been released by Retro.

The jersey features art from the original series including the USS Enterprise.

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Cho In New Comedy

Monday, September 10th, 2012

Star Trek 2‘s John Cho will be seen on Go On, a new NBC comedy.

On Go On, Cho will portray Stephen, Ryan King’s (Matthew Perry) boss and closest friend. Stephen is an “ill-equipped, less-than-evolved male,” who “mandates therapy for the recently widowed Ryan,” and then “struggles to provide support as Ryan learns to cope with his grief.”

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Koenig Star Ceremony Streaming Live Now

Monday, September 10th, 2012

At 11:30 AM Pacific time today, fans interested in watching Walter Koenig‘s star ceremony may see it live.

The Koenig Star ceremony is the highlight of a two-day celebrated held in Hollywood during the 46th anniversary of Star Trek.

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Star Trek 2 Has A New Title?

Friday, September 7th, 2012

TrekMovie is reporting that the second Star Trek J.J. Abrams movie has finally been named.

Paramount is not confirming the title yet, but “this is the title they are going with as of now,” sources told TrekMovie.

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Retro Review: Equilibrium

Friday, September 7th, 2012

A secret from the Dax symbiont’s past threatens Jadzia’s life, necessitating her return to Trill.

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Google Honors Trek Anniversary

Friday, September 7th, 2012

Forty-six years ago, Star Trek debuted on television, and today, Google is honoring the show with a special graphic doodle on their website.

The Star Trek Google doodle began at midnight EDT and will run through September 8.

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Abrams Pilot Sold To Fox

Thursday, September 6th, 2012

J.J. Abrams has sold another pilot and this one is about robot cops.

Set in Los Angeles, the series will be produced by J.H. Wyman and executive produced by Wyman, Abrams and Bryan Burke.

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Star Trek 2 To Be Bigger And Bolder

Thursday, September 6th, 2012

According to Zachary Quinto, Star Trek 2 will be even better than Star Trek XI.

“It was bigger,” said Quinto, referring to Star Trek 2. “It was bolder, I think, than the first one, and that was pretty big and bold from my stand point.”

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Star Trek: The Next Generation S2 Blu-Ray Release Date

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

For fans waiting for the second season of the Star Trek: The Next Generation on Blu-ray, the set will be out by the end of the year.

The five-disc set of hi-def episodes will hit stores on December 4.

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Shatner Sued By Ex-employees

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

William Shatner has been sued by two of his former long-term employees.

The employees, Oscar and Delmy Alfaro, had been employed by Shatner for twenty-years, Oscar as a handyman and Delmy as a housekeeper.

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Dorn’s Worf Trek Project

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012

Michael Dorn, best-known to Trek fans as the Klingon Worf, would like to get a Captain Worf Star Trek project going.

Dorn thought about the idea due to his fondness for Worf. “I had come up with the idea because I love the character and I think he’s a character that hasn’t been fully developed and hasn’t been fully realized,” he said.

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Pine: Star Trek 2 Threat

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012

According to Chris Pine, Star Trek 2 will not be “like the original but darker.”

Star Trek will be taking its own direction, not following that of another recent franchise reboot. “We’re not making Batman,” said Pine. “That is not our deal.”

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